Nigerian who owns a scheduling platform secures $350 Million investment deal

Nigerian named Tope Awotona who owns one of the world’s most sought-after cloud scheduling platforms called Calendly, has secured $350 million investment, shooting his company’s worth to over $3 billion. The platform which helps users to easily schedule meetings and also find meeting times was built with features that makes it compatible with Google, Outlook, […]

Meet the woman helping African businesses through her Association of African Startups

One major challenge for budding and already existing businesses is how to finance, scale up and operate with the required strategies to sustain their activities affront the rough market realities in Africa. These challenges caused a lot of businesses to fold-up with the owners losing their hard earned investments. To help support and protect small […]

Eto’o supports military fighting Boko Haram in Cameroon; donates to displaced kids

Former Barcelona legend and Cameroonian star striker, Samuel Eto’o has so far rendered support towards many activities in his home country including contributions towards the fight against insecurity in Cameroon. Recent among such is his decision to meet up with the military team fighting against terrorist group, Boko Haram at the Far North region for […]

Nigerian Government outlines steps to be taken to trade with AfCFTA countries

Nigerian government has started preparing businesses in the country to start trading with other African countries following the successful launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by the African Union on Friday, January 1st, 2021. A statement signed by Victor Liman, acting Director-General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN), revealed steps […]

Nigerian Lawyer, Femi Falana drags Museveni to UN over Bobi Wine’s detention

The post-election treatment meted out to the main opposition candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu known popularly as Bobi Wine and his family has attracted attention from many people with the latest being the renowned Nigerian senior lawyer Femi Falana SAN. The Human rights lawyer has on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 revealed that, he has filed a […]

$1.1 Billion Deal: Nigerian Billionaire acquires shares of Shell, Total and ENI

Nigerian business magnate, Mr. Tony Elumelu has bought significant shares in three international oil companies that operate in Nigeria in what is considered one of the largest oil and gas financing in Africa in more than a decade with a financial component amounting to $1.1bn. The deal saw the sale of a combined 45 percent […]

Joe Biden appoints Nigerian-American, Okolo, as policy adviser

President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-American, Osaremen Okolo as his covid-19 policy adviser. The 26-year old young lady whose parents originate from Edo state -Nigeria was among the first 100 Whitehouse employees announced by the transition team of Joe Biden to steer affairs relating to the management of the […]

Pan-African Tourism: The Gambia tourism industry to target Nigerian Holidaymakers

The Gambia targets Nigeria as it braces up for domestic and regional tourism The Gambia is a very popular travel destination for many European visitors due its unique tourist attractions. However, the pandemic has decimated the tourism industry and The Gambia’s heavy reliance on international visitors aggravates the situation. But that’s about to change as […]