Win N1million in 15 seconds competition Ending Soon!!

They say, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” Play Entertainment Network is here to inspire a young entrepreneur by providing him / her means to take that ‘first step’ in starting and growing a successful business.

We are aware that raising start-up funds is one of the most challenging aspects of starting a new business. We are here to strengthen your motivation and desire to succeed by offering 1,000,000 naira business grant to a young entrepreneur with the best business idea.

All you need to do is pitch it to a team of judges in 15 seconds. Yes 15 seconds.

You must not necessarily have a grand proposal with an intricate business plan; a small lucrative idea that addresses a real and demonstrated public need is what we are looking for. We all hustle to get to the next level. Realizing that anyone can do it is the first step. The next step is figuring out how you’re going to do it.”


  1. Follow @playnetworknigeria on instagram
  2. Make a 15seconds instagram video summarizing your business plan
  3. Post the video on your own instagram page with the hash tag *bethebossin15seconds* and tag @playnetworknigeria
  4. Your video will be reposted on @playnetworknigeriainstagram page and you will be tagged.
  5. If your video (business summary) makes the top 5 videos with 1) Valuable Content 2) reasonable number of likes (not “paid or driven” likes), 3) positive comments, you will be invited to Abuja to meet with the judges
  6. If you’re invited to Abuja you will be giving the opportunity to explain in detail your business plan, and if yours is the best you’re taking the 1,000,000 naira home.

PS: If you do not live in Abuja and you are short listed Transport and accommodation will be provided for you.


The Dare to Create, Dare to Paint campaign is a Huawei Nigeria Activation event for the Huawei P8 smartphone in Nigeria.

It affords everyone the opportunity to have a hands on experience with the light painting feature of the Huawei P8 and get the opportunity to share their light painted images in a social contest to stand the chance of winning loads of Huawei Devices smartphones as gifts.

Join us at the various activation Malls in ikeja, V.I, Abuja and Port Harcourt for the chance to meet and WIN with the Huawei P8.

——Are you ready to get creative today? ———
Meet us at the Ikeja City Mall from 3pm today( friday 30th) and tomorrow (saturday 31st) to have a hands-on experience with the Huawei P8.

Stand a chance to win Huawei smartphones and tablets by participating in the “Dare to Create, Dare to Paint” contest happening at the Mall today. To enter follow the steps below.

1. Log on to
2. Click on the enter contest button or directly click below picture link.
3. Upload your light painted image from your phone given to you at the Mall event today, include your name, email address, then click Enter
4. Invite your friends to vote for you by sharing your image or posting to your Facebook wall, don’t forget to copy your share url so you can post it on BBM and Whatsapp.
5. Click on the Vote button, on the top right side of your screen, this will enable you vote for your own image, you can then click on vote on your image.
6. You have now entered the “Dare to create, Dare to Paint Contest”



Bank of Industry’s 1 Billion Naira Fashion Fund!

The Bank of Industry (BoI), launched N1billion for the fast-growing fashion industry in the country. The fund is to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

The fund is initiative under the Gender Unit of the bank, and also targeted toward women-owned businesses only.
“There has been a lot of talk about SME funding, but with less actions. This is why BoI has decided to increase its funding initiatives to cluster creations.

Click HERE for more

All New Graduates Apply for Graduate Entrepreneurship Funding from BANK OF INDUSRTY! NOW!

Bank of Industry is here to reduce graduate unemployment with the  Graduate Entrepreneurship Fund (GEF)

The Bank of Industry Limited (BOI) is Nigeria’s oldest, largest and most successful development financing institution. It was reconstructed in 2001 out of the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (NIDB) Limited, which was incorporated in 1964. The bank took off in 1964 with an authorized share capital of 2 million (GBP).

Graduate Entrepreneurship Fund (GEF) Call for Entries

The Graduate Entrepreneurship Fund (GEF) is a special N2 billion empowerment programme for serving members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) which was launched on October 5, 2015. This novel schemes which is a joint initiative of the Bank of Industry (BOI) and the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has the following objectives:

  • Encourage graduates of tertiary institutions currently undergoing the compulsory one-year NYSC programme, to venture into business and become employers of labour rather than job seekers.
  • Address the entrepreneurship capacity gap o the NYSC members who are expected to produce bankable business plans after the three-day capacity building programme.
  • Deepen financial inclusion by de-risking the NYSC members and making them eligible for concessional loans ranging between N500,000 and N2 million to be provided by BOI
  • Ensure sustainability of the businesses of the eventual loan beneficiaries through effective monitoring by the NYSC Directorate and BOI.

