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Uber Finally Arrives In Lagos

We’ve heard speculations about Uber possibly coming to Lagos in the past, we kept it lowkey and just watched the space for upcoming developments. Now, it seems the wait has ended. According to the Uber blog, the taxi booking service launched yesterday with popular hip-hop artist Ice Prince, the first user of the popular booking


UPDATED: Wakanow May Be Getting Into The Online Bus Ticketing Space

After making great strides in the flight and hotel booking space, Africa’s leading online travel company, Wakanow is now getting into the bus ticketing space in Nigeria with the recent acquisition of online bus ticketing start-up,, Techloy has learnt.


Nigerian-Owned Online Video Marketplace, PublicVine Receives Around $10 Million “Series A” Investment

US-based online and mobile social video marketplace, PublicVine founded by Nigerian entrepreneur, Nam Mokwunye, has received “Series A” investment of around $10 million as it plans to commence its global commercial launch in June 2014.