Use FG grants, loans to grow your businesses, minister tasks youths

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, has advised entrepreneurs to access grants and loans up to N3 million through the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) programme.

Mr. Dare gave this advice while giving his keynote speech during the 2023 Youths Leadership Series, themed: “Winning in Career and Business” organised by Stanbic IBTC held at Yaba Tech in Lagos……CONTINUE READING

The minister, who attended the meeting virtually, stressed that the federal government remains committed to supporting young entrepreneurs to start their businesses.

“I know the opportunities, setbacks and distrust you have but keep striving. You should never be afraid of making mistakes, when you fail, you rise again,” he said. Also, you should be able to apply your skills because it is very important for you to become successful in your career and business,” he added.

Earlier in his opening remarks, the chief executive of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, Dr. Demola Sogunle, said that the leadership series was aimed at creating a platform to engage and empower young Nigerians to become future business leaders……CONTINUE READING