All You Need To Know About The CBN’s 100 For 100 Business Loan

All You Need To Know About The CBN’s 100 For 100 Business Loan

Objectives of the Initiative

The broad objective of the initiative is to reverse the nation’s over-reliance on imports, by creating an ecosystem that targets and supports projects with potential to transform and catalyze the productive base of the economy.
The specific objectives include:
i. catalyse import substitution of targeted commodities;
ii. increase local production and productivity;
iii. increase non-oil exports; and
iv. improve foreign exchange earning capacity of the economy

Key Performance Indicators

A comprehensive, regular monitoring of specific benchmarks and key performance indicators (KPIs) under the initiative shall be undertaken regularly. The KPIs (specific and relevant) shall include:
i. % increase in production output of financed companies;
ii. % increase in capacity utilisation;
iii. % increase in export volume and value;
iv. % decrease in import volume and value of industrial raw materials;
v. Increase in number of jobs created.

Activities Covered

Focal activities shall be existing businesses and projects (brownfield) with potential to transform and jumpstart the productive base of the economy such as:
i. Manufacturing
ii. Agriculture and agro-processing
iii. Extractive Industries
iv. Petro-Chemicals and Renewable Energy
v. Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
vi. Logistics Services and Trade-Related Infrastructure
vii. Any other activities as may be prescribed.



  • Go to to fill your application form.
  • .You must have submitted your application to your bank before filling this form and upload your application documents.
  • Create a User account before you submit your loan application. To complete account creation, you will have to upload your ID (drivers license or data page of international passport
    etc). PDF format only & one pager.
  • Note that during account creation, you will be asked to verify your email and phone number
    through a One Time Ping (OTP) that will sent to your email and phone nummber.
  • Prepare an executive summary of your application maximum of two (2) pages in PDF form and
    upload here.
  • Get a scanned copy of the acknowledgement letter as evidence you submitted your application to your bank
    where you applied for the loan and upload the PDF version here. This should be a one-pager
  • Ensure you enter all the correct information. You can save this
    application and return back to complete it
  • After each application a PDF document will be generated here which
    is your SUBMISSION SLIP, note the ID Number on it. You can access the slip through your dashboard.
  • The status of your application can be tracked through your dashboard
  • Ensure that your company details are correct – TIN and RC
  • Should you need any further clarification or assistance,
    email:;; or
    You can also place a call to any of these numbers: CBN Contact Centre: 07002255226;
    DFD Desk: 08095500774.


Loan Type

Long-term loan for acquisition of plant and machinery and Working Capital

Loan Limit

Loan amount shall be a maximum of N5 billion per obligor. Any amount above N5 billion shall require the special approval of Management.

The rate of Interest

Interest Rate under the intervention shall be at not more than 5.0% p.a. (all inclusive) up to 28th February 2022, thereafter, interest on the facility shall revert to 9% p.a. (all inclusive) effective from 1st March 2022.

Loan Tenor and Moratorium


  • Term loans shall have a maximum tenor of ten (10) years depending on the complexity of the project, not exceeding 31st
    December 2031. Each project tenor shall be determined in relation to its cash flow and life span of the underlyingcollateral.
  • Moratorium: Term loans shall have two (2) years
  • Working capital facility shall have a tenor of one (1) year
    with provision for roll over for a maximum of three (3)
  • The participating financial institution (PFI) shall bear the
    credit risk.
  • Refinancing of existing facilities allowed under the
    initiative, subject to Management’s approval.


Collateral Requirements

The collateral acceptable under the intervention facility shall be as may be acceptable by the PFI under the RSSF-DCRR.

Repayment of Loan

Monthly interests on the facility shall be amortised and transferred quarterly with principal repayments to the CBN.

Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs)

Only CRR contributing Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) shall be eligible to participate under the initiative.

Selection Criteria

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Selection criteria

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