Business, ecosystem, FinTech, News, startups
Here’s the Racksterly story: a ponzi scheme that grew quietly on Facebook during the last half of 2019. It collapsed in January after Flutterwave and Paystack blocked it from accepting payments from subscribers.
Business, ecosystem, Government, Mobile, News
The bike hailing innovation is not unique to Lagos. The service originated from Southeast Asia, an emerging market that shares many characteristics with Lagos and Nigeria. In this region, bike hailing faces similar regulatory challenges. But things are more progressive.
Electricity bill, fuel, generator maintenance and solar power are some of the expenses Nigerian businesses deal with. Nigeria is currently ranked 131 on the global Ease of Doing Business Index and a lack of electricity is a major reason. This is a story of how Big Cabal tried to solve its electricity problem; one many […]
This week, we spoke to a *Ruz, a Nigerian who has made Côte d’Ivoire home but hasn’t cut Lagos off completely. Every week, I write about Nigeria’s experience in another country, but my surprise is always the same when I find another country where Nigerians are thriving. Saudi Arabia, China, Uganda, Mauritius and Kenya: what […]