Nigeria: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 1:39 pm
America’s wealthiest universities are venturing into Africa’s fast-growing markets seeking big returns on investments that will allow them to offer scholarships, lure leading professors and fund research, according to a report in msnmoney. American university endowments – permanent funds of educational institutions – pride themselves on spotting new investment opportunities early, such as venture capital, […]
Dana Sanchez, 11:22 am
The contest invites entries that include online safari guides, urban directories, game spotting and recording apps, online booking and shopping tools, or apps interpreting local cultures.
Dana Sanchez, 9:56 am
Consumer-related mergers and acquisitions could take the limelight as gross domestic product per household continues to grow, the middle class in Africa expands and consumer demand rise.
Dana Sanchez, 5:41 pm
The ActionAid report accused SABMiller of using SABMiller International BV to deprive African countries of substantial tax income through aggressive tax management policies.
Dana Sanchez, 2:44 pm
Sub-Saharan African will need more than $300 billion to achieve universal access to power by 2030, according to a report by the International Energy Agency.
Dana Sanchez, 12:43 pm
Dufil Prima Foods, once the only noodle maker in Nigeria, now has 16 competitors. Competition is good news for a country that has historically been unfriendly to manufacturers, a report says.
Makula Dunbar, 11:14 am
Secondary schools in Nigeria’s Yobe state have been ordered to close after suspected Islamist group Boko Haram killed 42 students Saturday July 6, The Independent reported. According to the report, the rebels used guns and bombs in the attack. Before littering the building with bullets and setting it on fire, group members led students into dormitories where they threw explosive devices.
Staff, 11:00 am
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Makula Dunbar, 9:31 am
The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has disclosed plans to invest over $250 million in the power sectors in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya. The corporation also said it would also accelerate the investment of another $1billion in additional in sub-Saharan Africa energy projects.
Ann Brown, 11:04 am
Is it more difficult to find investors for businesses in Africa than the U.S.? Nigerian entrepreneur Ndubuisi Ekekwe says: “I do not focus on the difficulty; rather, I spend my time on the idea. If you have great ideas, you can easily get funding in Africa or the U.S. Investors are always attracted to great returns.”
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