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Peter Obi prays for Ekweremadu, healing of daughter

By David Royal Barely 24 hours after some Nigerians and his supporters on Twitter celebrated Ike Ekweremadu’s arrest by the Metropolitan Police in the United Kingdom, Peter Obi has prayed for the family of Ekweremadu and the quick healing of their daughter. Vanguard reports that the former Deputy Senate President …

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E-commerce platforms empowering retail businesses

Following the data from the National Bureau of Statistics as well as the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), that Micro and Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) account for about 96 percent of registered Nigerian businesses that employs about 75% of the national labour force, and contributes about …

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B2B e-commerce as an enabler of micro businesses

The informal retail space in Nigeria has one of the lowest entry barriers. Most people who are into ‘hustling’ – street parlance for those chasing extra income – play in this space. Characteristically, the majority of informal retail businesses are largely unstructured despite their huge potential. Nigeria’s informal retail business …

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