Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

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.

A look at foreign direct investment trends in Nigeria

While 52% of FDI went into the resource sectors, EY’s report highlights an increasingly diversifying economy.

There’s no place on earth like Lagos, says founder of online property marketplace

Canadian Allie Morse moved to Lagos a year ago and talks about living and renting in the bustling city.

Nigeria vs SA: GDP is not everything, says Martyn Davies

Analyst says it is important to look at the bigger picture of Nigeria’s new label as top economy in Africa.

Nigeria overtakes South Africa as continent’s largest economy

After months of speculation, Nigeria today officially overtook South Africa as the largest economy on the continent.