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FinTech

4 Growth Lessons Nigerian FinTechs Can Learn From PayPal

29th June 2022

PayPal is the biggest FinTech in the world. It conducts millions of financial transactions daily. PayPal’s net income amounted to 801 million U.S. dollars in the fourth quarter of 2021, down from over 1 billion U.S. dollars from the previous quarter. However, PayPal has been described as the most valuable FinTech in the world. Read more … Continue reading 4 Growth Lessons Nigerian FinTechs Can Learn From PayPal

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Politics

How Do We Curb Election Rigging In 2023?

  As Nigerians draw close to the 2023 General Election, where they will go to the polling booths to elect their leaders to various levels of offices, it is important to note that not much has changed from the previous organized elections we have seen in the past. Elections in the past have been marred … Continue reading How Do We Curb Election Rigging In 2023?

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BUSINESS Finance

How SMEs Can Control Cash Flows And Manage Their Finances 

  Our world is driven by cash. Hence, cash is the bedrock of every business. Cash is regarded to be more valuable than profits, stocks, receivables, revenues, and so on. With cash, SMEs can take on a new inventory, expand, pay staff, reach out for new supplies, etc. This is to tell you the importance … Continue reading How SMEs Can Control Cash Flows And Manage Their Finances 

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BUSINESS How To

How To Craft The Perfect Investor Email Pitch (Part 2)

  This is the secret to the biggest funding stories you see on news crafting a perfect investor email pitch. Most of these funding recipients have a technique they apply when reaching out to investors. In our previous article, we showed how entrepreneurs reach out to investors. Read more about Business Let’s briefly look at … Continue reading How To Craft The Perfect Investor Email Pitch (Part 2)

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FinTech

5 Efficient Ways To Prevent Fraud In FinTech

  Nowadays, cyber criminals are into FinTech operations. Experts have warned that cybercriminals, especially internet fraudsters, are more likely to be tech-savvy than some professionals. Little wonder this menace has reached an unprecedented level, drawing global attention.  Read more about Fintech Experts have also observed that fraudsters are now in the FinTech industry, even running … Continue reading 5 Efficient Ways To Prevent Fraud In FinTech

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FinTech How To

How To Build A FinTech Startup That Serves Immigrants 

  Globally, there is a recurring problem in the FinTech industry: Reaching out and serving the underserved communities. Most often, FinTech founders believe that the underserved are those in the rural areas, and they believe that those in the urban areas are “over-served.” Although, this is true, a large number of people who are financially … Continue reading How To Build A FinTech Startup That Serves Immigrants 

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News Politics

2023 Elections: Fresh Voter Registration Hits 10.4 Million

Nigerians have trooped to registration centres to partake in the exercise as they look towards deciding their future in 2023. Read more about Politics As Nigerians continue to partake in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that fresh registration hit 10,487,972 by 7:00 am on Monday, June … Continue reading 2023 Elections: Fresh Voter Registration Hits 10.4 Million

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News Politics

INEC Confirms Extension Of Voter Registration Exercise

The electoral body is yet to decide on the duration of the extension. Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has confirmed that it will extend the June 30, 2022 deadline for the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise. Despite confirming the extension, INEC did not disclose the new duration for the deadline. … Continue reading INEC Confirms Extension Of Voter Registration Exercise

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SPORTS

Golden Eaglets Win Big

The Nigerian national men’s U-17 football team, the Golden Eaglets, were crowned champions of the WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana, on Friday, June 24, 2022, after a 2-1 win over Burkina Faso in the final game of the competition. A brace from Abubakar Abdullahi was all the NdukaUgbade-led side needed to win the regional … Continue reading Golden Eaglets Win Big

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BUSINESS How To

How To Start An Event Center Business In Nigeria

Event centres and halls are at the heart of Nigeria’s social scene. They host our weddings and anniversaries, conferences and other corporate occasions. They are also locations for seminars and training. Read more about Business So it’s easy to see why there’s a high demand for event centres. This is especially true of the larger … Continue reading How To Start An Event Center Business In Nigeria

