Why I dumped film production for peanuts 

Why I dumped film production for peanuts – Ghanaian Entrepreneur 

Marian Akosua Mantey studied Film Directing at NAFTI before deciding to start making plantain chips and peanuts.  
CBN Entrepreneur loan, 7 Tips for Financing Your New Business, SMEDAN invests N103.5 million in Sokoto entrepreneurs  

SMEDAN invests N103.5 million in Sokoto entrepreneurs  

SMEDAN disclosed that it has given N103.5 million to 2,070 entrepreneurs in Sokoto state 
MSMEs crucial to providing employment to growing workforce – Peugeot Boss

MSMEs crucial to providing employment to growing workforce – Peugeot Boss

Mr. Ibrahim Boyi has called for stakeholders support for MSMEs describing them as having the capacity to absorb the nation’s growing workforce.
MSMEs require more credit - NSE, Credit Bureau Association  

MSMEs require more credit – NSE, Credit Bureau Association  

The NSE and the Credit Bureau Association of Nigeria (CBAN) have called for increased access to credit by MSMEs in Nigeria. 
Nigerian hair maker, X-Pression sacks workers, blames economy woes under Pres. Buhari

The dwindling fortunes of hair brand, X-Pression; how Nigeria is singlehandedly killing it 

For more than 15 years, X-Pression enjoyed huge demand in Europe and America. X-Pression's growth was driven by its market positioning.
FCMB and SystemSpecs sign MoU, launch a payroll solution for SMEs

FCMB and SystemSpecs sign MoU, launch a payroll solution for SMEs

FCMB, in collaboration with SystemSpecs Limited, has launched a solution that is focused on aiding different aspects of business operation.
Carbon to empower more start-ups with new platform 

Carbon to empower more start-ups with new platform 

Carbon, one of Nigeria’s foremost digital financial services company, has launched a digital financial services platform, Carbon for Business.
Africa Development Bank. AfDB develops Index to aid women empowerment , African Development Bank awards $1.1 million to boost food production in Africa , AFDB increases capital to $208 billion in bid to secure Africa’s future , African Investment Forum: AfDB eye $67 billion deals 

Adesina leads the charge to lend to women-focused businesses 

The President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, has called for the need to lend to women and women focused businesses.
Emotional intelligence, Business, manage, run

Why you need emotional intelligence to successfully run a business

Why you need emotional intelligence to successfully run a business
FG looks to reform ease of doing business, plans regional tour 

FG looks to reform ease of doing business, plans regional tour 

The Federal Government, through the PEBEC, is looking to improve its ease of doing business strategies.
Tax Waivers for startups - Emotional intelligence

A look at some financing options for small business owners

A look at some financing options for small business owners #SME #MSME #Entrepreneur
Nigerian fintech firm, Lidya expands $1.1bn SMEs loans in Czech, Poland 

Nigerian fintech firm, Lidya to invest $1.1billion in Czech, Poland

In a bid to continue expanding its services into the international market, Nigerian Fintech firm, Lidya has launched in Poland and Czech Republic.
How So Fresh founder dumped oil money to sell fruits and salads 

Border closure affecting revenue and Nigeria is not food sufficient  –  So Fresh co-founder, Olagoke Balogun 

The border closure by President Muhammadu Buhari is gradually affecting small and medium businesses in Nigeria.
BoI’s MD complains that SMEs don’t repay loans, Nigerians react 

BoI’s MD complains that SMEs don’t repay loans, Nigerians react 

The MD of Nigeria’s BoI, Kayode Pitan, was recently quoted as saying that it is very challenging to get repayment on loans issued to SMEs.
financial security, Financing for Small Business, Financing for Small Business

Financing for Small Business

A small business is “small” with limited capitalization and fewer options to raise cash to finance operations.
Union Bank, Dick Kramer, Emeka Emuwa, Union Bank announces close period ahead of Q3 2019 results 

Women entrepreneurs set to benefit $200 million from Union Bank  

Women Entrepreneurs will benefit from a $200 million facility acquired by Union Bank to support Women-led businesses. 
Flutterwave emerges Y Combinator’s African most valuable startup 

