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Finance TECH

5 Enhancements in the Fee Management System

19th January 2023

  In every institution, school fee management is the pivotal task of the finance department. They are saddled with the responsibility of collecting the fees accurately and keeping an impeccable record of all the collections. Read more about Tech The payment receipt serves as proof of payment for both the institution and the parents/guardians. Unfortunately, … Continue reading 5 Enhancements in the Fee Management System

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Opportunities

The McKinsey & Company Next Generation Women Leaders Program 2023

18th January 2023

  McKinsey & Company is currently receiving applications from people who would like to attend its Next Generation Women Leaders (NGWL) Program. If you are a woman in the early stages of your career, or a student set to graduate from your Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD or MBA program, this is an opportunity you may want … Continue reading The McKinsey & Company Next Generation Women Leaders Program 2023

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BUSINESS TECH

How to Start a Cyber Security Company in Nigeria

  Nigerian businesses are increasingly targets of cyber-attacks launched from within and outside the country. According to Sophos, an international IT security firm, 71% of Nigerian organizations fell victim to ransomware in 2022. Other kinds of cyber threats, such as Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Phishing and password compromise are also on the rise. Read … Continue reading How to Start a Cyber Security Company in Nigeria

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Third Week of January 2023

17th January 2023

  These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the third week of January 2023. Read more about Opportunities IT Business Analyst, Northwest Petroleum and Gas Northwest Petroleum and Gas is looking to hire an IT Business Analyst. Whoever takes on this job will be a liaison between the IT department and … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Third Week of January 2023

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Opportunities

Shell Petroleum Internship and Industrial Training Program

  The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) is currently accepting applications from Nigerian students in higher institutions who want to take part in its Internship and Industrial Training Program for 2023. If you are a student who wants to gain firsthand experience working with a major energy company, here’s an opportunity you may … Continue reading Shell Petroleum Internship and Industrial Training Program

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BUSINESS

How to Multiply Business Revenues with Digital Transformation

  Businesses across the world are discovering just how effective contemporary technologies can be at helping them achieve their growth goals. So they’re utilizing these tools even more and integrating them into their everyday processes. This shift towards greater use of digital technology in organizations is what digital transformation entails. Read more about Business If … Continue reading How to Multiply Business Revenues with Digital Transformation

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Opportunities

Apply for Folorunsho Alakija’s Flourish Africa Grant for Female Entrepreneurs

16th January 2023

  You should consider applying for the Flourish Africa Grant if you are a female entrepreneur and you’re seeking training and funding that’ll enable you to build and scale your business. If you are selected from the pool of applicants, you’ll stand a chance of receiving a grant of up to ₦2 million, as well … Continue reading Apply for Folorunsho Alakija’s Flourish Africa Grant for Female Entrepreneurs

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BUSINESS TECH

SME Spotlight: ExcellentBridge Technologies

  ExcellentBridge is a software company that operates out of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It provides a host of IT solutions including enterprise software, cloud storage, email hosting, web applications and mobile applications. It also functions as an IT support firm for businesses that have little or no internal tech expertise to manage their IT … Continue reading SME Spotlight: ExcellentBridge Technologies

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Politics

Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Nigeria

15th January 2023

  Armed Forces Remembrance Day is a national holiday in Nigeria that is observed on January 15th every year. The day is dedicated to honouring the sacrifice and service of the men and women of the Nigerian Armed Forces who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Read more about Politics The history … Continue reading Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Nigeria

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Politics

How Emeka Mba Is Tackling Voter Apathy with Vote023

13th January 2023

  As Nigerians head to the polls on Saturday, 25 February 2023 of this year to elect their president, many well-meaning Nigerians are putting up various initiatives that can drive up voter turnout. In the past, the country has witnessed alarming voter apathy which has led to the election of unpopular candidates and continuous misgovernance. … Continue reading How Emeka Mba Is Tackling Voter Apathy with Vote023