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Opportunities

Apply For The iHatch Startup Incubator Program Cohort II

The Idea Hatch (iHatch) Incubator Program invites Nigerian entrepreneurs who have built innovative, problem-solving products to apply for a place in its second cohort. Read more about Opportunity This program, which will take place over a 5-month period, exists to enable startups to generate, build, and scale profitable business models. It will do this through … Continue reading Apply For The iHatch Startup Incubator Program Cohort II

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SPORTS

2022 WAFCON: Waldrum Targets World Cup Ticket

The American tactician is more concerned about getting the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup ticket over winning Nigeria a tenth WAFCON title. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Nigerian women’s senior national football team, Randy Waldrum, has stated that the team is determined to make it to the semi-final of the 2022 Women’s … Continue reading 2022 WAFCON: Waldrum Targets World Cup Ticket

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FinTech

Best Dollar Virtual Cards

Debit cards and credit cards whether virtual or physical are useful for making payments. However, It is not convenient to use a Nigerian Naira debit or credit card to make payments in dollars. Especially if it’s to pay for the services of international service providers like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix, or Spotify. That is not … Continue reading Best Dollar Virtual Cards

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Did You Know? Recipes

6 Homemade Mouthwash Recipes That Can Improve Oral Health

Our oral health may not get as much attention as it deserves but it’s just as important as our physical, mental, and emotional health. That’s because a clean and healthy oral cavity is one of the reasons why we can smile, move and relate with confidence. Today’s discussion centres on mouthwash, an important tool in … Continue reading 6 Homemade Mouthwash Recipes That Can Improve Oral Health

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Food Recipes Tip of the Day

Do It Yourself: Buttercream Frosting

If you’ve never made it, you’d consider it a chore. In reality, buttercream frosting is super easy to make. The ingredients required are few and you only need your hand or stand mixer to make it. Read  more about Recipes This buttercream frosting has a great consistency; it pipes perfectly. Today’s recipe is vanilla flavoured … Continue reading Do It Yourself: Buttercream Frosting

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Agriculture TECH

Farm Crowdy, Nigeria’s First Digital Agriculture Platform

Farmcrowdy is a Nigerian agric tech that provides funds to small-scale farmers in Nigeria. It was co-founded by Onyeka Akumah, Akindele Phillips, Temitope Omotolani, Christopher Abiodun, and Ifeanyi Anazodo in 2016. To connect farmers with their sponsors to increase food production. Read more about Tech FarmCrowdy has been able to do this by crowdsourcing funds … Continue reading Farm Crowdy, Nigeria’s First Digital Agriculture Platform

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FinTech TECH

Overwood Capitals Helps Nigerians Invest Safely

28th June 2022

In the past few years, the Nigerian economy has been spiralling downwards. A situation that has left quite a lot of Nigerians dejected. But that is not only the case. When the economy of a country experiences a downturn, it causes a whole lot of other problems like inflation, poverty, unemployment, a high rate of … Continue reading Overwood Capitals Helps Nigerians Invest Safely

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FinTech TECH

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, The Other Brain Box Behind Flutterwave

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, is a Nigerian entrepreneur, co-founder and former CEO of Flutterwave. A fintech startup he cofounded in 2016 with Olugbenga Agboola. Read more about Tech Perhaps it is the most successful one among his many startups. Since it has attained the unicorn status with a valuation of $3 billion. Early life Iyinoluwa was born … Continue reading Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, The Other Brain Box Behind Flutterwave

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FinTech

Four Crypto Debit Cards For Payments

In recent years, fiat debit cards have become an acceptable means of payment. With the massive adoption of cryptocurrency, there are now crypto debit cards. Issued by crypto exchanges and payments companies in partnership with Mastercard and visa. Even with the crypto ban in Nigeria, people are still able to buy, sell and trade crypto … Continue reading Four Crypto Debit Cards For Payments

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Food Recipes

Recipe For Sugar Cookies

Are you in the mood for sweets? Why don’t you make some cookies? Not just any cookies but sugar cookies. They are what you’d call mood boosters. People of all ages love it. They are great for all times and all seasons. Today’s sugar cookie recipe is everything a sugar cookie should be and more. … Continue reading Recipe For Sugar Cookies

