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10 Books you should read to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset

10 Books you should read to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset

To start and grow a thriving business, you need to make books a regular part of your diet. Just like food is for the nourishment to the body, so are books the nourishment to the mind.
Money Africa

10 Financial management tips to guarantee the survival of your startup

Have you just obtained the funds you need to start your startup? Kudos! Now, let's talk about how you can properly manage that money to ensure the success of your business.
Gloopro

Gloopro Founder shares 3 efficiency metrics for building a sustainable African startup

The founder of Gloopro, Olumide Olusanya, recently shared a Twitter thread explaining ways African founders can successfully run their startups.
Young employees

Younger employees don’t understand the concept of promotion – Ugo Obi-Chukwu

According to Ugo Obi-Chukwu, young generation workers do not understand the need to wait for two years for promotion or raise.
Naira currency

If you have N1m today, how would you invest it?

21-year old Ade, was gifted N1m by his rich aunty. He wants to save this to fund his wedding in 10 years. How should he deploy this fund? Find out via the link below...
Why entrepreneurs should speak out more about their failures

Why entrepreneurs should speak out more about their failures

Kola Aina recently took to his Twitter page to shed light on the need for entrepreneurs to open up about their failures just the same way they talk about their success.
financial management

Financial management tips every serious couple should try

Issues faced by couples are not just because there’s no love or respect. They are not even about sex. Instead, most of the issues arise due to poor financial management.
Nine Nigerian youths on the 2018 Forbes' 30 under 30 Africans

Must entrepreneurs be in their twenties in order to succeed?

Nowadays, it seems like the sermon everyone is preaching is “entrepreneurs shall inherit the earth’’.
To become a millionaire, here are some net worth benchmarks to set

To become a millionaire, here are some net worth benchmarks to set

Many work hard their entire life and never get the chance to enjoy much. Some retire with a meagre pension that sometimes is denied them.
True wealth is defined by how much you have

Your salary is a bribe to make you forget your dreams – Awosanya

In recent Twitter thread, @segalink argued that salary earners are wasting their time working for others, when they should be creating wealth for themselves.
technology and software

You can pursue a career in tech without knowing how to code!

There are so many things you can do in tech that will not require you to touch a line of code. Click the link to see some of them.
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Lessons from Feranmi: What I learnt from my failed business

A Nigerian entrepreneur identified as @A_Feranmi on Twitter, recently shared how he became a millionaire at age 19, and then lost it all a year later due to bad business decisions.
Managing "emotional returns" in investments is key to staying on track

10 quotes that would help you invest better

Not everyone has the patience to read 640 pages of The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham, or John Bogle's The Little Book of Common Sense Investing.
Mutual Fund fees

Understanding Mutual Fund Fees: Management Fee

Mutual fund managers, hedge fund managers, pension fund managers, and other fund management companies, all charge fees. This is how they get rewarded for managing your money.
Akin Alabi

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.
Africa's wealthiest billionaires

4 Secrets of people who have made it in life

Everybody likes stories about success. And the good thing about achieving success is that it is not exclusive to some select group of people. Therefore, I make bold to tell you today that "you sef fit make am".
Digital Banking

This is why Nigerian Fund Managers deserve a pat on the back

Nigerian fund managers deserve some bottles of Champaign and a pat on the back for a job well done in 2018.

Richard Branson teaches best ways to become a good business leader

According to Richard Branson, the most important thing to do when running a company is to always bear in mind that a company is made up of a  group of people.
True wealth is defined by how much you have

True wealth is not just about the accumulation of paper money – Awosanya

It is too shallow to limit wealth to only making money, because there are better ways true wealth can be truly defined.
Money Africa

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...
Nigerian Stock Exchange, Nigerian Stocks, Daily market summary

Important tips on how to profit in a bearish market

Do you want to achieve financial freedom? If yes, then you need to know how to make wise investment decisions in both bull and bear markets.
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.
Saving

How to plug your spending leaks

Before you spend, ask yourself if it is really worth it.
Akin Alabi

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.
Diamondxtra, Access Diamond merger, Diamond Bank, Access Bank, Consolidation, Merger, Shareholders, International Women's Day

How to protect your deposits during a bank merger or acquisition

Upon hearing that the bank you do all your monetary transactions with is being acquired by or merging with another bank, your first thought goes to your money.
How to save money in 2019

Nigerian lady narrates how the FGN bonds helps her save properly

FGN Bonds are considered the safest of all investments in domestic debt market.
Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance

8 Key Facts about the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy

With the general elections now over, it seems a good time to reflect on one of the major success stories of the current government...
shortlisted applicants for the 2019 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

List of successful applicants for TEF 2019 announced

See the complete list of the shortlisted applicants for the 2019 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme.
Businesses in Nigeria | Make money from a single product

How to make $1bn from a single product in Nigeria

Nigerian businesses owned by foreign nationals have thrived. Here's a look at how they did it.
EXPLAINED: The reasons why many Nigerian startups fail

EXPLAINED: The reasons why many Nigerian startups fail

Popular Nigerian realtor and human rights activist, Mr Segun Awosanya, has explained why many Nigerian startups fail. 

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hidden cost of clutter

The hidden cost of clutter in your home and office

It is important to bear in mind that the accumulation of clutter is a 'financial sin'. This is because clutter ties up cash that could be meaningfully invested. Let this article help you understand how to avoid committing this 'sin'.
Dangote Flour Mills Plc

UPDATE: Dangote announces impending sale of Dangote Flour Mills Plc to Olam

The Board of Dangote Flour Mills Plc has notified the NSE and the investing public about the acquisition of its shares by Olam International Limited.
Stock to watch this week

Watch two of these FUGAZ banks this week

@firstbankngr and @ubagroup top Nairametrics stocks to watch on the @nsecontact for this week.