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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Jason Njoku is taking iROKOtv public – Techpoint.Africa

    iROKOtv, one of the leading online movie streaming platforms in Africa has commenced its initial public offering process.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business The ride for mobility and logistics to the centre stage of the Nigerian startup space – Techpoint.Africa

    These days, moving around major Nigerian cities like Lagos or Enugu is as easy as tapping a smartphone to book a seat on a bus, motorcycle or the most recent addition to the e-hailing market — tricycle. Since the beginning of the second quarter of the year, startups in the mobility and...
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    Business Nigeria’s CcHUB fully acquires Kenya’s iHub – Techpoint.Africa

    Nigeria’s Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) has announced the acquisition of Kenya’s iHub. This is the first time in Africa that a technology hub is acquiring another. Arguably two of Africa’s most reputable and impactful technology hubs, CcHUB and iHub... Read more via Techpoint.Africa –...
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    Business We were not hacked, our acquirer bank is to blame — Bolt (Taxify) – Techpoint.Africa

    We reached out to Bolt (formerly Taxify) to make sense of why its users were getting debit alerts for unauthorised rides. Here’s what the company had to say.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business How I Work: Iniabasi Akpan, OPay Country Manager – Techpoint.Africa

    Behind the seeming motorcycle-hailing invasion in Lagos is Iniabasi Akpan, the Country Manager of OPay. With over 28 years of experience, Akpan is no newbie to Nigeria’s tech space.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business MTN Group reshuffles leadership roles in multiple African countries – Techpoint.Africa

    MTN Group is shaking up a number of top executive roles in its branches across various countries. Philip van Dalsen, the CEO of MTN Zambia and Freddy Tchala MTN Côte d’Ivoire CEO will both be leaving MTN at the end of September..... Read more via Techpoint.Africa –
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    Business Uber could be venturing into bus transportation in Lagos very soon – Techpoint.Africa

    Uber is working on a public bus system for Lagos and is already in talks with city transport officials.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business How Helium Health is innovating healthcare in Nigeria and West Africa – Techpoint.Africa

    Health providers are often overwhelmed with manual handling of paperwork and administrative duties that they give less attention to their primary responsibility of improving the quality of public health. Although these responsibilities are mutually inclusive, patients still deserve the best...
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business OPay continues to expand as ‘OTrike’ launches in Aba – Techpoint.Africa

    Opera-founded startup, Opay, has just introduced OTrike, a tricycle hailing service, in the commercial city of Aba, southeast of Nigeria..... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business Pickmeup launches first ever online ride-hailing service in Abeokuta – Techpoint.Africa

    First of its kind, Pickmeup Ride launches as a pioneering online ride-hailing service in Abeokuta.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Lagos-based mobile solutions startup, GONA raises multi-million dollar fund for expansion – Techpoint.Africa

    GONA is a mobile solutions startup headquartered in China but with primary operations in Lagos. The startup recently announced the completion of a multi-million dollar Pre-A round of financing. Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Nigerian fintech startups PiggyVest and Cowrywise are scaling up to become digital banks – Techpoint.Africa

    Earlier today, two Nigerian fintech startups PiggyVest and Cowrywise announced new products that provide users with dedicated virtual account numbers, making them somewhat digital banks... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business How Kola Tubosun and his team gave Google a Nigerian accent – Techpoint.Africa

    Google announced a number of new products and features at its recent ‘Google for Nigeria’ event. But the introduction of a ‘Nigerian English’ voice to Google Maps and other products caught the attention of users like none other and sparked conversation across social media. Google Maps, like...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Recent innovations in the public transport system may help drive Nigeria’s cashless initiative – Techpoint.Africa

    In 2012, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) started the Cash-less Nigeria Project which commenced with a pilot phase in Lagos State followed by 5 other states in 2013. A year later, the project was implemented on a national scale. A policy was designed for the project, which aimed to reduce the...
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    Business MTN Nigeria breaks into top 5, after less than 2 days on the NSE – Techpoint.Africa

    Barely 48 hours after listing on the market, MTN Nigeria is already making impact on the Nigerian Stock Exchange..... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Despite seeming reforms, Nigeria still does not have a functional railway ticketing system – Techpoint.Africa

    Nearly a year after notices were sent out, there is still no functional e-ticketing system for Nigeria’s railway..... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Meet ‘Iyaloja’ Abisola Azeez Raolat, the newly appointed leader of Computer Village, Nigeria’s foremost ICT market – Techpoint.Africa

    Nigeria’s foremost ICT market — Computer Village, Ikeja — used to be under the leadership of the Computer and Allied Product Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN), headed by Ahmed Ojikutu. However, with rumours of an impending installation of an Iyaloja and Balaloja (traditional market...
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business How Google is driving artificial intelligence for Africa by Africans – Techpoint.Africa

    Over the years, artificial intelligence has gone way past the impression of robots in science fiction movies and novels. And its importance has become undoubtedly clear especially in the African continent. Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Jiji’s bold attempt to win Africa and the state of online classifieds on the continent – Techpoint.Africa

    It appears Jiji is on the path to becoming the largest classifieds platform in Africa with its recent move to acquire major competitor, OLX. With the acquisition, the company is taking up OLX’s businesses in five African countries, giving the company over 8 million monthly unique users when the...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Apply for one of 30,000 Google Africa Certifications Scholarships for 2019 – Techpoint.Africa

    Google is offering 30,000 scholarship opportunities and 1,000 grants for the Google Associate Android, Mobile Web, and Associate Cloud Engineer certifications.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get More Nigeria Metro News