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

Niyi Yusuf is the Managing Partner of Verraki, a business solutions firm. In this interview, he speaks on the opportunities to innovate unique financial solutions within Africa, the company’s ambitions to work with enterprises and governments across the continent, as well as the firm’s resolve to help start-up businesses.


What is your company’s relationship with Accenture and why did it leave Nigeria?


Professional services firms in Africa are currently at an inflexion point. Digital technologies, new ideas, and business models create disruptions, while start-ups compound the challenging business terrain. New factors such as agility, flexibility, cost-leadership, value for money and entrepreneurship are required for success and to harvest the opportunities from this disruption. Couple this with diaspora talents; that is Africans in the diaspora coming home, and the increase in capital to invest in new ideas.


Please read full interview on Daily Trust here.