August 19, 2017
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AdewaleAug 18, 20172min

In an effort to reinforce commitment to providing better financial services to its esteemed customers and also expanding its digital financial offering, one of Nigeria’s leading commercial institution, Skye bank Plc recently launched SkyeXperience, a unique banking solution which helps to simplify service delivery and provide personalized customer experience.

SkyeXperience is a digital banking solution that provides a combined channel experience and seamless navigation for customers on multiple platforms. It is targeted at customers who would like to pay for school fees from the comfort of their home or offices, SME customers and retail entrepreneurs whose business requires making instant payment to vendors and suppliers. This platform helps to manage time and increase efficiency by enabling customers perform several transactions on the go.


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AdewaleAug 18, 20176min

iflix, a leading Video on Demand (VoD) service provider for emerging markets have officially announced its presence in Nigeria.  Users can begin to sign up to enjoy unlimited access to iflix library containing thousands of movies, popular TV shows, sports, children’s program among other vast variety of entertainment content.

Iflix is a Southeast Asia’s equivalent of Netflix was launched in May 2015. It launched its service in Malaysia and the Philippines in 2015 and has since expanded its service through 22 markets around Asia, Middle East and Africa.


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AdewaleAug 17, 20172min

Less than two months after the launch of the Infinix Note 4 and Note 4 Pro, Infinix Mobility is set to release another smartphone into the Nigeria. The device will be launched in partnership with Jumia.

Detail specification of the device is also yet to be known except for the model number, a creative which tells the name to be Infinix Hot 5 and a few information that suggest it will be from the Hot series. The model number is X559 and according to infinix and it belongs to the product series that delivered one of the best-selling smartphones on Jumia across 15 markets in 2016.


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AdewaleAug 9, 20177min

E-commerce has become a global multi-million dollar industry, with worldwide sales projected to hit an all-time high of $4 trillion in three years. Although accurate statistics on the volume of e-commerce transactions on the continent is hard to come by, research by McKinsey indicates that e‑commerce will open up a new shopping experience for Africa’s growing middle class. According to McKinsey, e-commerce could account for 10% of retail sales in the continent’s largest economies by 2025, translating into about $75 billion in annual revenue.


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AdewaleAug 7, 20176min

Lenovo, through its Subsidiary, Motorola Mobility last week announced the special edition Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus.

Motorola is about innovating fast so we can always provide the best features to consumers. And the Moto G line has always been about finding ways to take the hottest new technology from premium phones and make it available to all. That’s why we’ve further improved our beloved Moto G franchise. Meet Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus. Building on Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, these two new devices offer several upgrades to the things you care about the most.



AdewaleJul 31, 20175min

It is no longer news that AfriOne Limited, an Information technology and service company has launched a smartphone assembly plant in Lagos with the aim of churning out locally assembled smartphones. The assembly plant was officially launched by Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode along with several AfriOne officials. AfriOne aims to support the ‘Made in Nigeria’ mantra, facilitate connectivity among Nigerians and the rest of the world by using cutting edge technology to model products that will fully integrate with the latest technology.


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AdewaleJul 17, 20178min

The first iPhone was released on 29 June 2007. In fact, there were phones with internet capabilities and touchscreen interfaces before the iPhone, such as the LG Prada which was released about a month before the iPhone, or even BellSouth’s Simon Personal Communicator, made commercially available in 1994. BellSouth’s trailblazing anomaly and a few others aside, it’s safe to say that smartphones have been in the global mainstream for just a few weeks over a decade. Initially seen as something of a frivolity at worst and luxury item par excellence at best, ten years later, it’s difficult to imagine both our personal and professional lives without them.


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AdewaleJun 25, 20172min

Two years after opening the Lagos office and appointing former minister of Communications, Omobola Johnson as general partner, TLcom Capital announced that it has raised $40 million to fund business and startups in Africa.

With a target funding size of $100 million dollars, TLcom venture capital funding will focus on providing capital for technology and tech-enabled businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Apart from the funding support, the company will also provide business support for selected entrepreneurs to ensure they succeed.


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AdewaleJun 24, 20173min

The Landrush Phase for the newly launched .africa domain name enters its 4th Phase and final week from 26th June 2017.

The Landrush Phase for .africa domain name system offers companies, organizations and individuals to apply for domain names containing keywords valuable enough to pay a premium for. Domain names with single words that attract heavy every day use are very typical during this Phase.

.africa is the top-level domain name system for the continent of Africa. It is open to all individuals and entities in Africa or ones that identify with Africa globally. .africa domains are available in Landrush Phase from Web4Africa, an accredited .africa domain name registrar, said Managing Director, Web4Africa (www.web4africa.africa), Mr. Oluniyi Ajao.


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AdewaleJun 21, 20172min

“I love Uber more than anything in the world and at this difficult moment in my personal life I have accepted the investors request to step aside so that Uber can go back to building rather than be distracted with another fight,”  – Travis Kalanick

Yes, Travis Kalanick has resigned from his position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uber, the ride sharing app which he helped found in 2009 after he came under pressure from prominent shareholders.

The shareholders claimed that the company needed a change in leadership and demanded his resignation via a letter titled “Moving Uber Forward”. After discussions with some of the investors, Kalanick agreed to step down.