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There is a worldwide conversation on the subject of the offline population that Nigeria joins in regularly. It’s an important topic, almost 100 million Nigerians are left behind, but what is the nation doing to solve this problem?
USPF was created to address this pressing issue. However, there is a cloud of secrecy and opacity on their operations. What have they done so far?
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Whatsapp calls, a test of love and the future of communication. Toke Makinwa has suggested that those who call a loved one with Whatsapp is cheap. While her rant was debated on social media in the past week, Ifeanyi views Whatsapp calls as the future.
Is Nigeria now a zoo? In Aisha Buhari and Shehu Sani’s (not so cordial) social media exchange, there was a strong comparison of Nigeria and its President with animals. This is more than enough to confuse us all, are we now living in the zoo?
Joseph Sam of IBM is our Expert of the month. Joseph is a young professional with a robust experience in the IT industry. He describes himself as someone who is sufficiently curious about cloud and AI solutions, to be able to demonstrate the power of these technologies.
8 lessons from Mark Essien. I had a big chat with the founder of Hotels.ng, who is also a Software Developer. He made points on some interesting subjects. I learned a lot by listening to him answer questions posed to him by the studio and Live audience.
Every weekday at noon (WAT), we feature up and coming startups attempting to break into the market.
This week’s featured
- Gigfisher — outsource projects to freelancers in Nigeria
- Lagchat — hire get counselling and therapeutic services online in Nigeria
- Wasamar — connect to local fashion designers
- Parcelit —upload order timely parcel deliveries from your mobile phone
- Releaf — get trusted buyers for your agribusiness in Nigeria
Unboxing Motorola Moto E4 Plus. Worth the hype? Check out our first impression(s).
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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.
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