SME News

Coca-Cola, SMEDAN empower 5,000 women with vocational skills
The Coca-Cola Foundation has partnered two Nigerian-based NGO, Karis and Eleos Hand of Hope Foundation, to equip 5,000 women with relevant vocational skills and business training. A statement by the company entitled 'COVID-19: Coca-Cola empowers 5,000 women for economic recovery' said the trainin ...
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Punch - Ife Ogunfuwa: 07 Aug 2020

Wema Bank launches collateral-free SMEs’ loans
Wema Bank has launched collateral-free SMEs' loans to assist businesses negatively affected by the Coronavirus pandemic to grow their operations. In a statement, the bank said the product is in line zthe bank's continued raesponsibility to support fight against the ongoing global health crisis. ...
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The Nation - Collins Nweze: 07 Aug 2020

Lagos slashes land use charge, waives N5.7bn fees
The Lagos State Government has said it will reduce its land use charges and other penal fees by reversing the rate of land use charge to pre-2018, while upholding the 2018 method of valuation. The Commissioner for Finance, Dr Rabiu Olowo, said this on Wednesday in a statement titled 'Speech deliv ...
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The Punch - Nike Popoola: 06 Aug 2020

SMEs urged to leverage tech to reduce COVID-19 impact
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) have been urged to leverage technology tools to reduce the impact of COVID-19on their businesses. The need to embrace such tools was discussed at the unveiling of Konet, a wholly indigenous business collaboration tool that will help SMEs adapt to the new w ...
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The Guardian By Benjamin Alade: 29 Jul 2020