Nigeria’s ChopUp partners Paga to launch mobile e-sports platform

Nigerian mobile gaming startup ChopUp has partnered financial services company Paga to launch a mobile e-sports platform, which offers gamers the chance to compete with each other and win daily cash prizes. ChopUp is a mobile gaming company in Nigeria developing locally relevant games with an African narrative, while Paga enables users to send and receive money,… Read more Nigeria’s ChopUp partners Paga to launch mobile e-sports platform

itel Mobile announces latest selfie sensation S32 smartphone with dual selfie camera, fingerprint scanner

Itel Africa’s number one selling phone, itel mobile has strengthened its S Series portfolio, which is known for its Super Selfies, with the launch of itel S32. This latest selfie-centric device is integrated with the latest camera features that meet tastes of modern users, including a highly sensitive dual front camera with wider angle capability,… Read more itel Mobile announces latest selfie sensation S32 smartphone with dual selfie camera, fingerprint scanner

Google launches Datally, a smart app that helps you save mobile data

After several months of secret testing, Google today introduces Datally, a smart data management app that enables smartphone users to control, monitor and save mobile data. Built primarily with emerging markets like Nigeria, India, Brazil the Philippines in mind, Datally is the result of over two years of extensive user research around these markets. Datally… Read more Google launches Datally, a smart app that helps you save mobile data

Recharge card vendors, cab operators groan as mobile apps take over

The unceasing foray of mobile applications into the business terrain in Nigeria is giving owners of some small scale business a tough time, writes TOFARATI IGE Within five minutes, Adejoke Badru hissed more than 15 times. Her business has been experiencing a lull for some time. It was past 3pm and she hadn’t even made… Read more Recharge card vendors, cab operators groan as mobile apps take over

The new mobile app that guarantees help anytime you are in trouble

http://eepurl.com/1MXSP With the technology, it’s become possible to do anything and solve any problem. And people are not resting on their oars when it comes to creating tech solutions that’ll make life a lot. A new mobile app that will help in tackling the wave of crime in Nigeria has been released. Say hello to… Read more The new mobile app that guarantees help anytime you are in trouble

NCC, CBN sign MOU on mobile money operations

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have signed a memorandum of understanding with respect to mobile money. Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission Dambatta disclosed this while meeting with the United Nations Special Advocate on financial inclusion Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. He said the agreement would enabled… Read full story… Read more NCC, CBN sign MOU on mobile money operations

CBN moves to secure USSD mobile transaction platform — Daily Times Nigeria

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has come up with an exposure draft to secure the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) code for mobile transactions, which is becoming increasingly more popular among banks in Nigeria.Laja Shorunke, Group Head, IT& E-banking control at United Bank for Africa, disclosed this when he spoke at the Hackcess cyber security… Read more CBN moves to secure USSD mobile transaction platform — Daily Times Nigeria