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Startupbootcamp Opens Application to Source Top Startup Talent Across the Globe

February 15, 2018/Startupbootcamp Startupbootcamp (SBC) (, a global family of industry-focused accelerators, last year launched its first-ever Africa-based programme. Building on the success of its inaugural 2017 Cape Town tech… Read more »

Fortune Favors the Bold: You 2.0

February 13, 2018/Mastercard Brooke Capps-Yaroni  For the first few weeks of my life, I didn’t exist. At least, not in the eyes of the US government. I was born at… Read more »

VP Osinbajo Urges Indigenous Manufacturers, Businesses to Ensure Nigeria’s Future through Investment in Local Businesses

  By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Yemi Osinbajo, vice president of Nigeria on Thursday urged indigenous manufacturers and businesses to ensure that they commit to Nigeria’s future and to keep… Read more »

VP Osinbajo to Multinationals: You Can Bet on Nigeria’s Future, Set Up Factories Here Now

February 8, 2018/Office of the Vice President of Nigeria Address by His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the Commissioning of the New… Read more »

NEXIM Bank Says Beloxxi Repaid N1.0 Billion Loan on Business Expansion, Pledges Further Facility

By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)- Abba Bello, managing director/chief executive officer (MD/CEO) of  the  Nigerian Export-Import Bank  (NEXIM) disclosed on Thursday that Nigeria’s foremost indigenous biscuit producer Beloxxi Industries… Read more »

Mastercard Names JoAnn Stonier Chief Data Officer

February 8, 2018/Mastercard In a move that underscores its commitment to both the promise and protections of data, Mastercard today announced that JoAnn C. Stonier will become its chief data… Read more »

MTN to Plan $500 Million Nigeria Share Sale in 2018

7/2/2018/Blooomberg By Loni Prinsloo and Ambereen Choudhury South African phone company could sell up to 30% of Lagos unit Nigerian listing forms part of $1 billion fine settlement MTN Group… Read more »

CBN’s Nigeria PMI – January 2018 Data- Slowed Improvement in Business Conditions

February 1, 2018/Cordros Capital Yesterday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released its Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) report for the month of January, showing that manufacturing and non-manufacturing activities remained… Read more »