Microsoft dismisses Nigeria exit rumours

The purported closure of Microsoft operations in Nigeria was expected to affect approximately 200 people.
Emeka Ekonkwo

GetBundi empowering African women through tech

Through its TechSis initiative, GetBundi aims to train 1 000 Nigerian women.

Nigeria's Wema Bank uses facial recognition to curb fraud

Wema Bank has partnered with digital identity trust company, Daon.

MasterCard’s inaugural ed-tech conference set for Nigeria next month

The conference scheduled for July 8-10 in Nigeria will highlight the transformative role of technology in Africa’s education ecosystem.
31 May

Nigeria plans to improve telecom services quality

The Nigerian regulator wants to improve the quality of telecom services by 50% by the end of the year.

All female healthtech firm gets Africa expansion boost

The African Export-Import Bank and MobiHealthCare Limited have signed a project preparatory facility agreement to expand presence in Nigeria.

Lagos unveils CSOC to combat internal threats

The Lagos commissioner for science, innovation, and technology, revealed the details at the ministerial press briefing on Monday.
20 May

Bolt, Advancly partner to provide loans to Nigerian drivers

The partnership intends to meet drivers' financial needs by allowing them to get upfront earnings, which the companies say increase their productivity.

Digitalisation steering Nigeria to dynamic economic future

According to the GSMA, the boom in digitalisation, fueled by strong mobile network infrastructure and smart policies, has ushered in a new era of possibilities that will enable economic diversification away from oil dependence.
20 May

Nigeria equips customs officers with latest technologies

Nigeria says the project aims to strengthen the service's capabilities in modern customs operations through better data processing.

Nigeria’s NITDA partners Cisco to boost to AI, agritech

The agreement covers multiple areas of digitisation, including cybersecurity, AI and smart agriculture.

Challenges impact investment in Nigeria’s broadband ambitions

Economist lists changes in policy, licensing requirements and taxation as among several issues thwarting investment.

PalmPay backs Lagos Food Initiative

The Ounje Eko food discount initiative is designed to counter surging inflation in Nigeria and uses PalmPay’s QRcode-based payment systems.