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Apply For The African Youth Architects 2022 Metaverse Design Thinking Course

21st November 2022

  Applications are currently open for the Metaverse Design Thinking Course 2022. This program is aimed at training architects and designers from across Africa in Metaverse Design Thinking. This training will consist of lectures and workshops facilitated by experts from multiple countries, and will equip participants with the skills they need to be globally competitive. … Continue reading Apply For The African Youth Architects 2022 Metaverse Design Thinking Course

BUSINESS

6 Areas Nigerian Startups Should Consider Investing

  Many startups receive funding without considering the areas they want to invest the funding into. Little wonder, even after receiving funding, they still fold up or fail to reach their potential. Indeed, many founders don’t know where to invest their funding. Most times, they often fall into the trap of believing everything is all … Continue reading 6 Areas Nigerian Startups Should Consider Investing

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FinTech TECH

Flutterwave Launches $endmobile, Signs Tobi Amusan As Ambassador

19th November 2022

  Africa’s leading payments technology company, Flutterwave, launched its mobile app, $endmobile on Friday, 18th of November. The app will facilitate the faster and easier transfer of funds from the Diaspora to the African continent.  Read more about Tech In a statement seen by Connect Nigeria, the FinTech giant also signed the Nigerian field and … Continue reading Flutterwave Launches $endmobile, Signs Tobi Amusan As Ambassador

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Opportunities

The Goldman Sachs Africa and Caribbean Recruiting Program

  Goldman Sachs, one of the world’s leading investment banking firms, is currently accepting applications from young people from Africa and the Caribbean who want to learn the ropes in the international financial services industry. If you are on track to graduate from a university in 2023 or 2024 and you would like to build … Continue reading The Goldman Sachs Africa and Caribbean Recruiting Program

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BUSINESS Health

SME Spotlight: Rholuck Services

  Rholuck Services is an occupational health, environmental protection, and manpower development consultancy service provider based in Lagos. They deliver health, safety, and environmental quality management solutions to a range of institutional clients in multiple sectors, including those operating in industrial settings and outdoor fields. Read more about SME Spotlight Other services available from Rholuck … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Rholuck Services

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Opportunities

Applications are Open for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation MBA Scholarship 2023

  The Mo Ibrahim Foundation continues to work to improve governance and leadership in sub-Saharan Africa. As part of its commitment to this cause, it supports a number of scholarships annually for emerging African leaders of exceptional ability seeking to get educated at top institutions, especially in the United Kingdom. Read more about Opportunities In … Continue reading Applications are Open for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation MBA Scholarship 2023

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TECH

6 Chatbots Aiding the Digital Banking Revolution in Nigeria

  Artificial Intelligence was once little more than science fiction, stuff that old-school tech nerds predicted would be part of a future ruled by smart devices. That ‘future’ is now upon us: AI, along with Machine Learning (ML) and allied tools is a reality, and there are a growing number of crucial use cases for … Continue reading 6 Chatbots Aiding the Digital Banking Revolution in Nigeria

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Opportunities

Apply For the CyberGirls 2023 Fellowship Program for Young Women

17th November 2022

  Applications are currently open for the CyberGirls Fellowship Program. If you are a young female undergraduate or graduate aged between 18 and 28 years who wants to begin a career in cybersecurity, you may consider applying for this opportunity. Read more about Opportunities The organizers of the CyberGirls Fellowship Program say that they’ve designed … Continue reading Apply For the CyberGirls 2023 Fellowship Program for Young Women

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Real Estate

Real Estate: Tips for Investing in a High Inflation Period

  Inflation makes your money worth less than it was in the past. It eats into your savings, shrinks the real value of your income, and increases your cost of living. If you’re going to protect your wealth against its ravaging march, you’ll need to invest in assets, such as real estate, with a value … Continue reading Real Estate: Tips for Investing in a High Inflation Period

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: Coronation Merchant Bank

  Coronation Merchant Bank is a Nigerian investment bank headquartered in Lagos. The bank, which also has a physical presence in Abuja, provides services around wealth management, asset management, capital markets, mutual funds, trusteeship, securities, and global markets. Read more about Brands we love Over time, Coronation Merchant Bank has grown to become one of … Continue reading Brands We Love: Coronation Merchant Bank

