VC Firm, GreenTree holds Pitch Day for over 20 promising Startups

The venture capitalist firm will provide funding to startup founders whose business ideas/models meet set criteria.

How to Calculate Deductions for the Employee Compensation Scheme

In 2011, the National Assembly replaced the Workmen's Compensation Act with the Employee Compensation Act (ECA).

How to make side money from the World Cup

Here is a quick list of things you can engage in during this period of the World cup that will sure get you some cash.

Nigerian fashion entrepreneurs can benefit from this ₦1bn BOI fashion fund

In view of the myriad of challenges facing operators in Nigeria's fashion industry, including inadequate access to credit facilities, the Bank of Industry BoI) has unveiled a ₦1 billion fashion fund aimed at supporting fashion entrepreneurs.

PenCom releases draft framework for Micro Pension Plan

The National Pension Commission (PenCom), via a public notice issued on Tuesday, 15 May 2018, disseminated a Draft Framework for Micro Pension Plan (the...

7 key changes made to the amended Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA)

In a post on its medium page and twitter handle , the Senate announced the repeal and reenactment of the Companies and Allied Matters...
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Diamond Bank, others, to supervise DBN loan disbursement

Nine financial institutions have been selected by the Development Bank of Nigeria, DBN,  to handle its intervention fund to entrepreneurs in the Micro, Small...
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Meet FINT, the FinTech Company that wants to change micro-lending in Nigeria

FINT.ng is a loan marketplace that connects borrowers to lenders. Borrowers get access to credit at affordable rates and lenders get their money back...
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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...
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My Hustle: How I make money from operating a cold room business

Cold room business is one of the most lucrative in the SMEs sector. Every day, many businessmen and women work hard to take advantage...
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This is Farmcrowdy: The startup leading Agrictech in Nigeria

When Nairametrics team visited Farmcrowdy's office on the Island,  it was as if we were stepping into a farmland. At the waiting area, we...
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How Gavel intends to transform the judicial system using technology

With 80 percent of inmates in the Nigerian prisons awaiting trial, there is a likelihood that inmates die before they get a due hearing before...
Waste Management and Recycling in Nigeria

Recycling: How these small businesses make millions selling aluminium monthly

As an emerging economy with a population of nearly two hundred million people, Nigeria generates quite a lot of waste. The Waste Management Society...

How Turning Point is partnering LSETF to facilitate entrepreneurship

Story Highlight: The organization is partnering with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund to provide financial facilities to aspiring youth entrepreneurs.  On Saturday, March 9,...

These women are doing amazing work with their Startups

The International Women's Day is a special day  to celebrate the advancements of women in different spheres of life, including business. Without doubt, it...
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SME Tips: How to hire and keep competent staff

In the face of prevalent unemployment crisis, more Nigerians are embracing entrepreneurship and establishing small and medium enterprises (SMEs). A 2014 CNN report ranks Nigeria as...

Entrepreneurs of Lagos: How I Started a fruit juice business with ₦ 4000

JokemFruities and Events Enterprises is a healthy living company, registered in 2016 with an outlet at 3, Adeyemi Odukomaya Street, Shangisha Magodo. The business...

SME stories: How Alex makes ₦8,000 daily from second-hand book selling

In Nigeria today, second-hand bookselling has become a major source of income for a lot of people. It is a thriving sector which is...

How to avoid paying excessive taxes in Nigeria

Taxes are statutory obligations of every citizen and businesses in a country. It is thus a major factor in determining how much income you...
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Farmcrowdy awarded $325,000 equity-free grant from GSMA

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first and leading digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, was yesterday named as a recipient of...

Application for 2018 Young Enterprise Scale-up Bootcamp is open

Following the success of its maiden YES boot camp in Lagos in 2017, Nigeria-based business development firm Hybrid Group HYBR has announced the application...

Side hustle alert: Cold room business

Cold room business is fast becoming a popular side hustle in Nigeria. There is hardly any household today in the country that does not...
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These new revised guidelines are important if you are an importer

The Federal Ministry of Finance recently issued an addendum to the 2017 Revised Import Guidelines, Procedures and Documentation Requirements under the Destination Inspection Scheme...

Defending your Turf – Providing value for your Customers

I moved to Gbagada, Lagos Nigeria, a few years ago and I still remember clearly what “The Prince Superstore” was. The Prince used to...

How these healthcare startups are changing the narratives in the ecosystem

Gerocare Seeing the challenges faced in caring for the elderly in Nigeria, largely because of the scarcity of fully functional healthcare centres and geriatric homes,...

Fidelity Bank partners Flame Academy on capacity development for young entrepreneurs.

In its bid to support young entrepreneurs, Fidelity Bank has announced a partnership with Flame Academy and Consulting Limited for the  training of young...

10 fastest growing business opportunities in Nigeria

There are profitable business opportunities available to any smart investor in Nigeria, and these opportunities can be found both online and offline. Online business...

How to get the BOI loan for ‘Youth Corpers’

The loan facility is targeted at fresh graduates/serving corps members. One can access a loan of up...

These fast food chains will make even more money in 2018

The fast food value chain recorded an impressive performance despite the economic recession of 2016 and early 2017. The growth recorded is not unconnected...

These Nigerian Startups may not ‘make it’ to 2019, If….

These Nigerian Startups may not 'make it' to 2019, if they don't change their business model. Disclaimer! This is not a death sentence and we do...
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