Entrepreneur harps on stable policy, improved infrastructure, interest friendly loans for SMEs to thrive

Kenneth Afor An entrepreneur has asked governments at all levels and the financial institutions in Nigeria to implement stable policies, provide improved infrastructure, reduce multiple taxations and offer interest friendly rates for SMEs to have a breathing space in the country’s business ecosystem. Ada Osuagwu, an entrepreneur and a Human Resource consultant in an interview […]

Nigeria needs smarter farmers, not many farmers-expert

In the face of paucity of funds confronting Nigeria’s agriculture, Farm Konnect, a digital agricultural platform is focusing on linking needy farming population with idle funds. Its founder, Azeez Oluwole, in an e-chat tells business a.m.’s TEMITAYO AYETOTO that increasing agricultural production is not a function of increasing the number of farmers but smart integration […]

Facebook supports Nigerian women to help grow businesses, launches #SheMeansBusiness

Facebook has launched SheMeansBusiness in Nigeria, a platform aims at training female entrepreneurs and help them grow their businesses. Ebele Okobi, Facebook’s public policy director for Africa, said that SheMeansBusiness was designed to inspire women to start and grow their own businesses. A study conducted by Development Economics on behalf of Facebook shows that businesses […]

Keep working while you build your dream- Richard Branson

For millions of people, the biggest barrier to starting a business isn’t access to resources, support or mentoring. It’s simply not being able to quit their day job, to spend time developing their concept. With responsibilities to manage and bills to pay, the option of handing in that resignation letter is often an unaffordable and […]