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BUSINESS

How Nigerian Brands Can Win With Emoji Marketing

3rd December 2022

  One of the underused models of the market is emoji marketing, which is within the social media spectrum. Emojis can be defined as pictorial images that express thoughts, personalities, and emotions without words. Emojis and GIFs are really fascinating ways to express thoughts and have become very popular since the advent of social media. … Continue reading How Nigerian Brands Can Win With Emoji Marketing

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Opportunities

The MRS Oil 2022 Scholarship Scheme: Applications Ongoing

  Applications are currently ongoing for the MRS Oil Scholarship. The program targets senior secondary school students and persons who have gained admission into an accredited university, polytechnic, or monotechnic in Nigeria. Read more about Opportunities This scholarship scheme is organized by MRS Oil Nigeria Plc., and targets children of employees or shareholders of the … Continue reading The MRS Oil 2022 Scholarship Scheme: Applications Ongoing

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BUSINESS

SME Spotlight: DigiEngage

  DigiEngage is a digital marketing agency in Lagos. The company provides a plethora of services related to content creation, digital brand management and online advertising. Its specialities also include branding and graphic design, social media management, website development, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Read more about Business As one of the better-known players in … Continue reading SME Spotlight: DigiEngage

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Opportunities

₦32 Million Prize on Offer in the Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers FUZE Talent Hunt

  Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers is on the lookout for artistic talent, emerging tech stars, and anyone else who has a unique ability that fits in with the urban Nigerian experience. If you’re in any of these categories, you should consider applying for a place in the FUZE festival and talent hunt, for a chance … Continue reading ₦32 Million Prize on Offer in the Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers FUZE Talent Hunt

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FinTech

5 Types of Biometrics for FinTech Platforms

  For decades, before biometrics, passwords have been the primary access control tool for users of digital platforms. And they still are, for the most part. But closer to the present, ill-intentioned agents have found ways to exploit the weaknesses of this tool, gain entry to users’ accounts, and steal their information (and money). Read … Continue reading 5 Types of Biometrics for FinTech Platforms

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Finance

How Nigeria Can Escape the Poverty Trap

  In a shocking revelation revealed by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), one hundred and thirty-three million Nigerians are multidimensionally poor— that is over 60% of the country’s population. The report noted that 133 million Nigerians are deprived of more than one essential survival need (good health, good living standards, basic education, and gainful … Continue reading How Nigeria Can Escape the Poverty Trap

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FinTech

4 Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Is Crashing?

  Last week, Quidax and Lazerpay, two leading cryptocurrency platforms in Nigeria laid off over 50% of their workforce. It is not unconnected to the rising decline of cryptocurrency despite denials.  Although crypto crashes are not new, the recent bear market has caused great reasons for traders and investors to worry. In fact, experts have … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Is Crashing?

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Real Estate

How To Quickly Increase The Value Of Your Land

2nd December 2022

  You have just purchased land, and you’re looking to flip it for some quick profit, or you’ve held it for a long while—perhaps years –and you’re finally ready to sell it. How do you maximize your earnings from this transaction? Read more about Real Estate Getting buyers to pay top naira for your piece … Continue reading How To Quickly Increase The Value Of Your Land

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: BAGCO

  BAGCO is a packaging solutions provider that produces and supplies bags of various sizes to clients in the industrial and agricultural sectors. For decades, its bags have been used to hold and store a wide variety of materials, ranging from harvested grains to cement. It is perhaps the most long-lived and widely known brand … Continue reading Brands We Love: BAGCO

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Opportunities

Federal Government 2023 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards

  The Federal Ministry of Education is inviting Nigerians qualified Nigerians to apply for the 2023/2024 Federal Government Scholarship. Read more about Opportunities The scholarship awards cover postgraduate studies for students who want to obtain a Master’s degree or PhD in any field, in the following countries: Russia (for persons whose Bachelor’s degree was obtained … Continue reading Federal Government 2023 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards

