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5 Lessons on Marathon Preparation for Entrepreneurs

5 Lessons on Marathon Preparation for Entrepreneurs

By Adenike Adeyemi 3 min read
Last Saturday, Lagos played host to the Lagos City Marathon. The 40km marathon route started at the National Stadium,…
How to Write a Business Plan Investors will Love

How to Write a Business Plan Investors will Love

By Oluwakemi Afolabi 4 min read
A business plan is a very fundamental document that will remain useful throughout the course of your business journey.…
How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

By DIY Law 3 min read
1 in every 7 adult Nigerian has either deposed to an affidavit or has been asked to depose to one (Source: DIYlaw's…
How to Develop an Employee Handbook

How to Develop an Employee Handbook

By Roselyn Onalaja 4 min read
Every institution, no matter how small, requires a clearly defined and effective structure for it to thrive. At the…
How to Register your Business Online and Automatically Generate your TIN Number

How to Register your Business Online and Automatically Generate your TIN Number

By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 5 min read
For many entrepreneurs, the cost of registering a business, the administrative bottlenecks involved in the registration…
How to make your Back-Yard Edible

How to make your Back-Yard Edible

By Edobong Akpabio 5 min read
Simply put, your back-yard is that space at the back of your house but within the perimeter of your own property or the…
How to Run Pre-Employment Background Checks

How to Run Pre-Employment Background Checks

Pre-employment background checks also described as "Application Verification" allows an employer
By Roselyn Onalaja 3 min read
How to Write a Job Description

How to Write a Job Description

What is a Job Description? A Job Description is a written statement of a specific job; it simply
By Roselyn Onalaja 2 min read
How to Build a Successful Brand

How to Build a Successful Brand

What is a brand? A brand is a name, symbol, sign or design that identifies a product or service
By Alexa Chukwumah 1 min read
How to Protect Your Business in a Collaboration

How to Protect Your Business in a Collaboration

As a growing business, there are times that you would need to partner or collaborate with other
By DIY Law 2 min read
How to Legally Wind Up Your Business

How to Legally Wind Up Your Business

Chike knew it was time to move on. He had run a fashion business for over 5 years since he
By DIY Law 2 min read
How to Grow Your Business - I

How to Grow Your Business - I

"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." John D. Rockefeller Growth always
By Chiamaka Oguonu 3 min read
Here's Whats New on Tax Identification Number

Here's Whats New on Tax Identification Number

As part of the Ease of Doing Business Initiatives, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 1 min read
How to Come Up with Business Ideas

How to Come Up with Business Ideas

Ever wondered how big corporations and businesses you admire come into existence? Have you thought
By Oluwakemi Afolabi 1 min read
How to Create a Solid Branding Strategy

How to Create a Solid Branding Strategy

Branding without data is like driving with your eyes closed. When you Brand with data (Branding
By Busola Akin-Olawore 1 min read
How to Separate Personal Finance from Business Finance

How to Separate Personal Finance from Business Finance

Cashflow is the life blood of any business, but often times entrepreneurs find it difficult
By Oyindamola Adeosun 1 min read
How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

From my interactions with small and growing businesses in over 5 years, one extremely important
By Timi Olagunju 4 min read
Strategies to help You Manage Your Team Remotely

Strategies to help You Manage Your Team Remotely

Ready or not, the COVID-19 outbreak has compelled companies and businesses to support remote work.
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 4 min read

How to Access Loans

Accessing the Graduate Entrepreneurship Fund

Accessing the Graduate Entrepreneurship Fund

APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED....If you  recently graduated from the university and you are an
By Amaka Nwaokolo 3 min read
Scaling your business with bank loan- what you need to know.

Scaling your business with bank loan- what you need to know.

