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Apply For The ExxonMobil Upstream Graduate Internship Program 2022/2023

24th October 2022

ExxonMobil is inviting suitably qualified graduates to apply for its upstream graduate internship program. It is specifically on the lookout for persons who want to begin a career in the petroleum industry, and would like to gain experience working with one of the foremost players in the space. Read more about Opportunities Persons who ExxonMobil … Continue reading Apply For The ExxonMobil Upstream Graduate Internship Program 2022/2023

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BUSINESS

Bumpa Secures $4 Million Seed Round

Nigerian social commerce startup, Bumpa, has secured $4 million seed round. The seed round led by Base10 Partners, with participation from Plug & Play Ventures, SHL Capital, Magic Fund, Jedar Capital, DFS Labs, FirstCheck Africa Angel Program, E62 Ventures, Club 14 and Fast Forward Ventures. Read more about Business The co-founders noted that they chose … Continue reading Bumpa Secures $4 Million Seed Round

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BUSINESS Press Release

The Lagos International Trade Fair 2022

  The Lagos International Trade Fair is the largest International Trade Fair in Nigeria. The spectacular 10-day event usually begins on the first Friday in November of every year, since 1981. The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which is the foremost highly influential in Nigeria, took over the organisation of the fair in 1986 … Continue reading The Lagos International Trade Fair 2022

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BUSINESS

Black Friday; the Shopping Win-Win: How Did It All Begin?

23rd October 2022

  Every Fourth Thursday of November in the United States is a big day. This Big Day is celebrated lavishly by Americans and is called Thanksgiving Day, but retail and department store owners while celebrating this big day look forward to the shopping season that follows Thanksgiving Thursday which begins with Black Friday. So what … Continue reading Black Friday; the Shopping Win-Win: How Did It All Begin?

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BUSINESS

SME Spotlight: Data-Lead Africa

Data-Lead Africa is an Abuja-based consulting firm that provides data analytics and strategic consulting services to organizations in various industries. They offer support in data science, research methods, statistics, and data evaluation. By leveraging an assortment of tech tools, they can collect and process data for their clients and share the resulting informative reports. Read … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Data-Lead Africa

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Politics

Lekki Massacre: Two Years After, Any Lessons Learnt?

20th October 2022

  On the night of 20 October 2020, at about 6:50 p.m., members of the Nigerian Army opened fire on unarmed End SARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos. Ever since the political trajectory of the nation has changed dramatically, but not drastically. However, there has been renewed interest in politics, especially among young Nigerians. … Continue reading Lekki Massacre: Two Years After, Any Lessons Learnt?

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Opportunities

$140,000 In Grants on Offer in the African Development Bank (AfDB) 2022 AgriPitch Competition

The African Development Bank (AfDB) invites AgriTech startups from across the continent to enter its AgriPitch competition. If you are a startup founder in the agriculture industry, you may consider applying for this contest. If the AfDB selects your startup to participate, you’ll stand the chance of sharing from a total grant pool of $140,000. … Continue reading $140,000 In Grants on Offer in the African Development Bank (AfDB) 2022 AgriPitch Competition

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BUSINESS

Ways To Increase Positive Reviews 

  Gaining positive online reviews is a sure way to keep already existing customers and attract new ones. No wonder companies thrive on requesting that these reviews be sent in. Customers leave feedback on your website, Google play store, or social media pages. No matter what platform it is, positive reviews say a lot about … Continue reading Ways To Increase Positive Reviews 

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BUSINESS

Tips To Achieveing Successful Trade Shows 

  In the overall marketing plan of every company, trade shows play a vital role. How else do you get to meet a high number of prospects in one gathering, if not for trade shows? A trade show can be referred to as a face-to-face event where businesses get to exhibit some of their finest … Continue reading Tips To Achieveing Successful Trade Shows 

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: ICS Outsourcing

ICS Outsourcing is one of Nigeria’s leading business support companies. Headquartered in Lagos, this organization provides an array of corporate outsourcing and enterprise support services to some of the country’s largest companies. Its offerings include IT, payroll and sales outsourcing, fleet, facility and logistics management, digital and learning solutions and employee background checks on behalf … Continue reading Brands We Love: ICS Outsourcing

