ORide might be the ace of OPay’s growing suite of verticals that will help it deliver financial services to the last mile.
Without urgent intervention, collective memories of Nigerian society that live in the national archives face certain extinction.
Despite being labelled ‘troublesome’ by policymakers, Nigeria’s informal economy accounted for about 65% of its GDP in 2017. Startups digitizing financial activities in this sector are in a position to help understand its potential.
Triggered in 2015 by Nigeria’s economic woes due to declining oil revenues, Mevis Aiyeju, a TV producer, looked to farming to help bolster the economy. She and a growing number of modern farmers are exploring soil-less farming.
The ideal startup story involves entrepreneurs with the right ideas, bank-rolled to billion-dollar valuation by investors with deep pockets. While many tech startups look up to this formula, some explore alternative routes.
The age-old ‘Nigerian Prince’ scam has become the theme of popular jokes in the United States and around the world, but variants of these internet fraud schemes still bedevil unsuspecting victims. We interviewed a scammer.