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18 May
In 2021, 805 unique sellers received loans through Jumia Lending, representing a 27 per cent increase in the number of sellers compared to 2020.
9 Mar
Lagos has emerged top among cities with the highest volume of electronic commerce (eCommerce) orders in Africa. Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre, Lagos, ranked first, with Cairo ...
27 Feb
Sustainability- a buzzword thrown around by fashion insiders, but what exactly does it mean? Sustainability, in simple terms, means to sustain something over a long period of time. As a policy, sustainability concerns itself with economic, social, and environmental betterment. When narrowed into fashion, sustainability means taking socio-economic and environmental-friendly approaches to the production, distribution,…
18 Dec 2020
Low trust environment has been identified as a major limitation affecting electronic commerce (eCommerce) besides the conventional challenges such as low asset investments, poor standards and service quality and poor logistics.
7 Aug 2020
Despite the struggling nature of Nigeria’s electronic commerce (eCommerce) sector, which has led to the quitting of several operators, one of the surviving players, Konga
24 Jan 2020
For Nigeria's electronic commerce (eCommerce) sub-sector to grow, become profitable, and subsequently impact the economy, more education is required.
1 Jan 2020
The hydra-headed challenges of poor logistics and infrastructure gaps have been identified as major factors that limited the development of electronic commerce (eCommerce) in Nigeria
25 Dec 2019
Today, with the very strong impact of globalisation, digitalisation and social media, the engagement with e-commerce across the world keeps changing. Many companies and advertising players are forced to implement new consumer
21 Aug 2019
Africa is on the rise. From entertainment to agriculture, Africa is boldly expressing its identity and productivity in a brave new world.
27 Apr 2019
High unemployment, especially among the youths, has negative consequences on the economy of the country and population.
26 Jul 2018
Fresh investments in digital technologies would enable Nigeria to actively play in the fourth industrial revolution. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which raised this view yesterday in Lagos at the 2018 Information Communications Technology and Telecommunication (ICTEL) Expo, organized by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), informed that thus far, about $70 billion…
16 Apr 2018
In a landmark industry achievement, Konga, Nigeria's online mall and Yudala, Africa's pioneer composite e-commerce companies have officially merged their operations. This will see them effectively become the biggest retail and e-commerce outfit on the African continent. The business merger, which takes effect from May 1, will see both companies operate under the Konga brand…


45 mins ago
The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Monday destroyed over 400 carts confiscated from pushers, who serially dump waste at unauthorised locations in the metropolis.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian government on Monday said it has shortlisted about 8,800 students for scholarship opportunities abroad. The shortlisted students were from among 26,000 that applied for its overseas scholarship programme backed by Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF). The annual PTDF scholarship has been ongoing since 2000, giving sponsorship placements for Nigerians acquiring masters and Ph.Ds.…
1 hour ago
Former Nigeria's minister of state for education and a presidential aspirant, Dr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Monday said he supported the decision by the ruling All Progressives Congress to attach the controversial letter of withdrawal to the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms sold to aspirants. The withdrawal letter addressed to the National Chairman of the party,…
1 hour ago
Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, withdrew the suit he filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney-General of the Federation over his presidential ambition. Emefiele, through his counsel, S.T. Maliki, told Justice Ahmed Mohammed that a notice of discontinuance had been filed and served on the…
1 hour ago
Racism remains part of "everyday life" in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Monday, after a scandal erupted over a viral video showing the humiliation of black students.