Survival Fund Details: All you need to know as FG releases registration schedule, portal opens Monday

UPDATE: As the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries for the Survival on Monday, the Federal Government has released the timetable  for categories of businesses to register.

A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the Project Delivery Office stated that the portal which at 10 PM, will have educational institutions as the first category of beneficiaries to register. The portal is

“Nigerians interested in the Payroll Support scheme are to note that the site for registration will be open from 10 pm Monday September 21, 2020.

“In order to ensure seamless registration process, the Project Delivery Office (PDO) has designed a registration schedule.

“Registration for Payroll Support will start educational institutions on Monday and will be followed businesses in the hospitality industry September 25 beginning from 12 A.M.

“The portal will also be open to other category of small businesses from 12 A.M., on Monday September 28, 2020,” the statement said.

The office therefore advised those interested in benefiting from the to take note of the schedule and also log on to to register for the payroll support initiative.

The News Agency of Nigeria () reports that the survival is a conditional grant to support vulnerable Micro and Small enterprises in meeting their payroll obligations and safeguard in MSMEs from the shock of the COVID- 19 pandemic.

The scheme is estimated to save at least 1.3 million across the country, while targeting an average of 35,000 individuals per state. ()