Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

Meet the Boss: Charles Igwe, CEO, Nollywood Global

“A friend of mine described Nollywood as someone performing heart surgery using forks and knives. But the genius of it is that the patient survives.”

Business fades at Nigeria’s traditional dye pits

For at least five centuries, people in the northern Nigerian city of Kano have dyed cloth in open-air pits and sold it across the region.

Retail in Nigeria – a lucrative business for those who get it right

A new generation of Nigerian consumers is drawing retailers from all over the world.

The changing face of Lagos

My recent visit to Lagos has changed my perception of Nigeria’s commercial capital.

How Standard Chartered is using smartphones to understand Nigeria’s economy

Accurate market data is often hard to come by in many African countries.

No separation between work and pleasure in Lagos, says start-up coach

“I think the best thing about Nigeria, specifically Lagos, is the energy of the work culture.”

Everyone’s private driver: Uber discusses its business in Africa

Uber has launched its taxi app in South Africa and Nigeria.

‘Facebook and online shopping? Yes! But please no internet banking’

Internet-loving Nigerians slow to adopt web banking.

Affordable housing: Nigeria’s big challenge also a ‘massive opportunity’

Nigeria ranks among the top five nations globally where low-income families struggle to access affordable housing.

Meet the Boss: Enase Okonedo, dean, Lagos Business School

“I’m a strong advocate of work-life balance.”

Five smart steps to grow your business in Africa

Africa offers potentially lucrative returns for both local and international companies with a knack for spotting opportunities and the ability to think outside the box.

E-payment start-up SimplePay wants to beat cash in Nigeria

How we made it in Africa interviews the entrepreneurs behind SimplePay.

Investment opportunities in Nigeria real estate

With Nigeria’s property market becoming more sophisticated, new prime grade commercial developments offers a number of opportunities.

Four reasons why operating in Nigeria can boost your success rate in Africa

What is coming to your mind thinking of Africa’s most populated country?

Dubai sovereign wealth fund sees investment in Dangote as its gateway into Africa

The Investment Corporation of Dubai recently took a minority stake in Nigeria’s Dangote Cement.