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In conjunction with a software company, the Computer and Allied Product Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN) in Ikeja Computer Village have launched a website where stolen phones could be tracked with a unified phone database.
While this may be seen by as an effort for the tech cluster to redeem its reputation, it also serves as a reminder of a bigger problem. There is nothing unified in Nigeria. What can be done about this?
This week on Techpoint
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The Chinese phone market in Nigeria. Come 2018, Partner, a mobile phone company may begin manufacturing in Nigeria. How does that affect the nation?
A missed deadline. While it is not surprising that Nigeria missed its target on digital migration for the third time now, this is why it is important for the government to get its act together and give quality results.
Tech entrepreneurs, please help Lagos. The state’s employment fund needs your input on to guide their plans to support you better.
Inside Seamfix’s colourful office. Techpoint toured Seamfix’s office and we think it’s super cool. You should go in and see.
Every weekday at 12 noon (WAT), we feature up and coming startups attempting to break into the market.
This week’s featured startup
- Agricbase — find agricultural tools and connect with like minds
- UKUsedPhones — Buy fairly used phones for reliable sellers
- PriceSlash — access products and services online at a cheap rate
- Glorby — outsource your errands and menial tasks
- TourArch — discover local tour locations and share experiences
Is Tecno Camon CX Air a phone for keeps? Check out how we feel about this beauty.
Techpoint is conducting a survey of tech worker salary satisfaction in Nigeria. Please take just three minutes to fill this anonymous form. Thank you.
NEW REPORT: Nigerian startups raised $17.6m in Q1 2019, 8.5% higher than they did in Q1 2018. Find out more in the latest quarterly edition of the Nigerian Startup Funding Report here.
On the 1st of June 2019, Techpoint will host over 3,000 leading experts, enthusiasts, innovators, entrepreneurs, career professionals, and policymakers in Lagos at #TechpointInspired, the largest tech conference in West Africa, where issues Future of Work, AI & Robotics & Blockchain and many more will be discussed Techpoint Inspired. Register now.
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