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BUSINESS TECH

Pade HCM Raises $500k Pre-seed Funding To Automate HR Processes

15th February 2023

  According to Africa HR Trends, in 2018, 80% of companies in Africa saw poor digitization as a hindrance to effective human resources processes. With the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, which required many companies to work from home, the need to digitize HR operations in areas such as recruitment, payroll, benefits management, performance management, employee … Continue reading Pade HCM Raises $500k Pre-seed Funding To Automate HR Processes

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BUSINESS

Nigerians Abroad: Creating A Successful Online Marketplace

14th February 2023

  Developing an online marketplace for Nigerian products for Nigerians in the diaspora can be a rewarding and profitable venture. This type of platform provides a unique opportunity to connect the diaspora with the products, businesses, and culture of their home country, while also providing a way for small businesses in Nigeria to reach a … Continue reading Nigerians Abroad: Creating A Successful Online Marketplace

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BUSINESS

Ideas for Nigerian Founders Targeting the Diaspora

  Nigerians in the diaspora, or the community of Nigerians living outside of their home country, represent a significant, growing population. According to the World Bank, there were an estimated 2 million Nigerian migrants living abroad as of 2015. This number has likely increased in the intervening years, as migration from Nigeria continues to grow. … Continue reading Ideas for Nigerian Founders Targeting the Diaspora

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Politics

15-year-old Yusuf Alabi at the Obi-Datti Rally in Lagos

  A 15-year-old named Yusuf Alabi who was captured in a widely shared photo standing in front of the Labor Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has revealed why he did it. During a recent campaign rally in Lagos, Obi, who used to be the governor of Anambra State, was joined by the party’s vice presidential … Continue reading 15-year-old Yusuf Alabi at the Obi-Datti Rally in Lagos

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Opportunities

The Deloitte Nigeria Accounting and Finance Program

  Deloitte is inviting accounting and finance professionals to apply for a place in its program, which is designed to equip them with the skills they need to improve their practice. It promises that persons who take part in the program will gain knowledge and insights that will enable them to excel in the future … Continue reading The Deloitte Nigeria Accounting and Finance Program

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Third Week of February 2023

  These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the third week of February 2023. Read more about Opportunities Founders Associate, Klasha Klasha is looking to hire a Founders Associate. This person will carry out research and analyze data that will enable the startup to make informed decisions, work with teams to … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Third Week of February 2023

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BUSINESS

Business Growth Tips: 5 Ways to Measure Growth

  How can you tell that your business is growing? This is a question that many entrepreneurs ask themselves. Without a clear definition of growth that they can work with, they’ll be in the dark about the progress (or lack of it) that their business is making. Read more about Business It turns out that … Continue reading Business Growth Tips: 5 Ways to Measure Growth

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BUSINESS Real Estate

How Founders Can Democratize Property Ownership in Nigeria

  Property ownership is a significant aspect of economic development, as it provides individuals and families with a sense of security and stability, and often serves as a valuable asset for wealth creation. In Nigeria, however, property ownership is often a complicated and exclusive process that is dominated by a few individuals and institutions, leaving … Continue reading How Founders Can Democratize Property Ownership in Nigeria

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BUSINESS

Venture Capital: 10 Legal Pitfalls Startups Should Avoid

  Starting a new business venture is an exciting process, but it is also full of challenges, especially when it comes to raising capital. When it comes to securing funding from venture capital (VC) firms, it is important for startup founders to be aware of the legal pitfalls that may arise. These legal challenges can … Continue reading Venture Capital: 10 Legal Pitfalls Startups Should Avoid

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TECH

Can Nigerian FinTech Expand and Thrive in North Africa?

  The rise of financial technology (FinTech) in Nigeria has been phenomenal in recent years, with the country being referred to as the “Silicon Valley” of Africa. Nigerian FinTech startups have made significant strides in addressing financial inclusion, with innovative solutions that have enabled millions of Nigerians to access financial services. Many of these startups … Continue reading Can Nigerian FinTech Expand and Thrive in North Africa?