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BUSINESS

How Startup Founders Can Solve Market Pain Points

  At the heart of every business startup is providing solutions to market pain points. If you aren’t providing solutions, then you are in trouble as your business might face the threat of extinction. It is either you are solving a problem or you park up. Read more about Business Without solving problems consistently, it … Continue reading How Startup Founders Can Solve Market Pain Points

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Health TECH

6 Successful Strategies In Building MedTech Software

  Digital transformation is at the heart of every business. Nowadays, it can be detrimental to any institution that has not digitized its business process. Digitalization is pivotal and essential to any industry that wants to grow and the medical and health sector is no exception.  Read more about Tech Everything starts and ends with … Continue reading 6 Successful Strategies In Building MedTech Software

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Agriculture Opportunities

$45,000 On Offer In The Pitch AgriHack 2022 Digital Agriculture Competition For AgriTech Startups

PitchAgriHack is currently receiving applications from businesses that are developing technology-driven solutions to challenges faced by players in the agricultural sector. It invites AgriTech startups from across Africa at various stages of growth to enter its competition, in which winners will receive cash prizes. Read more about Opportunities Generation Africa, a platform of the AGRF, … Continue reading $45,000 On Offer In The Pitch AgriHack 2022 Digital Agriculture Competition For AgriTech Startups

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EDUCATION Opportunities

The Chartered Institute Of Personnel Management (CIPM) 2022 Essay Competition

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) of Nigeria invites undergraduates from universities and polytechnics across Nigeria to enter its annual essay competition. Read more about  Opportunities The CIPM intends for this competition to deepen the interest of students in people management while sharpening and displaying their written communication skills. Benefits Winners of the CIPM … Continue reading The Chartered Institute Of Personnel Management (CIPM) 2022 Essay Competition

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: Meristem Securities

Meristem Securities is a financial services conglomerate headquartered in Lagos. It is active in the stock broking, asset management, and financial advisory spaces, and serves a diverse client base that includes individuals, SMEs, and large corporations. Read more about Business The company helps to manage and grow its clients’ wealth, gives them access to Nigeria’s … Continue reading Brands We Love: Meristem Securities

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SPORTS

WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Pick 2023 AFCON Ticket After Beating Burkina Faso

NdukaUgbade and his boys will now look towards pride on Friday when they file out against Burkina Faso in the final of the tournament. Read more about Sports Nigerian national U-17 men’s football team has qualified for the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations slated to hold in Algeria. The NdukaUgbade–led side came from behind … Continue reading WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Pick 2023 AFCON Ticket After Beating Burkina Faso

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EDUCATION FinTech

4 Ways the FinTech Industry Can Help Educational Institutions

The FinTech industry is one of the fastest-growing industries innovative-wise. FinTech services have been integrated with other non-financial services. The FinTech industry has been a topic of focus in recent years. Additionally, it has positively impacted most industries in various ways. Read more about Fintech As a matter of fact, some believe that the industry … Continue reading 4 Ways the FinTech Industry Can Help Educational Institutions

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TECH

4 Digital Innovations You Can Incorporate Into Your MedTech Company

27th June 2022

  Building a successful medtech company relies on deploying great innovations. It might as well require you to build something that becomes a one-stop-shop for everything medical. The MedTech sector is the future of medicine and health. And as the name sounds, MedTech is the combination of “Medicine” and “Technology”. The New Public Health defines … Continue reading 4 Digital Innovations You Can Incorporate Into Your MedTech Company

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FinTech

What To Do When Crypto Crashes

Volatile is the word that best describes both bitcoin and cryptocurrency. It means their prices can suddenly rise and fall. For instance, bitcoin fell from $30,500 to about $23,500 within four days this month. Subsequently, it still went down to $20000. In that same period, Ethereum’s price plunged by 31 per cent. The whole crypto … Continue reading What To Do When Crypto Crashes

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Finance

Six Smart Money Moves To Make In Your 30s

Establishing a solid financial foundation is important when you’re young, but it’s not always at the top of most twenty-somethings’ priority list. Everything is fine as long as you have enough money to cover your rent, a few bills, and some weekend fun. Aside from the fact that you’re older (and hopefully wiser), crossing that … Continue reading Six Smart Money Moves To Make In Your 30s

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