It was at an Omidyar-organised “Market Makers” event in Lagos that I’d first met Wallet.ng founder/CEO, John Oke. The event was fintech-focused and the room was filled with several interesting people including Paga CEO Tayo Oviosu, Flutterwave CEO Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, MEST Lagos GM Neku Atawodi-Edun, Microtration Founder Yele Bademosi and Lidya Co-founder Tunde… Read full… Read more Wallet.ng: The Fintech Startup Building Mobile Payment Solutions for Nigerian Millennials
[ad_1] The Central Bank of Nigeria this month announced it is not on track to reach its target of increasing financial inclusion to 80% by 2020. It is now reviewing the path it took in 2012 with a “refreshed strategy” and has also signed a cooperation agreement with the Nigerian Communications Commission to improve the… Read more Nigerians bury cash in backyards as mobile banking stumbles
How to Get Customers to Use Your Mobile App Speaking ahead of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town in September, Gartner research VP, Olive Huang, looks at how companies struggling to get customers to engage with their mobile apps should rethink their mobile customer experience (CX) strategy. Think about what’s on the home screen on… Read more How to Get Customers to Use Your Mobile App
Two years after the launch of her hybrid platform, Linda Ikeji Social, as well as her music service, Linda Ikeji Music, rockstar news and gossip blogger, Linda Ikeji, has launched a video streaming service, Linda Ikeji TV. Naturally, I took a look at the service. But first, let’s have a quick look at how the… Read more A user review of Linda Ikeji TV app and mobile website: What is the video streaming service like?
Chrome mobile data saver is a feature that helps you save on your data consumption when using Chrome browser on your smartphone. My usage statistics show that it isn’t saving me much and is perhaps not worth bothering with. Data compression on mobile browsers is not a new thing. It has been around since the… Read more Is Chrome mobile Data Saver worth using any more?
The company behind the popular Opera browser, Opera Software is about closing an acquisition deal for Telnet Nigeria Limited’s mobile money platform — Paycom. It was reported that Opera Software is set to acquire a controlling stake in Paycom with the intention that OPay — Opera’s mobile payment platform — will have footprints in the… Read more Opera to acquire controlling stake in Nigerian mobile money platform, PayCom
[ad_1] Mobile Money as a financial product is inherently a fast moving consumer good, which Nigerian banks are ill-equipped to market and promote, Andrew Morton posits Financial Inclusion remains a big Nigerian problem. Indeed for an economy that is unarguably the biggest on the continent it is an indictment of sorts on the country that… Read more Why Mobile Money Has Failed in Nigeria
Leading Chinese OEM Company, Tecno Mobile back again with something big! For the first times since it began operations, Tecno Mobile is going to be having a global launch in Nigeria. The main device to be launched is the Camon X and X pro, which happens to be the camera series of the brand. Rhe venue… Read more Tecno Mobile To Launch 6 New Devices In April – MobilityArena
It is no longer news Tecno Mobile is set to launch some devices into the Nigerian market next week, come April 5th, 2018. There have been lots of rumours flying around about the name of the new device and how many devices would be released on that day. Even though no official statement has been… Read more TECNO Mobile to launch an X device – MobilityArena
[ad_1] A Nigerian scientist, Engr. Michael Friday, has come up with an invention aimed at relieving subscribers of telecommunications services of the need to buy recharge cards. Michael, who met the Director General, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), Engr. Danazumi Ibrahim, in Abuja, expressed readiness to patent his invention tagged, ‘Mobile Intercom.’… Read more Nigerian scientist invents ‘mobile intercom’