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Politics

Voters’ Register: INEC Appeals to Nigerians for Clean Up

  The Commissioner for Information and Voter Education of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Festus Okoye, has appealed to Nigerians to assist in the cleaning up of the voters’ register.  Read more about Politics Mr Okoye who made a call earlier this week in an interview on Channels TV Politics Today made a revelation … Continue reading Voters’ Register: INEC Appeals to Nigerians for Clean Up

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How To TECH

How To Start a Computer Training or ICT Centre

16th November 2022

  Despite all that’s been said about how widespread digital literacy is, not everyone owns the computing devices needed to get a lot of important things done. Besides, outside of the major cities, whole swathes of the country still rely on ICT centres to get things like online registrations and result checking done. Read more … Continue reading How To Start a Computer Training or ICT Centre

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Agriculture Opportunities

The GROW Impact Accelerator Program 2023

  The GROW Impact Accelerator is now open to entries from agritech startups from across the world. If you run an enterprise in this sector that’s working to make agriculture and agro-allied industries operate more efficiently and in an eco-friendly manner, you may consider applying for a place in the accelerator. Read more about Opportunities … Continue reading The GROW Impact Accelerator Program 2023

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FinTech TECH

How FinTech Startups Can Achieve a Profitable and Sustainable Banking Transformation

15th November 2022

  The terrain of the financial services industry is advancing quickly, and for FinTechs in Nigeria to overcome, the need to diversify is crucial. Four key principles can stimulate FinTechs to attain a profitable and sustainable transformation. This can only be achieved by having a clear-cut pathway, a set of clearly understood prerogatives, an idea … Continue reading How FinTech Startups Can Achieve a Profitable and Sustainable Banking Transformation

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BUSINESS TECH

5 Leadership Strategies Employed by Progressive Fintech Startups

  With the current harsh economic climate pervading our world, providing the right leadership is very pivotal to any institution’s survival and growth. In this, startups are not left behind when it comes to providing strong leadership. Studies have shown that there will be a long-term growth rate of 2% through 2024, thus, FinTechs and … Continue reading 5 Leadership Strategies Employed by Progressive Fintech Startups

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BUSINESS TECH

Tips For Curtailing Cybersecurity Risks in Your Business

  Cybersecurity is very important and should be incorporated into your everyday business. In 2021, an IBM report shows that the average data breach costs $4.24 million. Therefore, cybersecurity should be appropriately supervised by making it (part of) someone’s duty. This might not necessarily indicate that you need to hire an in-house IT team. Read … Continue reading Tips For Curtailing Cybersecurity Risks in Your Business

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BUSINESS TECH

Big Data: 4 Practical Ways Small Businesses in Nigeria Can Utilise it

  Big data is a trending topic in the business and tech world. It is said to be a powerful body of data that offers insight. In fact, leading companies like Bloomberg conduct their trading with big data as well as other big businesses. Yet many are not aware that big data can also serve … Continue reading Big Data: 4 Practical Ways Small Businesses in Nigeria Can Utilise it

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FinTech TECH

Why Is the Nigerian FinTech Industry The Most Funded in Africa?

  Nigerian FinTech is the most funded in Africa. In the recent Google Black Founders funding series, 25 startups in Africa received between $10,000 and $50,000 to upscale. Out of the 25 startups, 18 startups were from Nigeria. There are a lot of factors driving foreign investors to look towards Nigerian startups. Read more about … Continue reading Why Is the Nigerian FinTech Industry The Most Funded in Africa?

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FinTech TECH

5 Tips on How to Navigate the Perfect Storm in FinTech

  In the past ten months, dozens of startups in Nigeria have either shut down or downsized. The big names such as Opay, Kuda, Konga, Jumia, etc. are not left out. This is the same elsewhere in the world. According to a report by Finextra, in the first quarter of 2022, global fintech indeed saw … Continue reading 5 Tips on How to Navigate the Perfect Storm in FinTech

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Third Week of November 2022

  These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the third week of November 2022. Read more about Opportunities Reconciliation Officer, Coronation Merchant Bank Coronation Merchant Bank wants to hire a Reconciliation Officer. This person will verify customer information, oversee measures to ensure financial effectiveness, reconcile customer data with general ledger balances, … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Third Week of November 2022

