Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- A new programme by the Nigerian government to support 100,000 small and medium businesses will commence on February 9.

The federal government announced that the registration for the Guaranteed Off-take Stimulus scheme (GOS) and the general micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) grant will commence on February 9.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the project delivery office of the scheme on its Twitter page, Thursday.

The steering committee of the scheme chaired by Mariam Katagum, minister of state for industry, trade and investment, said in the statement that the portal would be opened on February 9, 2021.

The Guaranteed Off-take Stimulus scheme is aimed at protecting and sustaining the incomes of vulne...