Nigeria’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote Offers Automatic Employment to First Class Graduates

Nigeria’s richest man and 76th World richest Alhaji Aliko Dangote is offering through his Dangote foundation automatic employment to any student that graduates with a first class degree from Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil. According to Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Ibrahim Garba, seven students of the university graduated with first class… Read More »

WIMBIZ Back Okonjo Iweala for World Bank Presidency

Influential Nigerian women group, Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ) has expressed support for the candidature of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the presidency of the World Bank. Chairperson, WIMBIZ, Mrs. Adeola Azeez, described Okonjo-Iweala as a principled and indefatigable woman whose capability to lead as World Bank president if voted in cannot be underestimated. She… Read More »

Exclusive Google+ Event to Hold in Lagos Tomorrow

A high wired Google+ event for social media enthusiasts and for those who value what social media can do for their brands and content locally and internationally is scheduled to hold tomorrow Thursday 14th at the GET Arena in Lagos. Members of the Google Nigeria team will share the bells and whistles of the transformative… Read More »

Google Glasses: Google’s Scientific Eye Glasses are Real!

Google co-founder Sergey Brin was spotted wearing Google recently launched sci-Fi glasses in San Francisco by a prominent tech writer Robert Scoble, and he even managed to snap a photo of the prototype specs. Blogger Robert Scoble met up with Brin at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco and, seeing that Brin was wearing a… Read More »

Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Venue for Your Next Business Conference or Product Launch

There are a number of important factors to consider when thinking about where to stage your next business conference or product launch. Your launch event marks the culmination of weeks, months, sometimes years of hard work, and must reflect your efforts, while successful conferences could provide a much-needed shot in the arm for your business.… Read More »

Lagos State Government Introduces New Technology to Convert Poultry Waste

The Lagos State Government has introduced a new technology that it is hoped will transform waste from poultry farms into rich manure for crop cultivation. This was disclosed during the opening of a new 80 Hectares Poultry Farm Estate in Ikorodu, Lagos. Poultry facilitator, Saba Gbolahan Adekunle stated that this method is expected to curb… Read More »

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

No matter where you are in your career, it’s always good to be confident in your skills as an interviewee. Here are a few tips to ace that job interview – whether you’re right out of college, or looking for a mid-life career change. Preparation Before you have even scheduled an interview, there are a… Read More »

GTBank Launches New Online TV Platform

Foremost banking company Guaranty Trust Bank has perfected plans to launch a digital/online TV platform that will feature music, arts, movies, business, technology and interesting interviews of Africans that have reached the zenith of their careers. The TV platform called launched today, Thursday, April 5th, 2012 and comes after a digital Magazine version Ndani… Read More »

[Press Release] grows by 260%, hits 20,000 products and covers 205 shops, launched last quarter of 2011 and has since become Nigeria’s Number One price comparison portal. Shopping in Nigeria on and offline has become easier since launch of helping consumers compare product prices before making a purchase. Since the launch of, we have served more than 240,892 views and helped close more than… Read More »

Introducing MikuyaSafe: Mobile Service that Protects Your Phone, Prevent Data Loss

Tired of losing your contacts or data due to frequent phone loss? MikuyaSafe is a solution for you. Loss of data on mobile phones due to theft is a growing concern. Many persons have lost valuable contacts and data stored in their phones or SIMs due to theft. However Miu Research Limited has introduced MikuyaSafe… Read More »

Kaduna Refinery Refines 3 million Litres of Petrol Daily – Bankole

According to reports Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, KRPC, is to refine about 50,000 litres of foreign crude daily to augment the three million litres of petrol (Premium Light Spirit or PMS) it had been producing in the last few weeks. According to Managing Director of the KRPC, Mr Bankole Ayodele, during visit Group Executive… Read More »

11 Characteristics of Successful Small Business Managers

Every successful businessmen have some traits and qualities that are worth emulating. Before writing this post I was reading through the profile of some successful men, I discovered one thing; All of them have very similar characteristics. I have compiled some of these characteristics for you to study. Note: I took time to research on… Read More »

Bill Gates Gives $12 Million Grant to Boost Yam Production in West Africa

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gave a $12-million (nine-million-euro) grant Monday to a project aimed at boosting yam production and doubling the income of west African farmers of the crop. According to a spokesman of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) It is the foundation’s largest grant for yam production anywhere in the… Read More »

How to Run a Profitable Cyber Cafe Business in Nigeria

Running a Cyber business can be very challenging. I wrote this post on my personal blog sometime ago, but decided to re-post edited version following various questions on running a profitable cyber cafe business in Nigeria. A lady sent this to me My hubby and i opened a cyber, its 6 months down the line… Read More »

Branchout: The Newest Professional Network Threatening LinkedIn

Various startups keep propping up promising to give LinkedIn a big run for their money in the professional networking side of social media. One of the latest kids on the block is Branchout and they smartly launch on the world’s largest social network Facebook. Branchout, which touts itself as the largest professional network on Facebook… Read More »

[Contest] Build Open Source JAMB Result Checking Website, Win N150,000 – Nairaland

If you got the skills, you can win 150,000 Naira for developing Open Source jamb Result Checking website. Earlier today Nairaland Forum has announced a JAMB Result checking website Developer contest. In a statement on Facebook and Nairaland, the founder of Nairaland Seun Osewa announced the contest. Below is the his statement. The JAMB website… Read More »

[PRESS RELEASE] Banking Software Services and Solutions Provider JMR Infotech Launches in Nigeria

In a press release to JMR Infotech has announced its expansion to Nigeria. According to the release they hope to cover West Africa through its new office in Nigeria. Nigerian arm demonstrates the company’s expansion into key emerging markets The press release reads: …………………………………………………….. JMR Infotech, formerly known as TRASSET Services Group, on 26… Read More »

New Electricity Tariff Introduced in Nigeria

The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has announced it is going to introduce new electricity tariff on June 1, 2012. According to NERC’s Chairman, Dr Sam Amadi during a meeting with electricity generation companies in Nigeria the new tariff is tagged Multi-Year-Tariff-Order and would not affect low income earners. According to him, the tariff will… Read More »