19 Nov 2020
Social media platform, Facebook, has begun its #FBSuccessStory campaign to spotlight Nigerian entrepreneurs using Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to grow their business.
Facebook launches Dreamers & Doers series on Guardian TV to showcase platform’s impact on Nigerian, Ghanaian SMBs
16 Nov 2020
Following its emergence as a key driver of business growth in recent years, Facebook today announced the commencement of its #FBSuccessStory campaign that highlights how entrepreneurs in Africa, particularly in Nigeria and Ghana, grew their businesses using Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Facebook has been an enabler of Small and Medium Businesses since it launched its…
10 Mar 2018
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream This saying by Vincent Van Gogh exemplifies the journey of Bolanle Austen-Peters, the founder of the prestigious art, lifestyle and educational centre, Terra Kulture. The poise lady who has, by no small means, put the art world back on the Nigerian scene admits that men also experience the…
28 Apr 2017
Barely a week it won two awards at the .ng Media Awards, The Guardian has been nominated in two categories at the second edition of the West Africa Mobile Awards holding on May 18.
8 Apr 2017
CEO of Metrowoman, Chinenye Nnoli, said in a press statement that the five-minute video interview series to be called The Metrowoman Marketplace, would tell the stories behind emerging brands founded by Nigerian women on digital platforms.
3 Oct 2016
Brothers and sisters, times are hard! At this point it’s probably safe to say we are in a struggle economy, so the prospect of raising funds for small businesses has become even harder and more expensive.
26 Sep 2016
Just ten to fifteen years ago, in Africa becoming financially successful and making your parents proud generally meant that you had to become a doctor, lawyer, engineer, accountant and maybe even an investment banker. Pursuing a university degree, then deciding to become an entrepreneur would have caused mayhem in most Nigerian homes. You were…
22 Sep 2016
Last year I had the most amazing encounter at the WIMBIZ conference with a lady that has now become synonymous with well-packaged ‘Akamu’ in Nigeria.
12 Sep 2016
A while ago, a friend of mine ran her business idea by me and I thought it was brilliant but several months later she still didn’t have it up and running.
5 Sep 2016
In Nigeria, there seem to be two extremes when it comes to people’s general attitude to debt. On one extreme, there are people who are afraid to entertain the notion of any debt at all because they see it as dangerous and would rather pay cash for everything. On the other extreme there are…
29 Aug 2016
How to save when the bills just won’t stop Biko! What is a bill abeg? I’m curious. I’ve overheard a lot of conversations in the last year where someone, usually someone with no real responsibility complains about how their bills keep piling up, so they can’t save. When you ask them what said bills…