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Verraki Partners congratulates Junior Achievement Nigeria on 20th anniversary

Managing Partner of Verraki, Niyi Yusuf has congratulated Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), on its 20th Anniversary, paying tribute to the organization’s role in delivering unique, experiential programs focusing on the core content areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Speaking ahead of JAN’S 20th Anniversary celebration, Yusuf commended the JAN initiative and its leadership’s…

Team Hive From University Of Ibadan Wins N1m Professor Awojobi Design Competition

Hive, an Andela-like student-led learning community that builds robots to solve Nigeria’s social problems while teaching relevant industrial skills won a keenly contested competition at the third annual edition of PAADC, held at the University of Lagos Main Auditorium recently, beating 49 other teams from 20 African tertiary institutions to clinch the grand prize, as…

Technology innovation can solve Nigeria’s educational challenges – Verraki

Verraki Partners, a business solutions company focused on accelerating the development and transformation of Africa has outlined solutions that can bridge the knowledge gap and expedite mass affordable, accessible and quality education for most Nigerians. Speaking during the sidelines at the grand finale of the national design competition, Professor Ayodele Awojobi Design Competition (PAADC) held…

Investment in STEM education will boost innovation — Yusuf

The Managing Partner at Verraki, Niyi Yusuf, has advocated for increased government investment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education to boost innovation in the country. Speaking on the impediments to technology and innovation in Nigeria, Yusuf highlighted strategies to enable government to foster innovation in-country at a live interview on Arise TV, while speaking on…

20% of government’s procurement should go to SMEs

Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) and start-up businesses play significant roles in the economic development of countries. According to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), SMEs form the backbone of economic growth in most industrialized economies, and account for 50 to 60 percent of employment generation. They also contribute significantly to wealth creation…

African challenges demand specific tech solutions

Niyi Yusuf is the Managing Partner of Verraki, a pan African business and technology solutions firm. He spoke with journalists, including ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, on the uniqueness of African challenges, whose solutions should be tailored specifically to tackling it for maximum productivity. From Accenture to Verraki Business Solutions, can you explain this development, especially in bridging…

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Africa’s problems present a call to innovate, not a flag to caution – Niyi Yusuf

Lagos (Nigeria), May 20, 2019 – Verraki Partners, a business and technology solutions firm recently launched in Lagos, Nigeria, has reiterated the call for indigenous companies to see the continent’s hurdles as opportunities to innovate and take advantage of the gaps to create uniquely local solutions. Verraki’s Managing Partner, Niyi Yusuf asserted that the current…