Amidst eyewitness reports of the shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters by the Nigerian Armed Forces, Nigeria’s largest telco, MTN Nigeria, blamed power outage for network disruptions witnessed
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The #EndSARS protests are catching Nigerian businesses off guard, with many scrambling to communicate responsibly in real time. Gbenga Onalaja and Ezekiel Ojewunmi share insights on how brands can sensibly engage with the protest without coming off as insincere
Amidst the #EndSARS protests, online activism, and alleged sabotage of crowdfunding sources, Nigerians have turned to crypto and government strong-arming could unwittingly provoke its massive adoption
Following speculations that the Nigerian government could try to disrupt the ongoing #EndSARS protests by ‘switching off’ the Internet, here’s how you can stay one step ahead
The CBN recently came under fire following the deactivation of Flutterwave’s #EndSARS donation link. However, the company claims it was a “maintenance problem.” Meanwhile, bitcoin donations have increased.
With a movement that began online, Nigerians are collectively opposing the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the police force on an unprecedented scale. What results are there to show so far?
Today on Techpoint Digest, we’ll be discussing Flutterwave’s Fintech as a Service, the art of crowdfunding a war, and the latest African country to join the 5G league.
Avocat app is Nigeria’s first real-time, on-demand legal service app for emergencies and legal consultation.
Currently available on Google play store. Avocat features an emergency push button and a one-on-one legal consultation service with acclaimed lawyers. With just a click of the emergency button, Avocat gets a legal professional to you within minutes. The feature works...
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses #EndSARS protest after one year, how @homeforthq is helping consumers never run out of cooking gas, @Healthtracka’s admission into @Techstars, and the launch of @CANsFoundation’s Backup.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses Nigeria’s Startup Bill, Nigeria-Twitter negotiations, Zamfara’s telco blackout, @EkoNetwork’s new faces.
Nigeria’s Electoral Act amendment, Who’s spying? Nigeria, WhatsApp’s multiple device capability, Akiba Digital’s $1.1M pre-seed
Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses Nigeria’s Electoral Act Amendment and its plans to monitor WhatsApp, @WhatsApp’s multiple device capability, @akibadigital’s $1.1M pre-seed.
In what appears to be another attempt by Nigeria’s broadcast regulator to stifle journalism, NBC has directed all broadcast stations to deactivate their Twitter handles and stop using User Generated Content (UGC).
On Friday, June 4, #VPN made it to the Twitter trend table after the government banned Twitter’s operations in Nigeria. Although VPNs can bypass the #TwitterBan, are they safe and private? Are free VPNs really free?
IMEI, #Twitterban, and now an Internet firewall. Nigeria’s clampdown on its cyberspace is taking the same form as China’s. How extreme will it get? Let dive deep
Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses the different shades of Nigeria’s #TwitterBan, possible Internet firewall in Nigeria
The Nigerian government has announced the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. Facebook and other social media platforms could be next. Let’s try to make sense of this.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nifemeah and @eruskkii dissect the rise of central-bank-issued digital currencies, China’s ongoing Digital Yuan national trials, another @facebookapp data breach, and other noteworthy news.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nifemeah and @eruskkii discuss innovations that are driving financial inclusion in Africa and @BanklyNG’s $2 million seed round
In 2020, the economic losses from Internet shutdowns in sub-Saharan Africa paled compared to 2019 – a drastic 810% decline. But, it doesn’t take away the economic and health toll it took on citizens
Today on #TechpointDigest, Oluwanifemi and Emmanuel discuss Jumia Group’s earning call, Future Africa fund and Microtraction’s investments in Termii, and how sub-Saharan Africa lost $237m to Internet shutdowns in 2020