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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder meets Lola Omolola

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday received Nigeria’s Lola Omolola, founder of a secret Facebook group called Female in Nigeria (FIN).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that FIN was founded in 2015 by Omolola, a movement of women focused on building compassion and providing support for one another, with the goal of having up to 1000 members in the group.

However, the group exceeded its target as it recently hit one million members.

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RCCG Nu Breed Digital BootCamp 2016 » 23rd – 29th October

Digital BootCamp is a workshop designed to equip the upcoming generation of youths (millennials) with the tools and techniques required to make them a major stakeholder in the emerging virtual world. As the world advances and gradually diffuses into a virtually real word, teenagers need to be informed about this reality, carried along and trained to become major stakeholders in the making of the emerging virtual world. It is our candid belief that teenagers in this part of the world should not just be consumers, but also makers and drivers of the trend. In this wise, the workshop will therefore engage intensive training in the dynamics of digitalization which will be interactive in orientation.



To raise a generation of teenagers that will be pioneers of digital revolution in Africa and position Africa as a major stakeholder in the digital age.


To build teenagers that have strong capacity to lead and influence the world positively.To raise a generation of teenagers that are digital savvy and gurus


Who can enroll for Digital BootCamp 2016? Read more

President Buhari commends Zuckerberg for inspiring Nigerian youths into entrepreneurship #AVDD2016

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs.

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Receiving the internet entrepreneur in the State House, President Buhari said the various meetings held with Nigerian youths since his arrival were most timely as the country was already exploring opportunities to spur development through entrepreneurship.


“Nigeria has always been identified as a country with great potentials for growth, especially with our youthful population, but now we are moving beyond the potentials to reality.

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“I am impressed by your simplicity in sharing your knowledge and wealth with those with less income,’’ the President said.


President Buhari noted that the simplicity and magnanimity of the entrepreneur, who is among the world’s richest men, had also challenged the culture of lavish wealth display and impulsive spending that had become peculiar to Nigerians. Read more

PHOTO NEWS: President Buhari receives Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg + Aso Villa Demo Day #AVDD2016

President Muhammadu Buhari met with Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg earlier today at the State House, Abuja.


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President Muhammadu Buhari , Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo taking selfie photo with the FACEBOOK CEO, Mr. Mark Zuckerberg during a visit at the State House, Abuja. SEPT 2, 2016

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President Muhammadu Buhari being presented with Facebook drone prototype by the FACEBOOK CEO, Mr. Mark Zuckerberg.

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President Muhammadu Buhari , Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo taking selfie photo with the FACEBOOK CEO, Mr. Mark Zuckerberg during a visit at the State House, Abuja. SEPT 2, 2016


President Buhari receives Winners of Boot Camp on ICT Solutions during “Aso Villa Demo Day” (AVDD) at the Statehouse. Sep 2, 2016.
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Mark Zuckerberg –

Last stop of my trip: I’m in Abuja to meet Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

We all met with entrepreneurs as part of Demo Day, an initiative for the Nigerian government to fund entrepreneurs with ideas for improving the country. We heard from engineers who are finding ways to reward people for recycling, designing ways to pick up trash easier, and using shuttles to improve commutes in Lagos.

This has been an inspiring trip. The energy and entrepreneurship in Nigeria and Kenya is amazing. I can’t wait to come back again soon!

LIVE VIDEO: Mark Zuckerberg with developers and entrepreneurs in Lagos, Nigeria! #Facebook

Photo news: Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria

PHOTO CREDIT: Co-creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB)

LASG deploys 12,000 surveillance cameras across the State

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Science and Technology, is to deploy 12,000 surveillance cameras across the state as part of its SMART CITY PROJECT which is aimed at providing state-of-the-art ICT infrastructure to deliver essential services to all residents in the state within the next couple of months.

The Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Olufemi Odubyi made this known recently at the ongoing 2016 Ministerial Press Briefing of the Lagos State Governemnt in commemoration of first year in office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, adding that the deployment of the cameras will also improve the security as well as ensure prompt and effective response to emergency situations by first responders. Read more

Easy Taxi integrates App into Microsoft Outlook Calendar

Rocket Internet-backed taxi hailing startup, Easy Taxi, has launched a new version of its mobile app that is integrated into Microsoft’s popular email solution, Outlook.
The new mobile app,Easy Taxi for Outlook enable users to request a taxi within their Outlook email account when reminded of a calendar-saved event, thereby offering users other options of booking for a taxi.
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The new solution, which allows users to schedule a taxi by simply setting up a notification that will be sent within Outlook, is aimed at optimizing a user’s arrival time to meetings, events, lunches, and other commitments.
Dennis Wang, Global co-chief executive officer (CEO) of Easy Taxi said, “We want to offer more and more convenience and practicality to our users,”
He further said, “During office hours, Outlook already notifies the person of a meeting through a reminder, now in the same Calendar tool the person can request a taxi. It’s extremely simple!”
Easy Taxi, launched in 2012 and currently available in 30 countries and 420 cities including  Easy Taxi Nigeria in Lagos and Abuja. The App connects taxi drivers and passengers, allowing them experience a fast, convenient and safe ride at just the tap of a button.
The Easy Taxi app is available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone devices, as well as for B2B clients through Easy Taxi PRO and Easy Taxi Corporate solutions


Tech Plus Conference and Exhibition 2015 >24th – 25th July , 2015

Do you love technology? Are you in the business of technology? Are you into inventions? If you answered yes to these questions then come have a wonderful experience at the Tech + Conference and Exhibition where innovative technologies come to life.

