Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

Nigeria: Easy Taxi Pre-installed on Samsung S5 Smartphones

Easy Taxi, the world’s largest taxi booking app, has teamed up with Samsung to offer its services to even more customers across Nigeria, with the Easy Taxi app to be pre-installed on all new Samsung Galaxy S5 devices as part of the Galaxy Gift Exchange.  At the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S5 in Lagos, Samsung West Africa Director, Mr. Emmanuel Revmatas praised the app for its vision to provide users of...

14 Aug 7:34 AM 0 Read More...

General Electric (GE) To Invest $2 Billion Into Africa

General Electric Co. (GE) will invest about $2 billion in Africa by 2018 and double the local workforce in what Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt calls one of the world’s most-promising markets. “Africa is one of the most important growth areas, purely from an economic standpoint,” Immelt said at a media event for the start of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington being hosted by President Ba...

05 Aug 6:15 AM 0 Read More...

Google Africa Drums Up Support for Nigeria’s 440

Google Africa is drumming up support for 440, the new startup accelerator founded by 88mph and L5Lab to inject between $20k-110k into startups in Nigeria for 10-25% equity. In a blog post, Elija Kitaka, Google Africa program manager said: “We are very excited to be supporting 440 in creating new opportunities for Nigerian startups to build great products for the local market, Africa and the world. Applica...

02 Aug 8:22 AM 0 Read More...

Paypal Now Available In Nigeria.

PayPal, a leading global payments provider, announced plans to introduce services into 10 new markets as at June, 2014. As services go live, the people of Belarus, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Nigeria, Paraguay, and Zimbabwe will be able to register for a PayPal account and start making payments on millions of websites around the world without the worry of entering their ...

24 Jul 6:32 PM 0 Read More...

Uber Launches in Lagos; Offers N2,000 Discount On First Ride.

Uber - a popular ride-sharing  service that connect passengers with drivers of vehicles for hiring services officially launched in Lagos, Nigeria with Chocolate City’s Ice Prince Zamani been the first Nigerian to hitch a ride on the service. Unlike other taxi apps, Uber offers not just taxis but also regular and luxury salons and SUVs. So the service is basically like having your own luxury driver for one ...

24 Jul 6:01 PM 0 Read More...
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