26/04/2014

FG Releases N2.2bn Agric Funds to 444 Co-operative Societies

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The Federal Government has disbursed N2.2bn to the 444 agricultural-based cooperative societies in 148 local government areas out of the 774 LGs in the country. The measure is part of the efforts to boost agricultural production in Nigeria.

The three agricultural-based cooperative societies selected from each of the 148 LGAs received N500,000 each for group agricultural activities for investment in enterprises along the agricultural value chain and operated through a micro-credit finance process. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on

How to Start Handmade Jewelry Business

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Creativity and uniqueness are the two things that you must have when establishing a handmade jewelry business. This business can be very profitable to you if your products are unique, high quality, and very beautiful.


The pieces of jewelry you will make must stand out from your competitors and in a crowd.

How to Start 

The first that you should consider if you are thinking of starting a handmade jewelry business in your home is the knowledge and creativity you have in making jewelry. Most people can absolutely string beads on cords and add some designs on it and finish a beautiful bracelet or necklace. However, that sets the real problem

24/04/2014

FG urged to establish Entrepreneurship Development Centers-- Gbenga Owolabi

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The Federal Government has been urged to establish more Entrepreneurship Development Centers (EDCs) across the country to improve access at affordable costs for aspiring or existing entrepreneurs.
A director of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), South South EDC, Mr. Gbenga Owolabi made the call at an Entrepreneurship Career Fair organised recently by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) in Lagos.

Speaking on the Imperative for Job Creation, Owolabi also urged governments and regulatory institutions for education to ensure that appropriate entrepreneurship curriculum is well integrated into the standard curriculum for schools at all levels with emphasis on the development of entrepreneurial mindset in addition to business skills.

Noting that only 4.5 million out of 41.5 million working Nigerians are in paid employment, Owolabi said

23/04/2014

How to Auction your Website to Small Business Owners

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Websites are online brochures that can be used by a certain company or business to advertise or sell product or services. Although, high-quality websites could be costly, but they can surely help to save on the cost associated on making and sending out brochures through postal mails. Many small businesses are having a second thought about this option because they already accustomed to the traditional form of advertising.

On the other hand, at digital age, using website is effective way to improve sales and traffic. If you have the ability to make websites, it can be the best way for you to have an opportunity to be successful one.