Piggyvest vs Cowrywise

Piggyvest vs Cowrywise

Introduction Piggyvest is an online saving and investment platform that helps users save money efficiently through its different tailored offerings such as target, safe lock etc. Started on the7th of January 2016, it offered only savings to its customers as Piggybank.ng. After 3 years, Piggybank.ng became Piggyvest and began offering direct investment opportunities to its…

How to bypass CBN ban to buy bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency in Nigeria.

How to bypass CBN ban to buy bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency in Nigeria.

The past few weeks has been troubling and it seems like we have to live with the new normal as the senate and the powers that be debate the ban. If there is going to be any reversal in policies, its most likely not going to be anytime soon. The new regulation by the Central…

PiggyVest vs Alat

PiggyVest vs Alat

This is a complete head to head review of the Piggyvest platform in contrast to the Alat platform. Some Intro Piggyvest is an online saving and investment platform that helps users save money efficiently through its different tailored offerings such as target, safe lock etc. Started on the7th of January 2016, it offered only savings…

uLesson closes $7.5m Series A round

uLesson closes $7.5m Series A round

uLesson is a Nigerian ed-Tech Platform founded by former Konga’s CEO Sim Shagaya. Founded in 2019, uLesson has the vision to bridge the gap for K-7 to K-12 students (Grade 7-12) across Africa by delivering affordable, high quality and accessible education using Technology. The $7.5million funding round was led by US-based Owl Ventures, the world’s…

The Finance Act 2020: Explained
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The Finance Act 2020: Explained

Key amendments introduced by the Finance Act The increase in the VAT rate from 5% to 7.5%. The removal of the exemption applicable to dividends received by shareholders of upstream oil and gas companies. The exemption of small companies (companies with annual gross turnover of 25 million Naira or less) from payment of companies’ income…

Nigeria: The story of repressive recessions
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Nigeria: The story of repressive recessions

Nigeria has literally struggled since independence! The cycle of Nigeria’s prosperity and mostly otherwise comes in about cycles with growth occurring some of the time and recession taking place almost every other time. For most of her life, Oil has been the mainstay of the Nigerian economy accounting for over 90% of her revenue. This,…