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MTN prepares for share sale of Jumia

African online retailer Jumia is planning an initial public offering in New York this year that could value the business at about $1.5bn, according to people familiar with the matter.
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UK DFI to invest $1.2 billion in Nigeria

CDC Group Plc, The United Kingdom’s (UK) development financing institution (DFI), says it may invest up to $1.2 billion in Nigeria in post-brexit drive.

Black Friday: Nigerian online shoppers express disappointment

Monitoring the black Friday conversations on social media, most Nigerian online shoppers revealed lack of trust, as many believed the e-commerce companies were simply boost their sales without offering really great discounts.

Software developer urges SMEs to establish presence online

A software developer, Mr Austin Agbakor, has raised the importance of orientating Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to have an online presence to connect to the world.

Jim Ovia talks Africa Rise and Shine on CNBA Africa

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, in a recent sit-down discussion with CNBC Africa, speaks of his new book, Africa Rise and Shine and his lessons for business success.
Jim Ovia,

Jim Ovia’s Africa Rise and Shine now available on Jumia and Konga

The much-awaited book, Africa Rise and Shine by Jim Ovia, the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc is now available on  Jumia and Konga.

Report: Nigeria to earn N3.63 billion from domestic tourism by end of 2018

In what seems like a bright prospect for domestic tourism in Nigeria, the sector is expected to contribute N3.63 billion to the country’s GDP by the end of 2018.
Opera News gives car to Akinpelumi Oladayo

Opera News gives away a brand new car to super user

Opera News, the most downloaded news app in Africa, gave away the first out of two brand new 2018 Kia Rios to Akinpelumi Oladayo, a 24-year-old student and entrepreneur who won the car by participating in Opera News’ Shake contest.

Glo named 4th most admired brand in Africa

A recent study conducted by Brand Africa partners, GeoPoll, a leading research firm in emerging markets, has adjudged Globacom, a telecommunications solutions provider, as fourth among the Most Admired Brands on the African continent.

Trial of alleged killers of Jumia dispatch rider stalled

The two suspected killers of a dispatch rider whose body was found in a septic tank last year, have pleaded not guilty to the three count charge of conspiracy, murder and armed robbery.

Dangote enters deal to sell cement online

You can now buy a bag of cement online and at a cheaper price, courtesy of a deal signed by management of Dangote Cement Plc with the popular e-commerce platform, Jumia Nigeria on Monday.

Gang using taxi to rob smashed after robbing policeman

A gang that specialized in using private cars as taxi to dispossess commuters of their valuables has been nabbed in Lagos State.

Police arrest couple over alleged murder of 7-month-old baby in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested a husband and wife, Gideon Aya and Adaeze Aya for alleged conspiracy and murder of a seven month-old baby, Wisdom Roland at No. 33 Nwobodo Street, Akwebulu, Asaba.

Jumia introduces Jumia Bot to aid business goals

Jumia, an e-commerce platform, on Wednesday introduced Jumia Bot, to help companies make meaningful connections with their customers to meet their business goals.

Nigeria needs strong domestic market to grow its tourism – NTDC chief

The Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr. Folarin Coker, has said that for international tourism market to grow, Nigeria needs a strong domestic market because domestic tourism is the only form of sustainable tourism.

MMM, Bet9ja tops most visited websites in Nigeria

Sports betting site bet9ja and money doubling scheme MMM top the list of most visited websites in Nigeria according to ranking by Alexa.

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PDC suspects sabotage in postponement of elections

The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.

ASUU president, others say polls postponement sad, embarrassing

Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
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Election postponement: Governor Obaseki calls for calm in Edo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called on residents of the state to remain calm against the background of the rescheduling of the general elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).