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Lagos to fund small businesses with NGN25billion
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Lagos to fund small businesses with NGN25billion

Lagos state government has approved a total of  NGN6.25billion fund for 281 micro-enterprises for four years, totalling N25billion, the Trust fund bill was signed since January by Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to support small businesses. According to the government about 150 of the beneficiaries have received offer letters under the pilot […]

Do you know the Pros and Cons of Black Friday?
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Do you know the Pros and Cons of Black Friday?

Black Friday is an American tradition that has quickly taken root in Africa. The large online e-commerce shops and the major retail chains in many parts of the continent will be splashing out with big promotions and marketing campaigns to get consumers to part with their cash. This day takes […]

SON Reads Riot Act to Sachet Water Producers
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SON Reads Riot Act to Sachet Water Producers

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is taking mesaures to ensure safety of products in sachet water manufacturing process, the Director-General, Mr Osita Aboloma, has said. Aboloma made the statement at a ceremony for the issuance of Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certification to 13 companies in Anambra in Awka on […]

Nigeria’s Forex Trading Company Launches FMDQ Academy
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Nigeria’s Forex Trading Company Launches FMDQ Academy

FMDQ OTC Exchange, Nigeria’s Forex trading platform has launched FMDQ Academy. According to the organisation, the FMDQ Academy is aimed at delivering financial markets education to FMDQ stakeholders in line with FMDQ’s market and product development agenda in the fixed income, currencies and derivatives markets, with the aim of deepening and […]