Tag: online

Want a game-changing resume? 3 online tools to your rescue

The unemployed in Nigeria really do have it tough –with so much competition for the few job available, the need to stand out has never been more necessary. Thanks to the digital world, job seekers’ quest for a good career is now being simplified with the abundance of digital resume and portfolio platforms. If you’re Read More

Online freelancing and the Nigerian mindset

I received my Payoneer income survey doc the other day, and I was not quite surprised at the report. One of those things I expected was the gap between male and female freelancers. I also wasn’t surprised to see that the number of freelancers in Africa is seriously behind what we find in most continents, Read More

Meter.ng — pay your electricity bills online seamlessly

On July 1, 2017, Olufela Olagunju and his team founded Meter.ng, a web application that allows instant online payment of electricity bills in Nigeria using debit/credit cards. For a wider market reach, Meter.ng is also expanding its services to the unbanked and offline population through an offline agency network in Nigeria. The agency network is a B2C Read More

Online real estate startup ToLet acquires Jumia House Nigeria to create PropertyPro.Ng

African tech can produce surprises. One this week is a $1.2 million Series A startup buying part of a $1 billion company. That’s what Lagos based property startup ToLet.com.ng has done, purchasing Jumia House Nigeria for an undisclosed amount. Jumia House is a subsidiary of the continent’s lone tech unicorn — Pan-African e-commerce giant Jumia.com. Read More

Sourcegig — hire vetted African freelancers online

Sourcegig is an online freelance marketplace that connects local businesses to highly skilled local professionals. Founded by Ejeme Otene Aaron, Sourcegig is based in Abuja. Once the provider (freelancer) and the client (small business owner) determine the right fit for services offered and the client’s need, they collaboratively negotiate the terms of the project, including timeline,… Read More

Online shopping: Beautiful bride – The Nation Nigeria

With growing awareness in technology and more exposure to western lifestyle, more tech-savvy Nigerians are embracing online shopping. The fad has several merits for shoppers, writes TONIA ‘DIYAN. Nigerians have embraced the digital age, brought about by mobile phone revolution. With the increasing use of mobile phones, the Internet and the social media, many, young and Read More

The Rise of Online Gaming in Nigeria

Of all the online activities available, sports betting was the first to really take hold in Nigeria, but casinos and other forms of gaming are rising in popularity as well. And seeing as there are so many restrictions in West African countries on betting and finding places to enjoy a quick hand of poker or Read More

Junks.ng — exchange your junk for cash online

Waste management in Nigeria and probably in the whole of Africa is usually nothing to write home about. Junks.ng is one startup that intends to change this narrative starting with Nigeria. Launched on August 10, 2017, Bradley Yarrow (Founder) leads Junks.ng in its quest to add value to junks by giving people the opportunity to Read More

FG clamps down on online newspapers, others

Minister of communication technology, Shittu Adebayo The Federal Government has begun secret moves that will see a number of online newspapers, blogs and websites perceived to constitute “threat to national security” permanently shut down. Social media and Internet users may also not be exempted from the clampdown, which will begin any moment from now. The… Read More

Premium Times takes the #1 spot on our top 50 online media (web) countdown

Investigative journalism is gradually returning to the fore in the country, and Abuja-based internet newspaper, Premium Times is at the forefront of leading this charge. Alongside, New York-based SaharaReporters¸ Premium Times has taken it open itself to reveal atrocities in government, the military, and even in the civil service, as is the case of the Read More

Direct Pay Online Group raises $5M from Apis to launch in Nigeria, Ghana

Kenya’s Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has received a second investment of $5M from the UK based private equity fund, Apis Partners after its initial $10M investment made last year. The firm will also use the funds to set up operations in Nigeria, Ghana, DRC and Mozambique by the end of 2017 to grow across Africa Read More

Direct Pay Online Group receives second investment of $5M from Apis

Direct Pay Online Group CEO Eran Feinstein Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has received a second investment of $5M from the UK based private equity fund, Apis Partners. This investment, which follows the initial $10M investment made last year, will be used to fuel DPO Group’s ambitious strategic plan which includes organic growth across Africa, Read More

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