It is the dream of every entrepreneur to birth and nurture a business that can be either sold at a
By Chris Emoghene 3 min read
How to Access the CBN COVID-19 N50 Billion Naira Credit Facility

How to Access the CBN COVID-19 N50 Billion Naira Credit Facility

The corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to unprecedented disruptions to global supply chains,
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 2 min read

How to File and Pay Taxes

Pioneer Status Tax Incentive in Nigeria

Pioneer Status Tax Incentive in Nigeria

Pioneer status tax holiday is an initiative by the Nigerian government designed to encourage the
By Oyindamola Adeosun 1 min read
Understanding Value Added Tax (VAT) in Nigeria

Understanding Value Added Tax (VAT) in Nigeria

Value Added Tax (VAT) is an indirect tax levied at a rate of 5% on goods and services consumed. The
By Oyindamola Adeosun 1 min read
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on General Tax Administration

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on General Tax Administration

Photo Credit: Question 1 What happens when a taxpayer's payment is posted to a wrong tax
By Oyindamola Adeosun 4 min read
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Withholding Tax

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Withholding Tax

Photo Credit:  Question 1 What is Withholding Tax (WHT)? Answer: Withholding Tax is
By Oyindamola Adeosun 3 min read
Local Government Taxes for Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises

Local Government Taxes for Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises

Nigeria is a Federation with Governmental authority distributed along Federal, State and Local
By Deloitte Nigeria 2 min read
Due Dates for Filing Tax Returns and Statutory Deductions

Due Dates for Filing Tax Returns and Statutory Deductions

We have highlighted in the table below, timelines for filing common tax returns and statutory
By Deloitte Nigeria 4 min read

How to Register a Business

 What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

Most MSMEs in Nigeria are often registered as either Business Names or a Private Limited Liability
By DIY Law 2 min read
How to Register your Business Online and Automatically Generate your TIN Number

How to Register your Business Online and Automatically Generate your TIN Number

For many entrepreneurs, the cost of registering a business, the administrative bottlenecks involved
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 5 min read
Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Imagine the horrors of another company opening up a business with your company name?  All the
By DIY Law 2 min read
5 Steps For Choosing Your Company Name

5 Steps For Choosing Your Company Name

Agadi Nwanyi wanted to register a company and what easily came to mind was Agadi Nwanyi Nig. Ltd,
By DIY Law 1 min read
Company Incorporation in Nigeria: A Step by Step Guide

Company Incorporation in Nigeria: A Step by Step Guide

If you are reading this article, it means you are considering incorporating a
By DIY Law 4 min read
The Advantages of Incorporating your business in Nigeria

The Advantages of Incorporating your business in Nigeria

Starting and running a business is hard. At the very beginning, one of the questions you have to
By DIY Law 4 min read

How to Start a Business

 What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

Most MSMEs in Nigeria are often registered as either Business Names or a Private Limited Liability
By DIY Law 2 min read
Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Imagine the horrors of another company opening up a business with your company name?  All the
By DIY Law 2 min read
Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

With more and more entrepreneurs taking advantage of franchising opportunities in Nigeria, there is
By Chiagozie Nwizu 4 min read
Why Should I Buy a Franchise? Guiding Tips for a Potential Franchise Buyer

Why Should I Buy a Franchise? Guiding Tips for a Potential Franchise Buyer

Findings from the DFID 2016 franchise study indicates that there are over 460,000 Nigerians with
By Chiagozie Nwizu 3 min read
Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

The hospitality industry typically refers to businesses that provide  lodging/accommodation,
By Adenike Adeyemi 6 min read
Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

The intention of any government and other approved bodies who set regulations to run businesses
By DIY Law 2 min read

How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan Investors will Love

How to Write a Business Plan Investors will Love

A business plan is a very fundamental document that will remain useful throughout the course of
By Oluwakemi Afolabi 4 min read
Ten Books You Should Read As a Startup Founder

Ten Books You Should Read As a Startup Founder

Being a startup founder involves a lot of learning. Some of the lessons will be from making
By DIY Law 4 min read