Didi is a popular ride-hailing app in China’s 1.3 billion strong population and it is planning to launch in Nigeria. Since its founding in 2012, Didi has become China’s dominant ride-hailing service, with over 550 million annual active users globally in 17 countries including South Africa, Australia, and Russia. Didi is quoted in the New York Stocks Exchange.
Nigerian Autochek Expands to Kenya, Uganda
Autochek has announced the signing of an agreement with ROAM Africa to acquire its Cheki Uganda and Cheki Kenya automotive marketplaces, furthering its expansion into the African market.
OurPass, a Nigerian one-click checkout platform, raises $1M pre-seed.
Why do I have to log in and log out from different e-commerce sites as I shop online? Shopping can be a whole lot more fun if a fast logging and checkout system existed across all your favourite online stores.
Nollywood: Lagos Had 234 films in Q2
Lagos State recorded the highest number of Nollywood movie production in Nigeria in the second quarter of the year with a total of 234 films.
BREAKING: Nigeria’s National Policy on 5G Approved Today
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) sitting in Abuja today has approved the controversial Fifth Generation Networks Policy otherwise known as 5G for Nigeria.
Who Owns OPay?
Zhou Yahui (born February 1977) is a Chinese billionaire s the chairman and CEO of Opera Software, the mother company of OPay. In 2008, he founded Kunlun Tech Co Ltd., one of the largest web game developers in China, where he was the chairman and CEO until 2020. Yahui currently has an estimated net worth is US$2.2 billion.
NCC Blacks Out Zamfara: Directs all Networks to shut down
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed telecommunications providers to shut down services in Zamfara State for two weeks.
NIBSS Pushes for NQR Contactless Payment Adoption
The Nigeria Interbank Settlement System plc (NIBSS) had in March 2021 launched a new Nigeria Quick Response (NQR) Payment Solution to make payment more convenient for all merchants, businesses and customers in the country in partnership with other Financial Service Providers.
Top 10 Countries in e-Money Payments
Nigeria has recently joined the league of nations that are actively transacting businesses with electronic currencies. This development brings to mind other economies that are already thriving using digital currencies.
Using Technology To Reform Nigeria’s Public Finance Systems: PROJECT LIGHTHOUSE
Project Lighthouse is a data-mining initiative by the Federal Ministry of Finance, that deploys artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics to collate/aggregate, warehouse and analyze financial information about individual and corporate taxpayers in Nigeria.