NITDA sets up committee to cushion economic effects for Nigerian startups

Nigeria's information technology development agency, NITDA, has set up a committee of seasoned tech experts, to help cushion the effects of COVID-19 and the ensuing lockdown, on Nigerian startups and businesses.

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How will Nigeria achieve 90% 4G/5G national broadband coverage by 2025?

With ambitious goals of reaching a 4G/5G population coverage of 90% by 2025, Nigeria’s new national broadband plan still faces its predecessor’s roadblocks, and for it to succeed all hands must be on deck.

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How will the SEC’s new regulations shape crowdfunding in Nigeria?

After revolutionising fundraising and investments in Nigeria, Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission has moved to regulate the country’s crowdfunding activities. What will this mean for the sector going forward?

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Ventures Platform announces seven startups to help fight coronavirus in Nigeria

Following its decision to fund projects aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus, Ventures Platform has selected seven startups, providing $2,000 equity-free grants and other resources to help them scale.

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Digital lender, Renmoney lays off 300+ staff, blames new technology

On the back of adopting new technologies, digital lending platform, Renmoney has laid off staff in its sales channel with hopes of improving customer response. But this decision is not without its own implications

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6 ways COVID-19 will change global internet culture for good

From handwashing to social distancing, several measures are advised to flatten the COVID-19 curve. While they require deliberate efforts now, there’s the tendency they become habits that would remain, maybe forever.

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