In today's business world, you are trying as much as possible to protect your own interests as a businessman. When those interests are not in line with that of your business partners or competitors, contract disputes may arise. The question of how to resolve these disputes then arises... Do...
The business world is a tough world that is meant only for the tough and courageous ones. Unfortunately, it is a place that will swallow the feeble minded ones up whole. That said, one must be duly armed for this world. While soldiers take up arms and writers take...
What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)? A non-disclosure agreement is a written contract between two parties that prohibits the sharing of confidential information that has been revealed to them. If you are asked to sign an NDA, what this means is that you are promising to keep secret any information...
It is easy to get enamored with various investment opportunities available. The very idea of doubling your money quickly could make you commit some grave mistakes you ordinarily wouldn’t. Who can blame you though? Some deals are just too good to resist. The ideal thing is to identify these little...
It is another Thursday and as usual, We at Nairametrics are here with our choice picks of the latest job vacancies over the past weeks. Without further ado, we give you these vacancies. Several Academic and Non-academic Vacancies at Sam Adegboyega University Sam Adegboyega University, licensed by the Federal Government of...
In Nigeria, getting an interview is as difficult as the proverbial camel passing through the needle’s eye. Due to the economic situation in the country, there is more firing than hiring. That is why any invitation to an interview is a joyful event. For you to go on and...
Success stems from a combination of effort and mentality. It is rare to successfully create and manage a business without having the ‘I can’ mindset. The thoughts that run through your mind about a project reflect heavily on the effort you put into said project. It is for this...
One thing most startups normally don’t realize is the magnitude of competition that they are up against. The greatest challenge that you could face while starting up a business is to underestimate the competition. You need all the tools at your disposal to stay ahead of the competition. If you’re...
The week drawing to an end has been an eventful one in the political and economic spheres with several talking points. In the middle of all these, it could be easy to miss out on some. Once again, Nairametrics brings you the top ten news items. Former VP and Minister...
The 'ember' months are characterized with an influx of promos and deals from Nigerian companies. As usual, Nairametrics will keep you covered as we present our weekly compilation of all the best promos and deals from Nigerian companies. Western Union launches Mega Promo for customers Global payments service company, Western Union,...
Here is Nairametrics' weekly roundup of the most popular job vacancies in the financial sector for this past week along with links for application. Several Graduate Vacancies at the African Development Bank (ADB) The African Development Bank (ADB) announced its September 2017 recruitment drive with several positions available to cndidates wishing...
In today’s world, being able to secure  job online has become so overwhelming that most people now regard it as a chore. The truth is that most of those people find it hard to secure job online because they are going about it all the wrong way. How can...
Amid hurrays of celebration over the exit of the country from the plunges of an economic recession, the Presidency is taking a more solemn outlook it labels as 'cautious optimism' on the matter. This much was gathered from a special press release from the Special Adviser to the President...
In what is the trending news in the Nigerian economic sphere, the National Bureau of Statistics released Q2 2017 figures, which indicated a 0.55% growth in the economy. This is the first growth the economy has recorded in 5 quarters. However, the exit from recession is confirmed not only...
Time and time again, we hear of ‘what to do’ for small businesses, how to make your business grow, how to network, and the likes. Small business owners go online and they are overwhelmed with all the things they ‘have to do’ and most times give up before they...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators have continually warned against the acquisition of cryptocurrencies by Nigerians over their alleged risky nature. For those who did not heed those warnings, many are swimming in millions of Naira if not dollars now, considering the...
For many startups, the thought of not having Internet presence in the form of a website is not conceivable. Thus, as soon as they start to implement their one big idea, the first step is setting up a website to ‘attract’ people to their brand. However, especially for service-based...
One of the major highlights of last week was an in-depth interview Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote had with Bloomberg correspondent, Francine Lacqua. In the interview, Dangote revealed much about his personal life as well as business journey so far. While many are harping on the surprising revelations that...
Today, there’s almost an app for everything. Games, fashion, modelling, you get apps that claim to help you in one way or the other. That is one advantage that comes with the digitization of services worldwide, especially over the Internet. In Nigeria, the craze has caught on as well...
Despite the Federal Government’s investments in satellites, experts have said that Nigeria is “losing out” on its share of global space tech revenue of about $558.2 billion. The space tech experts, who spoke with Daily Trust at the 2017 Annual Space week of the Centre for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD)...
Starting your own business in the country is the new in-thing and considering the opportunities that exist from the current economic situation, it is not a surprise that many people are looking in mthat direction. However, while many people have lovely ideas for starting their own gig, only a...
Every business operates within an economic environment and are therefore susceptible to the changes that takes place in the economic policies overtime. This makes it highly important for businesses to be informed on various ways these policies affect their sales, profitability and overall objectives. Although, government policies may come in different...
In an apparent response to allegations of price-fixing, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has released a new set of rules regarding price movement and trading volumes. The exchange had last year circulated copies of the draft proposal to investors and members of the finance community Here are key points from...
The economic recession that the country a little over a year ago has made many to ‘sit up’ as it were when it comes to how they handle their finances. Many had to drastically change their lifestyles with some having to suffer emotional and health problems as a result....
Most small businesses and startups have found it increasingly difficult to relate with their Boards of Directors and to a large extent, most their investors. Some board members that we have spoken to have often aired a measure of discontent with their management team over issues ranging from cash...
Today makes it three days since payday and if you are like most people, you know the same pattern concerning your finances is going to repeat itself again this month. In just a couple of weeks (or even days perhaps), you will have less in the bank than you...
Bootstrapping is a common term in the business world. However, for the sake of our green horn entrepreneurs, we look at what bootstrapping is, how it can help grow small businesses and how entrepreneurs can practice it right. What does it mean to bootstrap your business? Simply put, bootstrapping your business...
With entrepreneurship as the main thing in the country now, several people are coming up with solid business ideas that they believe can translate into successful business if properly backed. AS soon as most entrepreneurs have these ideas, the next step they take is to look for funding to...
Leah Hynes, shares her experience from when she left her successful 10-year career in Public Relations and community engagement in 2013 to launch The Connection Effect. Leah is a Co-Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer at The Connection Effect, – a movement that is driven to put the human back in connection, and...