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Nigeria Receives 4-Million Moderna COVID-19 Jabs from US

Nigeria has received 4-million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from the US as the most populous country in Africa ramps up efforts to battle a rising third wave of infections. UNICEF officials received the vaccines, which arrived on two...

Nigerians Have Sent Over 1 Billion SMSs since the Beginning of Lockdown

Nigeria's lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the usage of SMSs - the quintessential short message service used all across the world - as subscribers were discovered to have sent over 1-billion messages within the last month. Though...

Nigerian Startup Creates 100-Million Naira COVID-19 Payout Fund

Africa focused payment startup PalmPay has waived transfer fees in Nigeria and is offering direct payouts to customers who have contracted COVID-19 in the country, according to Tech Crunch. Launched in 2019, and backed by Chinese mobile-phone manufacturer Transsion, PalmPay...

Nigerian Biotech Startup Raises $500,000 to Boost COVID-19 Testing

Nigerian health and biotech startup 54Gene has raised $500,000 for a fund aimed at improving Nigeria's capacity to carry out tests fro COVID-19. Known as the Nigeria COVID-19 Testing Support Fund - this fund will enable the ramping up of...
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5 Tech Trends Redefining Nigeria’s Digital Landscape

In the heart of Africa's burgeoning tech ecosystem, Nigeria, often referred to as the "Giant of Africa," is not...
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