Nigeria’s first online newspaper and TV platform for entrepreneurs was launched on Monday.
The online newspaper/TV is an idea conceived by Olabode Opesitan, a former newspaper editor and marketing communications specialist.
In a statement, Paul Dada, the online editor, described make it as a ”unique news portal and top-notch medium for exclusive interviews, inspirational stories, remarkable analyses and unique pictures of Nigerian, African and global entrepreneurs”.
He said it would offer in-depth information about investment opportunities, business growth, grants, loans and innovations.
”It will feature relevant resources which aspiring and established business men and women can leverage to maximise opportunity across various sectors,” Dada said.
”Entrepreneurship is a major tool Nigeria can use to tackle the scourge of unemployment, hunger and deprivation ravaging our country.
”Our mission is to support all the entrepreneurial initiatives of public and private institutions across the broad spectrum of our society, strengthen entrepreneurs and motivate them to succeed.
”This platform will be made available to all entrepreneurs, rich or poor, new or old to share their amazing stories of successes and challenges.”
According to the statement, make it has an online TV channel dedicated to stories about entrepreneurship around the world.
”In a country where the number of those who are either unemployed or underemployed stands at about 34 million people out of our potential labour force of 85 million people, there is no doubt that one of the viable options available to address the situation is for Nigerians to develop more interest in entrepreneurship,” Dada said.
He also said the online newspaper/TV platform will partner with relevant agencies to promote enterprise development in Nigeria and beyond to tackle unemployment.
He enjoined readers/audience to access up to date information on entrepreneurship via www.makeitglobal.biz and through its social media handles Twitter: @makeitbiz; Facebook: facebook/makeitbiz; instagram:[email protected]; LinkedIN: makeitbiz, and Google Plus: makeitbiz.