Nigerians bury cash in backyards as mobile banking stumbles

The Central Bank of Nigeria this month announced it is not on track to reach its target of increasing financial inclusion to 80% by 2020. It is now reviewing the path it took in 2012 with a “refreshed strategy” and has also signed a cooperation agreement with the Nigerian Communications Commission to improve the penetration… Read more Nigerians bury cash in backyards as mobile banking stumbles

6 new players taking on the online grocery retail market in Nigeria

Going by a report analysed by Research and Markets in 2010, the grocery retail market in Nigeria is the largest and, until 2015, was the second fastest growing grocery retail market in Africa. But despite its size, the Nigerian grocery retail market is among the most fragmented, and perhaps most undermined, in Sub-Saharan Africa. Partly… Read more 6 new players taking on the online grocery retail market in Nigeria

6 things you should know about call masking — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Masked calling otherwise known as call masking is a technique usually by individuals or companies firms to keep personal phone numbers of businesses and individuals private. A masked call happens when an international calling number (Caller Line Identity) is masked as local number traffic. The numbers can also be in shortcodes. Through call masking, parties… Read more 6 things you should know about call masking — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Nokia 3.1 Arrives In Nigeria

Bringing sophisticated aluminium design and premium experiences, the refined Nokia 3.1 is now available through accredited dealers HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has today announced that the new Nokia 3.1 is now available to buy from accredited dealers for N50, 000 from 3rd July, 2018. Delivering premium experiences and a sophisticated aluminium design,… Read more Nokia 3.1 Arrives In Nigeria

Why only 20 percent of Nigerian startups survive – BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) Why only 20 percent of Nigerian startups surviveBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)Entrepreneurship growth is rapid in Nigeria, fueled by high unemployment figures, but only 20 percent of these startups survive. Unemployment rate climbed to a six-year high of 18.8 percent in the their quarter of 2018, according to the most… Read more Why only 20 percent of Nigerian startups survive – BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

Itel Mobile’s new smartphone flaunts improved battery life — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

iTel Mobile phone brand, itel has unveiled its newest addition in the Maxpower series – itel P32 in Lagos. The new itel P32 features an enormous 4,000mAh battery capacity equipped with superfast charging technology for users to enjoy three-days of non-stop fun and usage with their device on just one single charge. Over the years,… Read more Itel Mobile’s new smartphone flaunts improved battery life — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Komputer Village Magazine debuts July 1

Komputer Village Magazine is launching July 1, this year in a pioneering drive to introduce a dedicated publication promoting Nigeria’s largest technology market, Computer Village, Ikeja located in the heart of Africa’s emerging Smart City, Lagos. Technology Times Media Limited (TTML), owners of Technology Times, iSpace Magazine announced that the monthly Komputer Village Magazine is… Read more Komputer Village Magazine debuts July 1

Nokia 7 Plus, a phone for all seasons — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Nokia 7 plus HMD, which recently invested $100 million to fuel innovation around Nokia devices, is gradually pushing the brand back to strategic reckoning. Nokia may not be the market leader it was in the pre-smartphone era, but the present-day iteration of the firm – which operates in the mobile space under licensee HMD Global,… Read more Nokia 7 Plus, a phone for all seasons — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News