Picture the motivational speaker who has never built any successful business himself but who postures to know how to build one. Picture the armchair critic. No hands-on experience at the things he opines about. That’s the picture that many Nigerian tech blogs present. The meat of this post is that it is easy to pontificate about why this startup failed and that startup founder crashed. It is easy to pontificate about what needs to be…"Nigerian tech blogs: When talk is cheap"
Today, Nigeria officially launched its 4G LTE service. While Glo’s official Twitter handle initially claimed that the service is available nationwide, insider info is that the Glo 4G LTE service is officially available right away only in the following cities: Benin, Jos, Warri, Eket, Yola and Zaria. There have been reports of random sightings of Glo’s 4G in a few locations in Lagos too, but most areas in Lagos do not have Glo 4G coverage…"Glo 4G now available in 6 Nigerian cities"
Nnamdi Ezeigbo is a phenomenal gentleman and astute businessman. You may not be familiar with the name, but once I tell you that he is the founder of SLOT Systems, instant recognition happens. In recent times, there has been a story going round in the digital media space claiming that the SLOT founder is also the owner of the TECNO and Infinix mobile brands that Nigerians have come to love. Does The SLOT Founder Own…"The true story of SLOT founder and TECNO"
The tech world is ever intriguing and mind blowing. Some things we never thought of like five years ago is all over the place today. Western Digital has unveiled the SanDisk 1TB terabyte micro SD card prototype for photo and video professionals. We’re in the age of high resolution content – 4K, 8K, and VR (Virtual Reality). Hence, there’s a need for high capacity storage to contain more files. In a press release, it was pointed…"SanDisk has a 1TB memory card you should check out"
Winsiders4Good Nigeria is a programme that will support twenty Nigerian entrepreneurs seeking to improve the lives of Nigerians. Entrepreneurs who qualify for the Fellowship program will receive Microsoft hardware, software and six months of tailored technical mentorship to help bring their innovative ideas to life, while also allowing them to collaborate with the world’s largest community of people who use simple technology to solve problems. Application for the WINsiders4Good Fellowship is on and will close…"Winsiders4Good Nigeria opens new entrepreneural opportunities"
I attended the Tech Women Africa Summit, my first conference organised by women and for women across Africa on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 September, 2016 I was excited to attend being an advocate for women in technology and with the event taking place in Ghana, I got an opportunity to have a say in the jollof rice war between Nigeria and Ghana. Here are my five takeaways from Tech Women Africa: 1. Building by…"My 5 takeaways from Tech Women Africa Summit #TechWomenAfrica"