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#NaijaUntapped – 10 Agribusiness Start-up Ideas That Thrive in Nigeria

#NaijaUntapped – 10 Agribusiness Start-up Ideas That Thrive in Nigeria

In a country of above 170 million people, the need for food cannot be over emphasised. According to statistics, the Nigerian population increases yearly by 2.8%. This means that the population will grow further, and need for basic human needs – such as food – will also increase. 2016 will not be an exception. Read More

#NaijaUntapped – Insights Into The “Made In Nigeria” Campaign According to Reuben Abati

#NaijaUntapped – Insights Into The “Made In Nigeria” Campaign According to Reuben Abati

There has been renewed talk lately about the need for Nigerians to patronize locally made goods, (someone should have added… and services!). Championed by Senator Ben Murray Bruce, and supported by the Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajia Aisha Abubakar and a large crowd of online campaigners, […] Read More

Personality Feature: The Craving for Frozen Yoghurt and The Nigerian Start-up That is Sweet Kiwi

Personality Feature: The Craving for Frozen Yoghurt and The Nigerian Start-up That is Sweet Kiwi

In 2009 when Ehime Eigbe Akindele visited Nigeria on holiday from the US, she kept asking for where to buy Frozen Yoghurt and nobody could give her an answer. And just like that, the idea came to her: come start a FroYo business back home.   Read More

5 Business Model Concepts to Consider to Ensure Sustainability

5 Business Model Concepts to Consider to Ensure Sustainability

“Know thyself,” the ancients instruct us. Building on that, Shakespeare wrote, “To thine own self be true.” This, for an enterprise, is the essence of a business blueprint. A successful MSME is a result of a few right turns and even more unmissed opportunities; certainly a blend of science and art. Read More

Your Idea Can Change Africa – Apply for the US$100m TEEP Grant For Emerging Entrepreneurs

Your Idea Can Change Africa – Apply for the US$100m TEEP Grant For Emerging Entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation announces TEEP 2016, the second annual round of the Naira 17bn (US$100m equivalent) Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) for emerging African entrepreneurs. Read More

The 8 Secrets of Successful Idea Activation

The 8 Secrets of Successful Idea Activation

It’s not the idea that makes you successful, it’s the execution, for Ideas are a dime a dozen. Author, entrepreneur, athlete, and millionaire Richard St. John gave a very short three-minute TED talk about his list of eight traits that lead to success, which he gathered by interviewing 500 successful TED attendees over seven years: Read More

Handwork Dey Pay – Apply for the Bank of Industry #BOISKILLSCOMPETITION FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS

Handwork Dey Pay – Apply for the Bank of Industry #BOISKILLSCOMPETITION FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS

The Bank of Industry, in partnership with the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) is organizing a Vocational Skills Competition to support and promote Vocational Skills acquisition among Nigerian youth. Read More

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