Lagos has one of the worst road traffic situations in Nigeria. Many working class Lagosians spend more time in traffic than asleep. This makes street hawking and road-side buying an actual means of livelihood and an impossible thing to eradicate. Nairobi has the worst traffic in Africa while Mexico City has the worst traffic in… Read more Drivertise; a startup that helps you earn money with your car without driving people around
A recent study by Transparency Market Research (TMR) on the global IoT fleet management market has found that smartphone integrated real-time data is driving demand for fleet management services worldwide. The study notes that an increasing number of transportation companies are integrating their tracking and monitoring, routing, fuel management and remote diagnostic processes using mobile…… Read more Smartphone integrated real-time data driving demand for fleet management services-report
Back in July in Lagos, Nigeria, Google announced that a N13,000 Android smartphone was going to be launched in the country in collaboration with some partners. The anticipation towards the proper launch of the Freetel ICE 2 smartphone has been high, to say the least. The phone has since hit the market in September.… Read more We got our hands on it: Freetel ICE 2 Hands-on and Photos
Google has announced introduction of five additional products that would enable internet users to access information with ease. Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, made this known in an interactive session with some internet users including journalists in Lagos on Friday. Kola-Ogunlade listed the products to… Read full story… Read more Google adds Nigerian languages to Android, iPhone keyboards
Sporting an impressive Full HD display, the Gionee M7 promises great multimedia experience and superb power. The mid-range device comes with a robust octa-core processor and abundant memory, amongst other amazing features. Gionee M7 Key Specs & Features 6.01-inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2160 pixels (402ppi) Octa-core Mediatek Helio P30 CPU with 6GB RAM Android… Read more Gionee M7 Specs and Price
An expert in the telecommunication industry has described the working environment for service providers in the country as harsh and the bane of limiting upgrades and expansion. Gbenga Adebayo, an engineer, and Chairman Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) made this assertion in reaction to a complaint by a telecom consumer in Ogun… Read more Harsh environment, others bane of telecoms’ upgrade, expansion — Daily Times Nigeria
Google specifically builds its platforms and products to be globally relevant. Users in Nigeria also have access to these products, which will help them access information with ease. Here are 5 cool things you can do with Google that you probably didn’t know about. 1. Chat or send SMS in any language…including in Igbo, Yoruba,… Read more 5 Cool Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Can Do With Google Search.
There is a news report that Nigerian mobile networks have been directed to implement a 14-day data grace period so that subscribers who are unable to exhaust their 30-day plans within the validity period for one reason or the other get extra time to use up their remaining data. A ThisDay report yesterday quotes a… Read more Will Nigerian mobile subscribers get data grace period?
A Professor of Statistics, Kayode Ayinde has called for a unique identification number to make every Nigerian traceable in order to curb corruption and social vices within and outside the country.Ayinde, Head of Statistics Department, Federal University of Technology, Akure, told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday that it would also enhance… Read more Don Seeks Unique Identification Numbers For Nigerians
Set to launch on Sunday, 1 October 2017, GOtv MAX is a new package promising all the La Liga matches on a new sports channel, SS Select 4, selected live games of the Premier League and a wider sports offering which includes WWE, and select live games from the Premier League. GOtv MAX will provide… Read more GOtv handpicks top content across its inventory to launch Gotv Max
Google for Nigeria brought with it several announcements/awareness and improvements to Google’s core consumer products in Nigeria most notably Search. Now on Search, you can see in a very clear and concise way; the scores from the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), popular Nollywood movies and movie showtimes in Cinemas etc across both Web and Mobile… Read more Do you already use Google for these 5 things? Football scores, Wizkid’s post, Movie times…
This post is a delayed version of our weekly newsletter. If you would like to receive timely summaries like this every week in your email box, you can subscribe here. Our Startup of the Month is Riby, a financial management service platform that helps co-operative societies remotely control financial operations. The prediction is that over 20 million people (from Nigeria and… Read more Can you trust a car without a driver?