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Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN
Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN

The total amount of outdoor advertising spend in Nigeria dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 from the N23.3bn it achieved in 2013 representing a N3.2bn decline.

By Chris Agabi 30 Jun 2015 13:35

MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda
MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

LAGOS, NIGERIA: MOBOfree, the African social marketplace, announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa's safest social marketplace...

30 Jun 2015 12:41

The celeb PR way with CSA
The celeb PR way with CSA

CSA (formerly Celebrity Services Africa) communications director, Davin Phillips lets us in on the power of the Instagrammer and what PR and communications is actually all about...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2015 12:00

Mobile money transactions worth N5bn annually
Mobile money transactions worth N5bn annually

The Director, Banking Supervision of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dipo Fatokun, on Sunday said that the nation's transactions in mobile money was worth N5 billion annually...

15 Jun 2015 10:48

Exploring the future of wearable technology
Exploring the future of wearable technology

The organisers of Digital Africa Conference & Exhibition have seen the future of wearable technology, and are leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that more Nigerians key into the new technology...

By Emma Okonji 12 Jun 2015 09:37

Demo Africa 2015 - European Business Angel Network to support African tech startups
Demo Africa 2015 - European Business Angel Network to support African tech startups

European Business Angel Network [EBAN], the pan-European representative for the early stage investor with over 150 member organisations in 50 countries, will send high-powered delegation to attend and support Demo Africa 2015...

By All Africa Staff Writer 10 Jun 2015 09:41

Ecommerce as platform for mobile phone penetration
Ecommerce as platform for mobile phone penetration

The shift in the sales of mobile phones via e-commerce, is expected to further deepen the number of telecoms subscribers in Nigeria and Africa...

By Emma Okonji 4 Jun 2015 15:14

Vibe Web plans digital marketing acceleration conference
Vibe Web plans digital marketing acceleration conference

Vibe Web Solutions Limited, a dedicated digital marketing consultancy firm with an expert team in Nigeria and India, has expressed its readiness to organise a digital marketing growth acceleration conference 2015...

4 Jun 2015 15:08

African markets emerge on global retail development index
African markets emerge on global retail development index

The 2015 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), published by AT Kearney, places three sub-Saharan countries in the top 30 - Botswana #18, Nigeria #23 and Angola #30...

3 Jun 2015 15:05

Five African Bitcoin startups to watch
Five African Bitcoin startups to watch

Bitcoin is gaining traction worldwide, with the first quarter of 2015 seeing record levels of investment pumped into Bitcoin startups globally. Africa is no exception to the trend...

By Gabriella Mulligan 26 May 2015 13:26

Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns
Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation...

25 May 2015 14:40

Your trademark is not enough for you to freely trade in Nigeria
Your trademark is not enough for you to freely trade in Nigeria

Companies and individuals trading in the food industry, pharmaceutical and medical industry, and the cosmetics industry should be aware of the laws in Nigeria...

8 May 2015 10:22

Chris Roper's 'night, Knight' announcement gets social media buzz
Chris Roper's 'night, Knight' announcement gets social media buzz

Social media is buzzing with the news that Mail & Guardian Online's editor-in-chief of six years, Chris Roper, has resigned...

7 May 2015 08:01

Vodacom Business Nigeria wins awards at Beacon of ICT 2015
Vodacom Business Nigeria wins awards at Beacon of ICT 2015

Vodacom Business Nigeria has received yet more awards, adding ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre) to its list of accolades...

30 Apr 2015 13:40

Nigerian mobile users not keen on online payment
Nigerian mobile users not keen on online payment

In a new infographic by Jovago, Nigeria ranks lowest on the list for usage of mobile devices for payments in Africa...

22 Apr 2015 06:50

The mobile revolution in Africa
The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Calling Africa's journalists...
Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

African tourism opportunities become more tangible
African tourism opportunities become more tangible

The Rezidor Hotel Group's Global Director of Sales and Marketing tells us about destination marketing, the first five-star hotel in Sierra Leone, and the challenges of marketing to/in Africa compared to the rest of the world...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2015 08:00

Fayemi to chair National Marketing Summit in Lagos
Fayemi to chair National Marketing Summit in Lagos

Former Governor of Ekiti State, John Kayode Fayemi will be the Chairman of the 2015 National Stakeholders Marketing Summit holding in Lagos next month...

14 Apr 2015 11:52

Nigerians kick against increase in DStv's subscription fees
Nigerians kick against increase in DStv's subscription fees

Nigerians have described the recent increase by Multi-Choice, owners of DStv of its subscription fees as uncalled for and demanded its immediate reversal...

By Igho Oyoyo 13 Apr 2015 09:01

Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists
Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...

7 Apr 2015 09:35

Nigerian electoral commission website hacked
Nigerian electoral commission website hacked

ABUJA, NIGERIA: Nigeria's electoral commission admitted on Saturday that its website had been hacked, as the country's crucial presidential and parliamentary elections were hit by technical problems...

30 Mar 2015 09:23

The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets
The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets

WASHINGTON DC, US: The B2B market is different in fundamental ways from the B2C sector. This article discusses the eight key criteria that distinguish B2B markets with implications that directly affect market research...

By Priority Metrics Group, via Ashlan Bonnell 28 Mar 2015 12:21

Two Al-Jazeera journalists detained in NE Nigeria
Two Al-Jazeera journalists detained in NE Nigeria

Nigeria's military has detained two Al-Jazeera television journalists in the country's northeast, where troops have been battling Boko Haram militants.

27 Mar 2015 09:32

Lagos uses beach polo to hook investors to 'Dubai of Africa'
Lagos uses beach polo to hook investors to 'Dubai of Africa'

West African city looks to a little rebranding to boost its fortunes...

25 Mar 2015 05:14

Ahmed Bulbulia
The curious case of milk & popcorn in Nigeria

I never fully appreciated the phrase "We are a product of our environment" until coming to Lagos. Small, seemingly inconsequential aspects of a society have a ripple effect affecting culture as a whole...

By Ahmed Bulbulia 16 Mar 2015 07:00

African business reporting in the spotlight
African business reporting in the spotlight

If you thought the state of business in Africa was stagnant, think again. Lerato Mbele, Presenter of Africa Business Report on BBC World News, tells us about its vibrancy...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Mar 2015 08:00

Tolu Onile
Looking back at Nigeria's hot digital topics in 2014

Not to be left out of all the end of year reviews. We decided to put together one of our own. Looking over the last twelve months, we asked ourselves, what were the biggest things to happen in the Nigerian digital landscape?...

By Tolu Onile 11 Mar 2015 10:30

Nigeria: Country's first online newsroom unveiled
Nigeria: Country's first online newsroom unveiled

Davebrook Digital PR Services on Friday announced the unveiling of Nigeria's first online newsroom services. A digital platform designed to connect businesses in Nigeria with national and global publicity opportunities...

By Kayode Ogunwale 10 Mar 2015 08:20

Nigeria leads a mobile lifestyle - here's why that matters to brands
Nigeria leads a mobile lifestyle - here's why that matters to brands

Nigeria, with 125 million mobile subscribers, is not just Africa's largest mobile market. It is also home to one of the most connected and engaged mobile populations on the continent...

9 Mar 2015 10:29

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