Over the past eight years, the Nigerian technology sector has recorded some level of growth in a silent manner. The recent visit by Mark Zuckerberg to Yaba, Lagos revealed some five to six years of work done by passionate Nigerians in the tech space. Back in 2011 when I […] Click here to view original… Read more The Nigerian Tech Ecosystem; Everything you need to Know
Today, 25th November was Black Friday, possibly, the world over. It was no different here in Nigeria where retailers fell over themselves trying to woo customers with what they touted as fantastic promotional offers. Ever since the culture of online shopping became entrench in our psyche as Nigerians, there have been a surge in the popularity… Read more Black Friday at Shoprite Novare Mall
The ATM in Nigeria has gone from a mysterious machine of very high distrust to a basic essential. Understandably, being at the perceived epicentre of online fraud and Internet scams has made Nigerians exceedingly weary of this machine which spits cash at the punch of just four digits. My personal take though, is that there… Read more Demystifying Nigerian ATM Experience
When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the company’s plans for 30-minute delivery drones with Amazon Prime Air in December, it became clear that ecommerce has exciting days ahead. But Amazon isn’t the only company ramping up digital business, nor is the U.S. the only region in the game. In fact, Africa may have already stolen… Read more The African Version of Amazon Will Emerge From Nigeria
I got a call from my tailor asking for a point of clarification on the length of a skirt I had asked him to make for me. In parting, as I reiterated the length; he said “if God allows, the length will be as you want it.” This response can only be interpreted in one… Read more We Do Not Need God!
The influence of technology on religion has long been a subject of discourse on this blog and it is definitely an issue that will continue to generate a lot of controversies. You can read my earlier posts on the influence of technology on religion here. Apart from the “End of the World” proponents who are… Read more “In The Name Of The Father …”
The “Diary of a Geek” blog finally has its android app listed on Google Play, Android’s digital application distribution platform. Diary of a Geek is the definitive source and final word for news as it affects Nigerians with especial focus on gadgets and technology news. The blog attracts readers with both business and consumer focus… Read more Check out “Diary of a Geek” on Google Play!
Some things just don’t add up when it comes to the Woolwich killings. There are certainly more questions than answers. Let us examine the facts. An off-duty British soldier by the name of Lee Rigby was walking down the street in the charming and peaceful London suburb of Woolwich. All of a sudden, and out… Read more Femi Fani-Kayode: The Woolwich killing and the Illuminati – More questions than answers
I have previously written about the rise of e-Commerce in Nigeria and how you can profitably take part, so in case you missed out, you can read it here. Consider this a follow-up article as I will be sharing with you first hand my own experience of how I made close to a million naira… Read more A Case Study of e-Commerce In Nigeria: Why It Pays To Own A Shop Online!
According to an article on This Day Live, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the registry for .ng domain names, has reduced the price of registering a second level .ng domain name by 97% to NGN 15,000. That is equivalent to about $95 USD. Previously, the group had been charging NGN 500,000, or $3,165 per year,… Read more Nigeria slashes second level .ng registration cost by 97%