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Economy: Performance Intelligence Conference holds in Abuja

Key stakeholders and policy makers will gather at the Hilton Hotel, Abuja on February 23 and 24, for the 2016 International Performance Intelligence Conference poised to be a change catalyst for the Nigerian economy. The conference, with the theme: “Performance Intelligence: The

Apply For Empowering People Award 2015

The “Empowering People Award” aims to identify simple and appropriate technical innovations with business potential and make them visible and accessible to everyone. This is a global call out to submit practical innovations. Following the first competition in 2012/2013, the

Apply for SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge 2015

HiiL Innovating Justice, together with the Global Agenda Council on Justice and the Ford Foundation, has embarked on a pioneering new endeavor to accelerate justice ventures in East and West Africa. The SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge is geared towards finding and strengthening

Renaissance Capital appoints Elena Kolchina

Renaissance Capital, a leading emerging and frontier markets investment bank, has appointed Elena Kolchina as Director, Fixed Income Desk Strategist and Credit Analyst. Based in London, Elena will cover Russia and the CIS, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Her

Heads of state to promote Africa as an investment destination at global investment summit

Five heads of state have already confirmed their participation in the 2015 Global African Investment Summit. The presidents of Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda and several dignitaries of other African countries will be attending the economic development summit to

APPLY: Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme

Young Entrepreneurs in Nigeria now have an opportunity to get up to 1 Million Naira grants to start or grow their business through the maiden edition of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme 2015. The Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme, 2015 is an initiative

CFA debuts TechOnWheels on Love FM

Tech on Wheels with CFA will hit the airwaves from the first of July, 2015 on the Family Love FM radio network which has the potential of reaching millions of Nigerians weekly across the following cities; Port Harcourt and environs,

FREE INTERNET: Naij.com, Opera, MTN Partner for Nigerian Mobile Users

Leading news, jobs and entertainment portal in Nigeria Naij.com, is helping to bring free mobile internet to Nigerians via the MTN network. This has been made possible through Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass, which allows operators to package their data in

Startup Nations Driving Smart Startup Policy

Cristina Fernandez @CristinaFern Mexico Jun 11, 2015 Many of the policymakers and program leaders focused on exploring different policy ideas and government programs to help accelerate new and young firm formation participated in this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Congress. It might

LEAP Africa Forum: Experts Charge Entrepreneurs On Growth

On June 9th, 2015 LEAP Africa, Lafarge and Sterling Bank converged over 800 well-known industry business leaders, entrepreneurs, risk management experts in Nigeria’s business sector at the 10th CEOs Forum themed Staying Ahead: Maximizing Profits and Mitigating Risks. Centred on