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Only 5.78% of Nigerians pay taxes

The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr Tunde Fowler, says the total tax base for individuals in Nigeria is 10 million. Fowler said this at the 2016 Tax Week of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) with the…
Nigeria loses $425M to cybercrime, says Government

Nigeria loses about N127bn ($425M) to cybercrime annually, the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, has said. Shittu, who said this at the opening of the 2016 National Conference of the Nigerian Computer Society in Abuja on Tuesday, also disclosed…
List of Nigerian startups accepted in DEMO Africa 2016

Demo Africa the flagship initiatives of LIONS@frica that aims to connect African startups to the global ecosystem today released the list of its final 30 startups that will launch at this year’s DEMO Africa conference in Johannesburg. The finalists were picked from…
Novare Africa Property Fund II closes at $350M

Novare Africa Property Fund II, the fund with a mandate to invest in retail and commercial real estate in sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa, has announced its final close at the end of June 2016. The fund, which will…
List of Competitions for African Entrepreneurs

These are the leading competitions for African entrepreneurs: Anzisha Prize IsDB Business Plan Competition for Sub-Saharan Countries. . Development Innovation Ventures BID Network  Argidius-ANDE Finance Challenge (AAFC) Business Plan Competitions (BPC)  African Diaspora Marketplace . The African Innovation Prize, Ernst &…