How to Access the Federal Government Micro Credit Loans to Small scale Businesses In Nigeria

Are you planning on how to expand an already existing small scale business or about to setup a new one but find it difficult raising the required capital? If yes, then cheer up because there is hope for you to achieve your set goals and objectives!
Recently, the Federal government of Nigeria released sum of 1bilion Naira to the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND). This fund is to be made available to small scale business operators in Nigeria as short or long term loans facility to stimulate rapid growth in the manufacturing of goods/delivery of quality services for local consumption and export.
The amount to given out as micro credit loans is between N100, 000 to 5million Naira at 2% interest rate payable in three years.

The main beneficiary to get this micro credit loans are young graduates/ retirees seeking to start to a business and also medium scale Business operators in Nigeria that are into agro-allied, produce goods and render support services.
However, there are some criteria to be met before this micro credit loan is released to applicants.
Your business outfit must fall into micro small and medium scale business category.
Your business outfit must be able to source about 60% of its raw materials, machinery and manpower needed for production of goods within Nigeria.
Your business operation must not be a buying and selling type.
Your business outfit must be duly registered with the corporate affairs Commission of Nigeria as an enterprise or a limited liability company.
The reasons you applied for the micro credit loan must be to expand, diversify your already existing business or to purchase fixed assets for your business e.g equipments, plants and machinery.
Your business must be viable and able to create employment opportunities for Nigerians.
Submit a simple feasibility report and business plan showing the viability or profitability of your business or project.
You must submit a proforma invoice indicating the price and source of getting the proposed plant, equipment and machinery.
You must be able to contribute 10% of the micro credit loan while NERFUND provide the remaining 90%.
You must make available the site plan where the business or plant is to be located.
You must submit the source of your raw materials and quoted prices.
To apply for this federal government micro credit loan scheme, pick up an application form at NERFUND office at Plot 1340, Amniu Kano Crescent Wuse II, PMB 319, Garki, Abuja , website., Tel. +234096705604, +23409677725040
After, collecting application forms fill and submit at NERFUND office. You are given 30days of grace period to submit completed form to the office of NERFUND. Then NERFUND will later contact you if your micro credit application is approved.
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20 Responses to How to Access the Federal Government Micro Credit Loans to Small scale Businesses In Nigeria

  1. Anonymous says:

    This is a welcome scheme by FG ,it design and tailor toward poverty eradication and economy domesticated. As a young graduate,i will like to be one of the beneficiary,it is the opportunity have been rearing for long . Pls help.

  2. Low Cost Loans says:

    I think blogs are important even in small businesses because it helps your businesses to be exposed more. And since this days,more people are relying on the internet to search for whatever they need.

  3. is nerfund dead or alive? i really want to know because i have not been hearing about nerfund any more.

  4. lucy says:

    quite appreciate. but website suspended now. how do we get the forms without having to travel to Abuja?

  5. Agboge Romeo says:

    Thanks to the federal govt.for devising this means to curb poverty i this federation.

  6. Okoro Prince Thomas says:

    I am so happy coming across this information. I will be so grateful to be a part of the beneficiary. I really need to expand and extend my farm.

  7. Kombosia Awo Tariah says:

    I am very excited in the Federal Government Poverty eradication programme by supporting small scale enterprises.I will feel happy to be one of the beneficiary.I am in the process of starting recharge card printing business

  8. Kombosia Awo Tariah says:

    Sir,I hereby request for NERFUND application form. Pls send through my e-mail. Thanks

  9. ADAMS BASIT says:


  10. Godson Orji says:

    i come across this when i went a summit is good, but I’m into livestock farming and want to expand it can i apply for loan?.

  11. Sylva Chimaonye says:

    I manufacture Lightings and chandeliers in a small scale. I am interested, I have been looking for this opportunity for a very long time. can I apply for this loan on line since am living outside abuja?

  12. Mathew Ayodele Odewale says:

    I have looking for opprtunity to get loan , am Exporter of Agricultural product,even ,I have contract to supply but know finiacial, I need sport

  13. bukar mbaya says:

    This step will drastically reduce unemployment.

  14. Ndubuisi says:

    I want to apply for this loan to enble me buy a machine for my interlocking productions.

  15. BUKAR MBAYA says:

    This micro finance loan will create job opportunity for our teaming youth and drastically reduce unemployment. if properly manage.

  16. Onuorah Juliet says:

    I have applied since 2012 through one of your agents Maureen Osaka from Onitsha ; I paid total sum of #150.000 for express as she claimed (one hundred and fifty thousand naira only ) to her since then nothing has been given to me. now I called her she said I shouldn’t’ ask of the money anymore to cut it short she start threatening my life. I ask should I forget my money just like that?

  17. BENJAMIN AKOH says:

    Am tired of working, I simply want to start a small business of my own. Am interested in export/import. Farming & farm product manufacturing as well as technology .

  18. Tosin B says:

    Please Can This Loan Still Be Access Now?

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