To this end, it has signed a partnership agreement with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria.
This will help in scaling intervention programmes and providing tailored solutions that truly contribute to the growth of SMEs.
The training is being conducted on the National Business Skills Development Initiative (NBSDI) with beneficiaries drawn from the 21 local government areas of the North Western state.
Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Monday evening at the 5th National Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Awards Dinner held at the State House Old Banquet Hall.
Radda beat seven other aspirants at the party’s primary election in Katsina Friday to clinch the ticket.
The Director-General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Dasuki Arabi made this known in an interview Sunday in Abuja.
Prof. Osinbajo made this assertion Monday during the MSME Clinics Stakeholders’ review meeting at the Presidential Villa, attended by heads and representatives of agencies including SMEDAN, BOI, NEXIM, BOA, SON, FIRS, NAFDAC and others.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Corporate Affairs Unit of the agency.
According to a statement from the Corporate Affairs Unit of the agency, the first batch of the training which kicked off Monday, will have 145 youths each drawn from the north west zone comprising of Sokoto, Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Kebbi, Kaduna and Zamfara states.
Strategic Partners to Ecobank on the summit are Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Nigerian Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (NASME). Others include the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG). The speakers and panelists are carefully drawn from government, development finance institutions, banking, trade associations, civil society, non governmental organisations and subject matter experts in technology and agriculture.
A statement by Ibrahim Mohammed, Head, Corporate Affairs Unit, SMEDAN, on Thursday in Abuja stated that the Board Member died in a medical facility in Abuja on February 19, 2021 after a brief illness.
The SMEDAN Assistant Director for Agriculture Business Development and Extension in Nigeria, Tunde Oloyede said in Ikere Ekiti on Tuesday that the training was aimed at ensuring food security in the country.
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria has urged Federal Government to adopt its One Local Government, One Product and Conditional Grant Scheme models as national emergency programmes.
The Representative of Google, Bola Kale-Aduloju, explained that the training focused on the use of ICT as an important tool in business marketing.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Friday, adjourned until June 7, the trial of Bature Masari, former Director- General, Small and Medium Enterprise and Development Agency.
Taiwo Olorunyomi, an Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission investigation officer, on Friday told an FCT High court, Apo that Bature Masari, Director General, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency, gave N50 million to some members of the House of Representatives.
Dr Dikko Umaru Radda, the Director-General, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency, on Friday urged authorities to tackle the nation’s alarming unemployment situation before it enters crisis level.
Oryiman Alu, State Manager, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, says 90 Benue indigenes have received N50, 000 each from its Conditional Grant Scheme.
Bature Masari, a former Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, was on Monday arraigned in an FCT High Court, Apo, for alleged N189.6 million money laundering.
President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday inaugurated the National Council on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) with a task to urgently sort out fix the challenges militating against the growth of small and medium scale businesses in the country.