Social Media Roundup: The Nigerian artiste of the decade

This week on social media, people are discussing topics such as "who is the Nigerian artiste of the decade?" as well as "who and others were arrested for economic crimes" in Nairobi.

5 productive things to do with your phone while stuck in Lagos traffic

5 productive things to do with your phone while stuck in Lagos traffic

Commuters in Lagos may find that the time they spend sitting in traffic is the least productive part of their day. While you are waiting in line or sitting in traffic, here are some useful things you can do on your phone.

Why South Africa might be the major market for the impending stand-alone DStv Now

Why South Africa might be the major market for the impending stand-alone DStv Now

An examination of how data from MultiChoice and Netflix point to the conclusion that South Africa is very likely going to be a major market for it streaming service, DStv Now, which will be going solo by the end of March 2020.

Techpoint Build alumnus, Foodlocker and 15 other startups join the UM6P accelerator in Morocco

Techpoint Build alumnus, Foodlocker and 15 other startups join the UM6P accelerator in Morocco

Foodlocker has been chosen to take part in an accelerator program in Morocco that will last for a total of twelve weeks. This news comes almost exactly one year after the company came in second place in Techpoint Build's Pitch Storm competition.

Red Cross brings blockchain-cash to rural Kenyans

Red Cross brings blockchain-cash to rural Kenyans

In an effort to boost commerce and economic activity in Kenya's urban slums and rural communities, the Red Cross recently introduced a mobile-based and blockchain-based local currency system.

Google Shopping ads to launch in Nigeria in the coming weeks

Google Shopping ads to launch in Nigeria in the coming weeks

The process of shopping online using Google search is about to become less complicated. Google, the world's largest technology company, has been conducting tests of its Shopping ads in 47 countries and plans to launch in Nigeria very soon.

The race for data supremacy in Nigeria appears to be narrowing down to just MTN and Airtel

The race for data supremacy in Nigeria appears to be narrowing down to just MTN and Airtel

MTN surpassed Airtel in the number of new data subscribers it added for the first time in the past five months, but both telcos have pulled ahead of the pack as Glo appears to be losing its foothold in the competition for data supremacy.

Before you order the ₦7999 Zzapo 720, read this

Before you order the ₦7999 Zzapo 720, read this

For a limited time only, the Zzapo 720 smartphone, which has a storage capacity of 64GB and 4GB RAM, can be purchased for the price of $7,999 (about $22). Does it sound too good to be true? Since one of our very own employees, Muyiwa Matuluko, made an effort to acquire it, you won't need to take the risk. This is what he came to find out.

By involving teachers, can edtech startups solve the learning problem in Nigeria?

By involving teachers, can edtech startups solve the learning problem in Nigeria?

There are a number of edtech startups that are addressing issues with students' self-assessment and test preparation; however, this will not be sufficient to address Nigeria's education crisis on its own; a more feasible solution would be to construct facilities for educators.

South Africa commences e-Visa test with Kenya; Nigeria, India, and China to follow

South Africa commences e-Visa test with Kenya; Nigeria, India, and China to follow

Kenya is the first country that South Africa has chosen to work with in order to test its electronic visa application system, or e-Visa.

Vatebra Tech Hub opens applications for accelerator programme

Vatebra Tech Hub opens applications for accelerator programme

Vatebra Tech Hub, which is supported by Bank of Industry (BOI), is now accepting applications for its first incubator program. Through this program, startup teams will have the opportunity to interact with a broad network of investors.

Your online freedom is at risk; the new Digital Rights and Freedoms Bill may just save it

Your online freedom is at risk; the new Digital Rights and Freedoms Bill may just save it

The Digital Rights and Freedom Bill, in its latest iteration, successfully made it through the first reading in the National Assembly. Will this bill, which combats the need of the Nigerian government to control freedom of speech online, make it all the way through the legislative process?

“We haven’t commenced operations in Ibadan.” — SafeBoda country manager

“We haven’t commenced operations in Ibadan.” — SafeBoda country manager

The country manager for the bike-hailing company SafeBoda has responded to rumors that have been circulating about the company's launch in Ibadan, Nigeria, by denying the rumors and clarifying the company's launch plans.

Telecom operators are the top phone spammers in Nigeria — Truecaller Report

Telecom operators are the top phone spammers in Nigeria — Truecaller Report

According to the most recent findings from the Truecaller caller ID app, Nigeria and other African nations once again rank at the top of the list of countries with the highest incidence of spam calls and SMS, with network operators emerging as the primary perpetrators of the problem.

Fintech startup, Migo secures $20 million series B funding as it expands to Brazil

Fintech startup, Migo secures $20 million series B funding as it expands to Brazil

Migo, formerly known as Mines.io, has successfully completed a series B equity round with a total value of twenty million dollars. The round was led by Valor Capital, a venture capital firm with a focus on Brazil.

