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When a mature company pivots – A case study of Jumia!

Again, let me say, I don’t like jargons, but the word “Pivot” is some word we can’t avoid in this tech business. When a...
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CBN holds MPR at 14% ; what it means for Startups and SME’s

The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN's Monetary Poly Committee meeting (MPC) was concluded on Tuesday with the decision to hold  the policy rates. According to...

This Is The Signed Copy of The Pension Reform Act

I have finally laid my hands on the signed copy of the pension reform act signed by the president on the 1st of July...

How Recalculating GDP Can Help App Designers In Nigeria -From American Public Radio (NPR)

I found this article in NPR website (National Public Radio) based in the US. Though very rudimentary in its application of the importance of...

7 Wonders Of Doing Business In Nigeria

According to a recent report FDI's into Nigeria is expected to top $23b per year over the next five years. The Federal Government has...

Are You An Exporter?==> Nexim Bank To Create Credit Facilities For Exporters

  The MD of NEXIM claims the bank is currently working on a credit facility for buyers of Non Oil exports from Nigeria as a...
Over 13,000 MSMEs benefit from Edo State Government fund 

Over 13,000 MSMEs benefit from Edo State Government fund 

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has disclosed that over 13,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises have benefitted from the MSME Fund distributed by 12 Microfinance banks in the state. 

10 Aliko Dangote Quotes every aspiring entrepreneur should read

Without a doubt, his name is not new to you if you are Nigerian. He’s not only the richest Nigerian, he’s the richest African...

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

“Knowledge is Power they say. What you don’t read, you don’t know”. The simple truth is that to start or running a business requires...

2 Hard Things Woman Entrepreneurs Need to Learn for Success

My therapist and I are trying to figure out what drives me, and it's been a rollercoaster. We've discovered an uneasiness with being idle...
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Avoid these 4 mistakes while writing your business plan

For newbie entrepreneurs, the very thought of coming up with a business plan is headache enough to reconsider whether going the entrepreneurship way is...

Lagos state has a message for foreigners with temporary work permit

Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has issued a public notice (the Notice) regarding the taxation of non-nationals with temporary work permit (TWP). The Notice...

11 Business Ideas Sharp Guys can Make Money From This Holiday

The holiday season is here again! This is a period where people celebrate the birth of Christ and look forward to the New Year....
Should I quit my job to start a business?

Should I quit my job and start a business? Yes, if you pass these...

Are you ready to quit your day job to run a business of your own? This is a question most entrepreneurs often find themselves struggling to answer. If you are one of them, here are four things you must consider. 

How Failure Can Lead Your Business To Success

A man once decided to teach his young daughter about the concept of failure. Everyday, after coming home from work he asks his young...
Revenue reserves

I love to look at Revenue Reserves and This is Why

Here is why @ugodre loves to look at the revenue reserves of a company. Find out
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 Do Your Employees Dig You? See 10 Things Amazing Bosses Do

  I found this very interesting list on Inc.com and thought it was valuable for up coming bosses out there and those who probably need...
Official: Comprehensive LASG Motor Vehicle Licensing, Number Plates, Change of Ownership Etc. Rates

Official: Comprehensive LASG Motor Vehicle Licensing, Number Plates, Change of Ownership Etc. Rates

  I was at the Lagos State licensing office recently hoping to get my new drivers license on the way. While waiting I came across...
Africa Netpreneur Prize initiative, African entrepreneurs, Jack Ma Foundation

10 hard truths Jack Ma hammered on in his visit to Africa

Asia’s richest man, Jack Ma (founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group), recently paid a 2 day visit to Kenya and Rwanda on his...

Start Your Own Home Based Fish Farming Business for Profit

Fish is a delicious and nutritious protein source that is also rich in nutrients like omega-3 Fatty acids that improves our heart health and...

“I Need A Car Loan” (How To Get A Car Loan In Nigeria)

Mike: Hi Ugo I need a car loan how do i get one? Ugo: Getting a car loan in Nigeria is not that difficult...
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Fidelity Bank Plc and AfDB are partnering to fund MSMEs with $50m

In a bid to fund/promote the growth of MSMEs in Nigeria, Fidelity Bank Plc and African Development Bank (AfDB), have signed a $50 million financing agreement.

A – Z of Cash-less Lagos

For those who don't know cashless Lagos commenced April 1 2012. From then on withdrawals or deposits in excess of N500,000 and N3,000,000 for...

5 Steps To Bring Out The Best from Your Technical Staff

How to coax the best out your technical staff

We now know how much LSETF has disbursed to Startups since 2016

The Lagos State Government has so far disbursed N4.5 billion to over 5000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in one year. Secretary to...

Regional Demographic Of Female YouWin Awardees – 2nd Batch

Businessday of Monday 27, 2013 (Page 7) reveals out of the 1200 young female entrepreneurs who emerged winners of the 2nd batch of YouWin,...
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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,...

What it cost to start a Bee Farming business in Nigeria

To start the Business of Bee-Keeping? How Profitable is Bee-Keeping Business? How much capital do I need to start this business? This article seeks...