Nigeria records over 85% rise in PoS transactions

The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement System has revealed that in 2017, N1.41 trillion worth of transactions were carried out via Point of Sales terminals across the country. It revealed that there are 155,462 active terminals across the country and are being offered by mobile money merchants. This was the highest value since the introduction of… Read full… Read more Nigeria records over 85% rise in PoS transactions

New court judgement set to complicate 9mobile sale

In its judgement, the Federal High Court at Ikoyi, Lagos state, has granted the request of Spectrum Wireless Communications Ltd seeking the cancelation of the current board of directors by interim of 9mobile. In a statement, Spectrum Wireless Communications’ lawyers warned all institutions or companies engaged in commercial transactions for… Read full story here

Flutterwave launches Lagos-based internship programme

FinTech innovation company Flutterwave has announced a 3-month internship programme that will provide participants with the opportunity to put classroom learning to work, gain real-world experience and build lifelong skills. “Through a combination of practical on-the-job learning, formal training activities and one-to-one mentorship, you’ll… Read full story here

Nigeria’s first commodity trading marketplace OyaOya.com goes live

A commodity trading marketplace has gone live, it is on www.oyaoya.com and it aims to connect the commodity ecosystem across Nigeria and Africa. The OyaOya platform is a marketplace for vendors to present their products, allows customers to select a product, commodity transporters and an escrow payment system for secure transactions. Chief… Read full story… Read more Nigeria’s first commodity trading marketplace OyaOya.com goes live

Nigerian firm launches cloud-based customer and visitor management solution

Identity is a new product launched by a Nigerian tech firm. The company behind the product pitched it as one that provides services across various verticals- schools, government institutions, home, events and offices. “With Identity, unending waits and delays at the reception which cause a lot of pandemonium will be a thing of the past,… Read more Nigerian firm launches cloud-based customer and visitor management solution

NCC suspends 3 Nigerian firms performing illegal telecoms operations

Last week, three firms were given formal notices by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to suspend their illegal telecoms activities. The affected companies are Axon Integrated Services; Survenet Integrated Ltd and Strem Concepts. Chukwuemeka Obi, senior director of the NCC’s monitoring and compliance department, said the decision is… Read full story here

Introducing Files Go, a faster way to clean up, find and share files on your phone

Today Google launched Files Go, a new app for freeing up space, finding files faster and easily sharing them with others. Files Go is now globally available on the Google Play Store for all phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher. Files Go helps smartphone users manage their files and storage space. Every day, millions… Read more Introducing Files Go, a faster way to clean up, find and share files on your phone

Taxify aims to lower prices for Abuja customers

http://eepurl.com/1MXSP Taxi hailing app Taxify has announced that as it expands to Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja, it is aiming at improving the quality of service and lowering the prices for the end customer. Uche Okafor, the company’s operations manager described Abuja as an exciting and thriving market with an outgoing population for private urban transport.… Read more Taxify aims to lower prices for Abuja customers

WorkCube set to compete in a space dominated by Andela

http://eepurl.com/1MXSP There is a new startup company in Lagos that trains and produces experts in software development, equipping them to render expert services to both local and International clients, it is called WorkCube and would be officially launched at the #WorkCubeStage Fireside Chat coming up on the 1st of November, 2017. WorkCube is very similar… Read more WorkCube set to compete in a space dominated by Andela

This Kenyan health startup is eyeing Nigeria

The healthcare sector in Nigeria has been very active in recent times particularly the continuing spread of the Monkeypox disease. But the country is not the only one in Africa struggling with outbreaks. In Uganda, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed the country is struggling with another viral disease outbreak. But just beyond the border… Read more This Kenyan health startup is eyeing Nigeria