Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng, an online and mobile app savings platform targeted at African Millennials, today announces that it has closed on Seed Funding of $1.1M.
Cloud computing has made a positive impact on development targets in Africa. The Cloud enables Africans to access storage capacity they would otherwise be unable to afford for free with services such as Google drive or Dropbox.
Lidya, the digital financial services platform focused on improving access to credit for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises in Africa has raised $6.9 million in a Series A investment round, one of the largest in Nigerian tech history.
Paxful, a global peer-to-peer bitcoin technology company, is building a blockchain technology incubation hub in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its growing investment in Africa.
Nigeria has stepped up its fight against cancer with the launch of its National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022. During the inaugural event, BIO Ventures for Global Health, BVGH, presented AAI and its alliance with the Nigerian government to address the rapidly rising burden of cancer in the country.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said that the corporation was committed to supporting local investors towards growing the engineering profession.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged to promote the development and commercialization of home-grown technology in collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board.
Russia and Nigeria have signed an agreement on the construction of a nuclear power plant, as well as a multipurpose nuclear research center in Nigeria, according to Russia's Rosatom state nuclear corporation.
Korea Institute of Science & Technology, Nigeria University, 3 other African universities partner to advance science & technology research
The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has signed new agreements with four premier African universities to propel their research and PhD programs in applied sciences and technology.
Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes brought its Nigeria round to a successful close during Seedstars Lagos.