Meet Lion Laptop — A Laptop Assembled at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Yes, that’s the name of the laptop. The University of Nigeria, Nssukka (UNN) has finally announced its laptop assembly plant (located at the Nsukka Campus) after months of speculations. According to reports, the assembly plant which has been projected to produce 100,000 laptops a year, was established to make laptops (Lion laptops, in this case)… Read more Meet Lion Laptop — A Laptop Assembled at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Crowdfunding platform GrowMyHustle launches to help creatives fund their dream projects

Kenya’s GrowMyHustle.com is a new online crowdfunding platform that aims to help youths in the creative arts industry to raise money for their dream projects in return for non-monetary rewards to backers. Like Kickstarter, the site allows users to post their projects online and ask their friends, family and the public to back them with whatever… Read more Crowdfunding platform GrowMyHustle launches to help creatives fund their dream projects

Truecaller to set up Africa headquarters in Nigeria or South Africa in 2018

In a move to increase its presence on the continent and make Africa a key priority region, Truecaller is shopping for a great city to set up headquarters in Africa. According to Ted Nelson, Chief Commercial Officer at Truecaller,“The tremendous growth we’ve had across Africa the past two years has truly been amazing and yet… Read more Truecaller to set up Africa headquarters in Nigeria or South Africa in 2018

Nigeria: Internet Traffic Rises As Nigeria Ranks 13th On Broadband Adoption Index

By Adeyemi Adepetun and Benjamin Alade Affordability Drivers Index (ADI) rankings of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has ranked Nigeria 13 out of 58 countries surveyed in terms of adoption and use of Internet access by its citizens. The ADI does not measure actual broadband prices, nor does it tell how affordable broadband is… Read more Nigeria: Internet Traffic Rises As Nigeria Ranks 13th On Broadband Adoption Index

Why FEC rejected Ministry of Communications’ memo on ICT University

By Adedeji Fakorede Discordant tunes among key stakeholders in the ICT sector is said to be among responsible for the rejection of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) University by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), National Daily investigation has gathered  Recall that the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) University has been on the score… Read… Read more Why FEC rejected Ministry of Communications’ memo on ICT University

STARTUP ADVICE | How you can start your Startup when you have no finances

African change makers sometimes find themselves in a compromising situation where they have interesting ideas to execute but unfortunately their deep pockets have a good number of holes drilled. It is not new that so many potential entrepreneurs have failed to take up the first and most crucial step of having their vibrant ideas happen.… Read more STARTUP ADVICE | How you can start your Startup when you have no finances

Lagos-based SMEs are embracing the remote work culture and it’s working

“Won’t you go to work today?” If you have to answer this question or a different version of it frequently, especially with the suspicious glare that it typically comes with, then you probably belong to the league of remote workers. Well, in this part of the world, that could also make you some sort of… Read more Lagos-based SMEs are embracing the remote work culture and it’s working

Do you have a budding Start-up in Nigeria? Apply for Google’s upcoming Developers Launchpad. See details

For the first time ever, Google is bringing the Developer Launchpad to Lagos, Nigeria with Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) being the host. The Developers Launchpad is a program initiated by Google and broadly aims to bring together budding start-ups or start-ups in their early stages and providing support in the form of mentorship, tutoring, guidance and… Read more Do you have a budding Start-up in Nigeria? Apply for Google’s upcoming Developers Launchpad. See details

There will be consequences for any network that tolerates unregistered SIM Cards” – NCC – The Citizen

The Director Public Affairs (DPA) at the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Mr. Tony Ojobo, yesterday reiterated the long-standing position of the Commission on the tolerance of unregistered SIM Cards by telecom service providers on their networks. Implicitly, Ojobo warns the general public not to buy pre-registered SIM Cards from persons and businesses that had done…… Read more There will be consequences for any network that tolerates unregistered SIM Cards” – NCC – The Citizen