Young Africans in an Age of Entitlement: 5 Principles for Effective Entrepreneurship

If there’s a tendency young Africans have developed over the years, it is that of endless complaint against the economic state of affairs in their respective countries, particularly when it comes to the business environment. Add to that the blatant feeling of entitlement and you have a typical definition of “Africanness”. While it is true… Read More »

Google Launches Academy to Help Small Business Owners Gain More Visitors to Their Websites

It looks like better times ahead for small business owners who do not have the grasp if what it takes to gain visibility and traffic to their business website and cannot afford to hire online promotion and search engine optimisation experts to help push targeted prospective buyers to their business website. Google has come in… Read More »

4 Ways That Learning a Foreign Language Can Improve Your Business

There are countless reasons why people choose to learn a foreign language. For some individuals, learning a new language like Spanish or French lets them better understand a new culture or cuisine. Upscale chefs, for example, might want to learn Italian in order to better understand traditional recipes and local ingredients. If you work in… Read More »

GLO Launches another Mobile Money Service: VERVE M-PIN

In line with its concerted efforts to support the federal government cashless policy, Globacom has launched a robust mobile banking product tagged Verve M-PIN which is powered by Glo Txt Cash. Speaking at the formal launch of the product held on Thursday, May 31, at the Mike Adenuga Towers, Lagos, Executive Director, Globacom, Mr Adewale… Read More »

India Commit $100 Million to Nigeria’s Power Project

The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Mahesh Sachdev has disclosed that India has committed $100 million line of credit to support Nigeria’s power sector. The Indian disclosed this at the inauguration of manufacturing and repair of transmission equipment plant of Skipper Group in Lagos. The development is coming when the Minister of Power, Prof.… Read More »

5 Simple Tips to Manage Your Workforce Effectively and Get the Best Out of Your Workers

Part of the problems of any growing business is tackling issues of employee management that might arise. As you grow your business you certainly will do more of hiring new hands and motivating everybody on the team towards achieveing the company’s greater goals. Effective Management of Your Workforce is hardly something you can points to… Read More »

6 Banks Launch Quick Teller Mobile Banking With Globacom

Six Nigerian banks have partnered with giant telecommunication company Globacom Nigeria to launch the Quick Teller Mobile Banking product (QTM). Speaking at the formal presentation of the product, the Executive Director of Glo, Adewale Shongowawa explained that the launch of the Quick Teller Mobile banking (QTM) product was Glo’s response to the cashless society policy… Read More »

Olu Onemola Bags 7 Awards at City University of New York [NairaBrains]

According to reports from Vanguard A Nigerian graduate at the Lehman College, the City University of New York (CUNY), Olu Onemola, has received seven awards at the university’s 2012 graduation ceremony. Olu is the son of Bukun-olu Onemola, Nigeria’s Deputy Ambassador at the United Nations in New York. A graduate of Political Science at Lehman,… Read More »

Top 10 Most Popular and Visited Nigerian Websites (May, 2012)

In continuation of our monthly top ten popular Nigerian websites we bring to you the list of ten most visited and popular websites in the country. From the previous list it appears not much has changed as the websites on top remain where they were last month. 1. Vanguard: Vanguard‘s news website remains on top… Read More »

Are Facebook Ads Really Effective? Find Out Here [INFOGRAPHIC]

The average click-through rate (CTR) on Facebook ads is half that of an average ad banner and about 8 times less than average CTR on the Google Display Network. In figures, average CTR on Google Display Network is 0.4%, on the average ad banner in the USA it is 0.1%, while on Facebook it’s just… Read More »

[PRESS RELEASE] Eskimi Introduces Mobile Money Marketing Platform in Nigeria, Supports the Cashless Initiative

A press release just reaching us shows that popular mobile social network Eskimi has joined the fray of mobile payment providers as they hope to provide unique solutions to help the current cashless initiative in the economy. Read full text below; Eskimi – largest mobile social network to meet new people in Africa, announced about… Read More »