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BUSINESS TECH

Why You Should Consider Launching a FinTech Startup in 2023

4th February 2023

  FinTech—short for financial technology –is an industry on the rise. The companies in its domain are leveraging contemporary tech solutions to improve various aspects of finance, from payments to loaning, insurance and wealth management. And these are just the tip of the iceberg. Read more about FinTech It’s no surprise that there’s been a … Continue reading Why You Should Consider Launching a FinTech Startup in 2023

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BUSINESS

How Can Delivery Services Survive In The Face Of Poor Infrastructure In Nigeria?

2nd February 2023

  Infrastructure problems and delivery services have long been an issue in Nigeria. The country’s inadequate transport infrastructure, coupled with poor road conditions, has led to significant problems with the delivery of goods and services. This has created a major bottleneck in the country’s supply chain, leading to long wait times and increased costs for … Continue reading How Can Delivery Services Survive In The Face Of Poor Infrastructure In Nigeria?

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TECH

Rise of Super-Apps in Africa and How to Develop One

  Super apps are multi-functional, all-in-one mobile application that provides a range of services to their users. Super apps typically offer services such as communication, entertainment, finance, shopping, transportation, and more, all within a single platform. The goal of a super app is to provide a seamless and integrated user experience by eliminating the need … Continue reading Rise of Super-Apps in Africa and How to Develop One

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BUSINESS TECH

What You Should Know About Starlink

  SpaceX’s Starlink generated excitement in Nigeria after Elon Musk announced its arrival via tweet in May 2022. The fast internet speed offered by Starlink is a solution for Nigeria’s unreliable internet. It is popularly known that Technology has the potential to transform lives in rural areas, but only with internet access. On the other … Continue reading What You Should Know About Starlink

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Opportunities

Apply for the Sahara Group 2023 Graduate Management Trainee Program

  Sahara Group, one of the world’s leading energy conglomerates, is inviting applications from young Nigerian graduates for its Graduate Internship Program. If you would like to begin a career in the energy industry, this is an opportunity you should consider taking advantage of. Read more about Opportunities This program will last for nine months … Continue reading Apply for the Sahara Group 2023 Graduate Management Trainee Program

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BUSINESS Real Estate

How to Start a Real Estate Investment Club in Nigeria

  Investing in real estate often requires large capital outlays. And while progress has been made towards democratizing access to investment opportunities in the industry, the space is still dominated by wealthy individuals and large organizations. Smaller players seldom get in on the act when premium high-yield assets come on the radar. Read more about … Continue reading How to Start a Real Estate Investment Club in Nigeria

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: Dantata and Sawoe

  Dantata and Sawoe is one of the leading indigenous construction companies in Nigeria. It has gained its reputation by taking on numerous projects over the course of four decades, including roads, flyovers, airstrips, power plants, residential buildings, and industrial plants. Many of these projects have been executed on behalf of the government; not a … Continue reading Brands We Love: Dantata and Sawoe

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BUSINESS FinTech TECH

Olugbenga Agboola on Building a Functioning Fintech Company Across Africa

  The African fintech startup Flutterwave, which reached a valuation of $3 billion in February 2022, grew faster than many experts predicted. But founder and CEO Olugbenga “GB” Agboola wasn’t one of them. Read more about FinTech For Olugbenga Agboola, the rapid pace of his company’s ascent is simply another symptom of the burgeoning growth … Continue reading Olugbenga Agboola on Building a Functioning Fintech Company Across Africa

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BUSINESS

How to Become a Successful Digital Entrepreneur

1st February 2023

  In the past three decades, the internet has enabled the creation of millions of businesses. This has happened because it’s a whole world of its own, something different from the physical one in which humans have operated for millennia. And the fact that it attracts billions of users daily makes it a great space … Continue reading How to Become a Successful Digital Entrepreneur

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Opportunities

The Founder Institute Lagos Spring 2023 Cohort for Entrepreneurs

  If you are an entrepreneur looking to turn your venture idea into a fundable startup, here’s an opportunity that could help you do just that. Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute (FI) has announced that it is accepting applications for its Lagos Spring 2023 Cohort. It invites aspiring and early-stage founders with strong startup ideas to … Continue reading The Founder Institute Lagos Spring 2023 Cohort for Entrepreneurs

