Despite Nigeria’s retail sector being dominated by independent formats like Open Markets and Kiosks in terms of absolute store numbers, modern trade formats like Supermarkets and Hypermarkets are stepping up to fulfil the needs of consumers.
Creative Media Works, operating as BBM Messenger, has partnered with Springster, Girl Effect’s global mobile-first platform for vulnerable young women, to launch Girl Talk.
Jumia has introduced Jumia Bot, Nigeria’s first e-commerce Bot. Using Jumia Bot, shoppers can order food, find fashion or electronic items and book hotels and flights by simply having an online conversation with the bot.
Oladunmade Otitoola, an entrepreneur and beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program in 2016, is founder of RentYourHall, Nigeria. Africa Business Communities poses him some questions on development of the startup.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) revealed that the number of people using the internet in Nigeria decreased in the month of July 2017.
As more financial service providers adopt machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, it is becoming ever more apparent that these solutions are vital to economic inclusivity and innovation on the African continent.
Multichoice Nigeria will be launching a pay-per-view (PPV) option in the country. The company emphasized that the PPV concept is a cable or satellite television system in which consumers pay an additional fee to watch a particular program.
Betloy ihas launched its football prediction website for lovers of football. Many fans utilize content like this for entertainment purposes while many others take it a step further by translating their passion into profits.
With the backing of Kenya’s telecoms giant Safaricom, taxi hailing app Little is set to commence operations in Nigeria’s tech capital city of Lagos come October.
West Africa’s provider of connectivity and data center solutions, MainOne has reiterated the importance of Internet traffic domiciliation as a key requirement for growing the internet ecosystem in Africa.