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Nigerian Online Marketpace Jiji Acquires OLX

OLX, the online marketplace that gained prominence in Kenya, will now be bought by a leading online marketplace from Nigeria, Jiji. The agreement, which is pending...
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Nigerian ISP Blamed for “Accidental” Internet Traffic Hijack on Google Services

In layman terms, Internet hijacking can simply be explained as the rerouting of internet traffic through a path that it was not intended to...
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Nigeria’s Ruling Party Official Twitter Account Hacked or Probably Sold

I have been following up some very interesting changes that have been happening to Nigeria's ruling party official verified twitter account. There have been...
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Nigerians Made a Twitter Bot to Help Them “Shoot Their Shots”

If you're on Twitter, then you're familiar with "shooting your shot", well, people have been shooting shots but Nigerians (the second largest users of...

Truecaller on Feature Phones is Coming to Africa, Soon

Truecaller has become one of the few apps that most smartphone users have installed and the app has users running into millions with the...
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Kenya Ranks Higher Than South Africa and Nigeria in Innovation

The World Economic forum (WEF) has released The Global Competitiveness Report for 2017-2018 and the report ranks different countries under 12 different pillars among...
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Google Set to Launch a $40 Smartphone in Nigeria

Google's CEO, Sundar Pichai paid a visit to Nigeria a couple of days ago and he had an array of gifts for Naira-land. Among his...
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Report: Kenyan Millennials Prefer Social Media For News, Love Texting And Downloading TV Shows

GeoPoll did a rapid survey on African Millennials from five countries where they seeked to find out their affinity towards mobile technology

Nigerians On Twitter Are Pissed That A Reality TV Show About Them Is Being Shot Elsewhere

Big Brother Nigeria is being shot in another countries and Nigerians are not too happy about the decision
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Xiaomi is Back to Selling its Smartphones in Nigeria

Chinese device maker Xiaomi is back to selling its smartphones in Nigeria after a short hiatus. Xiaomi's temporary absence from the market was occasioned...

BlackBerry to Introduce Mobile Payments Service BBM Payment in Africa

BlackBerry has been on the African continent for quite some time. At some point, at the height of its success, its BlackBerry smartphones were...

Facebook has yet again activated Safety Check after bombing in a Nigerian city

Yesterday, there was a bombing in Nigeria in the city of Yola of which over 30 people were killed and dozens others injured. This prompted...
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Nigeria Optimistic About The Country’s Tech Investment Opportunities At GITEX 2014

Topping the investment priorities for Nigeria is connectivity, local content creation and knowledge transfer. The West African country is the Country partner for GITEX...

Samsung to ditch TouchWiz launcher in its smartphones in Nigeria

TouchWiz is more than just a launcher as most people tend to think. It is the whole interface that you see on every Samsung...

Nigeria Signs Deal to Generate 3000 MW From Solar Power

The Nigerian Government is partnering with SkyPower FAS Energy for the development of 3,000 megawatts (MW) power generation project. The project estimated at $5...

Lenovo smartphones to be launched in Nigeria

Reports of Lenovo's acquistion of Motorola's handset business aside, the Chinese company is also keen on making inroads in the African market. The company...

Galaxy Note 3 Up For Pre-order in Nigeria

Much has been said about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. From its faux-pas Leather back to its huge (5.7”) 1080p Super AMOLED display to...
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Nigeria: Business turns ugly as Tecno engages Mobile phone dealers in tussle

Business rivalry turning ugly started in the times of Cain and Abel, it's not a new thing. Just the magnitude and the players change....
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Blackberry launches Blackberry Q5 in Nigeria, prices it at $400

Nigeria is one important market for Blackberry as they have embraced the Blackberry for a long time, en-mass. This has been largely been assumed...

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