Flutterwave emerges Y Combinator’s African most valuable startup 

Flutterwave has emerged as the most valuable company from Africa according to American seed accelerator, Y Combinator’s (YC) list.
CBN, Key lending rate, CBN to boost creative industry with N22 billion , CBN increases LDR to 65%, sets December deadline, External reserves drop by $3.2 billion in Q3’19 , Banks' loans to Oil and Gas, Power, other sectors drop by N411.8 billion 

CBN increases LDR to 65%, sets December deadline 

The CBN has issued a fresh circular mandating commercial banks operating in the country to lend out up to 65% of their customer deposits.
How $60 billion fund can benefit Nigeria - Chinese expert 

How $60 billion fund can benefit Nigeria – Chinese expert 

The biggest hindrance to the growth of Small and Medium Businesses in Nigeria is funding.
UBA, LCCI partner to create value for SMEs at 2019 Lagos Int’ Trade Fair

UBA, LCCI partner to create value for SMEs at 2019 Lagos Int’ Trade Fair

UBA and LCCI have joined forces to create value for SMEs at the 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair in November 2019. 
Here's how Nigerian businesses can reduce petrol and diesel consumption by 50% 

Here’s how Nigerian businesses can reduce petrol and diesel consumption by 50% 

Nairametrics has learnt of a new method that can help cut the cost of powering generators by 50%.
Facebook's cryptocurrency, Tech Hub, Here is why Facebook is under probe again, Facebook Accelerator Nigeria Opens with Season Two Bootcamp, Nigerian, Ghanian startups to participate in Facebook Accelerator Programme , Facebook acquires tech startup , Facebook deletes multiple accounts in Nigeria, others 

Nigerian, Ghanaian startups to participate in Facebook Accelerator Programme 

Some Nigerian and Ghanian startups and students have been shortlisted to participate in Season 2 of the annual Facebook Accelerator Nigeria
Stay ahead of your competitors with these tips

Stay ahead of your competitors with these tips

You will only achieve success if you run your business on your own terms, and not fall prey to chasing after rivals in your industry.
Sterling Bank, Temitayo Adegoke succeeds Justina Lewa at Sterling Bank as she retires, MSMEs get N50 billion business support from Sterling Bank, Quick take: Increased OPEX drags Pre-tax Profit

MSMEs get N50 billion business support from Sterling Bank

In a bid to provide support for MSMEs in Nigeria, Sterling Bank has set aside a sum of N50 billion in loans.
Here are ways to ask family and friends to fund your business - PART 1

Here are ways to ask family and friends to fund your business – PART...

Many entrepreneurs are so passionate about their new idea that they are surprised when family and friends don’t line up to invest in their new ventures.
FairMoney secures EUR 10 million seed funding, to widen mobile banking services in Nigeria 

FairMoney secures EUR 10 million seed funding, to widen mobile banking services in Nigeria 

A Paris-based fintech, FairMoney has just secured the sum of 10 million euros in seed funding to widen the company’s online lending services to more customers with the aim of becoming a holistic financial platform for underserved customers, in Nigeria. 
CBN Entrepreneur loan, 7 Tips for Financing Your New Business, SMEDAN invests N103.5 million in Sokoto entrepreneurs  

7 Tips for Financing Your New Business

If you want to start your own business but don’t have the funding, you can still get it off the ground.
These African startups to participate in Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme 

These African startups to participate in Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme 

Tech giant, Google has admitted the Class 4 of its annual programme tagged Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa. The class will hold in Lagos with 12 startups selected across Africa.
Nigeria partners UAE to boost SMEs 

Nigeria partners UAE to boost SMEs 

 The Federal Government (FG) is in talks with the United Arab Emirates for a collaboration to help boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
Bill Gates pledges support for Nigerian farmers  

Bill Gates pledges support for Nigerian farmers  

One of the things Billionaire, Bill Gates is known for is his charitable and philanthropic acts. Reports have it that Gates is regarded as one of the greatest philanthropists in the world, having given out as much as $100 billion through his foundation - the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.