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Environment Opportunities

The Climate Finance Accelerator 2023 Technical Assistance Program

13th February 2023

  The Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) is receiving applications from businesses in Nigeria for its 2023 Technical Assistance Program. This initiative seeks to enhance collaboration between players in the sustainable business ecosystem—organizations building solutions that limit human impact on climate, project financers, and policymakers. Its ultimate aim is to enable a class of low-carbon projects … Continue reading The Climate Finance Accelerator 2023 Technical Assistance Program

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TECH

12 Sectors that Can Benefit from Cloud Technology

  As the world grows more dependent on cloud technology, it’s getting applied to broader aspects of daily life. Nowhere is this reliance more pronounced than in the world of business. Spending on the cloud by businesses across the world exceeded $330 billion in 2020. Already, companies are devoting a third of their budgets to … Continue reading 12 Sectors that Can Benefit from Cloud Technology

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BUSINESS Food

Pricepally Launches New Shopping Assistant

  Pricepally, the leading online store for fresh food and groceries operating in three prominent Nigerian cities—Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt—is happy to announce that April, its new shopping assistant on WhatsApp, is now available. April makes it easier and more convenient for its customers to shop for groceries by letting them do so from … Continue reading Pricepally Launches New Shopping Assistant

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Opportunities

The Roddenberry Catalyst Fund 2023 for Early-Stage Startups

  The Roddenberry Foundation invites teams building startups or high-impact projects to apply for its Catalyst Fund. It is providing between $2,500 and $15,000 in grants to candidates that are tackling important global challenges. It is particularly interested in applicants whose work can deliver lasting change and inspire others to contribute to the realization of … Continue reading The Roddenberry Catalyst Fund 2023 for Early-Stage Startups

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BUSINESS

SME Spotlight: CreditChex

  CreditChex is a background screening, verification and reporting company. It helps individuals, groups and corporate organizations to determine the identity, legal and credit records of the people they want to employ or transact with. This service enables its clients to lower the risk of engaging persons who could cause them physical or financial loss. … Continue reading SME Spotlight: CreditChex

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BUSINESS

Revitalizing Your Brand through Marketing Communications Strategy

11th February 2023

  Revisiting your brand when your products are not selling can be a daunting task, but it is essential in order to stay relevant and competitive in the market. In today’s rapidly changing business environment, it is essential to have a well-thought-out marketing communications strategy. By revisiting your brand, you can take the necessary steps … Continue reading Revitalizing Your Brand through Marketing Communications Strategy

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Social Media

Media Trends 2023: Authenticity, Personalization

  The media industry is constantly evolving, and it’s important to stay up to date on the latest trends. In 2023, the trend of media is shifting towards more authenticity and transparency, as consumers are demanding brands to be more honest and open about their products and services. This shift is reflected in the latest … Continue reading Media Trends 2023: Authenticity, Personalization

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FinTech TECH

Flutterwave Expands into North Africa

10th February 2023

  In March 2021, Flutterwave announced its $170 million Series C funding and revealed plans to expand its payment network to Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia by the first quarter of 2021. It’s uncertain if these plans have already been implemented, but the African FinTech firm has recently hired Omar Marwan, a former business development manager … Continue reading Flutterwave Expands into North Africa

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Opportunities

Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Grant for MSMEs

  The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) is inviting MSMEs in the state to apply for grants under the COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (CARES) program. If they meet preset criteria, they could receive grants of up to ₦1 million. This program is aimed at supporting the recovery … Continue reading Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Grant for MSMEs

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: Custodian Investment

  Custodian Investment is a business group that consists of businesses in the general and life insurance, trustee, pension, and real estate sectors.  It holds significant stakes in these businesses, which serve a diverse clientele ranging from individuals to large organizations. While it is well known for its insurance services—which are offered by its flagship … Continue reading Brands We Love: Custodian Investment

