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SMEDAN to help small businesses access funds for growth

SMEDAN to help small businesses access funds for growth

By Emmanuel Elebeke The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has announced a new initiative, the “SMEDAN Speed Pitch”, a business pitch competition designed to enhance financial literacy and provide small businesses with opportunities to access funds for growth. Participants in the program will receive training and support to develop and clearly […]
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Betsy Obaseki tasks SMEDAN, NEPC on export of rural agric products

Betsy Obaseki tasks SMEDAN, NEPC on export of rural agric products

Wife of Edo State Governor Mrs Betsy Obaseki has expressed her readiness to partner, train and provide soft loans to over five hundred members of a Non- Governmental Organisation, Women in the New Nigeria, on their Farmer’s Mart initiative towards ensuring that their farm produce meet the quality that is fit for export.

AMEN seeks FG’s intervention to stop SMEDAN evacuation notice

AMEN seeks FG’s intervention to stop SMEDAN evacuation notice

THE Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN) has called on the federal government to intervene in an issue concerning the evacuation notice issued to them by the authorities of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) on January 29, 2018. The President of  AMEN, Mr. Fredrick Nwokeleme made this call on Friday during a press briefing in Lagos.

SMEDAN transforms 1,500 micro firms into formal sector – DG

SMEDAN transforms 1,500 micro firms into formal sector – DG

By Franklin Alli Small and Medium Enterprises  Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN,  yesterday, said  it has assisted 1,500 micro businesses across three Nigerian states to be active players in the formal sector of the economy. Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, Director-General/ Chief Executive Officer, SMEDAN disclosed this in Lagos during SMECONNECT 2017, organised for operators in […]

SMEDAN, SAGE to train 5400 school children on entrepreneurship

SMEDAN, SAGE to train 5400 school children on entrepreneurship

THE Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) in collaboration with US- based Students for Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) is set to train a total number of 5400 school children from 108 schools across Nigeria under the National School Entrepreneurship Programme (N-SEP).

SMEDAN tasks MSMEs  on leather industry

SMEDAN tasks MSMEs on leather industry

THE Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, has tasked micro, small and medium scale enter-prises, MSMEs, to make the country’s leather industry productive.

SMEDAN tasks fabricators on entrepreneurship

SMEDAN tasks fabricators on entrepreneurship

THE Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, has charged indigenous fabricators to imbibe the spirit of entrepreneurship for competitiveness.

SMEDAN unveils credit information portal to aid small business funding

SMEDAN unveils credit information portal to aid small business funding

THE Small and MediumEn-terprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has unveiled a Credit Information Portal to facilitate easier access to funding by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector in Nigeria. Director-General of SMEDAN, Dr. Dikko Radda, disclosed this at a workshop on Enterprise Development Solutions Initiative (EDSI), yesterday, in Lagos.

ITF, SMEDAN train 10,000 youths

ITF, SMEDAN train 10,000 youths

THE Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency, SMEDAN, yesterday, tasked the 10,000 youths acquiring skills in agribusiness, fabrication, ICT, wood-work, building technology, electrical/electronics, leather work, textile/garment/fashion designing, hospitality business and others.

NMDC trains 40 graduates on foundry practice

NMDC trains 40 graduates on foundry practice

JOS- THE National Metallurgical Development Centre, NMDC, has trained over 40 graduates under the foundry practice programme for youth empowerment of the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN.