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Two FUTA students invent health device for Microsoft contest

The students, Taofeek Olalekan Afeez and Alayande Abdulwaheed Abiola, are said to have designed the device for the Microsoft Nigeria Imagine Cup. According…
BEYOND COLLEGE

ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM COMING NORTH

The Youth Entrepreneurship Leadership Launchpad is making its way to northern BC from the Metro-Vancouver area. The program provides resources, mentorship, and…
BUSINESS IDEAS

CEO and founder of Craft Planet

Kabir Olaosebikan, 23, is the founder of Craft Planet, a waste recycling company, located in Kaduna. In this interview with MAUREEN…
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Henry High student receives 180 Award for Literacy Gains

Estania Philemond, a student at Henry County High School, has been named a recipient of the 2018 National 180 Student…
BRANDING

Student Fashion Association Presents: Tropical Bliss

The Student Fashion Association’s annual charity fashion show is right around the corner. This year, the club will present Tropical…
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Beat Drone emerges biggest winner of Techfest 2018

Beat Drone, a startup that provides drone services for farmers emerged the biggest winner at the Techfest 2018 which held in Lagos…
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Nigeria: 10 Shortlisted for Nigerian Students Poetry Prize

Poets in Nigeria have announced the shortlist of 10 poems for the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize.…
LEADERSHIP

FCMB launches Flexx Entrepreneurship Masterclass for Nigerian students, berths in UI, UNN next

First City Monument Bank, FCMB, has kicked-off its Flexx Entrepreneurship Masterclass series with a debut in Nigeria’s premier higher institution,…
BUSINESS IDEAS

Young entrepreneur makes the case for a better pillowcase

Nick Silzell was frustrated — nearly to the point of giving up on his ambitions to create a new product…
BRANDING

Nigeria eases company registration Act for start-ups and young entrepreneurs

Nigeria has re-enacted laws governing the registration of companies to make it more flexible, technological driven and less regulatory bottlenecks…
LEADERSHIP

SILICON VALLEY EXPERTS TRAIN AND CERTIFY 100 ENTREPRENEURS IN NIGERIA

Recently, SV-NED Inc. spearheaded a six-day intensive training at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria, to groom tech talent in the…
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How ex-student unionist found success in casual clothing business

Nobody imagined that Akorede Awode, a former Assistant General-Secretary, Students’ Union Government (SUG), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife, Osun…
OPPORTUNITIES

Austria gives financial backing to Nigerian tech hub

An Austrian cultural and scientific center, Ars Electronica,  has entered into a partnership with a Nigerian web developer, Mr. Oscar…
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Good ideas that failed – Should Entrepreneurs Start With a Reputation or an Idea?

Zuckerberg was an idea guy; Musk built his enterprises on his reputation. Which category describes you? With a brilliant idea,…