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An October 2011 estimate from Wikipedia – the free online encyclopedia, placed the number of mobile phones in Nigeria at about 88 million, with most people having more than one cell phone.
Before then, in 2010, Wikipedia noted that telephone density in Nigeria had grown to the extent that there were 60 mobile lines per 100 persons.
In June 2013, it came up with the biggest statistics stating that there were 117,412,363 active mobile cellular (GSM) lines in Nigeria.
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How To Market Your Business With Little Capital

How To Market Your Business With Little Capital

Story by: Pst. Chinedum Azum      | April 22, 2014    | Business Financing

Based on several emails from readers of this column requesting ways to market their business with the little resources available to them, I have decided to proffer the solution via this article.

Starting Your First Business In Nigeria: My Experience, My Advice

Starting Your First Business In Nigeria: My Experience, My Advice

Story by: Dr. Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase      | April 22, 2014    | Business Management

Building your wealth from the ground floor up in Nigeria means voting with your heart for entrepreneuring with or without seed capital. There is no easier route up that hilly top. Rendering quality service to others after deciding what those services will be is the reliable vehicle for making a successful journey to the most sought after destination in the world.

Phone Now Income Generators!

Phone Now Income Generators!

Story by: Emmanuel Onyeche, Damilola Okpetu, Seun Oladunjoye and Matthew Asije      | April 22, 2014    | Business Management

An October 2011 estimate from Wikipedia – the free online encyclopedia, placed the number of mobile phones in Nigeria at about 88 million, with most people having more than one cell phone.
Before then, in 2010, Wikipedia noted that telephone density in Nigeria had grown to the extent that there were 60 mobile lines per 100 persons.
In June 2013, it came up with the biggest statistics stating that there were 117,412,363 active mobile cellular (GSM) lines in Nigeria.

3 Ultimate Business Growth Strategies

3 Ultimate Business Growth Strategies

Story by: Pst. Chinedum Azum      | April 9, 2014      | Business Management

There are essentially 3 definite strategies for growing a business.
No more, no less. Below are the vital business growth strategies:

Honesty, Health, Faithfulness; And Success

Honesty, Health, Faithfulness; And Success

Story by: Dr. Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase      | April 9, 2014      | Inspiration


While it is true that unforeseen problems are opportunities for finding a better way for getting to where you want to be, it is also the time that tries the soul of men so much so that they are forced to do something extremely stupid, something that completely erodes their integrity and wipes off their credibility, covering them in opprobrious shame.

How To Access 90 Million Business Fund For Women

How To Access 90 Million Business Fund For Women

Story by: Onyeche Emmanuel, Damilola Okpetu and Seun Oladunjoye      | April 9, 2014      | Business Events

The Bank of Industry (BOI) Limited was established on October 2001, following the reconstruction of the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Limited (NIDB).
The bank provides financial assistance for the implementation of large, medium and small projects as well as the expansion, diversification and modernization of existing enterprises; and rehabilitation of ailing ones.

Raising Godly Children; Love In The Home.

Raising Godly Children; Love In The Home.

Story by: Pst. Esther Ojeagbase      | March 31, 2014      | Marriage

Children sometimes think that being a parent means you get to do whatever you want. This is a misunderstanding, but could it be that their parents' conduct gave them that idea? 1 Corinthians 13:3 - Love does not seek its own; it is not selfish. Love motivates us to do, not what we want, but what is best for the whole group.

Marketing Plan Template For Dummies

Marketing Plan Template For Dummies

Story by: Pst. Chinedum Azum      | March 31, 2014      | Business Management

Creating a marketing plan for your enterprise shouldn’t take you donkey years. Ideally, it should take you at least a few days to do the research and have the necessary discussions — potentially even a few weeks, depending on factors like the size of your market and the uniqueness of your product line(s). This article will help you in developing your marketing plans.

Visualization And Your Roadmap To Achievement

Visualization And Your Roadmap To Achievement

Story by: Dr. Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase      | March 31, 2014      | Inspiration

After the decision to form Complete Football International (UK) Limited was made, I drew a plan which included going to London to meet printers, freight forwarders and others with the objective of gathering information that would determine the step-by-step action I required to accomplish my dream.

