Why you no longer hear about Nigeria’s fast rising tech-talent accelerator, Switch

For a while now, there’s been speculation mounting around the possible non-operation of one of Nigeria’s fast rising tech-talent accelerators, Switch. Launched around November 2016, Switch is barely up to a year old, so the slight thought of its possible exit from the market shouldn’t be up for discussion. But surprisingly, even though there is… Read more Why you no longer hear about Nigeria’s fast rising tech-talent accelerator, Switch

Relocation of Computer Village, Ikeja not happening anytime soon

Early in 2017, the Lagos State government made known its decision to relocate the Computer Village in Ikeja to ICT Park, Katangowa in Abule Egba, Lagos Nigeria. Fifteen months after making the announcement, a single concrete block is yet to be laid on the proposed new location of the prominent ICT market. Bridgeways Global Projects… Read more Relocation of Computer Village, Ikeja not happening anytime soon

Online savings platforms that offer higher interest rates than your bank in Nigeria

Financial institutions like the commercial banks are one of the major choices for savings aside contribution and thrift schemes. But one of the major concerns of Nigerian savers is that these banks offer relatively lower interest rates compared to when they give loans. According to a one-stop comprehensive reference for international financing and investment —… Read more Online savings platforms that offer higher interest rates than your bank in Nigeria

Wallet.ng: The Fintech Startup Building Mobile Payment Solutions for Nigerian Millennials

It was at an Omidyar-organised “Market Makers” event in Lagos that I’d first met Wallet.ng founder/CEO, John Oke. The event was fintech-focused and the room was filled with several interesting people including Paga CEO Tayo Oviosu, Flutterwave CEO Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, MEST Lagos GM Neku Atawodi-Edun, Microtration Founder Yele Bademosi and Lidya Co-founder Tunde… Read full… Read more Wallet.ng: The Fintech Startup Building Mobile Payment Solutions for Nigerian Millennials