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BUSINESS Real Estate

5 Christmas Marketing Ideas for Real Estate Businesses

8th December 2022

  The holidays are upon us. At this time, the public descends upon markets to get their Christmas shopping done, and businesses of all kinds make their last push to drive sales up, close crucial deals, and end the year on a high. Read more about Real Estate Real estate businesses aren’t left out of … Continue reading 5 Christmas Marketing Ideas for Real Estate Businesses

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Opportunities

The Flour Mills of Nigeria Prize for Innovation Competition: ₦5 Million Grand Prize on Offer

  Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has announced that it is receiving entries into its innovation competition. If you run an SME in the agro-allied industry and have a solution that could make Nigeria’s food value chain more sustainable, you could enter the competition for a chance to win the grand prize of ₦5 million. … Continue reading The Flour Mills of Nigeria Prize for Innovation Competition: ₦5 Million Grand Prize on Offer

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: BankSome Group

  The BankSome Group of companies is a collection of businesses offering a variety of services, principally in real estate, project management, facility management, renewable energy, and insurance brokerage. These companies subsist under the BankSome banner, an entity headquartered in Lagos, which also has a reach that spans much of the rest of Nigeria. Read … Continue reading Brands We Love: BankSome Group

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Finance

CBN Imposes ₦100,000 And ₦500,000 Limit on Cash Withdrawals

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced new limits on cash withdrawals over-the-counter, as well as for Automated Teller Machines (ATM) and Point of Sale (PoS). This was disclosed by the CBN in a circular made public on Tuesday. Read more about Finance The statement, signed by Haruna Mustapha, the CBN’s Director of … Continue reading CBN Imposes ₦100,000 And ₦500,000 Limit on Cash Withdrawals

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Opportunities

₦12 Million In Funding On Offer In The Deji Alli ARM Youth Talent Award 2023

7th December 2022

  Applications are currently open for the Deji Alli ARM Youth Talent Award (DAAYTA). This program is an initiative of ARM and seeks to support Nigerian startups with the funding and growth opportunities they need to build and scale effectively. The winning startup will receive funding of ₦12 million to drive its enterprise development efforts. … Continue reading ₦12 Million In Funding On Offer In The Deji Alli ARM Youth Talent Award 2023

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BUSINESS

7 Tips For Achieving Bumper Sales This Christmas

6th December 2022

  As a business owner, you’ll want to make the most of the Christmas season. This means tapping into the shopping frenzy that grips the commercial landscape at this time and scoring increased sales as a result. If you pull this off, you’ll end the year on a high, and go into the next with … Continue reading 7 Tips For Achieving Bumper Sales This Christmas

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, First Week of December 2022

  These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the first week of December 2022. Read more about Opportunities Materials Management Supervisor, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company wants to hire a Materials Management Supervisor. This person will oversee and coordinate the operations of materials management officers across the … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, First Week of December 2022

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BUSINESS

SME Spotlight: DigiEngage

3rd December 2022

  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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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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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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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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Opportunities

The Jim Leech MasterCard Foundation Fellowship for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

23rd November 2022

  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

CN Business Mixer Holds on Friday, November 25, 2022

  If you are looking to end your business year on a high, you should consider attending this month’s edition of the Connect Nigeria Business Mixer. It’s where you want to be if you’d like to build valuable business relationships that’ll yield opportunities for tremendous growth in the coming year. Read more about Business The … Continue reading CN Business Mixer Holds on Friday, November 25, 2022

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Opportunities

The Asido Foundation 2023 Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition

22nd November 2022

  The Asido Foundation is inviting undergraduates from across Nigeria to enter the Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition, which it is organizing. If you are a student at a tertiary institution in Nigeria who is passionate about making people more aware of mental health issues, you could get involved in the competition for a chance … Continue reading The Asido Foundation 2023 Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies In Nigeria, Fourth Week Of November 2022

  These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the fourth week of November 2022. Read more about Opportunities Contact Center Advisor, GIG Mobility GIG Mobility (GIGM) wants to hire a Contact Center Advisor. This person will handle customer-related outbound and inbound calls, resolve customer complaints regarding the company’s services, document and … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies In Nigeria, Fourth Week Of November 2022

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BUSINESS How To

How to Convert Prospects into Paying Customers

  It is one thing to generate a lot of interest in your product or service, and quite another to turn that interest into patronage. Many businesses struggle because they aren’t able to engineer the transition from the former to the latter. This failure is often responsible for the low revenue and profit that most … Continue reading How to Convert Prospects into Paying Customers