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November 2013

BOI and Gombe State Government Launch N3 Billion MSME Development Fund

  Barely two years after the Bank of Industry and the Gombe State Government jointly launched a N1 billion Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSME) which was soon after Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo emerged as the Governor of Gombe State in May 2011, the two development partners launched the [...]

BOI, SMEDAN and ITF to Drive NEDEP to create 3.5 Million new jobs

The Bank of Industry, the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria and the Industrial Training Fund are the major drivers of the recently launched National Enterprise Development Programme (NEDEP) that has been designed to create at least 3.5 million jobs across the country through the development of [...]

Boi and Kano State Government Launch N2 Billion MSME Development Fund

Bank of Industry has consolidated its niche as a highly competent National Development Finance Institution with unique hands-on experience in the management of specialised development schemes and funds by co-launching a N2 billion Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Fund with the Government of Kano State. The ceremony [...]

AFDB signs agreements with Bank Of Industry and Nigeria Export Import Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed two  agreements for the provision of two sovereign-guaranteed multi-tranche Lines of Credits (LOCs) with the Bank of Industry (BOI) and the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM). Under the programme that is designed to support export-oriented small and medium enterprises, boost job creation and [...]

August 2013

United States of America’s Investment & Trade Mission to Nigeria

Fourteen prospective investors from the United States of America recently visited Nigeria as part of an investment and trade mission tha t was jointly organised by the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the United States Government-owned Development Finance Institution, the Overseas Private [...]

24TH QUARTERLY MEETING OF CHIEF INSPECTORS OF BANKS HOSTED BY BOI IN LAGOS

As part of BOI's efforts at deepening its relationship with financial institutions across the country, the Bank hosted the 24th Annual Quarterly meeting of Chief Inspectors of Banks in Nigeria. The Managing Director/CEO Bank of Industry Ms Evelyn Oputu, who was chairperson of the occasion used the platform to canvass [...]

BOI AND THE ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT CENTRE OF THE PAN ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY CONDUCT TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR EXECUTIVES OF SMALL GROWING BUSINESSES

One of the major challenges that has limited the access of small and medium-sized enterprises to credit facilities is their inability to present bankable proposals to financial institutions. Having recognised this, the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan Atlantic University, Lagos in collaboration with the Bank of Industry organised [...]

June 2013

D’banj unveiled as BOI’s ambassador in the creative industry

In keeping with the Bank of Industry's commitment to supporting the creative industry in view of its current and potential contributions to the Nigerian economy through job and wealth creation, the Bank recently designated Mr Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as (D'banj) as its Ambassador in the creative industry. The [...]