How to access ₦75 billion NYIF Loan –

This post will serve as a guideline on to apply for the newly approved ₦75 billion Nigerian Youth Investment Fund, NYIF loan of the federal government.


The approval range for this loan is between ₦250,000 and ₦50 million, which spread across group applications.

This loan is specifically for Nigerian youths between the age of 18 and 35 years who have a fundable business idea. It is expected that this loan will help reduce the increasing rate of unemployment, which has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Requirements for NYIF loan

Below are requirements to access the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund;

  • Prospective beneficiaries must be a Nigerian citizen by birth.
  • Must be between the age of 18 and 35 years.
  • Passport photographs
  • Active phone number and e-mail address
  • Bank Verification Number (BVN) and bank account
  • A fundable business idea or registered business.
  • Must have government issued ID card. See how to check your National Identity Number (NIN) with your mobile phone.
  • Must provide at least two guarantors.

Loan funding

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning (MFBNP) will jointly provide the financing to kick start the project.

Amount, interest rate and term

The loan ranges from ₦250,000 to ₦50 million, and loan term set at 3 years, with an interest rate of 5%.

A minimum of ₦25billion will be released each year for 3 years, totaling ₦75 billion.

How to apply for Nigerians Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) loan

The loan will be disbursed via various channels like; Micro Credit Bank across the country under the Central Bank of Nigeria supported by BOI, Fintech Organisations and Venture Capital Organisations registered with the CBN.

Qualified Nigerian youths, who have genuine business ideas, should visit any of the 125 micro-credit banks across the Nigeria to access the loan. You can also apply online at

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64 thoughts on “How to access ₦75 billion NYIF Loan –”

  1. I’m stranded because of the failing promise from the Nyif after there mail as a successful beneficiary 2022 that I should Open an account with the npfmicrofinance bank plc with account number :0023671206 then waiting till now nothing has Credited into my account.I regret over several transportation, calls I have done but no avail access ,

  2. Sir.
    Please help me my business is low and my family are in hunger walahi I don’t wahat to do am in trouble plz

  3. How do I train online, I don’t know the essential training portal And I didn’t receive any message meant for training invitation via my mail box or otherwise..

  4. Hi oga at the Top.
    I have a business proposal which I want to start sperghety processing and production. I need this loan to help start this my enterprenuer business. Thank you

  5. I’m a food production processor, I need a help of loan to start up the business, I have my pharmacy technician certificate to place on, thanks for your help

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  7. Please I used God to beg update me when the site and everything set because I need of this to boost a business its better plan for the youth here is my number 08156587808

  8. Please, I can’t wait for the site to be active!!! Email me as soon as the site is launched. Thanks.


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