Apply for $20,000 D-Prize Entrepreneurship Challenges

Apply for $20,000 D-Prize Entrepreneurship Challenges

The world has solutions to poverty. Can you distribute them to those in need? D-Prize Entrepreneurship Challenges welcome you. Our world has already invented many effective poverty solutions, but sadly most fail More »

SLA Announces 6 Finalists for $10,000 Prize

SLA Announces 6 Finalists for $10,000 Prize

She Leads Africa (SLA) has announced the top six finalists for its 2015 Entrepreneur Showcase to be held on September 26 in Lagos, Nigeria. These entrepreneurs will pitch their businesses in front More »

Nigeria Passport is 57th Most Useful in the World

Nigeria Passport is 57th Most Useful in the World

The Nigerian passport is ranked 57th in the world out of 199 indexed passports. This is according to Passport Index – the interactive tool recently unveiled by Arton Capital, a financial advisory More »

APPLY: Slush 2015 Global Impact Accelerator

APPLY: Slush 2015 Global Impact Accelerator

Do you run a start-up that directly addresses global development challenge? Do you want to attend a 1-week global accelerator program with 30 other impact start-ups with the opportunity of meeting top More »


Jubril Enakele becomes Zenith Capital Limited’s MD/CEO

Jubril Enakele

Zenith Capital Limited, a leading investment bank, is pleased to announce that Jubril Enakele has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. This appointment took effect in May, 2015. ​In his new role, Mr. Enakele will focus on investment

WATS2015: Questions that matter for HR – as oil prices fall

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By Emmanuel Emielu – in preparation for WATS2015. As oil prices continue to fall with no end in sight, some things are becoming clearer. For example, that prices are likely to stay low for much longer than initially speculated. The industry

CcHUB measures Internet speed with FastOrNot

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Finally you can see which Internet service provider is fast in your neighborhood! Have you ever been in that position where you want to buy a new ISP and you are calling friends to get recommendations – well, we too

Introducing Pair, a ridesharing startup for Lagos commuters


After introducing Jekalo and GoMyWay, we are happy to reveal Pair, who claim to have been in existence before the former two. Get to know this ridesharing platform: What is Pair? Pair is a monthly subscription based ridesharing service built

WATS2015: West Africa’s Top Talents Gather for Oil & Gas Summit in Ghana


Key stakeholders from the West African oil and gas sector will gather at the La Palm Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana from 27 – 29 October 2015 for the much-awaited West Africa Oil & Gas Talent Summit 2015. The summit is

Omo Alata wins $10,000 She Leads Africa Entrepreneur Showcase

2015 Winners - Kambili Ofili-Okonkwo, Kasope Ladipo-Ajai and Ngozi Opara

“Omo Alata”, a food packaging company has emerged the top winner in the 2015 She Leads Africa Entrepreneur Showcase sponsored by Guaranty Trust Bank. Other winners are Kamokini, swimsuit line for African women and Heat Free Hair, a natural hair extensions company.

U.S. Consulate Gives Nigerian Social Entrepreneurs N50m

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Order of Photograph: Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy Abuja, Maria Brewer (sixth right); Acting U.S. Consul General in Lagos, Dehab Ghebreab (third left); with recipients of the U.S. Consulate General’s grants, during the grant award presentation in Lagos on Tuesday,

#WATS2015: It’s a different Crew Change for Africa!

A worker inspect facilities on an upstream oil drilling platform at the Total oil platform at Amenem, 35 kilometers away from Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta. Amenem is the hub of Total oil production with two oil well producing over 100,000 barrels of crude daily. AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

This article is in preparation for #WATS2015. Enjoy. For many years, the Crew Change discourse has been largely in the context of Europe and North America.  Experienced hands are retiring, and there are not enough of the younger generation to fill

Founder of Mobility Talks Tech Blogging in Nigeria


It was a delight to have Nigeria’s oldest Tech Blogger and Founder of Mobility Arena, Mr Yomi Adegboye in the studio to discuss the little beginnings of Tech Blogging in Nigeria. Yomi, who is an Architect by training left the

NASME Seek Tax Holiday for Nigerian Startups, SMEs

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The Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME) has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State to give business startups three years tax holiday and amnesty for all CAC registered business names. The campaign, spearheaded