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BUSINESS Real Estate

How To Attract High End Clients To Your Real Estate Business

The real estate market isn’t a monolith. It comprises diverse individuals and organizations, belonging to a variety of economic and social demographics. Some seek the least expensive offerings possible. Others are prepared to pay top naira for property located in exclusive neighbourhoods. Read more about Real Estate If you’re like a lot of people in … Continue reading How To Attract High End Clients To Your Real Estate Business

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Health TECH

The Role of Technology in Improving Africa’s Healthcare System

19th October 2022

Africa’s health system is the world’s least developed. — It is underfunded, understaffed, and overstretched. The first thing to note is that Africa is a diverse continent with diverse governance structures, especially in the Francophone and Anglophone countries, whose governance reflects their colonial masters’. Read more about Health Nevertheless, almost all African countries share similar … Continue reading The Role of Technology in Improving Africa’s Healthcare System

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BUSINESS

How To Start a Branding Agency in Nigeria

  Branding companies help businesses establish a unique brand identity that their customers and target market recognize. But what is a brand? A brand is anything attached to a business that makes it more easily identifiable. Such things will include the business’s name, product name, logo, design colours, trademark, etc. Read more about Business But … Continue reading How To Start a Branding Agency in Nigeria

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TECH

MTN Sets to Drive 5G Adoption with Smartphone Financing in Nigeria

  In Nigeria, MTN Nigeria wants to drive 5G adoption with smartphone financing. To achieve this goal, the telecom giant has partnered with Intelligra, an open platform for smartphone financing. The goal is to drive smartphone penetration in Nigeria to 60% by 2025 through a Buy Now Pay Later (BPNL) alternative. Read more about Tech … Continue reading MTN Sets to Drive 5G Adoption with Smartphone Financing in Nigeria

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BUSINESS

How Nigerian Startups Can Handle The New Japa Wave

  According to a recent survey, Nigeria emerged as the highest number of immigrants in the United Kingdom and the second-highest recipient of the UK Work Visa between December 2019 and June 2022. This is a classical case of brain drain. In a lame man’s language: Japa has hit Nigeria.  Read more about Business There … Continue reading How Nigerian Startups Can Handle The New Japa Wave

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Agriculture Food

Flooding: How Nigerians Can Prepare for the Forthcoming Food Scarcity

  Since October, several states in Nigeria have witnessed unprecedented levels of flooding that have ravaged communities, killing hundreds of residents and destroying properties and farmlands. According to news reports, over 600 people have died from the flood, and several thousands of farmlands and livestock have been obliterated. Read more about Nigeria Also, official reports … Continue reading Flooding: How Nigerians Can Prepare for the Forthcoming Food Scarcity

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BUSINESS How To

How To Create an Authentic Brand Story and Gain Trust

A good story moves people; it moves the world. Only when you can create amazing stories will your prospects tend to look in your direction. Storytelling is important in every business. It is essentially what drives sales. No one wants to listen to or read a robotic advert that just asks people to come to buy … Continue reading How To Create an Authentic Brand Story and Gain Trust

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BUSINESS

5 Things to Consider Before Entering a New Market

Entering a new market can be daunting. It comes with its storms, and only the strong at heart can paddle through. One of the most common growth strategies is to expand to new markets. Nonetheless, expanding the right way is necessary and not making the wrong decisions. You must critically analyze new markets before making … Continue reading 5 Things to Consider Before Entering a New Market

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BUSINESS Real Estate Social Media

5 Social Media Marketing Ideas for Real Estate Businesses

Social media marketing is constantly evolving. And only when you evolve with it as well will you succeed at it. As a real estate business, there are specific things you must do to get to the next level. Real estate is not where it used to be 5-10 years ago. People want to see the … Continue reading 5 Social Media Marketing Ideas for Real Estate Businesses

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BUSINESS Social Media

How to Start Social Media Marketing as a Beginner

Social media marketing can be overwhelming, with over 100 million daily active users. You need to get on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms, but sometimes, you don’t just know what to do. Read more about Social media You might even have an idea of what should be done, but it’s a scary world, and … Continue reading How to Start Social Media Marketing as a Beginner

