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Infinix Note 3 is the most searched for Android smartphone of 2016 in Nigeria

Nigeria being one of the biggest smartphone markets in Africa continues to appreciate smartphone innovations especially with the reception ‘Infinix Note 3’ received after launch in 2016. According to Google’s year in search 2016 Infinix Note 3 was the most [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

8  things you didn’t know about Jason Njoku, founder of iROKOtv

The man behind the iROKO brand is a celebrity in the Nigerian tech scene. Think you know Jason Njoku? Here are 8 things you probably did not know about him. The post 8  things you didn’t know about Jason Njoku, [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps
Afrocentric social media app, Saduwa invites EVERYBODY to its launch and demo day

Afrocentric social media app, Saduwa invites EVERYBODY to its launch and demo day

During the Techpoint Tours in Abuja, we met Saduwa; a startup with an Afrocentric twist to social media. The Saduwa app itself  is an African-born social network that enhances interactions by catering to specific location-based needs of users. It also employs [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: HypeLegion — hire professional freelance services online

Hypelegion is a marketplace designed to specifically empower and utilise the immense talents and skills of the Nigerians. The post Startup Profile: HypeLegion — hire professional freelance services online appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Why you have not been able to make calls with your MTN line

MTN Protocol Manager Funso Aina, has responded to the challenges subscribers are facing, due to outage MTN is experiencing, in his statement….. The post Why you have not been able to make calls with your MTN line appeared first on [...]

March 2, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian founders can expect $120,000 investment and more — Tyler Scriven, Techstars Atlanta MD

Tyler Scriven is currently in Lagos in search of Nigerian startups to join their July accelerator. Successful founders get $ 120,000 investment and more The post Nigerian founders can expect $ 120,000 investment and more — Tyler Scriven, Techstars Atlanta [...]

March 2, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: RegalFlowers — order fresh flowers and gifts for delivery across Lagos

Olaotan Oladitan couldn’t find a good place to order flowers online. So he decided to seize the opportunity by launching Regal Flowers around this niche The post Startup Profile: RegalFlowers — order fresh flowers and gifts for delivery across Lagos [...]

March 2, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Leave the morality clause, WhatsApp Status may be the answer to all your marketing problems

On the 20th of February this year, WhatsApp Status was launched to add a story feature to WhatsApp a la Snapchat Stories. This addition is the most recent in the long list of features and updates to the instant messaging [...]

March 1, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

6 exceptional Nigerians who work at Apple

Before they bought Chinedu Echeruo’s startup for $ 1b in 2013, no one associated Nigerians with Apple. But there are exceptional Nigerians working at Apple The post 6 exceptional Nigerians who work at Apple appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 1, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Clobbit — locate businesses that are around you

Clobbit uses the GPS system of a user’s device to connect them to products or services they want to consume, starting from the closest location/ The post Startup Profile: Clobbit — locate businesses that are around you appeared first on [...]

March 1, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs Weekly: 6 tech job vacancies you may find interesting

We have rounded up some available tech job openings this week. Check out some tech companies recruiting this week and other organisations looking to employ techies. Apply for any of these roles if you are interested. Data Centre Service Coordinator at MainOne [...]

February 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

MainOne united nerds for the third time (PHOTOS)

The 3rd edition of Nerds Unite is one of such gatherings, discussing ways to disrupt technology and how power-players can do less to achieve more. The event, organized by MainOne, held at Landmark Centre, on the 17th of February 2017. [...]

February 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Building a credible brand as a startupper

We all have bought something or used a service we regretted afterwards. As a result of countless negative buying experience, people are sceptical, suspicious about making decisions with products and services except they are certain of its credibility. Building a [...]

February 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Zignature — create unique email signatures in a few clicks

Zignature is an online platform that allows users to create bespoke and unique email signatures, that promote their businesses and brands, with just a few clicks. The post Startup Profile: Zignature — create unique email signatures in a few clicks [...]

