Lagos Innovates Initiative Launched To Support Growth Of Nigerian Startups

Tech startups in Lagos will benefit from the Lagos Innovates initiative. Photo: Errol Bennett – CNN Nigeria’s commercial hub is working hard to support tech startups in the city, with the launch of the Lagos Innovates initiative set to benefit the startup ecosystem in the country’s financial capital. The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF)… Read more Lagos Innovates Initiative Launched To Support Growth Of Nigerian Startups

Tech hub for people living with disabilities launches in Lagos

Project Enable Africa, a community development initiative that advocates for the rights and empowerment of persons with disabilities in Africa, has launched a disability-friendly digital hub. The project, which is supported by the United States government through the Alumni Engagement Innovation Funds and the US Consulate Small Grant, is aimed at promoting the access of… Read more Tech hub for people living with disabilities launches in Lagos

Nigeria: Tricycle Networking APP Launches in Lagos

A technology-based tricycle operation model that allows passengers to engage the services of tricycle riders using an app called Matattu was launched in Lagos on Wednesday. Samuel Ajiboyede, the co-founder of the service, speaking at the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Tricycle Owners and Operators Association of Nigeria, TOOAN, said the partnership… Read more Nigeria: Tricycle Networking APP Launches in Lagos

Nigeria’s Aba-made tech startups will challenge Lagos — Quartz

Nigeria’s startup ecosystem continues to be dominated by developments in Lagos, Africa’s largest city and the country’s commercial hub. But developers and stakeholders in the oil-rich southern part of the country are gradually building an ecosystem backed by local tradition, patient founders, supportive mentors and potentially easier access to funds from the money-spinning oil and…… Read more Nigeria’s Aba-made tech startups will challenge Lagos — Quartz

UBER’s headache in Lagos and how it can be managed

http://eepurl.com/1MXSP Uber; The online taxi hailing business in Nigeria has been successful but it has also been characterised by tussles with factors such as regulators, customers, the climate and other corollary challenges plaguing it.  Hitherto the most interesting stakeholder in all this has been the driver. When they got wind of the “Uber opportunity”, they… Read more UBER’s headache in Lagos and how it can be managed

Microsoft Nigeria invites you to join their Tech and Gaming Mixer in Lagos

Are you a Gamer, Game developer or techie? Microsoft Nigeria is inviting you to its Tech and Gaming mixer at their Lagos office Microsoft Nigeria is asking gamers, game developers, developers and technology enthusiasts to meet with product managers and engineers from its Redmond Headquarters. In an invitation to gamers to a mixer… Read more Microsoft Nigeria invites you to join their Tech and Gaming Mixer in Lagos

How fake sellers of iPhones swindle victims using popular website – Lagos CP, Edgal

The Police in Lagos has smashed an organised crime ring through which Nigerians buying phones on the internet were being robbed on a daily basis. Thirty-five-year-old Alade Olalekan and Olumide Oluwole, 31, contrived a means of returning fake money to those who they lure to the Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos, to make payment for… Read more How fake sellers of iPhones swindle victims using popular website – Lagos CP, Edgal

Tecno Mobile Unveils the Phantom 8 in Lagos (Will Sell For N128,000).

TECNO Mobile, Africa’s leading mobile phone maker, today unveiled its latest device, the PHANTOM 8 at Four Points by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos in the presence of several notable dignitaries, key opinion leaders and stakeholders in the mobile technology industry. The Mobile tech giant has also partnered with SLOT Systems to deliver extra value to… Read more Tecno Mobile Unveils the Phantom 8 in Lagos (Will Sell For N128,000).

Transthat — access travellers who deliver items from overseas to Lagos

Transthat is an online community that connects travellers — who have spare luggage spaces and want to make extra money — with those who intend to buy or get specific items from abroad. Items deliverable range from products such as phone chargers, perfumes, bags etc to documents. Lola Ekugo founded the startup on  June 12, 2017, with Lester… Read more Transthat — access travellers who deliver items from overseas to Lagos

Lagos charges automobile technicians on use of ICT

The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has urged members of the National Automobile Technicians Association (NATA) in Lagos to embrace the use of information technology in their workshops. Mr Akinola Johnson, the Director, Transport Operations, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen on the sidelines of the election of new executives of NATA in… Read more Lagos charges automobile technicians on use of ICT

Accion Venture Lab to deliver Masterclass and Fintech Office Hours at Lagos Startup Week

http://eepurl.com/1MXSP Accion Venture Lab, the seed-stage investment initiative of financial inclusion leader, Accion,  will host a Customer Acquisition Masterclass and Fintech office hours on Thursday, 28th September 2017, as part of Lagos Startup Week 2017. Please find below the details: Customer Acquisition Masterclass Date:  Thursday, 28th September 2017 Time: 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M