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Publiseer opens free online publishing platform for Nigerian authors

Chidi and Chika Nwaogu, identical twin brothers and computer programmers, say they have rolled out Publiseer, an online platform for Nigerian authors to publish their works for free on the Internet. The were inspired by the plight of “millions of talents in Nigeria”  who “remain undiscovered due to lack of resources and funds to get […]

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Nigeria’s TD Mobile, Nokia explore stakes in Ghana

TD Mobile, sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest mobile devices distributor, and Nokia have announced a partnership to offer smartphones in the West African nation of Ghana. Ghana’s smartphone penetration is considered to be around 21% and the Nigerian technology company is assuring mobile device consumers in the country “genuine quality mobile devices at the right prices for […]

Nigeria | Here’s what telecoms landscape was like in 2011

MTN not interested in 9Mobile, Group CEO says

South Africa’s MTN Group has said that the mobile phone group is not interested in buying 9Mobile, the Nigerian mobile operator formerly called Etisalat Nigeria. Speculations have been circulating that MTN, owners of MTN Nigeria and some rival operators are considering buying 9Mobile which has been taken over by a group of creditors. However, MTN, […]

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Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

Africa’s technology talents are now positioned to provide solutions to the world’s most pressing, Jeremy Johnson, co-founder and CEO of Andela, has said amid fresh injection of $40 million into the technology company. “Over the past three years, we’ve helped prove to the world that brilliance is evenly distributed. It’s now time to prove that […]

Flashback | When Belo-Osagie admits ‘MTN cannot be beaten in Nigeria’

9Mobile VP, Dikko, bids good bye to phone company

Ibrahim Dikko, the Vice President of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs at 9Mobile is leaving the mobile phone company formerly called Etisalat Nigeria. Technology Times has learnt that Dikko’s has officially notified the new managers of 9Mobile, which has been taken over following indebtedness to a group of creditor banks, of his planned exit. The 9Mobile […]

Flashback | When Belo-Osagie admits ‘MTN cannot be beaten in Nigeria’