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BUSINESS TECH

Cleantech Opportunities In Nigeria

  Nigeria, with its large population and rapidly growing economy, has tremendous potential for CleanTech development. CleanTech refers to technologies and practices aimed at reducing the negative impact of human activities on the environment and promoting sustainability. The following are some of the key opportunities in Nigeria for CleanTech development. Read more about Tech Renewable … Continue reading Cleantech Opportunities In Nigeria

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BUSINESS

Seven Trends Shaping Africa’s Informal Retail Sector

31st January 2023

  The informal retail sector in Africa is a rapidly growing and dynamic sector that plays a crucial role in the economic development of the continent. It encompasses a wide range of small-scale, informal businesses that sell goods and services to consumers, often from street vendors, open-air markets, and small shops. These businesses are typically … Continue reading Seven Trends Shaping Africa’s Informal Retail Sector

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Health Opportunities

Helium Health Graduate Trainee Program 2023 for Young Nigerians

  Helium Health, one of Nigeria’s leading HealthTech companies, is inviting applications from qualified persons for its Graduate Trainee Program. If you are looking to build a career in product management, data science or financial technology, you should consider applying for this opportunity. Read more about Opportunities Since its establishment in 2016, Helium Health has … Continue reading Helium Health Graduate Trainee Program 2023 for Young Nigerians

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, January 30- February 3 2023

  These are some of the least job vacancies in Nigeria this week: Sales Advisor, Leadway Assurance Leadway Assurance wants to hire a Sales Advisor. Whoever takes on this role will understand the needs of the company’s customers, take its products to their doorsteps, convince them to buy Leadway’s offerings, and build stable professional relationships … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, January 30- February 3 2023

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BUSINESS

Business Growth Tips: How to Create Content to Win More Customers

  You want more potential customers to sign up for your email newsletters. Or maybe you’d like more of them to fill out your online contact form, schedule a demo with you, or even purchase your product for the first time. In simple terms, you want an increase in your business’s conversions. That’s something you … Continue reading Business Growth Tips: How to Create Content to Win More Customers

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BUSINESS

Is Loan Financing The Best For Startups?

  In setting up a business, various forms of resources are necessary to make the idea a successful one. Businesses require money, time, and human capital for growth. Unlike an established business with traction, startups are like the way they sound – starting from scratch. This business process requires financing from different sources; both internal and external … Continue reading Is Loan Financing The Best For Startups?

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Opportunities

Apply for the Meta and Ingressive for Good Social Media Marketing Scholarships

30th January 2023

  Ingressive for Good (I4G), is partnering with Meta to facilitate scholarships for persons who want to learn what it takes to be a world-class social media manager. This program will train 1,500 enrollees to create engaging content, track social media performance metrics, optimize social media marketing campaigns, and manage content calendars, among other skills. … Continue reading Apply for the Meta and Ingressive for Good Social Media Marketing Scholarships

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BUSINESS

SME Spotlight: Podex Associates

  Podex Associates is an architecture firm based in Lagos. It designs homes, offices, and other kinds of structures and spaces for a diverse clientele, made up of organizations from across Nigeria’s commercial and industrial landscape. It also draws up product models for brands in the construction industry and lays out the features of landscapes … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Podex Associates

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Opportunities

Dufil Prima Foods is Inviting Applications for its 2023 Graduate Trainee Program

  Dufil Prima Foods, one of Nigeria’s leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies, is currently receiving applications for its Graduate Trainee Program. If you are a young Nigerian graduate and you are looking to acquire the skills you’ll need to build a career in the FMCG industry, you may consider exploring this opportunity. Read … Continue reading Dufil Prima Foods is Inviting Applications for its 2023 Graduate Trainee Program

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FinTech

7 Nigerian FinTech Startups to Watch Out for in 2023

  There’s much to look forward to in Nigeria’s FinTech space in 2023. As it continues to mature, we’ll see a number of players become more dominant in their segments, and witness the gradual but certain usurpation of leadership in other niches. New products will be rolled out, millions of dollars will be raised in … Continue reading 7 Nigerian FinTech Startups to Watch Out for in 2023

