Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

The glory and pitfalls of the Nigerian entrepreneurial spirit

Nigerians’ desire for upward social mobility is the driving force of the country’s entrepreneurial spirit.

Nigeria: Insecurity and its impact on business

Opinions among local entrepreneurs and international business leaders about Nigeria’s security challenges differ widely.

Consumer potential: Three Nigerian city clusters to compete with Lagos

McKinsey suggests three city clusters in Nigeria with sizable populations to rival Lagos.

By 2030 Nigeria could have a higher GDP than the Netherlands or Malaysia

There is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed by the recent headlines.

CEO at age 21: Budding Nigerian entrepreneurs to watch

A look at three young and promising Nigerian entrepreneurs who applied for this year’s Anzisha Prize.

Nigeria’s GDP: Bigger but slower

Renaissance Capital’s Yvonne Mhango looks at Nigeria’s growth prospects.

Doing business in Nigeria: Knowing the ins and outs before entering the market

As Nigeria continues to grow economically, so do the trade opportunities for South African businesses.

Mark Mobius: How big are emerging markets?

Statistical studies of gross domestic product in emerging markets have been in the news recently.

Six lessons Nigerian tycoon Hakeem Belo-Osagie has learnt in business

Nigerian businessman on dealing with uncertainty and why relationships are everything.

Three lessons South African agriculture can learn from Nigeria

Nigeria is successfully leveraging agriculture’s economic potential.

Olusegun Obasanjo: In Nigeria, agriculture is the new oil

When Nigeria announced recently that it had become Africa’s biggest economy, you could be forgiven for thinking that oil was the only reason.

How middle class Nigerians spend their money

A recent report offers insight into the aspirations of middle class consumers.

Meet the Boss: Obinnia Abajue, executive director, Stanbic IBTC

“I believe Africa will get to where it should be by paying attention to its people.”

Moving outside of Lagos: Five Nigerian cities with business potential

Looking beyond Lagos at potential for consumer facing companies in Nigerian cities.

10 Nigerian tech companies to watch

The West African country’s most promising technology companies.