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Health

Pink October: Breast Cancer Awareness And Prevention 

17th October 2022

  The breast cancer awareness campaign is an annual campaign that seeks to raise awareness about the impact and dangers of breast cancer.  Read more about News NGOs and corporations worldwide recognized the month as Pink October, while the campaign spread across the pink week (October 4th – 6th, 2022). The event was launched with … Continue reading Pink October: Breast Cancer Awareness And Prevention 

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TECH

Google Play Store Revamp Continues

Following a previous announcement of her play store revamp, Google has further announced that more features will be added to the new app. One is the listing feature, where developers will have the opportunity to list all their assets “front and centre”. This implies that developers will have more space for their products in the … Continue reading Google Play Store Revamp Continues

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FinTech

Herconomy Expands into a Fintech Startup

Herconomy, a vibrant community of women, has joined the fintech space. Ife Durosimi-Etti initially founded the company to grant women access to jobs, opportunities, training and workshops. However, it has launched its fintech product-a mobile savings app that allows women to save and earn up to 10% annual interest on their savings. Read more about … Continue reading Herconomy Expands into a Fintech Startup

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EDUCATION

“We’Ve Got Something Big Coming” – WAEC Nigeria Says

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the forthcoming launch of its digital certificate platform on the 20th of October. Read more about News The Council made this known in a tweet on Friday. According to the flier information, those who sat for the exam from 1999 till date will be eligible to easily access their … Continue reading “We’Ve Got Something Big Coming” – WAEC Nigeria Says

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Opportunities

Apple Entrepreneur Camp 2023: Applications Ongoing

Applications are currently open for the Apple Entrepreneur Camp 2023, targeted at underrepresented founders worldwide. You may consider applying for this opportunity if you are a startup founder or developer with an existing app on the Apple app store. Read more about Opportunities This program will provide participants with guidance that will enable them to … Continue reading Apple Entrepreneur Camp 2023: Applications Ongoing

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies In Nigeria, Third Week Of October 2022

Senior DevOps Engineer, YouVerify YouVerify wants to hire a Senior DevOps Engineer. This person will be responsible for introducing tools, processes and methodologies that cover needs across the software development lifecycle. They will implement development, testing, and automation tools, fix code bugs, and deploy cybersecurity measures, among other duties. Read more about Opportunities Location Lagos … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies In Nigeria, Third Week Of October 2022

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BUSINESS

Business Growth Tips: How To Increase Your Business’s Market Penetration

Companies are always on the lookout for opportunities to increase their share of the markets in which they are active. They want to expand their presence in such markets so that more people become their customers and use their products. This aim is called market penetration. Read more about Business There are several ways that … Continue reading Business Growth Tips: How To Increase Your Business’s Market Penetration

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BUSINESS

Brand Hate: How Nigerian Businesses Can Deal With It

  Our previous article dealt with brand hate and how businesses can deal with it. We identified several reasons why brands are hated. They include a feeling of indispensability on the part of brands, which evokes brand hate in customers; secondly, recognizing known customers while ignoring the unknown; third, not making products accessible and finally, … Continue reading Brand Hate: How Nigerian Businesses Can Deal With It

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Opportunities

Apply For The MTN Global Graduate Development Program 2023

Applications are ongoing for the MTN Global Graduate Development Program. If you are a young graduate of a recognized university and you’d like to work in the telecommunications industry (and with MTN in particular) you should consider applying for this opportunity. Read more about Opportunities The MTN Global Graduate Development Program is a vehicle through … Continue reading Apply For The MTN Global Graduate Development Program 2023

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BUSINESS

The Top States In Nigeria’s Ease Of Doing Business Rankings

Gombe, Sokoto and Jigawa States are the easiest states to do business in Nigeria in 2021. That’s according to the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), chaired by Vice President YemiOsinbajo. Read more about Business The data contained in the council’s subnational ease of doing business report ranks all states based on criteria mapped out … Continue reading The Top States In Nigeria’s Ease Of Doing Business Rankings

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