Tambuwal: Sokoto Government Spent N2 Billion On MSMEs Development

In the previous few years, the administration of Sokoto State has spent no less than N2 billion on the growth of entrepreneurship in the state. The money spent on providing capital to entrepreneurs “and reactivating some dormant industries in the state” was raised by the government in partnership with the Bank of Industry and distributed to beneficiaries as a Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Development loan. Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Honorable Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, made the announcement on Saturday as he wrapped up a three-day entrepreneurship skills development training for 130 youths in the state hosted by the Sokoto […]



200 Graduates Get Trained On Startup Financing By Ecobank And AUDA-NEPAD MSMEs

A startup finance program organized by the Ecobank Group and the African Union Development Agency New Partnership for Africa’s Development produced more than 200 graduates (AUDA-NEPAD) More than 200 graduates of the inaugural Ecobank MSME Training for Financing Programme attended a virtual graduation ceremony hosted by the pan-African bank and the AUDA-NEPAD recently. Nigeria, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda, and Togo were among the eight nations participating in the MSME Academy’s pilot phase. The MSME Academy is part of AUDA-transformational NEPAD’s “100,000 MSMEs” program, a continental reaction to COVID-19, which was launched in 2020 by the Ecobank Group[…]