THE ENTREPRENEUR’S MINDSET
Being an entrepreneur is a state of mind. It is about analyzing the world and what is happening in terms of opportunities and possibilities. Trying to understand how an individual intervention can enter the economy and social system in terms of construction and progress. It’s also about putting into... Read more
FG Has Saved N17bn From Foreign Trips, Sitting Allowances – Lai Mohammed
Lai Mohammed, minister of Information and culture, says the federal government has saved over N17 billion from foreign trips, sitting allowances and souvenirs. Mohammed disclosed this at a forum organised by NAN in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the present administration introduced an efficiency unit in the ministry of... Read more
Metrowoman entrepreneur of the week: Yetty Williams
Yetty Williams Yetty Williams is the founder of LagosMums, a resource for mothers, parents and caregivers on raising children in the 21st Century. LagosMums is the first Nigerian parenting website dedicated to offering a one-stop destination for parents in Lagos, Nigeria and the Diaspora. It has become a trusted... Read more
Why every traditional business must be online
In an increasingly digitalised world, you would think every business has gone online but this is not the case for some businesses that believe their customers are not online. Perhaps you own a restaurant or run a taxi service and you still wonder why you need to be online.... Read more
Metrowoman entrepreneur of the week: Yetty Williams.
Yetty Williams Yetty Williams is the founder of LagosMums, a resource for mothers, parents and caregivers on raising children in the 21st Century. LagosMums is the first Nigerian parenting website dedicated to offering a one-stop destination for parents in Lagos, Nigeria and the Diaspora. It has become a trusted... Read more
Inflation Rate Rises From 11.14% To 11.23% In August – NBS
The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the rate rising from 11.14 per cent in July to 11.23 per cent in August. The bureau in the report which was made available to a correspondent stated that this is the first... Read more
Building A Small Business Vs. Building A Start-Up.
A few weeks ago, I was scanning through my Quora newsfeed and I came across an interesting discussion on what differentiates a small business from a startup. As a business owner and founder, even though I constantly use both terms on a daily basis, it was a bit difficult to distinguish between the... Read more
Mistakes In Business That Can Lead To Bankruptcy
About 8 years ago, I inherited a mono product retail business from my mum who is a retired civil servant. At the time, she was selling pre-pack eggs in front of our family house at a neighborhood called Obalende in Lagos State, Nigeria. In a bid to help my... Read more
No Paris Club refund for states owing salaries – FG
The Federal Government said states owing workers’ salaries would not have access to the remaining $2.69 billion Paris Club refund. It said such states must clear backlogs of salaries and other related staff arrears to get approval for the funds, which would be made in phased tranches to the... Read more
How to Choose the Best Online Title Lending Companies
If you are in a period of financial strains or you are looking for the last few thousand dollars to start up your company or make a big purchase, chances are good that you are looking to take out some kind of a personal loan. The only problem with... Read more
China To Invest N2.16tn In Africa
Amazon Finally Joins The Trillion Dollar Club
Amazon.com Inc  on Tuesday joined Apple Inc in the  $1 trillion club, becoming the second member of the group after its stock price doubled in 15 months. If the online retailer’s share price continues at its recent pace, it will be a matter of when, not if, Amazon’s market... Read more
CBN holds monetary policy rate at 14%
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria agreed to leave the Monetary Policy Rate, MPR, unchanged at 14 per cent. The decision of the committee was announced Tuesday by the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, at the end of a two-day meeting held at the apex bank’s headquarters... Read more
”Nigeria is safe and secure for investment” President Buhari tells Businessmen in Netherlands
$680M DEBT: Tinubu on his own –Oando
Oando Plc. said it is not affected by the July 6, 2018 ruling of the London Court of International Arbitration ordering the payment of $680 million in favour of Ansbury Investments Incorporated. In a statement on Monday, Oando pointed out that contrary to a statement issued by the Legal... Read more
The Nigeria Labour Congress has disrupted activities of MTN Nigeria in protest against non-unionisation of its workers.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has disrupted activities of MTN Nigeria in protest against non-unionisation of its workers. The leadership of the union and other members barricaded the head office of the company in Lagos on Monday for about eight hours, preventing workers from carrying out their daily duties. The... Read more