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Opportunities

The Stanbic IBTC Graduate Trainee Program 2023 for Young Nigerian Graduates

  Stanbic IBTC Bank is inviting Nigerian graduates to apply for its Graduate Trainee Program. If you have recently graduated from an institution of higher learning and you’re looking to build a career in the banking industry, here is an opportunity for you to get started. Read more about Opportunities Stanbic IBTC has designed its … Continue reading The Stanbic IBTC Graduate Trainee Program 2023 for Young Nigerian Graduates

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FinTech

A Roundup of FinTech Funding, Mergers and Acquisitions in 2022

  The year 2022 proved to be an interesting one for Nigeria’s tech ecosystem as a whole and FinTechs in particular. In many ways, it offered up more of what we witnessed in 2021—new players coming on the scene, significant funding from investors, and increased use of the products that startups in the space provided. … Continue reading A Roundup of FinTech Funding, Mergers and Acquisitions in 2022

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Opportunities

Win ₦1 Million in the Sixty-Day App Development Challenge for Young Developers

  The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, in collaboration with the Bank of Industry (BOI), is organizing the Sixty-Day App Development Challenge. The program, which is designed for young Nigerian app developers, will identify and reward persons who build apps that solve a challenge in a crucial aspect of life in the country. … Continue reading Win ₦1 Million in the Sixty-Day App Development Challenge for Young Developers

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BUSINESS Fashion

Brands We Love: House of Deola

  House of Deola is one of Nigeria’s most widely known fashion brands. It produces high-end women’s clothing that blends traditional Nigerian and contemporary western styles. The company is headquartered in Lagos, but has a global reach, as proven by its presence at international fashion shows over the years. Read more about Business Founded by … Continue reading Brands We Love: House of Deola

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Real Estate

5 Things Real Estate Agents Must Do to Win in 2023

  The New Year gives professionals in the real estate industry the chance to redefine their aims and achieve better outcomes for themselves and the people they serve. This is especially true for real estate agents; they want to scoop up more deals, garner bulkier commissions, and join the exclusive club of elite consultants in … Continue reading 5 Things Real Estate Agents Must Do to Win in 2023

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Opportunities

Apply for the Tech4eva FemTech Acceleration Program 2023

  Applications are currently open for the Tech4eva FemTech Acceleration Program. If you are building a startup that’s leveraging technology to deliver solutions that positively impact women’s health, you should consider taking advantage of this opportunity. Read more about Opportunities The Tech4eva FemTech Acceleration Program will help FemTech startups fine-tune their business models, improve their … Continue reading Apply for the Tech4eva FemTech Acceleration Program 2023

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BUSINESS

How to Achieve Your Sales Target for 2023

  You have very likely come into the New Year aiming to reach novel heights with your sales. It’s a key part of a broader plan to grow your business and move it towards becoming a leader in its niche or industry. What steps can you take to make this happen? Read more about Business … Continue reading How to Achieve Your Sales Target for 2023

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BUSINESS Finance

Startup Funding: The Key Roles Of The Finance Department

  Startup funding refers to the process of raising capital from investors, typically in the form of equity or debt, to fund the growth and expansion of a new business venture. However, at the heart of startup funding is the finance department of the startup. Read more about Business The finance department plays a vital … Continue reading Startup Funding: The Key Roles Of The Finance Department

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BUSINESS FinTech

7 Ways Fintechs Can Build Financial Products for SMEs

12th January 2023

  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in the economy, providing jobs and driving economic growth. However, SMEs often face unique challenges when it comes to financing their operations and growth. To address these challenges, financial institutions offer a variety of financial products specifically tailored to the needs of SMEs. Read more … Continue reading 7 Ways Fintechs Can Build Financial Products for SMEs

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Agriculture BUSINESS

10 Agribusiness Ideas to Consider in Africa in 2023

  Agribusiness in Africa is a complex and multifaceted industry that encompasses a wide range of activities, from small-scale subsistence farming to large-scale commercial operations. The industry plays a vital role in the continent’s economy, as it employs a large portion of the population and generates significant income through the export of agricultural products.  Read … Continue reading 10 Agribusiness Ideas to Consider in Africa in 2023

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Opportunities

₦2 Million Grand Prize on Offer in the NCC Annual Innovation Competition 2023 for Startups

