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    Business Beyond Uche from Taxify, meet the team behind Taxify Nigeria – Techpoint.ng

    Since its entrance into the Nigerian market in 2016, Taxify has managed to earn a top spot in the ride-hailing market in Nigeria. This feat was no walk in the park as it took the combined efforts of a dedicated team of young people working together to ensure satisfactory … Read more via...
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    Business Advertising startup, TaxiTV raises seed fund from Beta.Ventures – Techpoint.ng

    TaxiTV, a Lagos based advertising-technology startup has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding in a round led by Beta.Ventures. TaxiTV is an in-ride entertainment system startup founded in October 2017 by Akinbola Asalu, CEO, and Dami Osiyale, COO. The startup provides advertising...
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    Business MTN Nigeria may be violating customer privacy with its new solution – Techpoint.ng

    In the race towards relevance, firms continually devise ways to serve customers better. This appears to be the case with MTN Nigeria as it recently launched the Customer Experience Management (CEM) system. The CEM system, according to the General Manager, Network Performance and Quality...
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    Metro How not to regulate social media in Africa – Techpoint.ng

    A 2016 report by Portland, a London-based communications agency revealed that Africans use Twitter for political conversations more than people from other continents. This can be attributed to the high level of corruption in Africa, and how much the populace yearns for change. From Lagos to...
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    Business Why Nigerian startups do not get government ICT contracts – Techpoint.ng

    On two occasions in May 2018 Kabir Shittu rode Nigeria’s “high-speed” rail from Abuja to Kaduna and back, he paid ₦950($2.6) for standard coach tickets instead of the ₦1,300($3.6) printed on it. He was not the only one. A train boarding on the Abuja to Kaduna line Without any … Read more...
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    Metro Why the Nigerian government cannot effectively share the recovered $321m Abacha loot – Techpoint.ng

    The Nigerian government is planning to distribute the next batch of loot from Swiss Authorities recovered from former military Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha. The presidency wants to share the recovered $321 million to vulnerable families in the country and according to the BBC, around...
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    Business 8 things you didn’t know about Jason Njoku, founder of iROKOtv – Techpoint.ng

    We have all heard about the man who founded iROKOtv, the online platform that offers its world-wide audience subscription-based streaming of mainly Nollywood movies; maybe not everyone. Those that haven’t heard of Jason Njoku can crawl out of the caves they have been living in now. Jason Njoku...
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    Business The Nigerian market may not be ready for an online-only VoD platform – Techpoint.ng

    Nigeria has had its fair share of players entering and exiting the video on demand (VoD) market space. Yet, the sector remains one of the most interesting and promising ones, considering that Nigerians are on the push for more broadband penetration. Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele...
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    Metro How I processed my Nigerian Driver’s License renewal in less than 30 minutes – Techpoint.ng

    Every three to five years, the average driver in Nigeria experiences the all too familiar anxiety that is associated with renewing their driver’s license. This was my state of mind a few weeks back when I realised I would soon have to make the dreaded trip to the local … Read more via...
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