Chidera Akamelu emerges Young CEO 2019
- Gets N1m Cash Prize, Brand New Car The prestigious Pelican Hall, Pelican International Hotel, Chevy View Estate, Chevron Drive, Lekki, Lagos, was the place to be last Saturday as guests gathered for the grand finale of the entrepreneur Reality TV Show dubbed The Young CEO. Conceived as a platform to promote and support young…
Nigeria’s phone production suffers as imported brands flood market
The ‘consuming’ nation status tag on Nigeria may linger for long; as the expression seems to have found a permanent abode in the mobile phone sub-sector, as brands from Algeria, Taiwan, Pakistan, and India are currently dominating Nigeria’s multi-million dollar mobile phone market. This is despite China’s over 40 brands, which equally enjoy huge…
NITDA boss commends AfriOne, promises FG support
The Director-General, National Information Technology Developmental Agency (NITDA), Isa Ibrahim Pantami has commended AfriOne for its innovation and contribution to technology development in Nigeria. "I commend you for all that you are doing and I want to use this opportunity to thank you for investing in Nigeria," Patanmi said during a supervision visit to AfriOne…
Youth congress backs organic farming for food security
The Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC) has urged government to embrace organic farming, using latest biological solutions and cutting edge technology.
AfriOne donates tablets, mobile phones to freed Chibok girls
AfriOne, a Lagos-based indigenous mobile devices and laptop manufacturer, has donated tablets and dual-sim mobile phones to 106 freed Chibok girls.
Shittu visits AfriOne, promises FG's patronage of local technology firms
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said that Federal Government is working to discourage the country’s technology market from becoming a dumping ground for inferior overseas products.He said the government was also planning to ensure local technology firms are strengthened.
AfriOne boosts ‘Made in Nigeria’ mantra, unveils phone manufacturing plant
AfriOne Ltd., a technology-driven enterprise, on Friday unveiled its manufacturing and assembly plant for ‘Made in Nigeria’ phones and other technological devices, and declared readiness for create jobs and other social economic benefits.
First made-in-Nigeria phone debuts
More than 15 years after Nigeria joined the global system for mobile (GSM), the first made-in-Nigeria phone has finally debut, thus throwing the country into the growing league of communication gadgets manufacturers.
Phone maker taps Nigerian demand for low-cost smartphones
A smartphone manufacturer has set up its first factory in Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos to provide Africa’s biggest mobile market with low-cost smartphones amid an economic recession. AfriOne’s devices, using the Android operating system, will cost from 29,000 naira ($92) to 33,000 naira, targeting middle-income buyers in a country of about 180 million people,…