News
European Investment Bank and AfDB collaborate to support private sector investment in Nigeria
04-19-2018 | 14:25:24
The European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank have agreed to support the creation of the new Development Bank of Nigeria to strengthen lending for business and agriculture investment in the country.


Telecoms VAS market hits $200m in Nigeria
04-19-2018 | 14:09:47
The Value Added Services (VAS), segment of the telecom market in Nigeria has recorded the sum of $200 million revenue as at first quarter this year, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.


Nigerian court stops sale of 9mobile after shareholders' motion
04-19-2018 | 12:37:34
The Nigerian High Court has stopped the sale of 9mobile following opposition to the deal by some shareholders of the company.


Diamond bank partners with MTN, VISA and Microsoft to unveil TECHFEST
04-19-2018 | 11:40:00
Nigeria’s technology space is set to witness experiential platform with the unveiling of TechFest by Diamond Bank Plc in partnership with MTN, Visa, Microsoft, NIBSS, Deloitte and Touche, Interswitch and Beat FM.


Nigerian Stock Exchange to migrate Access Bank, Lafarge, Seplat and UBA to Premium Board
04-17-2018 | 12:25:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange is set to migrate Access Bank Plc, Lafarge Africa Plc, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc and United Bank for Africa Plc to its Premium Board, 2018 sequel to them applying and meeting the Exchange’s listing requirements for the board.


 
Features
[Column] Oyinkan Adewale: Women Entrepreneurs in an Emerging Economy- Running a Bankable Business
04-19-2018 | 11:49:33
In 2017, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was 0.83% (compared to a decline of 1.58% in 2016). In the second quarter of 2017, the country officially emerged from a recession which had lasted about a year.


[Interview] Funke E. Adeniji, Founder, Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative, UK
04-09-2018 | 10:27:26
The Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative (WESIE) was founded in 2012 by British/Nigerian Funke E. Adeniji, who began playing basketball in her teens, working her way up from collegiate level basketball in the UK to division 1, the UK’s premiere league for women.


[Startup Interview] Rahmon Ojukotola, Founder, StartCredits, Nigeria
03-26-2018 | 09:12:00
StartCredits is a Nigerian financial technology startup that is redefining borrowing by offering competitive terms that reduce interest rates while advancing transparency.


[Interview] John Enoh, CEO and Co-Founder, Beeptool, Nigeria
03-14-2018 | 14:14:00
BeepTool Communications, a Nigerian fintech and VoIP company has been positioning itself to change the landscape of mobile communication and connectivity inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa by offering low cost ICT solutions to remote areas that have traditionally been locked out of conventional network coverage.


[Column] Jens Ischebeck: How to save money with remittances to Africa
02-05-2018 | 11:23:05
International money transfers to Africa are rising. There are good reasons for that. With the choice of the right online money transfer provider you can save yourself a high amount of remittance fees!


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