Women Deliver Awards Seed Grants To Young Nigerian Leaders

Women Deliver Awards Seed Grants To Young Nigerian Leaders

Three young Nigerians are among 20 Young Leaders that will receive seed grants of US$5,000 each to  support six-month projects aimed at advancing girls’ and women’s health, rights and wellbeing in their communities by Women Deliver, a global More »

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award Appoints Sage’s Ivan Epstein

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award Appoints Sage’s Ivan Epstein

Prestigious awards focuses on the power of entrepreneurship to change for the world for the better Ivan Epstein President of Sage International has been appointed to the judging panel for the 16th More »

Orange Social Venture Prize Offers $55,000 In 6th Edition

Orange Social Venture Prize Offers $55,000 In 6th Edition

The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content More »

Record Entry For The 2016 African Entrepreneurship Award

Record Entry For The 2016 African Entrepreneurship Award

BMCE Bank of Africa closes registration for the 2016 African Entrepreneurship Award and prepares to announce the candidates for its second round 8800 entrepreneurs from 105 countries registered with 3900 business ideas More »

Unreasonable Lab launches in Nigeria, To Prepare Startups For Investment

Unreasonable Lab launches in Nigeria, To Prepare Startups For Investment

Unreasonable Ambition: How a movement of entrepreneurship training programs seeks to put a dent on poverty On 6th June 2016, 10 startups from across Nigeria will gather in Lagos for five days, More »

 

Businesses Staying The Course, Despite Economic Slow Down – Study

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According to EY’s 2016 Africa attractiveness program 2016, Staying the course, despite a relative slow down, Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the fastest growing regions in the world. This is reflected in the foreign direct investment (FDI) levels in 2015, where

Entrepreneurs Excited With Nigeria’s Expected 30% Increase In Cashew Nut Production

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Many Nigerian entrepreneurs have expressed optimism with the news that the country is expected to record increase in its cashew nut production in coming years due to renewed focus by the government and increasing demand for the commodity across developed countries

Startup Nations Award: Which Policymaker Can We Nominate From Nigeria?

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Global Entrepreneurship Network’s policy platform spotlights innovative policy approaches to help entrepreneurs start and scale GEN is now accepting nominations for the Startup Nations Awards, recognizing influential and innovative public sector leaders and policy approaches from around the world. Winners will

Tech Entrepreneurship: Bill Gates Acknowledges Seun Onigbide’s BudgIT

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American business magnate, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Bill Gates has lauded the achievements of some young African innovators, while predicting a bright future for the continent. He made the assertion during the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at University of Pretoria, South Africa, in

Petroleum Investment: Group Passes Confidence Vote On NAPIMS Boss

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THE Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC) has passed confidence vote on the Group General Manager of National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS),Mr Dafe Sejebor  over alleged  corruption and marginalisation of contractors from the region and tasked security

Startup Open 2016: GEN Is Accepting Applications

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You can now apply for the 2016 Startup Open as the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) officially commence the process to identify, recognize and support promising new startups from around the world. Now in its seventh year, Startup Open is a global

Social Entrepreneurs Task Youth To “Sweat Their Assets”

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Some Nigerian social innovators have launched the “Sweat Your Asset Programme” (SYAP) aimed at improving the well-being of youths in Nigeria, in order for them to attain their full potential in productive engagements. The SYAP is an initiative of the African Resources Development Initiative

dmg events launches first geo-adapted hospitality event in Africa

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dmg events – Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international exhibitions company, is set to launch its successful hospitality event brand in Africa. The Hotel Show Africa 2017 will take place from 25 to 27 June at South Africa’s

NOMINATE: Who Deserves The 2016 Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award?

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The Management of Emagez Solutions in collaboration with Foundation for Nigeria Entrepreneurs has called for nominations of outstanding Entrepreneurs, Business Executives and Corporate Organizations for the 2016 edition of the Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award. In a statement made recently by the

APPLY: CORAF/WECARD Youth Empowerment for Agripreneurship in West Africa 2016

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The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank are inviting young agricultural entrepreneurs to submit applications for the empowering Youths for Agripreneurship in West Africa Project. WORTH  Mentees will