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    Farmer-Herder conflict in African countries is a recurring issue that claims the lives of many when the clashes occur. “Farmer-herder violence in West and Central Africa has increased over the past 10 years with geographic concentrations in Nigeria, central Mali, and northern Burkina Faso.” – Africa Security Brief, 2021 Nigeria has recorded the highest cases of farmer-herder conflicts in West
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    The European Union placed a ban on the importation of beans and cowpeas from Nigeria in 2013 for a period of one year. This was as a result of the uncontrolled use of pesticides on the crops, as stated in the amended 2015/943 EU regulation. In June 2016, the ban was further extended and it was set to be lifted
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    In recent years, a growing number of agritech companies have begun offering digital solutions to address the challenges faced by smallholder farmers in Nigeria. These solutions aim to improve smallholder farmers’ access to financial services, farm inputs (e.g. as good quality seeds), fertilisers, insecticides and pesticides, and equipment (e.g. tractors), as well as provide other extension services to farmers. Many
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    Tage Kene-Okafor: To keep up with the pace of innovation that has swept the country, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) tasked itself to review these laws and make them more beneficial for startups. Earlier this year, in March, the director-general, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, proposed the realignment of the Act with “tenets and ideals of the fourth Industrial Revolution”
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    The Africa Focus for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Initiative (AFEEDi) on the 3rd of July, 2021 partnered with Elegance Makeover and E-counsel with Lola to empower women with entrepreneurship skills, targeted at the grossly marginalized in the city of Osogbo, Osun State. The President of AFEEDi, Mr Peter Oluleke also urged the government to create an enabling environment for entrepreneurs
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    Major businesses and even governments are adopting alternative applications of the cryptocurrency technology. However, the Central Bank of Nigeria has in recent time barred banks and financial institutions from dealing in or facilitating transactions in cryptocurrencies. Mr. Bolaji Ojediran, a Principal System Analyst at the Lagos State University Directorate of ICT, a Certified Digital Forensics Examiner, ICT Facilitator and a
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    Over regulated business environment and higher taxes on business revenue may cause more harm than good; stifle innovation, growth, and job creation; discourage entrepreneurs; waste limited resources; undermine sustainable development; inadvertently harm the people they are supposed to protect; and erode the public’s confidence in the government. Meet Mrs. Abolade Oluwatosin, the CEO of Abeni Print. She shared what made
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    Since the inception of Doing Business in 2003, 55 economies eliminated the requirement for paid-in minimum capital at the time of business start-up.⠀⠀These reforms significantly reduce financial barriers to entry for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking to formalize, allowing their start-up capital to be invested in productive activities.
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    Enroll in this ONE day online Training to take your Excel skills to the next level. Learn how to use the program for data analysis and the creation of data visualizations. You’ll also learn how to use Excel to organize, analyze, and present key insights using essential Excel tools, functions, and data visualization features. Date: 17th July, 2021Time: 9amVenue: ONLINE