Nigeria to collaborate with UK on broadband plan, 1 year after previous one expires

Nigeria to collaborate with UK on broadband plan, 1 year after previous one expires

One year after the expiration of Nigeria's National Broadband Plan, the country's federal government signed an agreement with the government of the United Kingdom to collaborate on the development of a new plan. We can only hope that this plan will make broadband internet access more affordable for Nigerians.

More than a bike-hailing platform, CanGo is building the first Super App in Central Africa

More than a bike-hailing platform, CanGo is building the first Super App in Central Africa

When compared to other African nations, the level of technological penetration in Central Africa is quite low. But CanGo, a mobility and logistics platform that is based on apps, is now making it easier for people to get around Kinshasa and providing services to customers.

Pitch for $25,000 at the Next Einstein Forum Innovation Salon in Nairobi, Kenya

Pitch for $25,000 at the Next Einstein Forum Innovation Salon in Nairobi, Kenya

Are you a science driven entrepreneur? At the Next Einstein Forum Innovation Salon in Nairobi, you now have the opportunity to compete for a prize of $25,000.

The Kenyan government may soon lift the ban on flying drones

The Kenyan government may soon lift the ban on flying drones

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), which had prohibited people from flying drones in November after the practice was made legal in March, has announced that it intends to lift the prohibition within the next few weeks.

How a bus ticket scam led Ronald Hakiza to build Ugabus, an online bus booking platform in Uganda

How a bus ticket scam led Ronald Hakiza to build Ugabus, an online bus booking platform in Uganda

Ronald Hakiza founded Ugabus after falling victim to a scam involving bus tickets while traveling to attend a funeral. The company's mission is to make it easier for people to travel within East Africa. You can get real tickets by shopping online.

In Africa, OPay and WeChat have more in common than just being super apps

In Africa, OPay and WeChat have more in common than just being super apps

Because of OPay's recent successes in Africa, the Chinese mega-app WeChat, which previously had an official presence on the African continent, shares more similarities with OPay than initially meets the eye.

Everything you need to know about Nigeria’s Social Media Bill and what you can do about it

Everything you need to know about Nigeria’s Social Media Bill and what you can do about it

The saga of the Social Media Bill in Nigeria is examined in its entirety, including its brief antecedents, what it means, other countries that have enforced it, how it affects people in Nigeria, and preventative measures that could be taken.

“We were misquoted; FRSC has never stood against the use of Google Maps” — Spokesperson

“We were misquoted; FRSC has never stood against the use of Google Maps” — Spokesperson

A spokesperson for the FRSC has addressed recent reports that suggested the agency had placed an outright ban on using Google Maps while operating a motor vehicle. The claims have been refuted, and the agency's position on the issue has been clarified.

Kenyan e-commerce company, Copia Global raises $26 million in Series B round

Kenyan e-commerce company, Copia Global raises $26 million in Series B round

Copia Global, a Kenyan e-commerce company with a model that targets low income and unbanked users, has just raised $26 million in a Series B round to strengthen its operation and expand across East Africa. Copia Global's business model targets users who do not have bank accounts.

When to hang up the boots as a startup founder

When to hang up the boots as a startup founder

How do the founders of a startup know when to throw in the towel? We are able to glean from the "autopsies" of startups other signs that show it's time to walk away from a failing startup in addition to our innate sense of when this should be done.

Nigeria now has a national sex offenders database

Nigeria now has a national sex offenders database

You can now conduct a search online to find sexual offenders who have been reported, arraigned, or convicted in Nigeria.

Iris scan for Kenyan biometrics may have been motivated by donor pressure

Iris scan for Kenyan biometrics may have been motivated by donor pressure

In order to boost funding from the United States' President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Kenya will launch a program to collect biometric identification information on HIV patients through eye scans ( PEPFAR).

Senegal to become 2nd African country to enact a Startup Act in the past year

Senegal to become 2nd African country to enact a Startup Act in the past year

After Tunisia, Senegal will become the second African nation, only after Tunisia, to enact legislation in the past year that is focused on startups. This will happen in the month of December. This raises the question of when Nigeria will finally enact its very own Startup Act into law.

By building a global distribution system, mobility startup, Travel 4.0 wants to improve the experience of road travellers

By building a global distribution system, mobility startup, Travel 4.0 wants to improve the experience of road travellers

Since their introduction into the travel industry, global distribution systems such as Amadeus have simplified the process of making online reservations for airline flights. This is what the Travel 4.0 project hopes to accomplish for the disorganized road transportation system in Nigeria.

