News
Buhari administration engages national assembly, chief justice in new ease of doing business action plan
09-26-2017 | 14:02:00
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), which is chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, will, on Tuesday, consider new and specific initiatives to be implemented over a 60-day period in the National Action Plan 2.0.


NPDC poised to grow equity production to 500,000 bpd by 2020
09-26-2017 | 10:15:52
Nigerian Petroleum Development Company is poised to grow its equity production from the current 180,000 barrels per day to 300,000 bpd by 2018 and by 2019 and 2020 its production is expected to hit 400,000 bpd and 500,000 bpd, respectively.


[Nigeria] Union Bank’s N50b Rights Issue now open for subscription
09-25-2017 | 09:50:00
Union Bank has announced that subscription period for its N50 billion Rights Issue which commenced on Wednesday, September 20 and will close on October 30, 2017.


FSDH Merchant Bank announces investment by AFIG Funds
09-25-2017 | 09:30:15
FSDH Merchant Bank has announced that AFIG Funds, a leading African private equity fund manager has, through the Atlantic Coast Regional Fund (ACRF), completed an investment in the Bank.


Dangote Industries enlists pubic support in tracking contraband goods in its trucks
09-21-2017 | 10:27:28
The Management of Dangote Industries Limited has launched a passionate appeal to members of the public to assist in monitoring both the recklessness and the illegal haulage of contraband goods by some of its truck drivers.


 
Features
[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:


[Startup Interview] Tope Hassan, Founder, ISOKO Africa, Nigeria
09-04-2017 | 10:11:00
Tope Hassan is known as an African Tourist, bootstrapping through African nations to discover African Brands & Entrepreneurs. She founded ISOKO Africa a year ago as a dedicated media outlet for African brands.


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