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Applying for Ogun State N1bn grant for small business: A step-by-step guide



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Who can apply?
Micro & Small Enterprises in any of the following:

  • Retail
  • Fashion
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Hospitality

What the grant is for

  • Payment of Utilities such as: Water, Electricity, Internet Service Subscription and so on
  • Payment of Rent for Office, Shop, and Cold Room Rent
  • Payment of Salaries (Evidence must be provided)

Eligible Enterprises must:

  1. Be located in Ogun State
  2. Have a minimum of three employees
  3. Have been in operation for at least 2 years
  4. Profitability of business must have been reduced as a result of COVID -19 Pandemic.

How to apply:

Firstly, log on to

1. Click on Select State and choose Ogun State. Then click on “Go to Portal
2. Then click on Apply.
3. You will be asked to fill in the following details:

  • Business name
  • What kind of business? (General services/Artisans, Specialised Services, Agriculture (Crop and Livestock),
  • Transportation/Logistics, Trading and Manufacturing)
  • What kind of –? (Here, you will be able to select your specific business type)
  • How much sales (in naira) do you currently make monthly?
  • What date/year did you open your business?
  • Phone number of head of business
  • Number of employees
  • First name of head of business
  • Last name of head of business
  • Email of head of business
  • Email
  • Date of birth of head of business
  • Gender of head of business
  • State of business
  • LGA of business

Lastly, Click on Submit.

NB: Businesses who apply in multiple states or states wherein they do not operate will be disqualified.