Ex-Konga boss, Sim Shagaya’s edtech startup, uLesson raises $3.1 million in seed funding

Ex-Konga boss, Sim Shagaya’s edtech startup, uLesson raises $3.1 million in seed funding

uLesson, an educational technology startup founded by Sim Shagaya, the former boss of Konga, has received seed funding in the amount of $3.1 million from TLCom.

MultiChoice to start testing DStv Now as a standalone service in 2020

MultiChoice to start testing DStv Now as a standalone service in 2020

MultiChoice is planning to test DStv Now as a standalone service after achieving a year-over-year increase in the number of active monthly users on its Showmax and DStv Now apps across Africa of 48 percent.

Understanding Nigeria’s digital skill development space, a discussion with Eyitayo Ogunmola

Understanding Nigeria’s digital skill development space, a discussion with Eyitayo Ogunmola

This conversation with Eyitayo Ogunmola, founder of the skills development platform Utiva, sheds light on the current state of the digital skill development space in Nigeria, as well as the obstacles that need to be overcome and the strategies that can be used to expand the sector.

Uganda launches phone manufacturing plant amidst issues of surveillance of political rivals

Uganda launches phone manufacturing plant amidst issues of surveillance of political rivals

The opening of Uganda's mobile phone and computer manufacturing plant raises questions about whether or not the country's alleged surveillance violations issue with Chinese phone makers will be brought up again in the future.

4 things we learnt from MTN Nigeria’s 5G demo

4 things we learnt from MTN Nigeria’s 5G demo

Following a fruitful launch of trials in South Africa the previous year, MTN has begun 5G trials in Nigeria, beginning with Abuja as the testing ground. The following is the information that we gleaned from the test event.

Nigerian mobility giant, GIGM launches intercity and international transport services in Ghana

Nigerian mobility giant, GIGM launches intercity and international transport services in Ghana

After some months of rumors and speculation, the Nigerian mobility giant GIGM has begun its tech-enabled intercity operations in Ghana as well as its international transport service between Lagos and Accra.

Twitter wants to give you more control over your conversations with its new “hide reply” feature

Twitter wants to give you more control over your conversations with its new “hide reply” feature

" If you can't see it, you won't remember it." You no longer have to be concerned about having insulting or offensive replies to your tweets because you now have the ability to hide them with just a few clicks of your mouse.

Why restricting speech on social media is a very dangerous idea

Why restricting speech on social media is a very dangerous idea

A legal consultant named Enyioma Madubuike, who is also a guest contributor, discusses the reasons why the government of Nigeria should not attempt to stifle free speech online in light of the proposed social media bill that the country is considering passing.

Motorcycle-hailing operators in Nigeria’s biggest city may pay up to $503,000 annually to operate

Motorcycle-hailing operators in Nigeria’s biggest city may pay up to $503,000 annually to operate

As a result of drawn-out negotiations with the government and various transport unions, motorcycle-hailing operators in Lagos have arrived at a precarious compromise.

Nigerian web hosting company, GigaLayer, acquires Russian web hosting company, HUB8

Nigerian web hosting company, GigaLayer, acquires Russian web hosting company, HUB8

It is not often that you hear of a Nigerian startup purchasing a company that is owned by a foreign entity. However, the Nigerian web hosting company GigaLayer has recently acquired the Russian web hosting company HUB8, which was previously held in Russian ownership.

Social Media Roundup: African Giant

Social Media Roundup: African Giant

This week on social media, we learned that Burna Boy's album received a Grammy nomination, as well as other stories like #SayNoToSocialMediaBill.

OPay, PalmPay and a long line of Chinese investor interests in Africa

OPay, PalmPay and a long line of Chinese investor interests in Africa

Both OPay and PalmPay have robust investor networks, which may be a contributing factor in the development of an impending competition between the two companies. But how strong of a connection does the investor really have?

What is really happening in the Nigerian data protection compliance space

What is really happening in the Nigerian data protection compliance space

Enyioma Madubuike, a legal consultant, has provided this article as a guest contribution. In it, he makes an attempt to provide companies that are looking to make a decision and other stakeholders involved with some practical considerations about the process of NDPR compliance.

With mobile technology, Kenyan-based Bluewave Insurance wants to demystify insurance

With mobile technology, Kenyan-based Bluewave Insurance wants to demystify insurance

Bluewave Insurance, which is based in Kenya, is working to demystify and make insurance more accessible in Africa by leveraging mobile technology. This is in spite of the fact that traditionally held beliefs and biases in Africa are prevalent.

What could IPOs in foreign stock markets mean for Africa-focused companies?

What could IPOs in foreign stock markets mean for Africa-focused companies?

Several African startups have recently made public their intentions to list on stock exchanges located outside of Africa. Should they, however, reconsider such actions in light of the disappointing performance of information and communications technology companies that are already listed on these bourses?