February 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #9: relearn meetup, SMW 2017 and other events happening this week

This week, we have curated tech events that are mainly for developers, tech enthusiasts, startup founders, teachers, and entrepreneurs running or individuals developing businesses to get resources for building a tech business in Nigeria. Here is a list of tech events happening this week [...]

February 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

You can now pay for Facebook ads using your Naira debit card

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer of Facebook has confirmed that Nigerians can now make use of their Naira card to pay for Facebook ads. The post You can now pay for Facebook ads using your Naira debit card appeared first [...]

February 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Everything you need to know about Flobyt free WiFi

Free Internet is awesome, but someone’s got to pay for it right? Here is everything you need to know about the newly launched Flobyt free wifi service. The post Everything you need to know about Flobyt free WiFi appeared first [...]

February 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

In a few years, cover letters may not matter anymore

Many companies have adopted the use of ATS in their hiring processes. This means that cover letters may not be important in a few years. The post In a few years, cover letters may not matter anymore appeared first on [...]

February 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Amoseries — manage your employee and HR processes

Hosted in a data centre in Lagos, Amoseries is a cloud and on-premise solution suite that helps SMEs manage their employee and HR processes effectively The post Startup Profile: Amoseries — manage your employee and HR processes appeared first on [...]

February 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Siemens is driving Africa’s technology and skills revolution

Donation of equipment and free training for West African universities Commitment to long-term skills and knowledge transfer in Africa Investing resources and time to shape a more prosperous future With 200 million people aged between 15 and 25, Africa’s future [...]

February 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

6 habits that can dramatically improve your life as an entrepreneur

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” These wise words of Aristotle bring the value of good habits to light. As a business owner or prospective entrepreneur, your day to day actions [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Of OTT services and their impact on the Nigerian economy

With regards to recent happenings, it appears the collective gains of OTT services amount to little when it comes to their economic impact, and here’s why. The post Of OTT services and their impact on the Nigerian economy appeared first [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Raadaa.com is opening up access to millions of research in Africa

Access to educational materials, recreational and research purposes is limited, in several places across the world, but raadaa is looking to change that The post Raadaa.com is opening up access to millions of research in Africa appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

5 survival kits for startups and small businesses in Nigeria

The 2017 edition of the MainOne Nerds Unite Event was a blast. It met and exceeded expectations as IT professionals and enthusiasts were all under one roof with panel sessions and educative insights. In a video interview at the event, CEOs [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Next2You — locate nearby professional services easily

Next2you is an Abuja-based startup that offers a free platform where one can upload professional/skilled services for those in dire need to find easily. The post Startup Profile: Next2You — locate nearby professional services easily appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

5 times the Nigerian government failed to deliver

The Nigerian government has made many promises over the years that they are yet to fulfill. Here are 5 of the many times they failed to deliver on their promises. The post 5 times the Nigerian government failed to deliver [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

AfriOne 2-in-1 – The best tablet and laptop for N Power

It’s a tablet! It’s a laptop! No wait, it’s all in one? There’s a new contender in the consumer device market in Nigeria that’s yet to grab attention but packs a lot of eye-bulging features sure to impress any user. [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

7 events you cannot afford to miss at Social Media Week Lagos 2017

The 2017 Edition of Social Media Week Lagos will kick off on Monday, the 27th of this month. These are happy times again for those who enjoyed last year’s event and have been looking forward to the current one. For [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Don Jazzy and Tsaboin CEO, Dele Odufuye, launch Flobyt to offer free WiFi in public places

In a media presentation today, Mavin Records CEO Don Jazzy and Dele Odufuye CEO of Tsaboin launched Flobyt WiFi as co-founders. Flobyt is a free WiFi service installed across partner locations in Lagos like eateries, parks, taxis, buses, restaurants, cafés and [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly gist: 7 reasons why you should look forward to the 2017 Social Media Week

The 2017 Edition of Social Media Week Lagos will kick off on Monday, the 27th of February. These are happy times again for those who enjoyed last year’s event and have been looking forward to the current one. For the [...]

February 26, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps