Typically, when new companies start their operations in Nigeria, they open offices in commercial cities like Lagos, Abuja, or PortHarcourt. But in recent years, there’s been a drive for companies to open up offices in other neighbouring states. A year ago when uLesson, an Edtech startup opened its office in Nigeria, it set up its […]
He had picked her up from the motor park, she was coming in from another state. On getting to her destination her potential host who was supposed to pay the fare was not available. She offered to take him to a hotel and pay in kind. The Lagos-based Bolt driver narrating this experience told me […]
On October 22, a stern national address by President Muhammadu Buhari on the #EndSARS protests left Nigerians dreaming up emigration plans, a.k.a dreaming to Japa. WeJapa, a Nigerian startup connecting developers to jobs abroad, tapped into the mood with a coy tweet that highlighted their rediscovered confidence. After an investigator’s report concluded its founder, Favour […]
Dare Adekoya and his team of six want to create a fun community around requesting and sending money in Africa. Abeg, their mobile app with a purple and green-colored interface, taps into the cultural sensibilities of one of the most popular words in the Nigerian lexicon. Every Nigerian you know says “Abeg” when asking favours […]
People should learn from other people’s experiences. If someone has gone through a similar life and business situation, it makes sense to identify their pitfalls and factor them into your plans. That’s the premise of UK Nigeria Tech Hub’s new podcast series “Building from Ground Up” put together in partnership with TechCabal. Entrepreneurs from Nigeria […]
Music streaming and discovery service, Audiomack has officially expanded to Nigeria with a new office in Lagos. The eight-year-old company is positioning itself for a growth in music streaming in the country over the coming years.