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BUSINESS How To

How To Start A Cassava Production Business In Nigeria

  Nigeria is the world’s largest in cassava production. It’s widely consumed in the country, especially in the south, where it’s a staple. Annually, the country produces 60 million tons of cassava tubers. About 24 of 36 states grow the crop, with Anambra, Edo, Delta, Benue, Oyo, and Cross River dominating production. Read more about … Continue reading How To Start A Cassava Production Business In Nigeria

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Opportunities

The LEAP Africa Social Innovators Fellowship Program 2022/2023: Applications Ongoing

  The LEAP Africa Social Innovators Program (SIP) is designed to build the leadership and entrepreneurial skills of young social entrepreneurs and enable them to succeed in their quest to transform their societies positively. The program, an accelerator fellowship, will enhance the ability of young social enterprises to connect with valuable partners, secure much-needed funding, … Continue reading The LEAP Africa Social Innovators Fellowship Program 2022/2023: Applications Ongoing

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Final Week of November 2022

29th November 2022

  These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the final week of November 2022. Read more about Opportunities HSE Assistant (Golden Pasta), Flour Mills Of Nigeria Flour Mills of Nigeria wants to hire an HSE Assistant. This person will work to ensure that production processes are in line with the company’s … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Final Week of November 2022

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Opportunities

The Deloitte Tax Academy Training Program

  Deloitte, a professional services network with a global reach, is inviting smart young Nigerians who want to build a career in tax management consulting to apply for its Tax Academy Training Program. If you have recently graduated from a university or polytechnic and would like to fast-track your journey to a tax consulting career, … Continue reading The Deloitte Tax Academy Training Program

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BUSINESS How To

How To Motivate Your Employees to Achieve Productivity

  If you own a business that employs workers, you’d want them to be at peak productivity for as long as they are at their duty post. While there are always going to be momentary dips in the quality of their performance, you’ll expect your employees to operate at high levels of efficiency and effectiveness … Continue reading How To Motivate Your Employees to Achieve Productivity

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FinTech

Pivo Raises $2 Million Seed Funding

  Pivo, a female-led Nigerian FinTech startup has closed a $2 million seed round that included participation from Precursor Ventures, Vested World, Y Combinator, Foundrs, and Mercy Corp Ventures. The FinTech startup is a financial service provider that offers a variety of services such as credit, payments, and expense management to small and medium-sized enterprises … Continue reading Pivo Raises $2 Million Seed Funding

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Opportunities

The Baker Hughes Early Career Program 2023

  Baker Hughes, one of the world’s leading oil field services companies, invites graduates with a degree relevant to their work to apply for its Early Career Program. If you would like to kick-start a career in industrial services, you should consider exploring this opportunity. Read more about Opportunities The Baker Hughes Early Career Program … Continue reading The Baker Hughes Early Career Program 2023

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BUSINESS

SME Spotlight: Alpha-Praxis

  Alpha-Praxis is a company that provides construction, integrated engineering, and procurement services. It is headquartered in Abuja and serves clients there and across Nigeria. The full range of its specialities includes mechanical engineering, civil engineering and infrastructure, real estate development, building construction, and electrical engineering. Read more about Business Besides the offerings mentioned above, … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Alpha-Praxis

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Events

AITEO Praise 2022

  The AITEO Praise 2022 Concert is an annual end-of-year family gospel event, featuring gospel artists and popular gospel ministers. AITEO Praise 2022 is another time of refreshing. It will have an atmosphere of praise and worship and express the glory of God. Therefore, get set for a unique praise, worship and prayer experience with … Continue reading AITEO Praise 2022

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Finance

4 Reasons Why CBN Redesigned the Naira Notes

26th November 2022

  Following the launch of the newly redesigned Naira notes (1000, 500, and 200), many Nigerians have expressed scepticism about such a move, questioning the logic and wisdom behind such an ambiguous project. However, several monetary and security experts have pointed out the merits behind the government’s move.  Read more about Finance To Curb Inflation … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why CBN Redesigned the Naira Notes