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is inviting startups and tech hubs from across Nigeria to enter its annual innovation competition. It says that the contest, which is aimed at supporting creative problem-solving tech solutions, will see top participants awarded up to ₦2 million in prize money. Read more about Opportunities This year’s edition of … Continue reading ₦2 Million Grand Prize on Offer in the NCC Annual Innovation Competition 2023 for Startups

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BUSINESS TECH

7 Tech Businesses You Can Start in 2023

  Have you come into the New Year with the intention of starting a business of your own? It’s a great idea—if you have the important details figured out. But maybe you’re not yet sure what specific venture you’d like to launch. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. There are millions across the world … Continue reading 7 Tech Businesses You Can Start in 2023

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Opportunities

€2 Million Grant Available in the African Union Commission-EU 2023 Skills Initiative for Africa

  The African Union Commission, in partnership with the European Union (EU) and the German government, has opened the Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA) funding window. Organizations working on projects that improve the employment prospects of Africans are invited to apply for grants of up to €2 million to support their efforts in this area. … Continue reading €2 Million Grant Available in the African Union Commission-EU 2023 Skills Initiative for Africa

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BUSINESS

SME Spotlight: Heavens Contractors

  Heavens Contractors is a construction company that designs and builds real estate, roads, drainage, power infrastructure, subsurface materials transportation systems, and other physical structures. It is located in Lagos and serves clients in multiple industries from across Nigeria. Read more about Business Founded in 2010 and registered five years later, Heavens Contractors has grown … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Heavens Contractors

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Opportunities

The Home Grown Solutions Accelerator 2023 for Healthcare Businesses

11th January 2023

  Applications are currently open for the Home Grown Solutions Accelerator for Pandemic Resilience 2023. This program targets growth and mature-stage healthcare businesses in Africa and aims to equip them with the know-how and resources they need to drive pandemic resilience on the continent. Read more about Opportunities The organizers of the program will work … Continue reading The Home Grown Solutions Accelerator 2023 for Healthcare Businesses

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BUSINESS

10 New Year Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

  Entrepreneurs, just like every other person, want the New Year to yield better outcomes for them than the previous one. But success seldom comes to the unprepared. It is often the result of careful planning and diligent, consistent execution. That’s why New Year’s resolutions exist. Read more about Business If you are a founder … Continue reading 10 New Year Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

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Personality Women

The Most Powerful African Women in the World 2022

  Since pre-colonial, colonial and early post-colonial eras, the world has witnessed the rise and influence of powerful African women whether as queens, queen-mothers, warriors, activists, writers, entrepreneurs, and industrialists. Read more about Women Whether it is Queen Hatshepsut of Egypt who lived between 1500 and 1400 BC or Queen Mother Idia of the Benin … Continue reading The Most Powerful African Women in the World 2022

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Opportunities

The Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Financial Market Internship Program 2023

  Standard Chartered Bank is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for its Financial Market Internship Program. This opportunity is open to students in their penultimate or final year of undergraduate or postgraduate studies at a recognized university. Read more about Opportunities The program will last for 10 weeks (between April and August 2023). It … Continue reading The Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Financial Market Internship Program 2023

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BUSINESS Finance

Brands We Love: VFD Microfinance Bank

  VFD Microfinance bank is one of Nigeria’s leading digital banks. Physically headquartered in Lagos, it serves hundreds of thousands of customers across Nigeria, especially in the country’s major cities. It offers a range of products and sub-services that are similar to what traditional brick-and-mortar banks provide. These include bank accounts for individuals, SMEs, and … Continue reading Brands We Love: VFD Microfinance Bank

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BUSINESS Real Estate

5 New Year Resolutions for Real Estate Investors in Nigeria

  If you’re involved in the real estate business, you’ll want your investments in the space to do well in the New Year. But it takes planning and smart execution to make this happen. Unfortunately, many real estate investors aren’t that strategic about their dealings; they only adjust their approach to things long after market … Continue reading 5 New Year Resolutions for Real Estate Investors in Nigeria

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