Electricity bill, fuel, generator maintenance and solar power are some of the expenses Nigerian businesses deal with. Nigeria is currently ranked 131 on the global Ease of Doing Business Index and a lack of electricity is a major reason. This is a story of how Big Cabal tried to solve its electricity problem; one many […]
This week, we spoke to a *Ruz, a Nigerian who has made Côte d’Ivoire home but hasn’t cut Lagos off completely. Every week, I write about Nigeria’s experience in another country, but my surprise is always the same when I find another country where Nigerians are thriving. Saudi Arabia, China, Uganda, Mauritius and Kenya: what […]
Logistics & Transport, startups
There are three things I never joke with: God, family and Lagos traffic. I dread the Lagos traffic. But I would have thought that in the face of innovation and modernisation, traffic in Lagos wouldn’t get any worse. I was wrong.
Renewable Energy, Uncategorized
Christian Wessels and Jasper Graf von Hardenberg, the co-founders of Nigerian renewable energy startup Daystar Power, have joined Endeavor Nigeria’s network of entrepreneurs. This comes after Daystar secured $4 million in debt financing from SunFunder, a solar energy-focused investor, to scale its energy provision services. Founded in 2017 and based in Lagos, Daystar Power provides […]