Huge Opportunity Opens For Local Trainers As FG Stops Overseas Training For Civil Servants

Huge Opportunity Opens For Local Trainers As FG Stops Overseas Training For Civil Servants

Story by: Emmanuel Onyeche, Damilola Okpetu, Seun Oladunjoye and Matthew Asije      | March 31, 2014      | Income/Business Opprtunities

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan stated in his New Year message this year that all overseas training for Federal civil servants has been suspended. He said all such training programmes would be conducted locally to save foreign exchange for investment in infrastructure and economic empowerment. Jonathan said that the decision would help the government to cut cost of governance and improve on service delivery. He said that government needed to prioritize its expenditure portfolio by ensuring that capacity development that can be executed locally without compromising quality was done locally.

Make Income Helping Kids Discover Their Natural Abilities

Make Income Helping Kids Discover Their Natural Abilities

Story by: Agugua Obinna      | March 24, 2014      | Income/Business Opprtunities

Have you ever thought of offering an extraordinary service for kids like a gym; where different kinds of facilities to help children 6 weeks thru 13 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally will be present?

The A-Z Of Successful Copywriting

The A-Z Of Successful Copywriting

Story by: Lordson Opketu      | March 24, 2014      | Internet Opportunities

Wikipedia defines copywriting as the use of words and ideas to promote a person, business, opinion or idea. Although the word ‘copy’ may be applied to any content intended for printing (as in the body of a newspaper article or book), the term copywriting/copywriter is generally limited to promotional situations, regardless of the medium (for instance, ads for print, television, radio or other media).
By the foregoing, copywriting can be defined as the act of writing copy for advertising goods and services. Copywriting is the requirement and need of every business for marketing of goods and services.

10 Basic Factors For Startup Success

10 Basic Factors For Startup Success

Story by: Pst. Chinedum Azum      | March 24, 2014      | Inspiration

Your startup can only do one thing well at a time. Know Your One Thing.  Write it on the wall.  Repeat it every day.  Put it at the top of every regular company-wide communication.  Don’t let anything distract you and your team from it.

How To Play In The Petroleum Sector As A Kerosene Distributor

How To Play In The Petroleum Sector As A Kerosene Distributor

Story by: Emmanuel Onyech,Seun Oladunjoye and Matthew Asije      | March 24, 2014      | Income/Business Opprtunities

A nice and profitable business to do in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria is the fast-selling kerosene supply and retail business. Kerosene, also known as DPK (Dual Purpose Kerosene), is used extensively in a majority of homes in both the rural and urban areas of Nigeria for purposes such as cooking, lighting kerosene-powered lanterns, etc. The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), estimates that Nigerians use about 11 million litres of kerosene daily.  This huge demand is likely to continue for many years to come with the country’s huge population of low income earners both in the cities and in the rural areas.

17 Untapped Sources Of Generating Traffic To Your Amazon Niche Blog

17 Untapped Sources Of Generating Traffic To Your Amazon Niche Blog

Story by: Iyabo Oyawale      | March 17, 2014      | Income/Business Opprtunities

When it comes to traffic generation, obvious strategies include blog commenting, forum posting, directory submissions, feed submissions and so many others. However, my foray into niche blog business has thrown up so many untapped traffic sources, some of which may look downright impossible but highly effective.
Without further ado, let me list the sources:

Promoting Your Small Business Through Public Speaking

Promoting Your Small Business Through Public Speaking

Story by: Pst. Chinedum Azum      | March 17, 2014      | Income/Business Opprtunities

As I roundup my speaking tour across South Africa, I have decided to share with you a practical guide to promoting your small business through public speaking. If you run a small business, you may not be able to afford the kind of promotional and marketing initiatives that large corporations have. That doesn't mean you can't make a big impression on potential customers, however. Adding public speaking to your marketing plan helps you promote your company's products and services and adds a personal touch to your promotional efforts. If you promote your small business with public speaking, consumers in your target market will not only remember your company, they’ll also come to see you as an expert in your field. Below are some of the steps required to achieve success in this.

Want To Be An Instant Millionaire? Create A Million Naira Idea!

Want To Be An Instant Millionaire? Create A Million Naira Idea!

Story by: Dr. Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase      | March 17, 2014      | Inspiration

IN October 1984, when my wife and I knelt down in one corner of our rented three bed-room flat in Egbeda, Akowonjo, a suburb of Lagos, and we said the following prayer to God, I knew instantly that the idea was worth more than a million naira when it came.