The GEF Programme comprises the following:

  • Online Business Plan Competition to select the most promising real sector business ideas, Selection/screening of participants shall be done via the GEF online application portal.
  • Three days intensive entrepreneurship capacity building programme
  • Loan amount of up to N2 million to be provided to each successful participant with bankable business plans within BOI’s 35 SME clusters (list at BOI’s website: at an interest rate of 9% per annum, with tenors ranging from 3-5 years inclusive of 6 – 12 months moratorium period.

The capacity building programme is scheduled to hold simultaneously at the following venues:

Geo-Political Zone/State – NYSC Camp Location

Former Martins TIC,
Aniocha North L.G.A,
Delta State.

Bende L.G.A,
Abia State.

Aisu College Hospital Road,
Osun State.

Government College,
Taraba State.

Plateau State.

Main Road,
Katsina State.

Iyana Ipaja,
Lagos State.

NOTE: The Entrepreneurship Capacity Building Programme will take place at the above stated centres between 18th – 20th November, 2015. Interested serving NYSC members are hereby requested to apply online immediately

Application Closing Date
3rd November, 2015.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online




Spot any of the 10 Africa Youth Choice Award branded metrotaxi and get a free ticket to attend the AYCA’S !!

Take a picture of these Taxis and tag us @AYCA_AFRICA on Instagram and on Twitter

With the write up:

#AfricaYouthChoiceAward November 1st at the banquet hall of sheraton hotel lagos. @AYCA_AFRICA

Remember you get:

1: One night stay at Sheraton hotel lagos, 2 Beespoke Natives by Peerage Luxury and more! For Table reservations

2 : 8,000 worth of food and drinks for free for VVIP tickets purchased at Bheerhugz

3: 5,000 worth of food and drinks for free for VIP tickets purchased at Bheerhugz

4: 1500 worth of food and drinks for free for Regular tickets purchased at Bheerhugz

5: 3 Movie tickets, popcorns and drinks for Vip tickets purchased at Film House Cinemas

6: One free movie ticket, popcorn and a drink for regular tickets purchase at Film House Cinemas.

Tickets also available on, and our website (powered by Uregista)

For more information please call + 2348031183434 + 2347038486520


Enjoy a free movie, popcorn and drink! For every Regular ticket bought at Film House Cinemas Nation wide,

And For every VIP ticket purchased also at Film House Cinemas Nationwide You get 3 movie tickets, popcorns and drinks! Absolutely free!

Tickets selling fast!

You also enjoy a one night stay at the 5 star Sheraton Hotel Lagos when you purchase a table.

For reservations please call +2348031183434

Join The Conversation on Twitter ‪#‎AfricaYouthChoiceAward‬ @AYCA_AFRICA
And On Instagram @AYCA_AFRICA


1)    Make a 15sec VIDEO or FLIPGRAM of pics, of you with someone who means the world to you. It could be your spouse, your boo, your bestie, your children, your grandparents, your parents, your friends, your mentor e.t.c
2)    Play the song FOREVER BY SKUKI in the background of the clip
3)    Put the hashtag-  #skukiforever
4)    Cc @skukipeeshaun and @skukivavavoom and follow them
5)    Your video would be reposted on the 2 accounts (@skukipeeshaun and @skukivavavoom)
6)    The winners would be picked by adding up the total number of likes a post gets on the 2 SKUKI accounts (@skukipeeshaun and @skukivavavoom)
7)    A gift of 500k naira ($2500) would be presented by SKUKI to the winning person/s.
8)    The competition runs for one month and kicks off today Saturday 24th October 2015 and ends Tuesday 24th November. The winners shall be announced on @skukipeeshaun and @skukivavavoom’s instagram pages onWednesday 25th November 
Don’t forget to put the hasgtag #skukiforever for your post to be seen easily