Tag: Lagos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Read More

5 product marketing lessons from bus marketers in Lagos

Featured image: Bankole Oluwafemi (cc) I learnt some of the lessons that have improved my marketing skills from a very unusual place. It was when I commuted on a TATA public bus popularly called Ise Oluwa. An Ise Oluwa bus. Credit: Wole Ogunlade These Ise Oluwa buses are poorly-ventilated and are not the most comfortable way to travel Read More

Bustops.ng Wants to Help You Easily Find Your Way Around Lagos

If you live in Lagos without a car, you must have gone through that stress of not being able to find your way to your destination. Sometimes, you ask questions from people around, but it ends up worsening the situation. Bustops.ng wants to help you find your way around Lagos! Founded in 2017 by Zenith Wogwugwu, Read More

Lagos opens Nigeria’s first Forensic Lab to render free legal services in commemoration of Int’l Day of Peace

Lagos State government said it has completed the construction of the first ever high-powered DNA Forensic Laboratory in Nigeria. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had last year approved the construction of the DNA forensic lab as part of the criminal justice sector reforms designed to solve crime through technology and fulfill an unmet need for DNA profiling Read More

Yahoo boys arrested by EFCC in Lagos

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos state, has arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters. They were arrested following intelligence report about their alleged involvement in some criminal activities. The suspects who were arrested around the Egbeda and Agege area of the state defrauded their victims of huge sums of money in different currencies Read More

Nigeria: NCC seizes pirated works worth N926 million in Lagos

September 15, 2017 • General, Top Stories, West Africa Nigeria: NCC seizes pirated works worth N926 million in Lagos. Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) revealed on Thursday 14 September 2017 that the organisation has seized pirated materials worth an estimated N926 million ($2.572… Read full story here Read More

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