Category: Op-Pieces

#KongaMarriesYudala: Konga and Yudala Merger – Questions and Predictions from an Ex-Konga Staff

#KongaMarriesYudala: Konga and Yudala Merger – Questions and Predictions from an Ex-Konga Staff

By Ifeanyi Abraham #KongaMarriesYudala The tale of how a Yoruba Princess marries an Igbo Prince amidst competition from a foreign prince who threw all his wealth at the Father of the Yoruba Princess but still failed #KongaMarriesYudala The story of how the Father of the Yoruba princess decided to take a much lesser bride price than marry […]

Five Best Coworking Spaces In Africa

Five Best Coworking Spaces In Africa

Coworking spaces have become a norm all over the world, and it’s getting increasingly difficult to see clear differentiators in coworking spaces as most coworking spaces are beautiful and breathtaking. In Africa, there are some spaces that seem to be leading the pack and have made sure they clearly differentiate themselves and they lead the […]

‘Nigeria’- The Key Emerging Video Surveillance Market in African Region

‘Nigeria’- The Key Emerging Video Surveillance Market in African Region

After South Africa, Nigeria is the second largest market of video surveillance systems in Sub-Saharan region. The country has exhibited potential growth during 2010-12 owing to government projects pertaining to installation of various electronic security systems in Lagos and Abuja. During this period, the government of Nigeria deployed nearly 2,000 video surveillance cameras for monitoring […]

Will Netflix Really Make A Difference In Africa?

Will Netflix Really Make A Difference In Africa?

Let’s not go that far, yet. Let’s start from Nigeria. Yesterday, when the news broke about Netflix being available in almost every country, there were different reactions from Nigeria. Of all the reactions possible, I simply thought “welcome to Nigeria”. I wasn’t excited about the news because despite what Jason tells us about the success or […]

Entrepreneurs urged to embrace Innovation

Entrepreneurs urged to embrace Innovation

The CEO of Supermart.ng, Raphael Afaedor has urged entrepreneurs in Nigeria to see the many problems in Nigeria as opportunities for them to solve financially rewarding problems. Afaedor who made this statement while speaking during a panel session at the recent 2015 SME conference organized by the Lagos Business School said that what every entrepreneurs […]

E-commerce Firms Must Look Beyond the Electronic Transaction Bill

E-commerce Firms Must Look Beyond the Electronic Transaction Bill

Following the rise in the electronic commercial activities in Nigeria and its contributions to the growth of the economy, stakeholders have long been agitating for policies and regulatory frameworks that can aid orderly conduct of electronic transactions in a manner that is fair especially to the customers. It was against this background that the Electronic […]