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May 15, 2021
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Nigeria’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Niyi Adebayo, Monday said the Bank of Industry (BoI) has finalised plans to deploy a $1billion syndicated-term loan to support the Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) sector. He said the move was part of the federal government’s efforts towards economic recovery and sustainable growth, working […]Continue Reading
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The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged Nigeria to guard against entering into unfavourable bilateral trade agreements with rich countries. She advised Nigeria and other African countries to embrace multilateral trade agreements through the WTO instead of entering into agreements that might put them at a disadvantaged Continue Reading
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Katsina State Government has revealed its effort towards achieving success in the development of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in the state. Some of these efforts include among others; identification of priority products, capacity building to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises as well as the provision of land to the Standard Organization of Nigeria, […]Continue Reading
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The elimination of tariff following the introduction of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) is expected to boost intra-African trade by 52 per cent and help Nigeria and others benefit from a $29 trillion market by 2050. According to a report by Ernst and Young (EY), titled: “Diversification and Non-oil Export Opportunities for […]Continue Reading
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By Rafiu Ajakaye On assumption of office in May 2019, the immediate challenge before Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was to stabilise Kwara State. From primary healthcare, basic education, nutrition, water, access roads, cash-starved civil service, and many more, the state tottered on the brinks of collapse and required emergency measures to restore normalcy. That explains Continue Reading
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With the kind of impact and interest already generated among Nigerians by the ongoing implementation of the Survival Fund under the Economic Sustainability Plan, there is now a need to expand the scope and reach of the benefits to an even larger number of the populace, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. This hint was […]Continue Reading
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At different levels of government, there is a need to take a second look at the regulation of small businesses with a view to addressing peculiar challenges they face in order to further promote private sector contribution to the country’s economic development. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the observation in Abuja Monday at the commissioning […]Continue Reading
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As part of Federal Government’s post Covid-19 Pandemic survival intervention to support micro and small businesses to formalise their businesses, the Federal Government has approved the free registration of 6,606 Business Names in each of the 34 states while Abia, Lagos and Kano will have 7,906, 9,084 and 8,406 respectively. Consequently, all interested Micro and […]Continue Reading