YouTube Go launches in Nigeria

September 20, 2017 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West Africa YouTube Go app launches in Nigeria. YouTube has revealed that the YouTube Go app, which was previewed at the recent Google for Nigeria event, is now available for Nigerians to download, according to a report by All Africa…. Read full story here

OyaNow ready to deliver convenience at your doorstep

On Friday September 22nd, Nigeria’s premier on-demand professional services and delivery platform – OyaNow, will formally launch in Abuja, the first of many cities that will become part of the OyaNow realm. OyaNow is not just your local food delivery company, it has stretched to an expansion beyond that, offering it’s consumers with several categories… Read more OyaNow ready to deliver convenience at your doorstep

Why e-payment start-ups fail in Nigeria — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

For the electronic payment sub-sector of Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry to grow its start-ups, some limiting factors must be overcome completely. Challenges currently identified as stunting the growth of payment start-ups in Nigeria, include un-scalable business model; insufficient funding; no advantage over existing solutions; skills shortage; regulation… Read full story here

Cowrywise does not charge a percentage on people’s savings- Razaq Ahmed, CEO

Do you need a soothsayer to tell you how important savings is in our financial life? Of course, you don’t. As humans, adopting a regular savings culture seem to be an uphill task but it is very good that some startups are trying very much to simplify this process, and so far, they have made… Read more Cowrywise does not charge a percentage on people’s savings- Razaq Ahmed, CEO

DoLessons latest entrant to Nigerian tutoring space

Nigeria’s online tutoring space is already a busy one, with the likes of PrepClass and Tuteria competing for users. But latest market entrant DoLessons believes it has the edge. Launched in May, DoLessons connects users with verified expert tutors in their neighborhood for after-school lessons. For now, it is an in-person tutoring marketplace, but the… Read more DoLessons latest entrant to Nigerian tutoring space