Useful Links
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SMEDAN zonal business support centers
The mandate of SMEDAN as contained in the enabling Act can be summarized as follows: Stimulating, monitoring and coordinating the development of the MSMEs sub-sector; Initiating and articulating policy ideas for small and medium enterprises growth and development; Promoting and facilitating development programmes, instruments and support services to accelerate the development and modernization of MSME operations;
Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)

National Enterprise Development Programme(NEDEP) in summary
The NEDEP, which is being coordinated by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria ("SMEDAN") is guided by empirical research based on experiences of successful similar enterprise development initiatives in Africa and Asia and the OLOP pilot projects in Kano and Niger States.
Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) is a national industrial association serving and representing over 2,500 manufacturing companies in the private sector Nigerian economy. With its Corporate Headquarters at 77, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, a liaison office at Abuja and sixteen branches nationwide, MAN has become a force to be reckoned with as a veritable umbrella for coordinating the activities of manufacturers through its representative membership, the Association serves and acts as a central point of reference for government.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

Exporting from Nigeria
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) was established through the promulgation of the Nigerian Export Promotion Decree No. 26 of 1976 and formally inaugurated in March, 1977. This act was amended by Decree No.72 of 1979 and further amended by the Nigerian Export Promotion Decree No. 41 of 1988 and complimented by the Export (Incentives and Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree No. 18 of 1986.
Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)

Export prohibition list
At its coming into being in 1891, Nigeria Customs Service was saddled with the responsibilities of revenue collection, accounting for same and anti smuggling activities. Today trade facilitation has become a fundamental role, progressively seen by government as an important element of economic policy, with Customs having a unique position within the hub of the international supply chain of goods and services.
Nigeria Customs Service

Business registration steps
The Corporate Affairs Commission was established by the Companies and Allied Matters Act, which was promulgated in 1990 to regulate the formation and management of companies in Nigeria . The establishment of the Corporate Affairs Commission as an autonomous body was as a result of the perceived inefficiency and ineffectiveness of the erstwhile Company Registry, a department within the Federal Ministry of Commerce and Tourism which was then responsible for the registration and administration of the repealed Companies Act of 1968.
Corporate Affairs Commission