Nigeria: Smile to Delight Customers With Exciting Offers At Yuletide

By Emma Okonji As part of efforts to prepare customers for a fun filled holiday season celebration, Smile, one of the leading 4GLTE telecommunications service providers, has announced an offer of 10GB plus SMiFi with 1GB FREE data and a 100 per cent bonus on recharge for three months. The offer is available to new… Read more Nigeria: Smile to Delight Customers With Exciting Offers At Yuletide

Nigeria: NTEL to Commence National Roaming Test With 9mobile

By Adeyemi Adepetun NTEL, Nigeria’s 4G/LTE broadband operator has announced a national roaming field trial with 9Mobile.The operators have received regulatory approval from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to commence a national roaming trial over a two-month period. The firm said yesterday that the agreement would enable its customers to make calls on 9Mobile’s network… Read more Nigeria: NTEL to Commence National Roaming Test With 9mobile

Nigeria: Dangote Crashes Cement Online Sales Price, Signs On Jumia

By Temitayo Odunlami Lagos — In a new move designed to reduce price and ease logistics inherent in the purchase of its products, the management of Dangote Cement Plc has signed a pact with foremost e-commerce platform, Jumia Nigeria, to offer for sale its cement to customers online. At the unveiling of the deal in… Read more Nigeria: Dangote Crashes Cement Online Sales Price, Signs On Jumia

Nigeria: ‘Brands Spend Less Than 2 Percent On Digital Marketing’

By Ibukun Igbasan With the evolution and multifunction of digital devices and media leading to changes in consumer behaviour, businesses need to update their market strategies to be relevant in the global community.However brands in Nigeria are yet to have a significant space in the digital world due to their low investment in the global… Read more Nigeria: ‘Brands Spend Less Than 2 Percent On Digital Marketing’

NCC set to protect telecoms facilities

NCC set to protect telecoms facilities By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the protection of telecommunication facilities in the country. The memorandum was signed at a meeting between Umar Danbatta, executive vice-chairman of NCC,… Read more NCC set to protect telecoms facilities

Nigeria: Enforcing Corporate Governance Code in Telecoms Sector

By Emma Okonji The renewed sensitisation campaign on the adoption of the mandatory corporate governance code in the telecoms industry, will drive the growth in the sector. Convinced that strict adherence to the rules that are enshrined in the Code of Corporate Governance, which was introduced in the telecoms sector in 2014, would address all… Read more Nigeria: Enforcing Corporate Governance Code in Telecoms Sector

Black Friday: Jumia Food shuts down music concert with eating competition

Black Friday: Jumia Food shuts down music concert with eating competition In what appears to be the first time an e-commerce company in Africa will organise a music concert to usher in the Black Friday festival, Jumia Group Nigeria surpassed customers’ expectations this year by organising a music concert in honour of the Black Friday… Read more Black Friday: Jumia Food shuts down music concert with eating competition

Nigeria: Alibaba Hosts Nigerian Startups in China

Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is hosting Suvenia.com alongside three other Nigerian entrepreneurs are currently taking part in the first Alibaba eFounders Initiative Entrepreneurship Training Programme, titled Shaping Champions for the New Economy, hosted in the city of Hangzhou, China. The pilot eFounders Initiative Entrepreneurship Training Programme runs from 10 to 23 November 2017. It… Read… Read more Nigeria: Alibaba Hosts Nigerian Startups in China

Nigeria plans to spend N25.5b on hi-tech surveillance equipment

Nigeria plans to spend N25.5b on hi-tech surveillance equipment By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed to spend N25.5 billion on hi-tech gadgets to achieve surveillance activities across Nigeria next year, according to the details of the 2018 Appropriation Bill he transmitted to parliament. Since the country is not immuned to ongoing… Read more Nigeria plans to spend N25.5b on hi-tech surveillance equipment

Access Bank: we’re not threatened by fintechs

Access Bank: we’re not threatened by fintechs By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria Access Bank says it is not threatened by the emergence of financial technologies (FinTechs) in the country. Rather than seen them as threats, they are more of collaborative to the desire of the lender to deepen products and market development. Mr Victor Etuokwu,… Read more Access Bank: we’re not threatened by fintechs