As Nigerians gear up for gift-giving associated with the December shopping season, the socio-economic trends may or may not affect the Nigerian shopping behaviour, as a rise in sales on these online shopping sites are expected, with mobile phones and fashion items likely the most popular gift items this season.
Advertising and Marketing can be a crucial part of a startup’s ability to scale at the growth stage. Therefore it’s important to find the right channels in which to market your startup to potential users. Ad Afri wants to help through its marketplace platform. A marketplace for digital ads inventory, Ad Afri allows publishers (that…
Leading online retailer, JUMIA suffered a website downtime during its Biggest Sale of the Year on Friday. The company announced earlier this week that it would be offering Black Friday deals on its online store on Friday, November 28.
“Consumers Will Punish Brands that Fail to Respond on Twitter Quickly.” Startups are often in need of cash and time, and overwhelmed with tasks. They cannot carry out every marketing activity in the book, and certainly don’t have the finances to spend all the money they want. But they still need to do marketing. How? Adapted…
As part of the Nigeria Independence Anniversary celebrations, leading web hosting company in Nigeria, WhoGoHost is offering up to N300 off any of its web domain and web hosting services throughout the month of October. Customers who want to make .ng, .com.ng, .org.ng and .name.ng domain registrations during this month can use the coupon code “dotNGOct2014″ to…
As Nigeria celebrates its 54th Independence Anniversary today, GigaLayer is offering its new and existing customers a 54% discount on all of its hosting plans till midnight. In order to grab the offer, you need to make a new order for new website or migration to GigaLayer hosting services and use the coupon code “NIGERIA@54″…
Google doodles, especially the ones that celebrate an event such as a country’s independence day, are always anticipated and revered. Since 2010, Google has been creating illustrative artwork that feature the colours, cultures, flags or fabrics of Nigeria.
Whogohost has emerged the largest domain name and web hosting company in Nigeria with over 7,000 domain names hosted on its servers, according to WebHosting.Info.
Just a few months after its logo rebrand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, one of the leading banks in Africa has refreshed its website’s homepage today.
Nigeria currently has broadband speeds at an average of 4.7 Mbps, according to Ookla, the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications, but not all of its cities enjoy this kind of speed at the moment.
Google has tweaked its search engine algorithms to ensure websites that use HTTPS encryption rank higher in search results. According to the company, the goal is to encourage webmasters worldwide to adopt HTTPS, which provides greater security to those who visit their site. Google says that its efforts have affected fewer than one percent of…
Africa.com, the leading site for Africa-related news and information has launched “Country Pages” for the 54 countries in Africa.
According to Nigeria’s Minister of Communications Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson, the Internet industry can contribute up to $300 billion to the GDP of Nigeria and other African countries by 2025, reports The Guardian.
Nairaland, the largest online forum in Nigeria suffered a major cyberattack on Sunday, which led to the site being offline for over 72 hours. A source told TechLoy that the site’s in-built ad network, which has helped the site generate a lot of revenues in the past year, may have been the target of the…
Here’s a guide to setting up a verified PayPal individual account in Nigeria.
The national sentiment for Nigeria’s first match against Iran at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil is hopeful, according to Google Trends.
From its signature brown-coloured rooftops to its great monuments and landmarks, the historic city of Ibadan located in the South-Western region of Nigeria and populated by over 1.3 million people, has the highest broadband speed in the country, according to Ookla, the global leader in broadband testing.
If you work in the creative, web or publishing industries in Africa, you would agree that it could be really tough getting that perfect image to use for your work. Often times, the project may require that you use an African-esque landscape or a simple, yet unique portrait image.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Hugo Beniada from Fueled, an award winning London-based app development company that builds amazing Android and iPhone apps.
The first African Blogger Awards has been announced to recognise the leading online and social influencers across the continent, in terms of their reach, resonance and relevance.