Living In Nigeria But Earning Your Income From Abroad

Living In Nigeria But Earning Your Income From Abroad

Story by: Simon Uzoma & Innocent Ibhaluobe      | March 17, 2014      | Income/Business Opprtunities

We have seen many ways that the advent of the Internet has been a blessing to our generation; however, for the millions of people all over the world who are in need of constant income, the greatest thing about the Internet is the opportunity to make money.

How To Start A Business With No Money

How To Start A Business With No Money

Story by: Pst. Chinedum Azum      | March 10, 2014      | Inspiration

On Friday, 7th of March, I delivered a paper at the University of Johannesburg South Africa, entitled: “How to Start a Business With No Money.” This information is developed from a global perspective. That is to say that the ideas are universally applicable. So I have decided to share part of this presentation with you on this Column.

Making Your “Down Time” Pay Off

Making Your “Down Time” Pay Off

Story by: Dr. Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase      | March 10, 2014      | Inspiration

LIFE is not a bed of roses. This is why, no matter what we do and no matter how careful we are, we must experience ups and downs. The duty we owe ourselves is to ensure that we have more ups than downs. This is easier said than done. However, we must keep trying.

Business Opportunities In Telecoms Revealed!

Business Opportunities In Telecoms Revealed!

Story by: Emmanuel Onyech, Damilola Okpetu, Seun Oladunjoye and Matthew Asije      | March 10, 2014      | Income/Business Opprtunities

Late February this year witnessed the surprise announcement of little-known Bitflux Communications Limited as winner of the 2.3 GHz frequency spectrum offered by the Federal Government for broadband Internet services.

Raising Godly Children Part 2

Story by: Pastor (Mrs) Esther Obazu-Ojeagbase      | March 3, 2014      | Family

If we wish to succeed in any important, difficult endeavor, first we must determine our goal. Then we must develop a plan for reaching our goal.

5 Basic Steps To Business Productivity

5 Basic Steps To Business Productivity

Story by: Chinedum Azuh      | March 3, 2014      | Business Financing

This article is designed to show you how to organize your  business for maximum productivity.  When you’re overwhelmed, knowing how to get started boosting your productivity might seem as impossible as walking on water. You might think that you’re either born with it or not, and if you struggle with productivity, you’ll never “get it.”

How I Discovered One Of Life’s Mysteries That Has Sustained Me In My Business

How I Discovered One Of Life’s Mysteries That Has Sustained Me In My Business

Story by: Dr. Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase      | March 3, 2014      | Success Stories

LISTEN carefully to me dear Start-up Entrepreneur. What I want to place in your hands in this article is lifesaving information. As you would have found out if you have been reading My Story from the beginning, this secret didn’t come to me cheaply. I paid a big price for it, mainly through costly trial and error.

How To Benefit From The 2014 National Budget

How To Benefit From The 2014 National Budget

Story by: Emmanuel Onyeche, Damilola Okpetu, Seun Oladunjoye and Matthew Asije      | March 3, 2014      | Business Financing

To be able to discern new business opportunities from the breakdown of budget estimates is usually a task that takes some careful study and analysis. 

How To Get Wikipedia Link And High PR Domain Links For Your Amazon Affiliate Blog

How To Get Wikipedia Link And High PR Domain Links For Your Amazon Affiliate Blog

Story by: Iyabo Oyawale      | February 24, 2014      | Internet Opportunities

This is a continuation of our lessons on driving traffic to your Amazon affiliate blog. In the last lesson, I told you getting Wikipedia links and high PR domain links (combined with guest posting) were absolute game changers as far as getting traffic is concerned. I take off this lesson from there. Now, let me start by saying links from Wikipedia are powerful…

What Is In Your Hand?

Story by: Uju Onyechere      | February 24, 2014      | Inspiration

The story is told of a graduate who hawked a particular brand of malt drink at Allen Avenue junction at Ikeja in Lagos State. This young man took the selling of this product so seriously that it became his breakthrough.

10 Tips For Startup Success

10 Tips For Startup Success

Story by: Chinedum Azuh      | February 24, 2014      | Business Management

I have helped several people to start and build successful businesses. I have also been able to setup successful businesses on my own.