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Opportunities

Apply For The Julius Berger Nigeria 2022 Scholarship Award

  Julius Berger Nigeria is inviting female students studying Engineering at universities across the country to apply for its scholarship program. Read more about Opportunities The scholarship is merit-based and does not charge a fee for the application. Persons who are awarded the scholarship can have it renewed throughout their time as students at their … Continue reading Apply For The Julius Berger Nigeria 2022 Scholarship Award

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BUSINESS

Business Growth Tips: How to Achieve Your Revenue Goals

14th November 2022

  If you’re an entrepreneur, you likely have at least a rough idea of a revenue target you want your business to reach within this period—whether it’s this week, month, or year. Read more about Business But it is one thing to aim at high numbers, and quite another to know how to achieve them. … Continue reading Business Growth Tips: How to Achieve Your Revenue Goals

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Politics

8 Nigerian-Americans Win Major Elections in the United States

11th November 2022

   8 Nigerian-American politicians have been announced as winners in their respective elective posts in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and the District of Columbia (DC) in the ongoing US midterm elections. Read more about Politics They are Segun Adeyina, Gabe Okoye, Solomon Adesanya, Tish Naghise, Phil Olaleye, Carol Kazeem, Oye Owolewa and Esther Agbaje who won … Continue reading 8 Nigerian-Americans Win Major Elections in the United States

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Opportunities

Up To $200,000 In Investments on Offer in the TechBridge Acceleration Program 2023

  Applications are currently open for the TechBridge Acceleration Program for African startups. If your startup provides important tech-driven solutions to African markets, and you’re seeking funding and technical support that will enable it to scale, you may consider applying for this program. Read more about Opportunities TechBridge is an accelerator that helps startups with … Continue reading Up To $200,000 In Investments on Offer in the TechBridge Acceleration Program 2023

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FinTech TECH

7 Facts About Nigeria’s FinTech Industry In 2022

  Nigeria’s FinTech industry has grown rapidly over the past decade. Starting out with just a handful of payments companies, it’s expanded on all fronts and now includes multiple segments, each with a large number of players. The space is populated by hundreds of startups, with many new ventures emerging every other year. Read more … Continue reading 7 Facts About Nigeria’s FinTech Industry In 2022

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Politics

2023 Elections: Edo Stands Still For Peter Obi

  In what has been described as a spectacular view, a mammoth crowd of supporters known as the #Obidients grounded vehicular activities in Benin City, Edo State to get a glimpse of Mr Peter Obi whose campaign train visited the state. It is no longer news that Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party is … Continue reading 2023 Elections: Edo Stands Still For Peter Obi

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BUSINESS

5 Ways To Communicate Your Value Proposition Effectively

10th November 2022

Your value proposition is basically the value your business brings to the table. It defines the “why” of your brand. Your value proposition as a business refers to why a customer should choose your product or service over your competitors. It is essential that you clearly define your values and be able to communicate them … Continue reading 5 Ways To Communicate Your Value Proposition Effectively

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BUSINESS

Tips To Networking Effectively At Events

9th November 2022

We engage in networking every day. From our neighbourhood to religious institutions, schools, and events, we get to meet people. As long as you leave your house, you are very likely to meet people and interact. However, we need to turn these endless meetings into fruitful business opportunities. Read more about Business Indeed defines networking … Continue reading Tips To Networking Effectively At Events

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BUSINESS How To

How To Write A Winning Sales Pitch

The way you write your sales pitch can land you the deal you desire, or not. It is the quality of your sales pitch that will make your prospective investors, partners or customers believe in you. Your sales pitch is your verbal business card that tells so much about your business without telling too much. … Continue reading How To Write A Winning Sales Pitch

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FinTech

Agency Banking, Not A Catalyst To Nigeria’s Cashless Vision

  Agency banking, which led to the proliferation of POS terminals, has not aided in Nigeria’s cashless policy operations. Although the system was introduced in 2013 as part of the CBN’s efforts towards the cashless policy, more cash has been in circulation.  Read more about Fintech On January 1, 2012, the Central Bank of Nigeria … Continue reading Agency Banking, Not A Catalyst To Nigeria’s Cashless Vision

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