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Google Trains 500,000 Nigerians On Digital Skills

Big Daddy Google has again showed us why they deserve the title “Daddy”. This they did by training 500,000 Nigerians with digital intelligence in its Digital Skills for Africa (DSA) programme in the DSA programme, Google has now trained one million youths across Africa, with Nigeria having the largest trainees (exactly why we are the giant of Africa). The one ... Read More »

Country With The Fastest Mobile Internet Connection

Etisalat Nigeria 4G LTE launched

In OpenSignal’s latest look at overall speeds around the world, they found that speeds are steadily on the rise as LTE continues to displace 3G. Even in Nigeria, one cannot deny the fact that very recently, the 4G LTE network has been on a rapid upward spiral. A whole lot of smartphones newly released do support the 4G network. This ... Read More »

Nigerian, Kenyan & South African Startups Can Now Join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

Google Launchpad Accelerator

In a bid to continue its expansion, big Daddy G. has decided to extend one of its programs to Nigerian startups and this one’s called the Launchpad Accelerator program, and this is the first time they are doing so. Read more: Gionee F5 Lite With 4GB RAM, Price In Nigeria, Specs And Review Have you and your team set out to ... Read More »

Visa To Bring mVisa To Nigeria, Ghana, Others

MUST READ: TECHPRODUCTS’ FEBRUARY TECH DOSE Do you know anything about mVisa? No? Stay with me.. mVisa is basically a payment service in the form of a bank funds transfer service through mobile and via the Visa network. This means that the person sending the money and the party receiving don’t need to share a bank. Read more: Visa Launches mVisa In Kenya, ... Read More »

How To Add Your Country Flag To Your Facebook Profile Picture

facebook censors, press freedom

First is, do you love your country? Because as situations are presently, I know know a whole lot of people who are definitely not in love with their country. This might be because of economic or political reasons. Read more: Apply For Facebook’s Bots For Messenger Developer Challenge & Win $20,000 But then, there are still a few ones which do. ... Read More »

List Of Tech Hubs In Africa: Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda & Others

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Firstly, what is a Tech Hub? According to Roland Tritsch, VP of Global Engineering at Nitro, “‘Tech hub’ is a term we hear bandied about often but how is it actually defined? I’d be inclined to describe a tech hub as a type of ‘utopia’ where things happen faster, people are smarter and meeting investors is easier – as a ... Read More »

Nigerian Telcos May Block Whatsapp & Skype Calls To Generate More Revenues

Mtn wants FG to ban whatsapp

In the heat of a very unfavorable economic climate, it is seeming like most companies, technology and telecommunications company inclusive are not at all too happy with the way things are heading. It is very logical to say that services like video calling platform, Skype and instant messaging platform, whatsapp, are already pulling business away from telecommunication networks, MTN, Globacom, ... Read More »

“Wahala Dey”: ICPC Launches Anti-Corruption Whistle Blowing App

Google Duo replaced Hangouts in Android OS

With the ambiguous nature of corruption in our dear country, and the increasing clamor for whistle blowers (with benefits), the Federal government has deemed it fit to launch a mobile application for this course. With a feature to send a petition, and others. Read more: How To Use ‘Do Not Disturb’ Feature On Android The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related ... Read More »

Google’s Women TechMakers Meetup Debuts in Nigeria; See The Host

Women TechMakers

You know that feeling when you feel irrespective of the bad media, bad reputation and the bad everything, somewhere or something in Nigeria is making you proud on a very large scale. This could pass as a well fitted description for convenant university. Read more: Google Introduces Offline Mode For Google Search Android App The Google women Techmakers meet up was ... Read More »

Meet ZED Air, The Slimmest Laptop In Nigeria

ZED Air

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed but in the present world of devices, an unofficial rule has been created which makes the slimmer, the better. Presently, smartphones or smart devices users tend to go for slimmer and lighter devices for their use. It is only wise for the makers of these devices to key into this upward trend and try ... Read More »