Two Nigerian technology start-ups, Paddy Cover and Pricepally.com have won the Dubai World Trade Centre’s $200,000 Lagos talent show, while TruQ emerged the EIC and Lagos State winner.    The insuretech firm, Paddy Cover, co-founded by Mayowa Owolabi and Tobi Obasa, and the food sourcing and distribution tech firm, Pricepally, […]

Interswitch has received $110 million in joint investment from LeapFrog investments and Tiana Africa Capital, according to a statement released by the two private investment companies to help it expand its digital payment services across Africa. Interswitch, with a market capitalization of $1 billion, Africa’s second unicorn. Among the fintech’s most […]

Olawale ige, Engineer Engr Olawale Adeniji Ige, the former Minister of Communications and the founder of the Nigeria Internet Group (NIG), has died. Olawale Ige, the man engineer The family of Ige of Ile Seedu, Ijero in Ogbomosho, Oyo State reported the former Minister of Communications, Engr Olawale Adeniji Ige, […]

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has verified the issuing of final letters of award of Fifth Generation (5G) Spectrum Licences to MTN and Mafab Communications, the winners of the Commission’s 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum auction on Monday, December 13, 2021. The Commission’s Management, chaired by EVC Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, […]

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