It’s happening on the 24/25 of July at Eko Hotel. Log on to and register under the various categories.


The Conference and Exhibition will provide opportunities to technology experts, concept generators, manufacturers and technology savvy individuals to deliberate on matters concerning technology as it affects our society as well as showcase their products and services to the public.


The event provides you, as an exhibitor, great benefits which includes the under listed: Read more

VIDEO: Today Startups: Interview with JobsinNigeria founders-Temitayo & Dele

Good day people,

How has your week been?

Today! We are featuring Temitayo Olufuwa & Dele Bakare, Founders, Jobsinnigeria.Com.Ng on our Interview Series (Today Startups)

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Dele Bakare & Temitayo Olufuwa, Founders, Jobsinnigeria.Com.Ng

Jobs in Nigeria is a resource for the unemployed and employed professionals in Nigeria.

Jobs In Nigeria started out as a job listing website in May 2012, and it officially launched on June 4, 2012

Watch the Video interview. Enjoy…..

BBM Available for Android on September 21 and iPhone on September 22, 2013

Photo Credit: Blackberry

Photo Credit: Blackberry


Waterloo, ON – BBM™ – the iconic mobile social network – will begin rolling out for Android™ and iPhone® customers around the world from September 21. Previously exclusive to BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) smartphones, BBM will be available as a free download in Google Play™ and the App StoreSM. Customers will be able to download BBM by visiting from their smartphone browser.

It’s immediate. BBM is always on so you are always connected. And because messages on BBM are typically delivered and read within seconds, it’s the closest thing to a live conversation.  

“BBM is a very engaging messaging service that is simple to use, easy to personalize and has an immediacy that is necessary for mobile communications,” said Andrew Bocking, Executive Vice President for BBM at BlackBerry. “With more than a billion Android, iOS, and BlackBerry smartphones in the market, and no dominant mobile messaging platform, this is absolutely the right time to bring BBM to Android and iPhone customers.”

BBM for Android and iPhone features: Read more

INTERVIEW: We offer SMEs a reliable and affordable web presence – Oluniyi David Ajao @niyyie, CEO Web4Africa

As a follow-up to our 2009 interview with Oluniyi David Ajao, the brain behind Web4Africa and Mobile Africa, he talked to us recently on the new developments in the company.



In 2009, you told us that affordable online payment system was a big challenge. Have you been able to solve this challenge?

pay_with_interswitch_verveOLUNIYI: The banks in our part of the world have been more innovative in the years since 2009 and now offer online payment platforms that support local cards and payment schemes. This has made buying our services easier for our customers.

• Recently, you acquired some web-hosting companies. Can you shed more lights on this and the reasons why you acquired them?

OLUNIYI: We acquired Nairahost in 2010, Alireta in 2011 and (an American domain registrar) in 2013. The reasons for acquiring each of them varied but the final motivation was to grow our client base and offer our web services to more people.
• Web4Africa just gained accreditation for .FM, .mobi, .asia, .me, .tv, .cc domains. How does this improve your sales and credibility in the web-hosting sector?
web4africa webhost2OLUNIYI:  Web4Africa has ICANN Accreditation and that empowers us to be certified for generic domains like .mobi, .asia etc. Domain registration is a very important aspect of our business and ICANN Accreditation is the height of credibility for any domain registrar considering the very high standards demanded by ICANN.
Being ICANN Accredited also means we can deal directly with the domain registries, and saves costs in the long term, as our domain registrations volume increases. We hope to pass the cost savings by offering lower domain prices to our customers very soon.
• How many domains do you have on your web server at the moment? Read more

MTN Nigeria Blackberry services down due to multiple fibre cuts

MTN Nigeria Blackberry services down due to multiple fibre cuts.

I am one of the MTN BIS subscribers experiencing service outage since Friday, 16th August 2013 morning.

Below is the release from the MTN management.

I hope this will be resolved as soon as possible:



MTN LOGOMTN wishes to announce that as a result of multiple fibre cuts, our customers in Lagos Island, Alapere, Maryland, Ipaja, Ikorodu, Ikeja, Mowe, Sagamu and environs, may be experiencing difficulties using Blackberry services and/or making international calls.

Our engineers are already working to rectify the problem and restore normal services.

MTN regrets any inconvenience this development has caused its esteemed customers.

Thank you for your support and understanding.


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