Save money on your monthly electricity bills with Lumos Mobile Electricity and enjoy access to noise-free and fume-free electricity for your everyday use and conveniently pay with your airtime from an MTN line. MTN in partnership with Lumos and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) are helping millions of households and business across Nigeria save… Read more Save Money With Lumos Mobile Electricity Powered By MTN
Are our phones getting smarter or computers simply getting smaller? The thing is, these days, our computers have not only moved away from desktop to laptops but our laptops have also shredded most of its parts like the CD ROM, RJ45 and VGA Ports – in fact, it has further reduced its size by introducing… Read more Rumoured Tecno Phonepad will come with 7-inch Screen, fingerprint sensor and possibly 3GB RAM
If you have lived in Lagos – or anywhere in Nigeria for that matter – you will be familiar with the legion of officers from a legion of government agencies who randomly stop vehicles for one check or the other. The list includes, but is not limited to, the Police, VIO (vehicle inspection officers), and… Read more Lagos motorists use social media to beat VIO officers #VIOSightings
As a fanboy of popular brands like Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sony, et al, I scoffed at the unpopular name, Omatek and thought to myself ‘this is another ‘chinko’ (a term used to refer to items made in China). I was wrong. Omatek is not only a Nigerian brand, it is the first indigenous computer manufacturer… Read more Florence Seriki: Life and times of the Late Omatek Ventures CEO
At the start of last year, Nigeria seemed on course to clock an important milestone: hitting 100 million mobile internet users. But that’s no longer the case. New data from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) shows a steady decline the country’s internet user numbers, despite a fall in mobile internet data prices. Since mid-2016, mobile… Read more Mobile Internet Prices In Nigeria Are Dropping, So Why Are Its User Numbers Falling Too?
In Nigeria, the revolution is moving at a progressive pace. Suffice to say that a movement that started in Yaba is now gradually expanding and finding roots in other places across the country. So we made a comprehensive list of tech hubs from across Nigeria. The sheer number outside Lagos might shock you. Click here… Read more The definitive list of tech hubs in Nigeria
In spite of the financial loss suffered by millions of Nigerians who participated in the failed Ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox, MMM, in 2016, Twinkas, a similar scheme, is making wave among many Nigerians. Investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja showed that a large number of residents of the Federal Capital Territory,… Read more Despite losing billions to MMM, Nigerians throng another Ponzi scheme, Twinkas
Safi is an online platform (website and mobile app), launched by Gbenga Odegbami in January 2017, to provide on-demand dry cleaning/laundry services across Lagos. By downloading the mobile app or visiting the website, users can order laundry services, then schedule a convenient time and location for Safi’s dispatch agents to pick up. Clean clothes are… Read more Startup Profile: Safi — order dry cleaning services with ease from your mobile phone
The need to become less dependent on imported products has never been more critical than now that our major import which is crude oil has been on a free fall in the global market and making our currency the most unstable, resulting in a current exchange rate of N485 to $1 (at parallel market) and… Read more CONSUMER TECH Spotlight | What hope for Made-in-Nigeria phones?
According to NCC’s head of Enforcement Unit, Salisu Abdu, the commission had issued this directive to all telecom operators since November 2016 to stop their representatives from registering SIM cards in the open, under umbrellas and kiosks. This directive was intended to be effected as from February 1, 2017. Click here to view complete post… Read more Due to new NCC regulation, umbrella and kiosk SIM registrations are about to become a thing of the past
The smaller screens are where the action is – banks have been marketing their mobile apps aggressively over the past few years, and now collectively claim that 11 million customers have adopted this channel. This adoption of the mobile phone for banking marks the fastest and most pervasive technology adoption in the history of banking.… Read more Is it all over for internet banking?
Known as ReDahlia Workspaces, the co-working seeks to be a place where businesses, both established and startups, can easily access value-adding services that’ll make them profitable in the long run. The workspace will house utilities modern day businesses need, such as power, facility management, Internet, secretarial and janitorial services. It’ll offer shared cubicles, shared desks,… Read more New co-working space to launch in Lagos this month