April 20, 2018 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West Africa Music + streaming service Nigeria lands deal with Sony Music Music streaming service of telecommunications operator MTN, has entered into a partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to distribute on its platform in the Federal… Source link
Over the past decade, Nigeria has been welcoming foreign investors into the Internet startup space, both as players in the market as well as financers. But there appears to be a growing trend in the last five years over the exit of foreign investment and businesses in the country. No doubt, the resulting effects of… Read more There’s a growing trend of foreign investors leaving the Nigerian startup scene
Mobile Money as a financial product is inherently a fast moving consumer good, which Nigerian banks are ill-equipped to market and promote, Andrew Morton posits Financial Inclusion remains a big Nigerian problem. Indeed for an economy that is unarguably the biggest on the continent it is an indictment of sorts on the country that it… Read more Why Mobile Money Has Failed in Nigeria
….Why Africa’s e-commerce fortune looks bright with merger….The role of technology in e-commerce growth By Prince Osuagwu (Hi Tech Editor) Despite unhealthy competitions which have held e-commerce outfits down and occasioned a drop in the growth trajectories of the sector, there are strong indications that consolidation is gradually happening in the industry and the fortunes… Read more Yudala, Konga merger kick starts consolidation of Nigeria’s e-commerce sector
LEAGOO KIICAA Power is low-budget Android smartphone with not only a captivating price tag, but also with some cool extra features to make it look a little less low-end. Some of these features -like dual back cameras- are not regularly seen in the low-end category of Android smartphones. The KIICCAA Power from LEAGOO Mobile was… Read more LEAGOO KIICAA Power Unboxing and Full Review
By Koyejo Bajomo Back in 1996, when the the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, licensed 38 internet service providers to sell internet services in Nigeria, many ICT experts expressed the view that the development would lead to the end of traditional television as a medium of influence. I do not think there is anybody in the… Read more Can The Internet Replace Pay Television In Nigeria?
By Dele Bajomo Back in 1996, when the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) licenced 38 internet service providers to sell internet services in Nigeria, many ICT experts expressed the view that the development would lead to the end of traditional television as a medium of influence. I do not think there is anybody in the modern… Read more Can Internet Replace Pay Television in Nigeria?
50m Truecaller users for online payment serviceNew Telegraph NewspaperPaystack is one of Nigeria’s largest payments startups, processing nearly 20 per cent of all online transactions in Africa’s largest economy. The company aims to allow merchants in Africa accept payments from anyone, anywhere in the world. Over 50 … and more » Source link
Dhaka, Mar 22 (UNB) – The ‘Made in Bangladesh’ labeled Walton laptops is going to hit Nigeria’s market soon. As the first company in Bangladesh, the local electronics giant Walton has teamed up with Western Base Nigeria Limited to export laptops for the first time to an African country. To this extent, an inaugural ceremony… Read more Walton starts exporting laptops to Nigeria
A Nigerian scientist, Engr. Michael Friday, has come up with an invention aimed at relieving subscribers of telecommunications services of the need to buy recharge cards. Michael, who met the Director General, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), Engr. Danazumi Ibrahim, in Abuja, expressed readiness to patent his invention tagged, ‘Mobile Intercom.’ He…… Read more Nigerian scientist invents ‘mobile intercom’
A Whitehaven woman sent £11,500 from her husband’s bank account to a man in Nigeria she had met through Facebook. Jane Pope, of Hensingham, admitted fraud by false representation and theft after using her husband Michael’s bank details to send £4,000 and a £7,500 loan to the man – who she continues to… Source link
Technology and the internet, no doubt, has changed how we consume content. The cost of data is getting relatively cheaper compared to the last decade, and this is driving the influx of Video on Demand (VoD) platforms. VoD is a system that allows you choose your own filmed entertainment via a connected device like a… Read more Video on Demand service providers available in Nigeria