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Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.

Presidency: 30,000 traders have received Tradermoni after elections

Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.

Access Bank secures $162.5 million loan

Access Bank has signed a subordinated syndicated Loan agreement worth $162.5 million (N58.18 billion) to promote growth and job creation.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola reiterates support for small business owners

Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, has expressed the readiness of his administration to continue to support the growth of medium and small scale businesses to boost the economy of the state.
Trader Moni

Bank of Industry disburses second loan to TraderMoni beneficiaries as they repay

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has begun to disburse loans of N15,000 to Tradermoni beneficiaries who have repaid their first N10,000 loan.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Election: Ogun PDP candidate promises to complete abandoned road projects

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Kashamu Buruji, has promised to complete all abandoned road projects and provide stomach infrastructure for the people of the state if elected in the March 9 election.

Federal government highlights gains of GEM, World Bank-funded project

The project implementation Unit of the GEM Project yesterday said the $160 million World Bank-funded project, being implemented by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), has been a success story.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday took the ‘Next Level’ campaign to the new market in Ijebu-Ode, adjudged the biggest in Ogun State.

VP Osinbajo campaigns in Ogun’s biggest market

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday took the ‘Next Level’ campaign to the new market in Ijebu-Ode, adjudged the biggest in Ogun State.

Central bank predicts boost in credit with moveable collateral

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday stated that given that the inherent risks in granting loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) by banks is now reduced tremendously through the introduction of the National Collateral Registry (NCR), small businesses will now be able not only to access credit but also access such at reasonable rates.

MfBs push for implementation of NMP in intervention funds

The National Association of Microfinance Banks, NAMB, has called for a full implementation of the National Microfinance Policy, NMP, in the application of intervention funds.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Why I want Atiku Abubakar to be president

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has pointed out that Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, would be a president to all Nigerians and not president to only those who would vote for him.

CAC commends National Assembly over passage of Companies and Allied Matters Bill

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), on Wednesday commended the National Assembly for the passage of the Companies and Allied Matters Bill.
Trader Moni

Bank of Industry disagrees with ex-President Obasanjo, Transparency International on TraderMoni

The Bank of Industry (BOI) has said that the micro credit scheme of the Federal Government, TraderMoni was not conceived as a political product to induce voters ahead of 2019 elections.

Minister Fashola harps on infrastructure development

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has called for accelerated infrastructural development in the country in order to foster prosperity.

DBN: We’ve given loans to 35,000 MSMEs

Tony Okpanachi, managing director, Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), says in its first year of operations, the bank exceeded its projected performance with a total loan disbursement of N31.36 billion to 35,000 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Yemi Osinbajo in Ekiti

Ekiti monarch hails federal government for TraderMoni initiative

The Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Oba Rufus Adejugbe, has commended the the Federal Government for empowering common people through the TraderMoni scheme.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I was personally involved in crafting ideas in my document

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that he was personally involved and participated in crafting the ideas in the working document he released tagged “The Atiku Plan”, which contains his ideas on how to get Nigeria working again.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

Federal government, Bank of Industry restate commitment to boost MSMEs

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said micro, small, medium enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth and there should be supported for growth, Osinbajo said this at while launching the MSME clinic in Minna, Niger.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

VP Osinbajo: MSMEs most important component for economic growth

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

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