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    CcHUB to implement third edition of Africa4Future

CcHUB to implement third edition of Africa4Future

Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), Nigerian-owned social innovation centre, has been announced as the implementation partner for the Africa4Future, a joint entrepreneurship accelerator programme. The accelerator programme is co-organised by BizLab, Airbus' global aerospace accelerator, and Make-IT in Africa, a programme by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit German (GIZ), the German agency for international cooperation. In a statement released on Monday, Anosime Imhoitsike, CcHUB's [...]

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    Six reasons Nigerians should value online education

Six reasons Nigerians should value online education

BY OLAMIDUN MAJEKODUNMI  Today’s world is steadily ebbing out traditional methods and conventions in favor of modern technology in various facets of day-to-day living. Thanks to technology, one’s location no longer affects how we communicate, socialize, or work, so why should it restrict how we learn? Online universities were introduced just about two decades ago and were seen to be inferior to [...]

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    The entrepreneurship hype

The entrepreneurship hype

Ali Mufuruki advised that African countries not confuse hype with reality, and hope, with achievement. That was when he spoke at the TEDxEuston event in 2014.  He also described a Tanzanian story where a certain explorer named John Williamson happened on some locals playing a board game with diamonds, oblivious of the worth of the precious stones. Williamson bought the [...]

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    Nigerian entrepreneur wins $1,000 Black Friday pitch competition grant

Nigerian entrepreneur wins $1,000 Black Friday pitch competition grant

Ibrahim Oredola, a Nigerian entrepreneur, has won $1,000 grant at the Black Friday pitch competition organised by Udo Udoma and Belo-Osagie (UUBO) law firm. The entrepreneur emerged winner at the event which held in Lagos on Friday. Oredola is the chief executive officer of SkillNG, a solution based business, which helps young people learn global in-demand digital skills by connecting learners to [...]

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    Lack of support for business shows worrisome, says group

Lack of support for business shows worrisome, says group

Hype Communications, a group of young entrepreneurs, says the lack of support for entrepreneurship and business shows in the country is worrisome. In a statement on Tuesday, Catherine Agbo, the group's director of media, said the low attention given to business reality TV shows has a negative implication on the country's economy. She said available statistics by Small and Medium Enterprises Development [...]

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    Elumelu: Female businesses create more benefits for the society

Elumelu: Female businesses create more benefits for the society

Tony Elumelu, chairman, Heirs Holdings, says female businesses create more businesses for the society. The founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation made this statement while speaking on a panel at the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday. The conference, which was organised by Public Investment Fund, was aimed at discussing ways of achieving economic diversification in dynamic economies. "Female [...]

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