Nigeria: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 10:03 pm
Travel wholesaler GTA hopes to double business in Algeria and expand across Africa, tapping in to markets with rising consumer demand for domestic and outbound travel.
Dana Sanchez, 6:34 pm
Nigerian iROKOtv entrepreneurs Jason Njoku and partner Bastian Gotter are investing $1 million in SPARK, a new Lagos-based company that seeds startup Nigerian tech and Internet companies.
Dana Sanchez, 1:45 pm
Despite economic growth and optimism in Africa, perceptions vary greatly between global business leaders doing business in Africa and those who have not yet invested there, according to the the Ernst & Young Africa Attractiveness Survey 2013.
Makula Dunbar, 12:54 pm
Nigeria facing reality that the country may not be able to rely on oil revenue in the future, looks to boost agriculture sector
Makula Dunbar, 12:37 pm
Nigeria World Bank expenditures affected by crude oil price fluctuation.
Dana Sanchez, 1:17 pm
In an effort to boost investment in Nigerian agriculture and diversify Nigeria’s economy away from oil and gas, the country has attracted $8 billion in foreign investment in agribusiness and aims to boost that to more than $10 billion by 2015.
Makula Dunbar, 12:51 pm
“Privatisation does not always work in Nigeria. However, our government is not competent to run the energy sector. We tried it for 40 years!” With statements such as these, Nigeria’s coordinating minister for the economy and minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, had a packed audience hanging onto her every word at the launch of her book, “Reforming The Unreformable”, in Cape Town in May 2013.
Dana Sanchez, 1:50 am
Can African businesses looking to expand in Africa compete with foreign companies and overcome trade and import restrictions that vary wildly from one African country to the next?
Dana Sanchez, 11:34 pm
Most produce eaten by Africans living in urban areas is grown illegally in urban areas. A five-year project by German and African agriculturalists and other academics aims to boost urban African farming.
Dana Sanchez, 11:19 pm
South Africa ranked No. 1 for foreign direct investment in Africa but others such as Ghana and Nigeria are catching up, according to an Ernst & Young survey.
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