Standard Bank and 702 has sent journalist Nikiwe Bikitsha to Lagos in Nigeria to uncover the potential of its markets as a part of the Africa Connected project.
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Bikitsha says the economic environment in Nigeria is complex and challenging, and requires deep understanding and analysis.
I've never experienced anything as diverse as this.— Nikiwe Bikitsha
It's not easy doing business in this environment but, if you get it right, you can be spectacularly successful.— Nikiwe Bikitsha
She says that there are growing business opportunities in Nigeria, particularly as the population becomes upwardly mobile.
Bikitsha points out that the Nigerian retail sector is thriving, and identified opportunities for improved infrastructure and logistics.
Take a listen to Nikiwe Bikitsha's evaluation: