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SMEs must focus inwards to sustain Nigeria’s economic growth

SMEs must focus inwards to sustain Nigeria’s economic growth

Ayo Alonge Bunmi Aliyu is the Project Manager with Clarion Events, with an extensive experience in marketing, communications strategy and business development. Her cross functional experience in private and public sector has made her a versatile leader with robust professional background in the area of international trade promotions and the African retail markets. She also drives the growth of Small […]
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Businesses You Can Start With 10000 Naira In Nigeria: 7 Lucrative Businesses You Can Start With Little Or No Capital

Businesses You Can Start With 10000 Naira In Nigeria: 7 Lucrative Businesses You Can Start With Little Or No Capital

Businesses You Can Start With 10000 Naira In Nigeria: 7 Lucrative Businesses You Can Start With Little Or No Capital What Business Can I Start with 10 Thousand Naira? When it comes to starting a business in Nigeria, the first emphasis should be on determining the capital base, followed by

Helping entrepreneurs to expand their businesses

Helping entrepreneurs to expand their businesses

Nigeria’s ecosystem offers-plenty of opportunities for young start-ups to flourish. However, many die because they cannot raise funds. To help startups, Rising Tide Africa, an empowerment outfit, organised a deal-making session to guide startups on the right way to attract investors. DANIEL ESSIET reports. The Lagos entrepreneurial ecosystem ranks as number one in the country.Read More
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How new executive orders will impact businesses

How new executive orders will impact businesses

The two new Executive Orders and five Amendment Bills approved by the federal government to reduce tax burden on Nigerians has elicited mixed reactions from different stakeholders. Expectedly, some have applauded the move while others think the changes are best cosmetic and may not necessarily address the contending issues, reports Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf Despite theRead More
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Microsoft, FirstBank partner to boost small businesses

Microsoft, FirstBank partner to boost small businesses

Microsoft and First Bank of Nigeria Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to empower and create enabling environment for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria by providing them business support services such as access to premium content, business networks, capacity building initiatives and innovative offers of banking and technology services
The partnership is also expected to enable SMEs thrive and find more creative ways to solve their business growth challenges.
At the MoU signing ceremony in Lagos, Deputy Managing Director, First Bank, Gbenga Shobo, expressed the bank’s unwavering commitment to the business success of SMEs in the country with its array of products and bespoke solutions, specially designed to help grow and sustain them. “We are committed to the development of SMEs and ensuring their sustained business growth.” as well as providing the necessary tools to support that growth and Nigeria’s economy at large,” he stated.
In his remark, General Manager, Microsoft Nigeria, Akin Banuso, stated: “Our approach at Microsoft has been one of empowerment and collaboration. Initially, our work with SMEs was strongly focused on bringing them online to boost their productivity and competitiveness. Over the years, as we have worked with and learned from SMEs, our focus has evolved to provide them with a more holistic and game-changing offering, which is: Access to technology, markets, finance, information, skills, and services.”
Banuso recalled that Microsoft’s commitments under the 4Afrika banner are focused on playing an active role in Africa’s economic development. “For SMEs, this means empowering them to digitally transform by…

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