November 30, 2021

Non oil export: NEPC, NITDA partnership offers 450m grant to innovation Start-Ups

The Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) through the Export Expansion Facility Programme, EEFP are providing about NGN 150 million grant support to innovation hubs across three geo-political zones in Nigeria. The partnership is also providing another about NGN300 million in grants to support start-ups that are exporting […]

November 26, 2021

Unity Bank Seeks To Improve Women SMEs In Nigeria, Launches Yanga Account

Unity Bank PLC is seeking to improve Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of women in Nigeria through training, Investment encouragement and micro-financing. Speaking in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday, at the launch of the Yanga account, the Managing Director of Unity Bank Plc, Mrs Tomi Somefun, said “the Yanga Account is an extremely important step […]

November 25, 2021

Nigeria: Govt Makes New N20m Investment in Start-Up Ecosystem

The Federal government has pumped N20 million into the Nigerian start-up ecosystem. The investment came through the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, which doled out a grant of 5million each to four young tech start-ups in the country. The funding is to help the four start-ups gain fast traction and grow into big establishments that would […]

November 25, 2021

NCS to Boost Innovation among Tech Startups with N50m Grant

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), the umbrella body for all Information Technology (IT) practitioners in Nigeria, is set to spur further innovation among technology startups, with the launch of N50 million grant that will be spread among qualified tech startups. The N50 million, which is an initial seed fund, will be raised through a fund […]

November 25, 2021

IB Empowers Young Nigerian Entrepreneurs With N100m

International Breweries Foundation through its youth enterprise empowerment scheme, Kickstart Initiative, has empowered young Nigerian entrepreneurs with N100 million. The corporate social investment scheme initiated by the foundation, the CSR arm of International Breweries Plc, gave out grants totalling N60 million cash to 50 young entrepreneurs across Nigeria as well as training, mentoring and ancillary […]

November 25, 2021

Whitefield, Coca Cola, Sterling One Foundations To Equip 60,000 Youths, Women

Whitefield Foundation has partnered with Coca-Cola Foundation, Sterling One Foundation, and other parties to equip at least 60,000 youths and women across Nigeria with employability, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills in a bid to make the beneficiaries self-reliant. The strategic partnership is also supported by Sterling Bank, the official banking partner of the project, Kano […]

November 22, 2021

AfDB, AFD ink €2bn co-financing deal for impact projects in Africa

Nigeria and other member-countries of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group are to benefit from a €2 billion co-financing and partnership being the outcome of an agreement between AfDB and Agence Française de Dévelopement (AFD) to strengthen their relationship and leverage additional resources for impactful projects in Africa. Nigeria, which has 8.9 percent equity, is […]

November 22, 2021

Presidential Amnesty Programme targets 3,000 Niger Delta youths for NIRSAL loans

NIRSAL is supporting the SMEs with soft loans to enable them expand their businesses. At PAP, our vision is to help our delegates become entrepreneurs and/or employable citizens contributing to the economy.” The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) says 3,000 entrepreneurs from Niger Delta will benefit from the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending […]

November 22, 2021

Foundation moves to empower over 1,500 women in Lagos

Adonai Empowerment Foundation (AEF), an NGO, will on Saturday, November 20, give N2.5 million worth of business grants to 50 women as well as distribute relief materials to over 1,500 women in Lagos State. This was disclosed by the Foundation’s Lead Director, Mo Oladapo, at a press briefing on Wednesday in Festac, Amuwo Odofin Local […]

November 22, 2021

Applications for ReadyForWork Accelerator open

Stars From All Nations (SFAN), an education company that unlocks the potential of the youth has announced that applications for its ReadyforWork career accelerator . ReadyforWork is an immersive digital career accelerator that uses AI and Machine Learning to equip entry-level job seekers with employment skills and help talent managers make data-driven recruitment decisions. According […]

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