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Adewale Opaleye

16 Nov 2022
Adewale Opaleye, who is the group chief executive officer of Nigeria’s leading business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform Alerzo, has applauded the federal government for constituting the Digital Economy Industry Working Group (DEIWG), a Public Private Dialogue (PPD) platform to boost relationship between the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.…
9 Nov 2022
At the just concluded Africa Fintech Summit held in Cape Town, South Africa, Adewale Opaleye, the founder and group chief executive officer of Alerzo posited that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will forge collaborations among e-commerce platforms on the continent and accelerate the continent‘s economic growth. He made the disclosure during a panel…
27 Sep 2022
In order to harness the global digital economy estimated at $11.5 trillion (which translates to about 16 per cent of the global economy), the federal government has said Nigeria's digital economy will contribute 15% of the country‘s total gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025. Stakeholders in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) are, however, concerned over…
14 Sep 2022
In support of the remark made by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami that the country’s march towards attaining 95 percent digital literacy in 2030 now looks more promising than ever, the group CEO of Alerzo, Adewale Opaleye has said the realisation of this target will drive increased technology adoption among…
24 Aug 2022
Business to business (B2B) firms in Africa are demonstrating intentionality in leveraging technology to tackle the needs of retailers across the continent. In Nigeria precisely, founders of tech startups are proffering solutions to long-standing challenges experienced in the retail business chain, with more retailers coming to the full awareness of incurring losses should they not…
18 Aug 2022
As Nigeria grapples with unemployment, poverty and other challenges, it is cheering that e-commerce platforms are opening up opportunities for youths in the country to explore their talents and thrive as a recent report points to job creation as the largest benefit of Africa’s growing digital economy. Alerzo, a business to business e-commerce firm which…
15 Aug 2022
Leading business-to-business e-commerce platform, Alerzo, has restated its commitment to building a well-connected retail ecosystem in Nigeria, while assuring its partners of an evolving system aimed at promoting a win-win business relationship. The founder and group chief executive officer of the company, Adewale Opaleye made this disclosure at the company’s Partners’ Summit which was held…
18 Jul 2022
With retailers forming part of the backbone of the Nigerian economy, as everyone is connected to them one way or the other, it is important the problems faced in this sector get reduced to the barest for significant economic growth. Business to business (B2B) tech platforms are pulling their weight in bringing interventions to the…
31 Mar 2022
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alerzo Limited, a technology and services platform, Adewale Opaleye, has lamented the slow pace of technology in Nigeria’s largely cash-based informal retail market.
8 Mar 2022
Beyond the lenting period which often takes the whole of the month of March, the month in the modern era, has also become known for its wave of gender equality campaigns hinged on the celebration of International Women's Day, and 2022 is not an exception. With the theme 'Gender Equality Today For a Sustainable Tomorrow',…
24 Feb 2022
Adewale Opaleye, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alerzo LTD., a business-to-business e-commerce platform in Nigeria, has won the Fintech Personality Leadership Prize at the 2021 edition of the African Prize for Leadership Excellence award ceremony held in Lagos on Thursday, 24th February 2022. The award was organised by the African Institute for Leadership…
2 Feb 2022
Operating in every nook and cranny, informal retailers are life savers in Nigeria. They are often the go-to people for everyday essentials for the majority of Nigerians.


The newly sworn-in Governor of Cross River State, Senator Bassey Otu has taken the oath of office and promised a robust administration.
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In the $8.3 billion prosthetic global market, a med-tech start up in Ho Chi Minh city- Vietnam called VULCAN AUGMETICS, is poised to change the narrative upper body amputees for many outside Asia, starting in Africa before expanding into the Caribbean region. After 4 years of diligent research, engineering, trials and testing, it created the lowest cost battery-powered functional modular prosthetic arm, that is certain to change the lives of millions across Africa and the Caribbean.
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, officially commenced his second term in office following the completion of his swearing-in by the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba. Sanwo-Olu was optimistic that the best days of the state and its inhabitants lie ahead.
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Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said controversial conduct of the 2023 governorship election in the state introduced deep political cracks. Fintiri, who spoke after taking his oath of office at Ribadu Square for a second term..
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Daura Emirate will hold a traditional durbar, alongside other activities, today, in honour of former President Muhammadu Buhari, in his hometown, Daura, Katsina State.