Nigeria's Lavish Wedding Industry

Nigeria's Lavish Wedding Industry
Sun 10-08-2014

CNN's African Start-Up talked to some of the ingenious entrepreneurs wanting to get a slice of Nigeria's wedding industry cake. 

If inviting a couple of hundred of your nearest and dearest to your wedding sounds like a big gathering, then you are probably not getting married in Nigeria.

The country's extravagant celebration culture often sees up to 1,000 people coming together to toast the happy couple at a lavish party whose every detail has been meticulously planned months in advance.

Now, a wave of new startups is looking to tap into the booming industry and provide services especially tailored to the needs of the country's large-scale marriage celebrations.

From wedding planner schools to VIP mobile toilets equipped with flat screen TVs, CNN's African Start-Up profiles six businesses which want to get a slice of Nigeria's wedding industry cake.

Source: CNN