FirstMonie Agent Is Now In Every Neighbourhood!

Imagine a walking, talking ATM. No it is not a machine, Firstmonie agents are humans like you, except you can now perform a majority of your banking transactions with them without stepping into a banking hall.  With this bespoke channel, FirstBank is committed to empowering individuals without bank accounts and bridging the gap between high-tech… Read More

Again, Vatebra wins tech company of the year award

Leading pan-African tech solutions provider, Vatebra Limited, has won the award for the Technology Company of the Year for 2017.The announcement was made at the Nigerian Technology Awards Ceremony held in Lagos. In winning the most coveted award of the night, Vatebra topped the list of nominees in a category with some industry big names. Read More

Paxful enlightens Nigerians on the use of Bitcoin

Gold plated souvenir Bitcoin coins are arranged for a photograph in London on November 20, 2017.<br />Bitcoin, a type of cryptocurrency, uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks. Bitcoin’s recent rise and booming investor interest is forcing the regulatory and stock market authorities to formulate an official position on bitcoin and Read More

Parental Control Routers: Tips for Managing Your Kids Screen Time

  School-aged kids spend an average of 7 hours of screen time each day. With the American Academy of Pediatrics figuring 2 hours is more than sufficient, the actual numbers of computer usage for kids can be staggering. The consequences your child faces for being immobile for long periods of time can lead to a Read More

Instagram introduces stories highlights and archives that let you save your memories

  Instagram Highlights and Stories Instagram has introduced two new tools that let users hold on to their favourite moments and share them in ways that help express yourself. Stories highlights is the new part of the profile where you can express more of who you are through the stories you share. To help you Read More

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

Nigeria: Dangote Crashes Cement Online Sales Price, Signs On Jumia

By Temitayo Odunlami Lagos — In a new move designed to reduce price and ease logistics inherent in the purchase of its products, the management of Dangote Cement Plc has signed a pact with foremost e-commerce platform, Jumia Nigeria, to offer for sale its cement to customers online. At the unveiling of the deal in Read More

Payit — get exclusive deals online and pay seamlessly

PAYit is Nigeria’s lifestyle platform that provides premium services and exclusive deals ranging from online store purchases, airtime top-up, bills payment, event ticketing, online food ordering to mobile payment, at affordable prices, and with convenience. Based in Abuja, Lily Victor (CEO) says the platform has been designed in such an appealing way for users to access numerous Read More

Nigeria: NTEL to Commence National Roaming Test With 9mobile

By Adeyemi Adepetun NTEL, Nigeria’s 4G/LTE broadband operator has announced a national roaming field trial with 9Mobile.The operators have received regulatory approval from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to commence a national roaming trial over a two-month period. The firm said yesterday that the agreement would enable its customers to make calls on 9Mobile’s network Read More

Nigeria: ‘Brands Spend Less Than 2 Percent On Digital Marketing’

By Ibukun Igbasan With the evolution and multifunction of digital devices and media leading to changes in consumer behaviour, businesses need to update their market strategies to be relevant in the global community.However brands in Nigeria are yet to have a significant space in the digital world due to their low investment in the global Read More

Kenyan, Nigerian startups make global Fintech 100

Fintech startups from Kenya and Nigeria have been named amongst the 50 best emerging fintech companies in the world as part of the annual Fintech 100 report compiled by KPMG and H2 Ventures. The Fintech 100 report offers an in-depth view of the most exciting tech-enabled financial services startups and organisations globally, with this year’s Read More

Nigeria’s CcHub selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

Nigeria’s Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme next year, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs’ skills for scaling their businesses. CcHub said it had received over 280 applications from startups across Africa for the accelerator, which begins in January and is implemented by the German… Read Read More

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