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Nigeria

Folorunso Alakija Foundation celebrates 10 years in Nigeria

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Folorunso Alakija Foundation celebrates 10 years in Nigeria

Rose of Sharon, who first opened their doors to widows and orphanages on the 23 May 2008 is celebrating its 10th year anniversary. The Rose of Sharon Foundation was founded by Folorunso Alakija to guarantee the financial independence, educational opportunities for widows, orphans through schemes, programmes that assure greater self esteem, ease of socio-economic integration.

Lidya raises $6.9 million in Omidyar Network investment fund

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Lidya raises $6.9 million in Omidyar Network investment fund

Lidya, the digital financial services platform focused on improving access to credit for micro-, small-and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Africa, today announced that it has raised $6.9 million in a Series A investment round, one of the...

Facebook officially launches first hub facility in Africa

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Facebook officially launches first hub facility in Africa

Facebook today, 22 May 2018, unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos, Nigeria, its first flagship community hub space in Africa, in partnership with CcHub. In a week-long celebration which will bring together developers, start-ups, and the wider tech community...

ATNS Executives attend 59th ACI Africa Regional Conference in Nigeria

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

ATNS Executives attend 59th ACI Africa Regional Conference in Nigeria

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Limited is participating at the 59th ACI Africa Regional Conference and Exhibition currently underway in Victoria Islands, Lagos, Nigeria. “As a major role-player within the global aviation industry, ATNS strongly believes...

Lanre Kolade

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Lanre Kolade

Lanre Kolade is the Vodacom Business Nigeria Managing Director. Kolade previously served as Managing Director of Central Africa Region at Gateway Telecommunications SA (Pty) Ltd. Kolade has grown Gateway business within Cameroon over the last two years,...

Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat sign broadband deal in West Africa

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat sign broadband deal in West Africa

Intelsat has announced that Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement for satellite services to expand its enterprise broadband networks and enable new and enhanced services throughout West Africa. Under a new multi-year agreement, Vodacom Business Nigeria...

Nigerian Central Bank keeps monetary policy rate at 14%

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Nigerian Central Bank keeps monetary policy rate at 14%

Nigeria’s central bank left its monetary policy rate at 14%, noting the third consecutive quarter of economic growth in the fourth quarter of last year, continued moderation in inflation and continued stability in the Naira’s exchange rate....

Nigerian economy focuses on agriculture and minerals

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Nigerian economy focuses on agriculture and minerals

For decades, Nigeria’s economy has been based on oil. The government is now moving away from its black gold dependence to open its economy up to diversification. The country’s economic recovery plan identifies six priority sectors: agriculture, manufacturing,...

Aishah Ahmad

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Aishah Ahmad

Aishah Ahmad is a Nigerian accountant, financial analyst and financial manager, who was appointed Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Ahmad served as the Head of Consumer Banking at Diamond Bank Plc until October 2017. She...

Consumer Confidence surges ahead across West Africa

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Consumer Confidence surges ahead across West Africa

The latest West Africa Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) figures released by Nielsen for Quarter 4, 2017 show a marked increase and continued positive performance for both Nigeria and Ghana. The latter climbed eight points to 120, while...

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