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OFFICIAL: Computer Village Will Be Relocated By LASG

The popular gadget community, Computer Village will be relocated by the Lagos State Government (LASG). Computer Village will now be moved to ICT Park, Katangowa, Agbado. This was announced during the 2017 Press Briefing held today. The decision was made as part of the plans to transform the central economic city in Nigeria to a mega city. Computer Village is ... Read More »

Meet LARA: AI System That Assists You With Transportation Directions To Anywhere

Lagos

Lara is an artificial intelligence system that assists users to get from one point to another by providing detailed, text-based, step-by-step directions and accurate fare estimates. READ MORE: Meet GlamAfric: Finding Beauty And Wellness Professionals Near You Is Now Easy You would agree with me that in most developing countries, like Nigeria, transportation is not really a smooth activity as ... Read More »

Bomb Scare At Lagos Airport Caused By Smoking MacBook

Macbook melting off its keys

The CEO of Kirusa, a company that provides the InstaVoice App and services that are offered by the Nigerian mobile operators including MTN, Airtel, and Etisalat, Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick had a not so good experience on the 11th of April, when his MacBook emitted smoke and melted in the middle of Lagos Airport while he was trying to catch ... Read More »

Smart Transit Comes Out On Top Of UN Global Hackathon In Lagos

The Lagos edition of the United Nations (UN) Influx Global Hackathon has seen Smart Transit emerge as the winner. Smart Transit is an African transport-based startup that’s putting together a fully integrated transport system in Africa. DON’T MISS THIS: VoiceIt Emerges As Champion At Re: Code Nigeria Hackathon The Influx Global Hackathon hosted by UK Charity organization, Influx Trust was announced ... Read More »

Very Sad: UBER Driver Strangled To Death In Lagos

nuTonomy, Grab, Driverless taxis

The high rate at which very innocent people doing their jobs are being murdered now raises a ot of concern. Recall that just recently, a jumia delivery man was murdered too in Lagos. Some very sad incidents indeed. The Lagos state police command have arrested two men, Osaro Egbomrewen and Michael Eyeoekpe, in connection with the death of an Uber ... Read More »

Lagos State Govt To Train 1 Million Residents How To Code

It brings a good feeling to know that some governments are already tilting towards tech in Nigeria, even if the tilt is taking very long, at least we’re still moving. This is evident in the newest ICT lab opened by the Kaduna state government, but today, we’re talking about the Lagos state government. READ MORE: DonJazzy Launches Free WiFi Service – See ... Read More »

3 Ways Don Jazzy Might Be Making Money From Launching Free WiFi Service

Don Jazzy

So, some weeks back, there were reports that made us aware that popular artiste and music record label boss, Don Jazzy has invested in something techie. This he did by investing in in the provision of free WiFi at some certain locations in the city of Lagos. While many might be quick to dismiss this move as ‘not a viable ... Read More »

Lagos Angel Network (LAN) First Startup DealDay For 2017: How To Apply

Startups investments

One cannot underestimate what a single angel investment can do when it comes to startups. A lot of startups have succeeded and acquired investmests through pitching their startups at an angel investment event. I guess Africa – precisely Nigeria – would not want to be left out of the deal as applications are now open to apply for 2017’s first ... Read More »

Wifi.com.ng Provides Free Internet Access For Corps Members In Lagos & Abuja Camps

Free internet access

Wow! That was the word that jumped out of my mouth when this news caught my notice. Some say ‘what could be sweeter than honey’? I say ‘what could be more fulfilling than having free WiFi’? I’m sure the corps members in Lagos and abuja are currently asking this same questions as WiFi.com.ng has decided to butter their bread – ... Read More »

Uber Slashes Lagos Fares With 50 % As Abuja Partners End 2 Days Strike

Uber Nigeria

Uber Slashes Lagos Fares With 50 % As Abuja Partners End 2 Days Warning Strike: TechCity – By BellaRose Okojie   This is Nigeria. If or when a parent is wrong towards a child and they cannot apologize, they warm up to the child by spoiling him or her and generally favouring them over the other siblings for between 3 to 5 ... Read More »