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Etisalat Brings Video Ringtone Service, Vringo To Its Customers in Nigeria

Etisalat Brings Video Ringtone Service, Vringo To Its Customers in Nigeria

A video ringtone service called Vringo has been introduced to Etisalat subscribers in Nigeria that allows users to customise their caller tunes by replacing it with a video clip of their choice, ranging from music, movie, and comedy to football and other sports.


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.


Nigeria’s Funny Videos Discovery Platform, FunnyLeni Wins $20,000 In 2013 Google Cloud Developer Challenge

FunnyLeni, an emerging funny videos discovery platform that aggregates hilarious local videos has emerged one of the regional winners of the 2013 Google Cloud Developer Challenge.


15+ Online Video-On-Demand Platforms For Africa Worth Watching In 2014

So you think iROKOtv is the only online video-on-demand platform to watch movies, documentaries, TV series, soaps and shows from Africa? Here are 15 video-on-demand platforms for Africa — you’ve probably never heard of — that are worth watching in 2014.

YouTube Launches Audio Gallery For Video Creators

YouTube has launched a new Audio Gallery for video content creators, enhancing and simplifying the process. YouTube content creators now have access to more than 150 royalty-free instrumental tracks to use for free, forever, for any creative purpose (not just YouTube videos). Users can find a link to the library in their video manager and


Here’s Why You Should Avoid The Rush And Pre-Order The Galaxy Note 3 Now [VIDEO]

In a new video commercial that shows the hurdles two guys had to face to get Samsung’s latest devices — the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear — when they eventually launch next month in Nigeria, the company wants you to avoid the rush and pre-order them now.


Google Launches Its YouTube Partner Programme In Four African Countries

Google announced today that it has launched its YouTube partner programme in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Uganda allowing content creators and owners in these four African countries to monetize their videos on the world’s largest video sharing site.

Facebook Is Reportedly Introducing A 15-Second Video Ad On News Feeds

According to a Bloomberg report , Facebook is planning to introduce a new 15-second video ad to its news feed later this year as a new revenue slice, which is said to cost between $1million to $2.5million per day. It was also reported that the social networking site was shopping the new advertising product around to agencies


NextSpeel Brings African TV Series And Soap Operas Online

NextSpeel, a new online streaming site for TV episodes and series wants to let you watch the best TV series and soap operas from Nigeria and Africa for free. With popular soap operas from Nigeria such as Super Story and AY’s Crib, the platform says it would be launching this Friday, May 3 with at

Emmanouil Revmatas and Sunil Kumar Pankajakshan of Samsung West Africa

Emmanouil Revmatas Interview: Why Samsung Smartphones Are ‘Built For Africa’ [VIDEO]

Africa has been identified as a fast-growing smartphone market, as the world’s leading phone manufacturers are looking to build phones that are useful for consumers in the continent. For instance, Samsung touts its products to be built for Africa, yet some would argue that the fact that its smartphones run on the Android OS — widely known for its battery drain — its claims would be questionable.


Nigeria’s Civil Defence Commandant Gaffes About Organisation’s Web Address [VIDEO]

We know that remembering web addresses sometimes could be an embarrassing, yet pardonable mistake. But when you can’t tell what your own organisation’s website is or you gaffe when asked, then you must be certified clueless. That’s how the Lagos State Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Obafaiye Shem, seems to