Nigeran Startup Babymigo named on TIME Magazine’s list of 50 Genius Companies of 2018

Babymigo, a Nigerian online platform for mothers and pregnant women has been named one of Time Magazine’s 50 Genius Companies for the future. Other African companies on the list include Ghana’s Bitland, a real-estate company that sells land using bitcoins, Kenya’s Ona, a mobile data collection company, South Africa’s Agriprotein, an agriculture company providing new

BVN Enrolment Centres Outside Nigeria

Nigerians living outside the country can now register for their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN), by simply booking an appointment online at or to enrol for your BVN at the following designated OIS or VSF centres: GTBank London Office 60-62, Margaret Street, London W1W8TF, UK Enrolment Fee: Free for all customers in the U.K Tel: +44


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disbursed N220 billion as part of a commitment to finance micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) by providing them with an accessible credit line. According to CBN director, Alhaji Ibrahim Mu’azu, the objective of presenting this opportunity to small businesses is to unlock their potential. It also aims

After The Euphoria: What’s The Failure Rate Of African Startups?

“I have started up eleven businesses in my life. All of them have failed,” Sandiso Ncube, a self-described ‘serial’ entrepreneur based in South Africa, told This Is Africa. Ncube’s story of trial and error is one that many African emerging entrepreneurs know very well as one business after another fails to yield the expected huge

Buhari sacks Tafida, Bianca, Maduekwe, Farounbi, others

•President recalls political appointees serving as envoys abroad The call of duty is over for top ranking members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who were appointed ambassadors by former President Goodluck Jonathan. They were recalled home last night by President Muhammadu Buhari after three years of service abroad. Prominent among them are a former

Diaspora Community Online Business Platform Launches In Nigeria!

June 15, 2015 is proud to provide Nigerian businesses a unique opportunity to connect with a new and wider target audience of over 6 million Nigerians living in the diaspora. This platform offers an avenue to reach the Nigerian diaspora community, quickly, efficiently and at a very affordable cost. is a web-based community

Nigeria Registers Africa Best Bond Rally In March

March 27, 2015 Nigerian bonds rallied are the best performers in Africa in March after registering a 2 percent return this month the most among 31 emerging markets after Russia and the Dominican Republic, according to Bloomberg indexes. The rally could however be short lived as the Africa’s biggest economy slides towards junk status weighed