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BUSINESS How To

Media Buying and Advertising to Increase Leads

  Media buying and ad placement are powerful tools for businesses to reach potential customers and boost brand awareness. As digital marketing and internet usage have grown, these tactics have become more complex and targeted, allowing businesses to specifically reach niche audiences. Utilizing digital media platforms such as social media, search engines, and online publications … Continue reading Media Buying and Advertising to Increase Leads

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BUSINESS TECH

7 Ways Retail Outlets in Nigeria Can Utilise Mobile Apps

  Retail outlets in Nigeria, especially in urban areas, are increasingly turning to mobile apps to reshape the in-store shopping experience. These apps are helping retailers to better understand customer needs and preferences, improve the overall shopping experience, and increase sales. Read more about Business Here are 7 ways that retail outlets in Nigeria can … Continue reading 7 Ways Retail Outlets in Nigeria Can Utilise Mobile Apps

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Finance FinTech

Nigeria’s Central Bank Launches AfriGo

27th January 2023

  Nigeria’s central bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has launched a national domestic card scheme called AfriGo. The scheme was announced in October 2022 at the Bankers’ Committee and aims to drive financial inclusion and control card financial data within Nigeria. The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, stated that this move will also serve … Continue reading Nigeria’s Central Bank Launches AfriGo

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FinTech

106 Digital Lenders Are Now Licensed To Operate In Nigeria

  The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has granted permission for 106 digital lenders to operate in Nigeria. This comes after the introduction of a digital lending regulatory framework in August 2022. Out of the 106 digital lenders, 65 have received full approval, while the remaining 41 have been granted conditional approval. Read … Continue reading 106 Digital Lenders Are Now Licensed To Operate In Nigeria

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Opportunities

The African Development Bank (AfDB) 2023 Virtual Internship Program for Students

  The African Development Bank (AfDB) invites students from across the continent to apply for its Virtual Internship Program. It is designed for young Africans and should help them gain professional and practical experience with the bank, and prepare them for a future career in a corporate setting. Read more about Opportunities The AfDB Virtual … Continue reading The African Development Bank (AfDB) 2023 Virtual Internship Program for Students

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: Systemtech

  Systemtech is an ICT company headquartered in Lagos. It provides hardware, IT infrastructure, system integration, network and communications, IT security, and software solutions to businesses across Nigeria. The company has delivered many of these services for more than three decades and is one of the better-known brands among the older players in the country’s … Continue reading Brands We Love: Systemtech

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BUSINESS Real Estate

How to Find Investors for Your Real Estate Business in Nigeria

26th January 2023

  The real estate business is typically capital-intensive. You will often need large sums of money to fund land acquisition, construction, and renovation projects. While there’s the option of starting out small, not everyone wants to begin by flipping small parcels of virgin land in remote districts. Read more about Real Estate You may want … Continue reading How to Find Investors for Your Real Estate Business in Nigeria

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Opportunities

LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Development Program 2023

  Applications are currently open for the LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Development Program. LEAP Africa invites undergraduates under the age of 30 to apply for a place in its youth leadership program. Through this initiative, they will gain the knowledge and capacity they need to be effective change leaders in their communities. Read more about … Continue reading LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Development Program 2023

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BUSINESS

10 Ways You Can Save Money in Your Business

  If you want to build a successful business, you should aim to increase the revenues coming into it. But what good will this do for you if your business is bleeding cash? A big part of the process of fashioning a thriving enterprise is shaving costs and plugging loss-generating gaps. Get these done, and … Continue reading 10 Ways You Can Save Money in Your Business

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Entertainment

Tems Nominated for Oscar Awards 2023

  Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi popularly known as Tems, has been nominated for the 95th edition of the Oscars award, scheduled to hold on March 12 2023. Read more about Entertainment This was announced in the 2023 nomination list released by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Twitter handle on Tuesday. Tems was … Continue reading Tems Nominated for Oscar Awards 2023

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