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Emotional Intelligence: The Surest Way to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Emotional Intelligence is the magic wand for your business. If you’re passionate about starting a business that will be highly successful, or trying hard to take your existing business to the next level, then you have to read this. Various works of research have shown that we need more than knowledge or high Intelligence Quotient (IQ) to really succeed in ...

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It Will Now Cost Half As Much Cash—And Stress—to Register A Business in Nigeria

The latest World Bank Doing Business report, released two weeks ago, showed Nigeria had made no progress in its ease-of-doing-business ranking. But the country seems determined to change that, according to Quartz Africa Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), the body in charge of registering companies in Africa’s largest economy, has announced measures aimed at making it easier to start a ...

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Revealed! 8 Things That Are More Important for Success Than Intelligence

Which success factors are most impactful in your life and career? Cracking the question of what factors will best lead you to success can help you focus on the right areas of your personal development and make you more successful in your career, business, and life in general. After all, you don’t have a lot of time. You want to ...

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Nigeria Needs Foreign Investors, But Where Are the Airlines to Fly Them in?

Nigeria is facing its worst recession in 29 years, and in dire need of foreign investors yet the country seems not to have airlines to fly them in. The country is currently facing a myriad of challenges in its airline operators, making it increasingly difficult for investors to come in. According to a report in Reuters, foreign airlines flying to ...

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How Nigeria is Making it Easier for Small Businesses to Get Funding

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nigeria’s 37 million micro, small, and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs) play an important role in the country’s economy, but accessing loans to grow their business is difficult for MSMEs MSMEs generally lack traditional collateral that banks require for loans – such as land and buildings A new online registry launched in May 2016 will allow MSMEs to secure loans ...

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Another South African Company Leaves Nigeria. Here’s Why

Hotel and gaming group Sun International became the latest South African business to pull out of Nigeria because of weak economic growth and clashes with regulators in the west African country. In January Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) launched a probe into Sun International’s initial investment in the Tourist Company of Nigeria, which owns and operates the 5-star ...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Clients Coming Back to You

I love writing, writing my plans, thoughts and even notes to God. Interestingly, most times it leads to me asking Him questions and of course getting answers…some of which I’d like to share with you today. This is a world of similarities. Multiple businesses offering pretty much the same product or service. Several businesses all scrambling for the same consumers. ...

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Nigeria’s Currency is Floating Like a Stone, The Economist Says

The Economist, a British newspaper, has branded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) defending of the naira as “disastrous”, saying the currency has been “floating like a stone” having technically been allowed to float for a single day. In an article put up by the medium on Thursday, it argued that the Godwin Emefiele, the CBN governor, was following the directives of President ...

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Here Are Six Ways the Growing Rate of Inflation Will Affect You as a Nigerian

On Monday, the National Bureau of Statistics released its 2016 June Consumer Price Index, revealing that Nigeria’s inflation rate has risen to 16.5 percent. From available data, this is the highest it has ever been in over a decade and is the fifth consecutive quarterly rise in the rate of inflation across the country. According to the Bureau of Statistics, the increase ...

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