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WOWe’s Festival Continued Commitment to Promoting Women Entrepreneurship

June 30, 2015 - 9:32 am in Entrepreneurship, GirlPower, News & Media

In its quest to further promoting women entrepreneurship in the country and the region at large, the Women of West Africa Entrepreneurship (WOWe) at the 2015 festival was indeed a platform for all things woman entrepreneurs and step ahead of previous editions.…

Asuqu, Esaja, SafeMotos and Team Tigo

Asuqu, Esaja, SafeMotos and Team Tigo enter to Think Incubator Program

Tech incubator think announced four new entrants to its incubator as part of a new T(h)ink Accelerated program. In addition to think’s signature 6-month…

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Iya Basira and Financial Technology

The Nigerian food consumption market is growing on a daily basis with millions of dollars exchanging hands in Nigeria every day. With food delivery as…

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Interesting Points I Learnt from Attending Marketplace Global 2015

June 29, 2015 - 9:01 am in Business & Money, Interviews, Startups

Nearly all big corporations globally started out some as start-ups some really big; Dangote Group, Bill Gates, Apple Microsoft among others. Even though they have been described as small-scale problem solvers and young people have always been encouraged to…

Giovanni Dolci (VP, Theatre Development, EMEA, IMAX Corporation), Kene Mkparu (CEO Filmhouse, Cinemas), Moses Babatope (Group Executive Director, Filmhouse Cinemas), Andrew Cripps (President, EMEA, IMAX Corporation)

IMAX Corporation and Filmhouse Cinemas Reach Agreement for an IMAX Theatre in Nigeria

June 25, 2015 - 4:44 pm in Gadgets & Mobile, News & Media, Press Release

IMAX Corporation and Filmhouse Cinemas, Nigeria's chain of theatres, today announced an agreement for an IMAX theatre  to be located in a new construction project in Lagos, the nation’s biggest city with a population of more than 20 million. The deal,…


GMail Finally Allows You to Undo Emails Sent Accidentally (Step by Step Guide Here)

June 24, 2015 - 9:06 am in Gadgets & Mobile

If you have accidentally sent an email, now you can remove the sent email. The new tool allows users to choose a delay time from 5 to 30 seconds in case of a change of heart.  Interestingly, the ability already existed in Gmail Labs (where users can test…

Seun Adebayo, Service Manager, Diamond Bank; Sim Shagaya, Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Konga.com; Uche Uzoebo, Head Business Service Group, Diamond  Bank and Nonso Anyaegbuna, Business Manager, Diamond Bank

Konga Acquires Zinternet Mobile License Company

June 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm in News & Media, Press Release

Konga Online Shopping Limited today finalized its acquisition of Zinternet Nigeria Limited (Zinternet). The transaction was finalized upon consent from the Central Bank of Nigeria with Konga now owning 100% of Zinternet's assets, including its mobile money…


Mobile Commerce for Communities: Huge Potential for the Near Future

Grocery shopping can be made easier and faster in-spite of the gains made by Nigeria’s e-commerce giants such as Konga and Jumia. Community based e-commerce and delivery service can just be the next big thing, especially with the huge demand for instant…

Women of West Africa Entrepreneurship Festival 2015

Use this Discount Code To Attend WOWe Festival 2015

June 18, 2015 - 9:28 am in Entrepreneurship, GirlPower

I have a special discount code for this conference that will provide a uniquely professional and centralised platform to tackle the challenges, opportunities and solution driven strategies that will move African economies up the value chain. The Pan African…

Ernest Ndukwe

Ernest Ndukwe Appointed as National Coordinator of Alliance for Affordable Internet Nigeria Coalition

June 17, 2015 - 7:40 am in News & Media, Press Release

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has announced that Dr. Ernest Ndukwe will serve as the National Coordinator of the A4AI Nigeria Coalition. Dr. Ndukwe is the former CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and chaired the Presidential…