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New tech opportunities amid COVID-19 crisis

New tech opportunities amid COVID-19 crisis

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses struggle to stay afloat, but some tech companies are seeing boosts in revenues.
Lagos offers tech founders N250 million seed fund, cuts stringent access , Governor Sanwo-olu launches 14 ferries to tackle gridlock, says Okada ban irreversible, ride-hailing

Lagos regulations on ride-hailing companies, fair or outrageous

Although there has been no official announcement just yet, it seems as if the conversations with authorities and affected companies are leaning towards a N10million naira license fee and N25million fee for those with more than 1000 drivers.
Leveraging technology to drive government agenda is a must to keep up with changing times - Tolu Ogunlesi, SA to the President on New Media, tech

How International collaborations can place Nigerian Tech space on global map

Nigeria’s journey to digital payment has been largely driven by cards (mostly debit and prepaid) with over 80M cards issued to customers, majority (close to 60%) being MasterCard
Tech Weekly RoundUp, coronavirus, Week 8

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WHO declares Coronavirus crisis a global Pandemic so we take a micro-view of its impact on the Nigerian Tech space.
Accion Venture offers 30% of investment fund to African Fintechs driving financial inclusion, The growing electronic payment option in Nigeria is still being impeded by trust and real fear of losses

The growing electronic payment option in Nigeria impeded by trust, real fear of losses

Nigeria has witnessed a surge in the adoption of electronic payment service over the last few years for convenience and ease of transactions.
Jeff Bezos, business, Amazon to remove, prosecute third-party sellers engaged in price-gouging over Corona fears, Amazon’s “Just Walk Out” technology to change the Nigerian retail experience?

Amazon’s “Just Walk Out” technology to change the Nigerian retail experience?

Amazon is arguably one of the world’s most innovative companies and in the past week, it has launched its cashier-less “Just Walk Out” systems.
Leveraging technology to drive government agenda is a must to keep up with changing times - Tolu Ogunlesi, SA to the President on New Media

Leveraging Tech to drive govt agenda, a must to keep up with changing times-...

Tolu Ogunlesi, the SA to President Muhammed Buhari on Digital and New Media, told TechRoundup that technology plays a vital role in governance.
Tech Weekly RoundUp, coronavirus, Week 8

Tech Weekly Round Up

In this episode, we review  the new partnership between Interswitch and American Express, and we discuss e-government in Nigeria with the Special Assistant
Tech Weekly RoundUp, coronavirus, Week 8

Tech Weekly Round Up

Tech Weekly RoundUp, Week 8
My recent experience selling a car on Carvana and what Nigerian startups can learn

My recent experience selling a car on Carvana, lessons for Nigerian startups

The Tech space in Nigeria is buzzing. Many tech entrepreneurs are solving real market problems and getting validation from Global investors.

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Beyonce’s father invests in Nigerian streaming app, MePlaylistTM

Beyonce’s father invests in Nigerian streaming app, MePlaylist

Nigerian music streaming platform, MePlaylistTM, has secured investment from several investors, including Mathew Knowles.
Parallel market: Naira retains value against US Dollar at $1/N375

Naira drops further against US dollar at $1/N400

Naira dips further against the US dollar on Monday evening as it depreciated from $1/₦395 recorded earlier in the day to an average of $1/₦400.
COVID-19: 6000 cases are being monitored – NCDC

COVID-19 cases rise by 20, hit 131

Coronavirus cases recorded in Nigeria have risen by 20, as they hit 131. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this on Monday evening.
Minster for health, FG ignores travel ban calls despite Uganda, US, others move against coronavirus, FG reports 10 new cases of COVID-19

Nigeria records second death from COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded the second death from the novel coronavirus.
CBN injects $218.41 million in SMIS, Coronavirus: CBN advises Nigerians to go cashless ahead of April 1 set date, Financial sector to offer skeletal services despite restrictions

Financial services sector to offer skeletal services despite restrictions

The Federal Government has exempted the banking and financial services sector to offer some skeletal services during the curfew period.