News
Nigeria launches electronic portal to woo investors
05-24-2018 | 11:16:48
Nigeria has launched iGuide, an online investment portal, as it seeks to position itself as an investment hub to local and international investors.


Shell Nigeria spends N14.85bn on GMoUs in Rivers State
05-24-2018 | 10:58:23
A total of N14.86 billion has been invested by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria operated Joint venture on Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) clusters in Rivers State.


Chinese firm, Nigeria sign $6b Lagos-Kano rail project agreement
05-24-2018 | 10:36:00
Nigeria has signed an agreement of $6.68billion with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation for a major segment of rail line linking the economic capital Lagos with Kano, northern Nigeria's commercial hub.


Facebook partners with CcHub to launch NG_Hub in Lagos, its first hub space in Africa
05-24-2018 | 10:31:00
As part of its commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook today unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos, Nigeria - its first flagship community hub space in Africa, in partnership with CcHub.


Lidya raises $6.9 million in a Series A Round led by Omidyar Network
05-24-2018 | 09:43:42
Lidya, the digital financial services platform focused on improving access to credit for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises in Africa has raised $6.9 million in a Series A investment round, one of the largest in Nigerian tech history.


 
Features
Nigerian Banks must deploy technology to adapt to regulatory changes and risk management - SAS
05-15-2018 | 10:33:00
As one of the most regulated industries in the world, banks are under pressure to not only comply with constantly changing regulations but also to modernise their systems.


[Column] Oyinkan Adewale: Women Entrepreneurs in an Emerging Economy- Running a Bankable Business
04-19-2018 | 11:49:33
In 2017, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was 0.83% (compared to a decline of 1.58% in 2016). In the second quarter of 2017, the country officially emerged from a recession which had lasted about a year.


[Interview] Funke E. Adeniji, Founder, Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative, UK
04-09-2018 | 10:27:26
The Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative (WESIE) was founded in 2012 by British/Nigerian Funke E. Adeniji, who began playing basketball in her teens, working her way up from collegiate level basketball in the UK to division 1, the UK’s premiere league for women.


[Startup Interview] Rahmon Ojukotola, Founder, StartCredits, Nigeria
03-26-2018 | 09:12:00
StartCredits is a Nigerian financial technology startup that is redefining borrowing by offering competitive terms that reduce interest rates while advancing transparency.


[Interview] John Enoh, CEO and Co-Founder, Beeptool, Nigeria
03-14-2018 | 14:14:00
BeepTool Communications, a Nigerian fintech and VoIP company has been positioning itself to change the landscape of mobile communication and connectivity inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa by offering low cost ICT solutions to remote areas that have traditionally been locked out of conventional network coverage.


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