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Lagos hosts Angel Investor Summit Wednesday

  The Lagos Angels Network (LAN) in partnership with the African Business Angel Network (ABAN), DEMO Africa and Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa), will Wednesday host “The African Opportunity: Angel Investing in Africa” Investor Summit at DEMO Africa 2015 in Lagos. The Lagos Angel Network (LAN), an association of investors committed to providing mentoring, access to business networks […]

Nigerian telecoms regulator: Why Digital Economy Unit was created

Over 7 million Nigerians connect Facebook daily, mostly via mobiles

No fewer than 7 millions Nigerians use Facebook daily with majority using mobile devices, the social media company has revealed. According to Facebook, 7.1 million Nigerians use Facebook daily and 15 million are active monthly while 2.2 million Kenyans use Facebook everyday and 4.5 million each month. ”Almost all these people are coming to Facebook […]

Nigerian telecoms regulator: Why Digital Economy Unit was created

Western Union, MoneyGram merger to create “monstrous monopoly”, WorldRemit CEO says

Ismail Ahmed, Founder and CEO, WorldRemit, an online money transfer service says that a possible merger of Western Union and MoneyGram, two of the global remittance industry’s biggest players, “would create a monstrous monopoly.” Ahmed made the comments amid reports that Western Union was in talks to acquire rival MoneyGram underscoring that if closed, the […]

Nigerian telecoms regulator: Why Digital Economy Unit was created