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Real Estate

How to Become a Successful Real Estate Marketer in Nigeria

  If you would like to make money from real estate, you have several paths to doing so. You could become a real estate agent, facility manager, or property appraiser. Or you may take a dive into real estate development or investing if you have a decent supply of funds that’ll enable you to purchase … Continue reading How to Become a Successful Real Estate Marketer in Nigeria

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Opportunities

iCreate Africa: 6th Iteration of the Builders Show

iCreate Africa is hosting the 6th iteration of the Builders Show, with the goal of supporting and advancing the construction industry in Africa. The show is scheduled for April 26th to 28th at the International Conference Center Abuja and provides a platform for construction professionals and building material manufacturers to exhibit their abilities, products, and … Continue reading iCreate Africa: 6th Iteration of the Builders Show

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BUSINESS How To

Branding Your Ministry for Growth

  When you have a new product, design or idea and you are getting ready to reveal it to the world, the first thing most people want to do is brand the product or service. They believe that branding is the first and most important thing that must be done and that includes getting a … Continue reading Branding Your Ministry for Growth

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BUSINESS

Marketing Your Ministry: A Sure Way to Grow

  If you have been called to ministry and are looking for how to present, package and produce your work to be accepted by those who really need it, this article helps you to understand and master the concept of marketing for your ministry. Read more about Marketing As far as I’m concerned, marketing is … Continue reading Marketing Your Ministry: A Sure Way to Grow

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BUSINESS

Business Opportunities In The Water Sector In Nigeria

  The water sector in Nigeria presents numerous business opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors. The demand for clean drinking water, efficient irrigation systems and water treatment facilities is on the rise due to the increasing population and economic activities. The government is also investing in the sector through public-private partnerships and privatizing water management. Read … Continue reading Business Opportunities In The Water Sector In Nigeria

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EDUCATION Politics

NUC Orders Closure of Varsities for Elections

  The National Universities Commission (NUC) has ordered the closure of all universities and inter-university centres from February 22 to March 14. During this shutdown, there will be no academic activities. The announcement was made in a statement signed by the Deputy Executive Secretary (Administration), Chris Maiyaki. Read more about Politics The reason for this … Continue reading NUC Orders Closure of Varsities for Elections

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FinTech Real Estate TECH

Solving Nigeria’s Mortgage Crisis: The Role of FinTech

9th February 2023

  According to experts, there are growing opportunities in unlocking the potential of Nigeria’s mortgage sector valued at over N6.4 trillion but lack of awareness, accessibility, security, lack of infrastructure and government policy are dampening demand. The mortgage sector in Africa’s biggest economy, according to them, is grappling with the high cost of construction, surging … Continue reading Solving Nigeria’s Mortgage Crisis: The Role of FinTech

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Personal Development

How To Limit Your Growth Without Knowing

8th February 2023

  Growing anything requires work. If you ever think that something will grow on its own because it has the potential to, but fail to put the commensurate work attached to it, no matter how much growth potential that thing has, it will remain stagnant. Read more about Personal Development This is the story of … Continue reading How To Limit Your Growth Without Knowing

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Opportunities

The Chapel Hill Denham Management Development Program for Nigerian Graduates

  Chapel Hill Denham, one of Nigeria’s foremost investment banking firms, is inviting Nigerian graduates to apply for its Management Development Program. The company says that this initiative is part of its ambition of attracting and retaining talent that will help it make a positive impact in the markets and communities that it serves. Read … Continue reading The Chapel Hill Denham Management Development Program for Nigerian Graduates

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BUSINESS

How to Start a Recycling Business in Nigeria

  Nigeria generates about 32 million tonnes of waste annually. Unfortunately, much of this waste does not get recycled; it ends up strewn across streets, floating on water bodies and piled up in illegal dump sites. This pollution doesn’t just spoil the aesthetics of our environment; it causes us a lot of health problems. Read … Continue reading How to Start a Recycling Business in Nigeria

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