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Updated 14 Jul 2020

Nigeria News

Insight into doing business in Western Africa, including economic insights and business opportunities.

The things you really need to know to navigate Nigeria’s growing economy

Nicole Crampton , 11 December 2016

Learning about the market you’re expanding into; the conditions, benefits and challenges is essential for success, or you might find yourself in hot water in a foreign land. 


SA businesses that have succeeded and failed in Nigeria

Nicole Crampton , 15 May 2016

Nigeria lacks infrastructure, but if you’re willing to build it or bring it with, you can make a success out of your expansion. 


Nigeria focuses on agribusiness as a way forward

Catherine Bristow , 30 June 2015

As African countries realise the need for diversification of their economies, Nigeria looks to the once self-sufficient agriculture sector as a rich resource to re-invest in.


Want to start a business in Nigeria? Here’s how to register

06 December 2014

There are approximately 8 steps you need to take to register a business in Nigeria.


Business applications to be the next wave in Nigeria's mobile revolution

21 October 2014

The growth of mobile phone usage in Nigeria is set to transform the way that business is conducted in the country.


Nigeria’s economic potential a window of opportunity for businesses

21 August 2014

As global investors set their sights on Africa as the next frontier of growth and opportunity, Nigeria is rapidly becoming a key country of focus. 


Nigeria’s industrial revolution plan unveiled

21 July 2014

Nigeria’s industrial sector looks set to benefit from renewed commitment to industrialization.


Building a brand in Nigeria: A South African marketers’ guide

David Blyth, Entrepreneur , 06 June 2014

As one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, Nigeria can be an excellent growth strategy for your brand. Here’s what you need to know about marketing your business in Nigeria.


Stanbic IBTC Boss Asks SMEs to Tap Opportunities in Energy Reforms

23 April 2014

Nnamdi Duru The Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, Mrs. Sola David-Borha, has advised Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country to tap into the power sector reforms for business growth.


VConnect inks partnership with Stanbic IBTC for SMEs

22 April 2014

Nigerian search engine has announced a partnership with the bank Stanbic IBTC to give small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) an online presence and access to financial resources to increase their reach and profit.