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LASG, First Bank Launch LSETF-FirstEdu Loan Programme for Low-cost Private Schools

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) and First Bank of Nigeria Limited have announced the launch of the 'LSETF-FirstEdu Loan', in a matching fund scheme aimed at improving the post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts for players in the education sector; boost learning outcomes for students and create jobs within the ecosystem.   The LSETF-FirstEdu Loan is a 5 billion Naira funding

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LSETF Re-launches Idea Hub for Tech Start-ups

In line with its mandate to provide entrepreneurship solutions, training, and upskilling opportunities to innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups in the Lagos tech ecosystem, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has re-designed the Idea Hub Programme, under its Lagos Innovates Programme.  The Lagos Innovates Idea Hub Programme is a 12-week incubation

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LSETF Beyond Lending: Being supportive in the face of a pandemic

The responsibility of every forward-thinking Government is to provide an enabling environment aimed at facilitating productivity, causing its people to thrive and impact prosperity, both for the economy and every resident. Exemplary policies and interventions that enable economic advancement through employment generation and wealth creation must be established.  With the Government

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LSETF announces moratorium on loans to beneficiaries

To help cushion the social-economic impact of the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has announced a moratorium on loan repayment obligations for the beneficiaries of all its Loan and Hub Financing Programmes designed for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

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LSETF, USADF Award Grants to 11 Vocational Training Centres for Youth Capacity Building

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), in partnership with an independent American government agency, the United States African Development Foundation (USADF), has awarded grants to 11 Vocational Training Centres (VTCs) following the successful completion of the due diligence and project development phases of the "LSETF-USADF Employability Programme." The grant signing ceremony, which took place

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‘LSETF Employment Summit will help other states achieve job creation successes’ – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has charged representatives of state governments, organised private sector, and international development agencies to brainstorm and proffer strategies and interventions for a holistic and evolutionary job creation outcome for Nigeria's young and productive population. The Governor made the call during the opening ceremony of the maiden edition of the

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LSETF partners Access Bank to launch LSETF-W Initiative

In furtherance of its commitment to driving equality through gender inclusion, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) in a partnership with Access Bank on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, launched the ‘LSETF W-INITIATIVE’ to provide funding for women entrepreneurs in Lagos State to achieve their growth objectives and create jobs for the youths.  The ‘LSETF

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LSETF, INTECH partner to create innovative solutions for startups

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with International Technology and Innovative Solutions Limited (INTECH) - the sole marketing agent and contracting entity in Nigeria for Global Performance Index International (GPI) - to create and provide entrepreneurship solutions, training and upskilling opportunities to startups

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