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Registration for FG’s MSME survival fund to open Monday

Registration for FG’s MSME survival fund to open Monday
September 20
19:13 2020

The federal government has announced that registration for the N75 billion survival fund for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) will begin on Monday, September 21.

Mariam Katagum, minister of state for industry, trade and investment, said the programme is aimed at tackling the economic challenges faced by small businesses as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Katagum was speaking at the virtual commissioning of the fashion cluster shared facility for MSMEs tagged ‘Eko Fashion Hub’ in Lagos on Friday.

Katagum explained that the programme, which would run for an initial duration of three months, would be opened for 1 .7 million entities and individuals across the country.


“The federal government is fully committed to empowering Nigerians; more so in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic,” she said.

“In this regard, the government, through the economic sustainability committee had announced specific programmes aimed at cushioning the impact of COVID-19 on MSME businesses.

“These programmes include among others, the N75 billion MSME survival fund and Guaranteed Off-take schemes of which I have the honour to chair the steering committee for the effective implementation of the projects.


“The project, which will run for an initial period of three months, is targeting 1.7 million entities and individuals and has provisions for 45 percent female-owned businesses and five per cent for those with special needs.”

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  1. Ahmad08085
    Ahmad08085 September 20, 20:51


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  2. Martins Nyambi
    Martins Nyambi September 21, 00:06

    Am interested to apply. I need more information please.

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  3. M sani
    M sani September 21, 00:28

    I will be happy to get the relife fund

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  4. Khalid Imam
    Khalid Imam September 21, 05:54


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  5. Sani hamisu
    Sani hamisu September 21, 06:09

    Am interested to apply.i need more information

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    • Gazaliusman7
      Gazaliusman7 September 21, 12:19

      I am interested to apply ineed you to help me with more information about,and how to set up to its full success.

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  6. Charles
    Charles September 21, 06:20

    Am highly impressed with this FG initiative

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  7. Villy bounce
    Villy bounce September 21, 06:30

    May Allah bless you

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  8. Musa halilu
    Musa halilu September 21, 06:31

    May Allah bless you

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  9. Sa'a
    Sa'a September 21, 08:05

    I really applaud the effort of federal government of Nigeria base on different different empowerment

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  10. Sewe
    Sewe September 21, 09:39

    Where can we apply please? I’ve searched everywhere but can’t find where to apply.

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  11. treasure
    treasure September 21, 10:40

    this is good for mr this time that economy is down and business will improve.
    we are getting there

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  12. Uzee
    Uzee September 21, 10:45

    Thanks so much

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  13. helena
    helena September 21, 11:31

    thank u but please i need the link to apply i have searched everywhere

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  14. JOESOM
    JOESOM September 21, 11:31


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    DANKIRI September 21, 11:43


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  16. Alhaji Abubakar Idris
    Alhaji Abubakar Idris September 21, 11:52

    Excellent initiatives. Please I am interested in this program . How do I go about getting registration and the procedure. Best regards.

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  17. mozez
    mozez September 21, 11:56

    Wonderful idea.

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  18. Prince J.O.Abolarinwa
    Prince J.O.Abolarinwa September 21, 12:50

    Am interested,where is the registration form?

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  19. Umar yau tambuwal
    Umar yau tambuwal September 21, 14:14

    I am very happy with the program

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  20. PatO
    PatO September 21, 15:08

    Very good one am interested please where do i register

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  21. Anas Adamu Shua'ibu Dagora
    Anas Adamu Shua'ibu Dagora September 21, 22:42

    I am very happy with the program

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  22. S/fawa
    S/fawa September 22, 05:59

    Survival fund is relly

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  23. Eze
    Eze September 22, 17:52

    Everyone should apply for the survival fund grant. I hope the program well monitored for proper implementation of the idea

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  24. Auwalu
    Auwalu September 23, 09:33


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  25. oladunni
    oladunni September 23, 16:25

    am interested, where do i register

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  26. Fortune
    Fortune November 02, 05:47

    I want Know if the registration is still on going. If yes, when? Is there stipulated time frame? Thanks.

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  27. Iykeman
    Iykeman January 13, 14:52

    I have CAC and TIN,show me Federal govt schemes for empowerment, I want to apply.

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