Funding Your Small Scale Business in Nigeria

 

Finding an Advisor with good small business ideas has never been easy. Small business consulting to help you with your small business can make a big difference. Advisors can help your small business with marketing, export and a whole host of funding from government grants and small business loans.
One of the biggest problems small business face is being able to afford an advisor and finding one without having to pay extremely high prices. Most consultants are too expensive for most small business.

Federal business grants from the Central Bank of Nigeria and some of the other government grants agencies will help your small business find the right consultant for the right price.
If your small business wishes to sell either local or overseas there are programs from the Nigeria export promotion council and other relevant agencies like NEPC, SMEDAN, NERFUNDS, Bank of Agric, Bank of industries and other micro-finance banks
It is used by small business like yours, to increase the competitiveness and growth of Nigeria industries and promote their increased participation in international markets through the office of national export promotion council.
Government grants help pay for this program which include regular statistical reports; economic studies on current policy issues, such as international trade and industry competitiveness and the impact of Government regulations on industry; forecasts of industry/sector output, cost trends, and their general economic condition; information on industry structure, operations and technological developments.

Advisory Services and Counseling for your small business are provided because; They serve as the Federal Government source of industry-specific expertise, negotiation and enforcement of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, and industry and trade competitive analysis; for use by the business community, Federal program managers and policy-makers.
Any business, public official, civic organization or private citizen may request information in person, by letter, by telephone or via the Internet for your small business consulting.
Some contact numbers that you can use for specific information for your small business ideas:
CBN Authorized Dealer Enquires
+234 9 462 37804,
+234 9 462 37802

Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS)
+234 9 46237602

Corporate Communications
+234 9 462 36011
Fax: +234 9 462 36012
cad@cbn.gov.ng

Complaints Against Financial Institutions
cpd@cbn.gov.ng

Ethics & Anti-Corruption Helpline
+234 9 462 39246
+234 9 462 36000
ethicsoffice@cbn.gov.ng
anticorruptionunit@cbn.gov.ng

NB: FOR YOUR EXPORT BUSINESS STARTUP, YOU CAN CONTACT NATIONAL EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL ANY OF THE ADDRESSES LISTED BELOW
 

Corporate  Headquarters

 

Plot 424, Aguiyi Ironsi Street,

Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria

 

                  Contact Emails ceo@nepc.gov.ng
enquiry@nepc.gov.ng
info@nepc.gov.ng
Call Center +234(0) +234(0)9 291 0966
Export Assistance Offices (Regional)/State Smart Offices Export Assistance Office, Lagos  
13/15 Oladipo Oluwole  Street
Apapa,Lagos.

Telephone: +234 811 582 9000 / +234 811 582 6666
e-mail:  lagos@nepc.gov.ng nepclagos@gmail.com

Export Assistance Office, Kano
16,New Court road, Gyadi Gyadi,Kano.

Telephone: +234 803 787 6517                              e-mail: kano@nepc.gov.ng        nepckano@gmail.com

Export Assistance Office, Enugu                                               Agric Bank Building  Upper Presidential Road Independent Layout, P.M.B. 1161, Enugu, Enugu State.                      Telephone:+234  e-mail: enugu@nepc.gov.ng  nepcenugu@gmail.com

 

Akure Smart Office

Ondo State Housing Corporation,
Ijapo Estate,P.M.B  746,
Ado-Ekiti Road, Akure,Ondo State.
Telephone:
e-mail:  akure@nepc.gov.ng             nepcakure@gmail.com

Aba Smart Office

Aba Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ACCIMA)                          3,Umouimo Road, Off 142 Aba-Owerri Road, Umuocham, P.O. Box, Aba, Abia State
Telephone:
e-mail:  aba@nepc.gov.ng       nepcaba@gmail.com

Makurdi Smart Office                            Alu Gundu Street, Off Gboko Road, Opp College of Health Sciences, B.S.U. Makurdi, Benue State.                     Telephone:+234                      e-mail: makurdi@nepc.gov.ng nepcmakurdi@gmail.com Export Assistance Office, Jos
14,Langtang street
P.M.B 2729,Jos
Telephone:  +234 803 315 4408
e-mail:  jos@nepc.gov.ng
Maiduguri Smart Office
Magaram road,off Lagos street
Telephone:
e-mail:   maiduguri@nepc.gov.ng
Export Assistance Office, Port Harcourt                                          No 7 & 8, Prememabry Street, D-Line, Port Harcourt, River State.                                Telephone: e-mail:portharcourt@nepc.gov.ng  nepcportharcourt@gmail.com Minna Smart Office                                            Tung Low Cost Housing,           Minna, Niger State
Telephone:
e-mail:  minna@nepc.gov.ng nepcminna@gmail.com
Benin Smart     Offices                                       35B Oghosa,                       Avenue off Ihama Road
Benin,P.M.B 1160, Edo State.
Telephone:
e-mail:  benin@nepc.gov.ng nepcbenin@gmail.com
Uyo Smart Office                                18/25 Ikot Abasi Street, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.                                  Telephone:                                       e-mail: uyo@nepc.gov.ng  nepcuyo@gmail.com Owerri Smart Office
Cex 8,executive Quarters,
Concord Layout
Owerri.
Imo State.
Telephone:
e-mail:  owerri@nepc.gov.ng

nepcowerri@gmail.com

Gusau Smart Office
Zamfara Trade Center
No. 710 Government House Road,
Opposite Orphanage Home,
G.R.A., Gusau .
Telephone:
e-mail:  gusau@nepc.gov.ng

nepcgusau@gmail.com

Export Assistance Office, Yola              80 Units Housing Estate, Garei Road, Jimeta – Yola, Adamawa State.                         Telephone:                                e-mail: yola@nepc.gov.ng   nepcyola@gmail.com
TRADE OFFICES Shanghai

Jiushi Fuxin mansion
Suite 16 A,918 HuaiHai Zhong lu,
Shanghai,200020.

Telephone: +8613816807030
Fax:8612164157287
e-mails: nigtroff_shanghai@nigeriachina.com
esijemine@yahoo.com

Taiwan
Nigeria trade office in Taiwan, R.O.C, Suite 7D06,7F,Exxhibition Hall,Taipei World Trade Center,
No 5 Hsin Yi Road,Taipei 110,Taiwan,R.O.C
Telephone: 0227202669
Fax: 0227204242
e-mail: ia_mohammed@yahoo.com

 

SMEDAN OFFICE

No 35 Port Harcourt Crescent,
Off Gimbiya St, Area 11, Garki,
Abuja
Garki FCT
FCT
Nigeria
http://www.smedan.gov.ng
Great small business ideas are what make our business excel and surpass the competition. Using federal grants to jump start your small business is how many of the large corporations got their start. Make sure you are one of them. Use them as an example and you cannot go wrong.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHORwp-1477036700286.jpg

Ikupeleye Oladele owner of Carpe Diem World is a public Speaker and Business Developer, he resides in Abuja where he is practicing Business plan, proposals and profile writing. He has writing for scores of Entrepreneurs and won several billions of business and contracts. He can be contacted at oladeleikupeleye@gmail.com or carpediemworld4@gmail.com 09050276278 & 08038375693

 

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