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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...

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: I make ₦8,000 daily from selling second-hand books

In Nigeria today, second-hand bookselling has become a major source of income to many. It is helping to curb unemployment, while silently stimulating economic...

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...

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...

Side hustles you can try out in 2018

It is no more advisable to be solely dependent on monthly stipends got from our 8-5 jobs as standard of...

5 Nigerian Startups to watch in 2018

Introduction – Reality Check If you know me by now, you probably would have noticed that I have cautious excitement about Nigeria’s tech space. I...

Agritech startups to watch in 2018

The general perception about agribusiness being a ‘dirty job’ that requires you owning and cultivating your own farm with hoes and cutlasses is gradually...
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Taxes you need to be aware of if you are about to start a...

In Nigeria, all persons in employment – individuals who own a business, non-residents who derive income from Nigeria as well as companies that operate...

Explained: How startups are valued – Part 2

Depending on who you ask, there are a number of ways to value your startup. I will however categorise them into 2 broad segments:...

If you own a side hustle, this is how much tax you could pay

Understandably, majority of income earned from “side hustles” in Nigeria escape taxation.  Recently the government announced its...

Explained: How startups are valued

Startup valuation is one of the most debated topics in the venture capital (VC) world. It has bred different schools of thoughts, various valuation...

Explained: Bank Charges, Fees & Interest Rates approved by the CBN

Explaining The New Bank Charges, Lending And Deposit Rates Announced By The CBN The Central Bank on Nigeria released a new set of guidelines to...

General Electric equips 141 Nigerians with advance manufacturing skills

General Electric (GE), a digital industrial company in its bid to  address the over eight million technical skills gap in critical sectors of the Nigerian...

Building a strong brand in a weak economy (Part 2)

Your brand should be used by management to drive the company: There is no tool better than the brand for...

Segun Agbaje: Using fairs to redefine retail banking and SME lending

Segun Agbaje, the Managing Director/CEO of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), is not a popular man. To many, he is aloof, too strait-laced, not your...

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