News
Tony Elumelu Foundation and UNDP sign agreement to support African entrepreneurs
10-17-2017 | 10:33:34
“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges are to be addressed.”


Shell Nigeria Gas donates labs, ICT centre to community school
10-17-2017 | 09:53:00
The Shell Nigeria Gas has donated an ultramodern ICT Centre and well-equipped science laboratories to African Church Community Secondary School in Ewupe, a community hosting the company’s facilities in Ota area of Ogun State.


World Bank Statement on Support to Nigeria
10-16-2017 | 10:25:25
In 2015, the Government of Nigeria requested World Bank support to respond to the humanitarian and development crisis in the North East of Nigeria.


NNPC to reinvigorate exploratory activities in Seven Inland Basins
10-16-2017 | 10:06:09
As part of strategies to shore up the nation’s reserve base, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will reinvigorate exploratory activities in the seven hydrocarbon basins in the country.


Nigeria works with UNIDO to establish entrepreneurship curricula in secondary schools
10-16-2017 | 09:23:28
A new curricula focusing on entrepreneurship will now have a place in secondary schools in Nigeria. It was designed with the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and funded by the Government of Japan.e


 
Features
Nigerians seek next level shopping experience - Nielsen findings
10-16-2017 | 09:53:00
Despite Nigeria’s retail sector being dominated by independent formats like Open Markets and Kiosks in terms of absolute store numbers, modern trade formats like Supermarkets and Hypermarkets are stepping up to fulfil the needs of consumers.


[Startup Interview] Oladunmade Otitoola, Founder, RentYourHall, Nigeria
09-25-2017 | 12:14:00
Oladunmade Otitoola, an entrepreneur and beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program in 2016, is founder of RentYourHall, Nigeria. Africa Business Communities poses him some questions on development of the startup.


[Column] Tony Elumelu: Why Africapitalists will build a continent’s future
09-21-2017 | 06:45:00
Africa is a place of real business opportunity that the world should be alive to. I know, having built businesses that now operate in 20 African countries and through creating a program over 10 years that is funding and mentoring 10,000 African entrepreneurs.


[Column] Jeremy Potgieter: M2M key to unlocking economic inclusivity and innovation in Africa
09-18-2017 | 10:52:40
As more financial service providers adopt machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, it is becoming ever more apparent that these solutions are vital to economic inclusivity and innovation on the African continent.


[Interview] Hajiya Sa’adatu Abdullahi, Founder, Business Women Networking, Nigeria
09-14-2017 | 08:04:00
Hajiya Sa'adatu Abdullahi is a Nigerian entrepreneur and founder Business Networking Women, an organization operating in the country's capital, Abuja. Africa Business Communities interviews her:


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