Nigerian Youth Investment Fund NYIF is a government initiative created to boost the Nigerian economy through leverage and access to finance for youths.
The fund hopes to serve as a catalyst to unleash the potential of the youth and enable many of them build businesses that will increase the employment rate.
The NYIF aims to reach 500,000 youth annually between 2020 and 2023. Each fund approval will range from N250, 000 to N50, 000,000, with a spread across group applications, individual applications, working capital loans set at 1 year and term loans set at 3 years with single digit interest rate of 5%.
Disbursement will be through various channels, which will include micro finance, finance firms and deposit money banks regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria and supported by Bank of Industry.
Start or grow your own business with the help of a government-backed loan and free business support. A great alternative for individuals looking for business loans to fund their business.
- Low interest rate
- Collateral free
- Numerous documentation required
- Existing viable business required
- Official Government Identification
- Applicant must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years old
- Notarized Guarantor Forms
- Passport photographs
- Bank Verification Number
- Training Certificate
- Fundable business idea
- Registered business
- Nigeria Citizenship
- NYSC certificate for graduates