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Finance

Nigerians React to Naira Redesign

  Following the release of newly redesigned 200 Naira, 500 Naira and 1,000 Naira notes by President Muhammadu Buhari and the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, thousands of netizens have reacted. Read more about finance The much-touted naira redesign has sparked controversies among thousands of social media users on Twitter NG and … Continue reading Nigerians React to Naira Redesign

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BUSINESS FinTech

Autocheck Launches Autochek Financial Services

  On November 22, Africa’s leading automotive technology company launched its FinTech arm, Autochek Financial Services to accelerate automobile financing in Africa. The extension aims at providing a range of vehicle financing solutions for customers and businesses across the continent.  Read more about Business The FinTech service will also serve as a platform of financial … Continue reading Autocheck Launches Autochek Financial Services

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FinTech

These 5 Apps Will Protect Your Money Against Inflation

25th November 2022

  As prices across the board continue to soar and living gets ever more expensive, there’s a lot of concern that the real value of incomes is being depleted. This concern isn’t misplaced. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says that the annual inflation rate currently stands at about 21%. In other words, it has … Continue reading These 5 Apps Will Protect Your Money Against Inflation

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Opportunities

Apply For The African Reinsurance Corporation Young Insurance Professionals Program 2023

  Applications are currently open for the African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) Young Insurance Professionals Program (YIPP). If you are a young person who works in the insurance or reinsurance space and would like to acquire knowledge and skills that will enable you to accelerate your progress through your career, you may consider applying for … Continue reading Apply For The African Reinsurance Corporation Young Insurance Professionals Program 2023

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: Slot Engineering

24th November 2022

  Slot Engineering provides mechanical and civil engineering services, takes on clearing and forwarding operations, helps with staffing and manpower management, and procures material and equipment for its clients. It is headquartered in Port Harcourt and has a branch office in Lagos. Read more about Brands We Love The vast majority of clients that Slot … Continue reading Brands We Love: Slot Engineering

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Opportunities

The Afrinvest Analyst Program (TAAP) 2023: Applications Currently Ongoing

  Afrinvest is inviting recent graduates who want to begin a career in finance to apply for their analyst program. If you are a young Nigerian who has completed an undergraduate degree program and would like to build a career in the finance industry, you may consider applying for this opportunity. Read more about Opportunities … Continue reading The Afrinvest Analyst Program (TAAP) 2023: Applications Currently Ongoing

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BUSINESS Real Estate

Real Estate Investments: 5 Ways to Finance Them

  Real estate investments are typically capital-intensive. Unless you have a significant capital outlay with which to venture into the business of developing, renting and selling property, your options for getting involved in the industry will be limited. Read more about Real Estate You may wonder what possible sources of funding for your real estate … Continue reading Real Estate Investments: 5 Ways to Finance Them

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Finance

CBN Unveils Redesigned Naira Notes

23rd November 2022

  After much trumpeting of naira redesign, CBN and the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu, Buhari finally unveiled the new currency notes on Wednesday morning before the federal executive council (FEC) meeting at the state house, Abuja. Read more about Politics In attendance was also the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele … Continue reading CBN Unveils Redesigned Naira Notes

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Opportunities

The Jim Leech MasterCard Foundation Fellowship for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

  Applications are currently open for the Jim Leech MasterCard Foundation Fellowship on Entrepreneurship. If you are a student at an institution of higher learning or a graduate and you would like to establish your own business, you may consider applying for this opportunity. Read more about Opportunities This fellowship gives young African students and … Continue reading The Jim Leech MasterCard Foundation Fellowship for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

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BUSINESS Press Release

A 3-Day Practical SEO Training Workshop

  A 3-Day practical SEO training workshop for Individuals & Organisations that want to 5X their online visibility and sales in 90 days. Marketing is all about; being seen, found and heard. Though, in order to thrive in this fast-changing world, it is essential for businesses to develop and increase their market value. But with … Continue reading A 3-Day Practical SEO Training Workshop

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