Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) for instant money transfers to First Bank accounts in Nigeria.
The growth in telecommunications subscriptions that started since January this year took an impressive turn as Nigerians activated 11.2 million lines on the GSM networks in April.
Cloud computing has made a positive impact on development targets in Africa. The Cloud enables Africans to access storage capacity they would otherwise be unable to afford for free with services such as Google drive or Dropbox.
Nigeria has launched iGuide, an online investment portal, as it seeks to position itself as an investment hub to local and international investors.
As one of the most regulated industries in the world, banks are under pressure to not only comply with constantly changing regulations but also to modernise their systems.
Nigeria has stepped up its fight against cancer with the launch of its National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022. During the inaugural event, BIO Ventures for Global Health, BVGH, presented AAI and its alliance with the Nigerian government to address the rapidly rising burden of cancer in the country.
Agritech startup, Farmcrowdy, enables UK-based Nigerians to invest in poultry and local farms via mobile phones
UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half year-old, VC-backed agritech platform, Farmcrowdy.
As part of its West Africa expansion, connectivity and data centre solutions operator MainOne has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote d’Ivoire.
Nigeria’s technology space is set to witness experiential platform with the unveiling of TechFest by Diamond Bank Plc in partnership with MTN, Visa, Microsoft, NIBSS, Deloitte and Touche, Interswitch and Beat FM.
Konga, Nigerian online mall and Yudala, African composite e-commerce company have officially announced a merger of their operations which will see them effectively become the biggest organized retail and e-commerce/marketplace outfit on the African continent.