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Expert eyes 13 more unicorns in Africa’s tech space

The Partner and Group Head (Investment) at Platform Capital Ponmile Osibo has predicted that 13 more unicorns will emerge from Africa soon. Osibo made this...

MTN mobile subscribers decline by 8m in 2021

MOBILE subscribers of MTN Nigeria declined by 10.6 per cent to 68.5 million in 2021, from 76.5 million in 2020, representing a loss of...

Major international airlines cancel flights to the US on 5G launch

MAJOR international airlines rushed to cancel flights to the United States ahead of a 5G wireless rollout on Wednesday despite two wireless carriers, AT&T...
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IELTS: UK money-spinning venture rips off Nigerian visa applicants

THE photos of Tunde Omotoye, Fola Aina and Dipo Awojide are widely circulated on Twitter and LinkedIn as they were offered a one-year sponsorship...

AfDB targets 68m Nigerians, supports digital start-ups with $170m

SIXTY-EIGHT MILLION Nigerians are on target as the African Development Bank (AfDB) approves a loan of $170 million to finance digital and creative start-ups...

How fintech loan sharks in Nigeria cyberbully, trap customer in debt

FOR a money-lending firm or financial company to legally operate in Nigeria, they must obtain a license from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN....
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Despite multiple assurances, Nigerian government fails to unban Twitter 140 days after

NIGERIANS appear to be waiting endlessly for President Muhammadu Buhari to unban Twitter, 140 days after he suspended its operations indefinitely in the country. The Federal...

Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

YETUNDE Adewole lost her phone in June. She got a replacement weeks later, including a new SIM card and everything went back to normal. She...

AfDB enrols 130,000 young Africans in digital skills drive

TO mark International Youth Day,  the African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced the enrolment of 130,000 users in its Coding for Employment programme which...
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