Fibre operators seek pioneer status as broadband penetration falls by 3%
Fibre operators, especially in the metro space, have called on the Federal Government to grant them pioneer status. This, they claimed, would boost their operations in the country.
New normal and rise of Africa’s gig economic platforms
Today, there are thousands of educated Nigerians, including some with regular day jobs, working as on-demand drivers on platforms like Uber and Bolt.
Nigeria pushes fintech revolution in Africa, revenues to hit $543m by 2022
It is not all gloom for the nation’s economy. Despite the pandemic’s toll across all sectors of the economy, the financial technology (fintech) has been having a good run with positive results...
Neymar joins 'Fortnite' as video game universe expands
Gamers are used to taking control of Neymar in virtual football pitches, but the Brazilian star has found a new field to run wild on: the shoot'em up mega-hit "Fortnite".
Intel to spend $20 bn on new US chip plants
US chip titan Intel said Tuesday it will invest $20 billion in building two new plants in Arizona as part of a plan to ramp up production in the United States and Europe.
SIMS Digital Centre opens new modern branch in Ajah
SIMS Digital Centre, the official representatives of Samsung, Royal, Panasonic and other international brands in Nigeria has opened an ultra-modern branch in Ajah, Lagos.
Jack Dorsey sells first tweet for $2.9m
Twitter founder Jack Dorsey's first ever tweet has been sold for the equivalent of $2.9m (£2.1m) to the head of blockchain service CryptoLand and software firm Bridge Oracle Sina Estavi. Dorsey's first tweet, which reads, “just setting up my twttr,” was posted by Dorsey on March 21, 2006. The tweet was sold as a non-fungible…
Ingressive for Good & Geneza launch the #1000WomenInDesign scholarship programme
Ingressive for Good has announced the launch of the #1000WomenInDesign scholarship program in partnership with Geneza School of Design, which will train 1000 female designers in Africa. The programme is aimed to upskill African women who are aspiring designers and empower them with the skills, tools, mentorship and resources that can improve their earning…
Kwik Delivery launches its just-in-time delivery service in Abuja
Kwik Delivery has launched its breakthrough, just-in time delivery service to businesses, government agencies and merchants in Abuja. Kwik Delivery offers 1-hour delivery through its fleet of bike delivery partners and also provides access to a host of reliable, efficient and trusted 4-wheels vehicles. "As the political center of Nigeria, Abuja is in strong demand…
Kwik Delivery closes its $1.7 million pre-Series A financing round
Kwik Delivery Friday said it has closed its pre-Series A financing round. The company successfully raised $ 1.7 million in equity from institutional and high net worth investors. “Kwik Delivery has demonstrated to customers and investors alike its efficiency as well as the relevance of its bold technology-based approach during a most challenging period” explains…