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Bank of Industry (BOI) 2023 Entrepreneurship Programme for Nigerians

The target audience include for-profit entrepreneurs whose businesses are solving problems or transforming society positively. They may include NYSC members, university/polytechnic graduates, prospective BOI customers (minimum qualification: SSCE)

About Bank of Industry

The Bank of Industry Limited (BOI) is Nigeria’s oldest, largest and most successful development financing institution. It was reconstructed in 2001 out of the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (NIDB) Limited, which was incorporated in 1964. The bank took off in 1964 with an authorized share capital of 2 million (GBP). The International Finance Corporation which produced its pioneer Chief Executive held 75% of its equity along with a number of domestic and foreign private investors. Although the bank’s authorized share capital was initially set at N50 billion in the wake of NI...... read more


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BOI Entrepreneurship Programme


Requirements for BOI Entrepreneurship Programme Qualification

The following key criteria will be used in evaluating potential participants:

  • Be at least 18 years of age. Having entrepreneurial experience will be an advantage. Could be a start-up or may have been established for some years already. Most importantly, the business should be solving a problem or meeting a need and should be scalable.
  • Be a citizen or legal resident of Nigeria.
  • Be available to commit to the training schedule
  • Special focus shall be given to youth and women.
  • Two letters of recommendation

Certification requirements:

To be considered eligible to receive a certificate, you will be required to:
• Attend at least 80% of the sessions in each course and score at least 60% in each of course.
• Considered to be of good character as defined in the training policy to be signed upon acceptance


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Interview date, Process and Venue for BOI Entrepreneurship Programme

Classes on Entrepreneurship orientation and Business Management, will hold 3 days a week for 3 months as follows:

Tue, Wed, and Thu, every week

  • Session 1:       10.00am – 11.15 am
  • Break:              11.15am – 11.45 am
  • Session 2:       11.45am – 1.00 pm
  • Lunch break: 1.00pm – 2.00 pm
  • Session 3:       2.00pm – 3.15 pm

Application Deadline

Not Specified


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Bank of Industry on bia.lbs.edu.ng to apply
  • Fill form online (upload certificates and two letters of recommendation)
  • Interview process
  • Admission letters will be sent to successful candidates

For more details,visit BOI website

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