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Financing small businesses

A look at some financing options for small business owners

Statistics show that 80 per cent of small businesses started in Nigeria fail within the first five years. This alarming rate of business failure...

NNPC Commence Recovery Of $7b Over – Deducted Tax

The Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) has begun the process of recovering over $7 billion in over-deducted tax benefits from...

Use of your copyright symbol

What does copyright Protect? Copyright protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software,...

[INVESTING 101] Meaning of a Commercial Paper

A Commercial Paper (CP) is basically an instrument that a company issues to the public when it wants to borrow money. Commercial Papers are...

A lesson on getting a better job after being fired

Having a job is a sign of maturity, independence and an essence of survival. Being able to go to a...
Valentine’s Day

Impress on a budget: Don’t break hearts or the bank this Thursday

REMEMBER: Don't break hearts or the bank this Thursday!

Ladies, consider yourself a fashion disaster if you dress like this to work

Most times, it is  almost always the ladies who get the blame for fashion chaos at the workplace. And I guess when men under dress...
startups

4 reasons why some entrepreneurs succeed when they build their startups at this age

Sometimes, people (entrepreneurs) get lucky with their business plans and strategies before they get to the age of 30. They are able to pay...
Saving Money

11 money saving apps you need to download now

Saving money is a struggle for most people. With a steady flow of monthly income, it is easy to spend with reckless abandon (especially...

Watch your step: These 3 habits are startup-killers

Having the willpower to start a business from scratch and build it into something valuable is no easy task. This is attested to by...

Why The Difference Between An Investor And A Lender Can Determine How You Get...

  Frank decided to accept a business proposition from his friend Chike after weeks of pitching from the latter. Chike was an experienced trader and...

Tax Collectors – FIRS Generates N1.97Trln In H1

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it generated N1.97 trillion in revenue in the first half of this year. ...

Similarities and Differences between Private Equity and Venture Capital

In the finance world, most of us are familiar with traditional financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, and stock broking firms). However there are other...

What to do if your debit card is stuck in an ATM

Despite its success over the years, the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) technology, has been subject to improvement, as banks focus on reducing cash withdrawals...

How Per Capita Income Of A Country Is Calculated

Per capita income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year. It is...
Of course your first reaction would be that of utmost joy and excitement. But, before you jump the gun and accept that job, take a few minutes to answer the questions below and to know when it is ideal to accept a job offer

When is it ideal to accept a job offer?

After a series of applications, an interview and a long waiting period, you finally receive a letter or an email offering you a job....

Financial guide for traveling to have a baby in the US, Canada

Giving birth to a baby in the US, Canada or Ireland is often the wish of any immigrant, especially from...
business of insurance - How insurance companies make money

Beginners Guide – How Insurance Companies Make Money In Nigeria

Insurance Companies in Nigeria and around the world operate in the financial services sector. The business of insurance involves the insurance company guaranteeing replacement...

These 3 Stocks Just Joined Pension Index; See What It Means For Your Portfolio

The Nigerian Stock Exchange released its 2017 first half review of its major indices on Tuesday. Of particular interest to us was the NSE...

10 facts you probably don’t know about bitcoin

Bitcoins have been generating a buzz over the past few years; smashing records and reaching all time price highs. However, opinion worldwide as to...

The 3 disciplines for wealth building

Discipline to Save We are all limited by the number of years we have to be able to run around actively. A twenty-year-old today probably has...

3 alternatives to bitcoins

Though the world may be going gaga about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, in Nigeria, its price is beyond the reach of the average investor. One...

Here are 3 other ways to make money, if you don’t like entrepreneurship

Given the current situation of things in the country, everyone is looking for extra ways to make more money for themselves. The Nigerian stereotype,...

Analysis: Are Expenses Incurred Outside Nigeria Tax Deductible?

Tax Deductibility Of Expenses Incurred Outside Nigeria: Are Days Of Arbitrary Awards Over? The increased pace of globalisation has not left Nigeria and Nigerian companies...
Pension

Guide to Nigerian Pension Fund Contribution

This article explains what you need to know about Nigerian Pension Fund Contribution. It addresses; How much to contribute ...

Investing & Gambling: Differences and Where They Intersect

An investment is a sacrifice of current money or other resources for future benefits. There are numerous avenues of investments available, such as bank deposits,...

Here are the Federal Civil Service vacant positions

The Federal Civil Service Commission of Nigeria (FCSC) is an executive body in Nigeria that has the authority to make appointments and transfers and...

Definition: What Is A Bonus Issue In Nigeria

  If you own shares in publicly quoted companies, then it is most likely that you may have been issued bonus shares before. By definition...

How To Monetize Old Share Certificates and Locate Missing Stocks

  Are you one of those people with dozens of share certificates and dividend warrants stashed in a drawer or safe in your house? Perhaps...

What is dividend yield?

Dividend Yield Dividend yield is the dividend per share of a company divided by the market price per share. For example, a company paid a...

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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.
Cadbury Nigeria Plc appoints new managing director

Cadbury Nigeria Plc appoints new managing director

Cadbury Nigeria Plc today announced the appointment of Mrs. Oyeyimika Adeboye as Managing Director, effective 1st April 2019. Mrs. Adeboye takes over from Mr. Amir...
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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.