Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed, OAGF, TSA

Increasing debt servicing cost deters investors from investing in Nigeria

Report has it that the cost of servicing government debt in Nigeria is limiting foreign investors from investing their money in the country.
Nigeria Air

Nigeria needs $45billion to solve its transportation problem – Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, stated recently in an interview that the country needs $45 billion to solve its transportation problem once and for all.
Avengers: Endgame

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame beats Titanic’s $2.12bn box office record

In just a few weeks following its release, Marvel's highly-acclaimed  film, Avengers: Endgame, is said to have surpassed the 21-year-old record set by Titanic which...
First Bank of Nigeria Limited

First Bank reiterates commitment to continue lead on digital banking

Adesola Adeduntan, the CEO of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has disclosed the bank's commitment to keep up with its objective of driving digital banking.
Sim Shagaya

There is always room for your ideas, Sim Shagaya advises young entrepreneurs

If you're an entrepreneur, this advise from @SimShagaya might be all you need.
Nigeria, others raise over $17bn from bonds, says World Bank

Over $17bn raised from bonds by Nigeria and other African countries – World bank

The World Bank has reported that Nigeria, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, and other sub-Saharan African countries raised over $17 billion from bond issuances in 2018.

Facebook sues company for selling ‘fake likes and followers’ to people

Online social media and networking service, Facebook, is suing a company and three individuals in Zealand for allegedly selling fake likes, views, and followers to users of its photo-sharing platform, Instagram.
Tony Elumelu

Government should create favourable tax policies for SMEs – Tony Elumelu

Nigerian businessman, Tony Elumelu, has advocated the need for the Nigerian Government to provide favourable tax policies for Small and Medium Enterprises.
European Union

EU declares readiness to help Nigeria achieve its renewable energy investment

The European Union recently disclosed its readiness to help Nigeria to actualise its renewable energy investment.
Thriving businesses around Allen Avenue’s commercial sex hub

Thriving businesses around Allen Avenue’s commercial sex hub

Apart from the notorious sex work that Allen Avenue is known for, Nairametrics understands that there are other activities people engage in at night to chase survival.
Is looking for a raise an entitlement

Despite 3 years unemployment, graduate rejects a driving job because it’s demeaning

A Nigerian lady identified as Anita M.V. Erskine on Twitter, recently recounted her experience with a Nigerian graduate who has been unemployed for three years.
the largest billboard in the world

FCT Minister halts construction of world’s biggest billboard in Abuja

The original location of the billboard was earlier disapproved by FCT authorities because it was close to an area mapped out for the new city gate.
Access Bank Plc

Don’t let people make you think less of yourself – Herbert Wigwe

Nigerian billionaire and CEO Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, has advised his followers on the importance of always believing in themselves.

Tayo Oviosu shares his entrepreneurial experience as Paga clocks 10

Tayo Oviosu, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the mobile payments company Paga, took to Twitter, yesterday, to share his entrepreneurial experience. In a question...
2nd Annual PEBEC Awards Recognises MDAS, PUBLIC & Private Sector Supporters for Improving Nigeria's Business Climate

2nd Annual PEBEC Awards Recognises MDAS, PUBLIC & Private Sector Supporters for Improving Nigeria’s...

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), has held the second Annual PEBEC Awards in Abuja, Nigeria.
Pictures from the launch ceremony of the new Access Bank Plc

Pictures from the launch ceremony of the new Access Bank Plc

The unveiling ceremony followed the completion of the merger process between the tier-1 bank and Diamond Bank Plc.
Akin Alabi, SME, small business, Advertising, Ad Campaign, NairaBet

Akin Alabi gives advice to potential sports business entrepreneurs

According to Akin Alabi, potential entrepreneurs in the sports betting space should be prepared to pay out as much as 90% to 97% of income to winners.
Entrepreneurship - Jason Njoku

Entrepreneurship isn’t all that glamorous – Jason Njoku

Nigerian entrepreneur and CEO of Iroko TV, Jason Njoku, recently took to his Twitter page to make it very clear that entrepreneurship is not a glamorous affair.
Arnergy secures $9 million from syndicate investors, Investors who participated in Arnergy's fundraising, Azuri Technology

Borno State Government builds Africa’s largest solar panel factory

The Borno State Government has completed and unveiled the largest solar panel factory in the country and Africa at large.
Tax Waivers for startups - Emotional intelligence

Things you should know before starting a business

The CEO of AfriSwiss Capital Assets Management Limited, Kalu Aja, recently shared some important tips on how to run a successful business. Take a look...
Successful Circle: Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote, and others chill together

Successful Circle: Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote, and others chill together

Femi Otedola shared an evening with his friends and discussed ways to move Nigeria forward. We like what we are seeing. Do you?
Stephanie Idolor finally gets N2m for making the viral schoolgirl video

Stephanie Idolor finally gets N2m for making the viral schoolgirl video

Stephanie Idolor, the young Nigerian woman who videotaped the young schoolgirl that was sent out of school for failure to pay her tuition, has finally been compensated.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

MTN launches the first ever Whatsapp airtime top-up option

MTN hopes to incorporate other instant messaging platforms such as Facebook Messenger down the line.
Chocolate City Group

Warner Music Group partners Chocolate City Entertainment

The partnership is aimed at growing the local artists by giving them international exposure, whilst promoting the Afrobeats.
Audu Ogbeh

Reactions trail Minister’s claim that Nigerians now import Pizza from London

Mr Audu Ogbeh made a shocking revelation, yesterday, when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Agriculture.

President Buhari to review report on N30,000 new minimum wage

Although, it is unsure if President Muhammadu Buhari has signed new minimum wage into law, but he promised to review the submitted report by Rewane's PTAC
Licensed Micro-finance Banks

Ugodre explains all you need to know about the CBN’s rate cut

tHE Founder and Publisher of Nairametrics, Mr Ugo Obi-Chukwu, used his Twitter page to explain the implications of CBN's recent cut of MPR rate.
Transmission Company of Nigeria

Electricity not the only factor limiting Nigeria’s economy – Boason Omofaye

Earlier today, Nairametrics reported that Transcorp Nigeria Plc has plans to invest as much as $2.5 billion in the Nigerian power sector, a development that could...
Akin Alabi, SME, small business, Advertising, Ad Campaign, NairaBet

It takes more than a connection to keep a job – Akin Alabi

According to Mr Alabi, only resourcefulness, a good attitude, and work ethics would help you keep your job at last.
Filling Station

FG shuts down Forte Oil’s Abuja filling stations for overpricing customers

The Federal Government of Nigeria shut down two Abuja-based filling stations after they were allegedly found guilty of overbilling their customers.


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See the best Nigerian mobile banking apps in H1 2019

See the best Nigerian mobile banking apps in H1 2019 #Banking #Apps
President Muhammadu Buhari, new minimum wage

FG’s new minimum wage implementation does not apply to everyone

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage, but it is not for everyone.

SCOOP: MTN workers to stay home as students reportedly picket headquarters [Update]

Staff of @MTNNG have reportedly been told to stay back at home after the company received a warning of a planned protest by Nigerian students.