Posts tagged “SME”

September 2015

August 2014

Bank of Industry, Kaduna State Government Sign N1bn MoU To Promote Industrialisation

The Bank of Industry has extended its MSME Development State Matching Fund initiative to 19 states, after it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kaduna State Government to manage a N1 billion matching fund aimed at promoting industrial and MSME development within the state. Speaking at the event, the [...]

January 2014

BOI signs MOU to manage N4.3bn Cassava Bread Fund

The federal government, represented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development,has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bank of Industry (BoI) for the bank to manage the N4.3 billion cassava bread fund that would  support  small and medium enterprises (SMEs), master bakers and large  industrial cassava [...]

November 2013

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 [...]

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

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

WESTERN UNION PRESIDENT/CEO’s VISIT TO BOI

During the visit of Mr Hikmet Ersek, Western Union’s President/CEO to BOI, the two institutions reviewed the first ever Live Banking Panel that they jointly organized in Lagos in 2012 and discussed the next edition scheduled for November 2013 also in Lagos.  The 2012 event featured more than 75 [...]