Cheki ex-CEO, Gbenro Dara joins Opera as managing director to lead its new marketplace, OList

Cheki ex-CEO, Gbenro Dara joins Opera as managing director to lead its new marketplace, OList

Gbenro Dara, who previously held positions at the classifieds websites Efritin and Cheki, is now serving as the managing director of another classifieds company, namely Opera's newly launched vertical, OList.

Termii, a Nigerian CaaS startup, secures $30,000 seed fund from Transsion-backed incubator, Future Hub

Termii, a Nigerian CaaS startup, secures $30,000 seed fund from Transsion-backed incubator, Future Hub

Termii, a Nigerian Communication-as-a-Service startup, has announced that it has secured a seed fund of $30,000 from Future Hub, which is backed by Transsion.

Some MTN Ghana iPhone users are having issues using USSD codes

Some MTN Ghana iPhone users are having issues using USSD codes

Simply dialing USSD codes from any mobile phone is one of the simplest ways to carry out financial transactions over the internet. Currently, MTN customers in Ghana who use iPhones are experiencing difficulties when attempting to use USSD codes.

Why fintech surpasses health-tech in the Nigerian market

Why fintech surpasses health-tech in the Nigerian market

Industries in Nigeria have not taken advantage of technologies that could transform their fields due to a lack of knowledge as well as outdated documenting systems. These technologies could be game-changing. We examine the data management practices of two different industries in Nigeria.

UPDATE: What Nigerian agritech startup, Releaf has really been up to since Y Combinator

UPDATE: What Nigerian agritech startup, Releaf has really been up to since Y Combinator

Since moving to Nigeria and graduating from the Summer 2017 batch of Y Combinator, Releaf's has primarily operated in stealth mode. Techpoint did, however, get in touch with them not too long ago to find out more about what they have been up to recently.

OPay appears to compete against Uber, Bolt in Nigeria with OCar

OPay appears to compete against Uber, Bolt in Nigeria with OCar

OPay, which was founded by Opera, has introduced yet another new business vertical by launching a car-hailing service called OCar. The news comes shortly after the company announced the completion of a funding round that was led by Chinese investors and totaled $120 million. The startup appears to be competing with established players like Uber and Bolt.

The Lagos state government is on a mission to convert recreational parks into makeshift innovation centres

The Lagos state government is on a mission to convert recreational parks into makeshift innovation centres

In a departure from the traditional function of parks as places for leisure, the government of Lagos State, through the LASPARK program, provides innovation-driven companies with free spaces within state-owned parks for the purpose of erecting low-cost innovation hubs.

OPay’s $120m series B round boosts fund chest to almost $200m

OPay’s $120m series B round boosts fund chest to almost $200m

OPay has successfully raised 120 million dollars for its series B fund, allowing the company to expand its operations throughout Nigeria and other African markets while simultaneously enhancing the high-frequency usage features of its payment platform.

Konga ex-boss, Sim Shagaya started and failed at these 4 projects before finding success

Konga ex-boss, Sim Shagaya started and failed at these 4 projects before finding success

E-Motion Advertising, which was the brainchild of Sim Shagaya, was just recently acquired, and we reported that it was his first company. Before starting E-Motion Advertising, Sim tried his hand at four different businesses, all of which were unsuccessful. Here, we examine those businesses.

For Nigerian motorcycle-hailing startups, government seems to have abdicated regulatory responsibility

For Nigerian motorcycle-hailing startups, government seems to have abdicated regulatory responsibility

As the government and transport unions in Nigeria continue to conspire against motorcycle-hailing startups, the ongoing saga of a battle for survival for these companies continues.

Nigeria’s LifeBank wins $250,000 from a Jack Ma Foundation initiative

Nigeria’s LifeBank wins $250,000 from a Jack Ma Foundation initiative

The Jack Ma Foundation has awarded LifeBank the sum of $250,000 in funding (through the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative). The medical logistics startup came out on top against nine other African startups that were competing for a share of a total grant prize pool of one million dollars.

Konga founder Sim Shagaya’s earliest company, E-Motion Advertising acquired by Seyi Tinubu’s Loatsad Promomedia

Konga founder Sim Shagaya’s earliest company, E-Motion Advertising acquired by Seyi Tinubu’s Loatsad Promomedia

In 2005, a scant seven years before he founded Konga, Sim Shagaya was the owner and operator of an outdoor advertising company known as E-Motion Advertising. Just recently, Seyi Tinubu's Loatsad Promomedia completed the acquisition of the company.

Nigerian-based medical logistics startup, LifeBank commences drone delivery

Nigerian-based medical logistics startup, LifeBank commences drone delivery

A first of its kind for an African-led company, the medical logistics startup LifeBank, which has its headquarters in Nigeria, is now offering "Beyond Visual Line Of Sight" (BVLOS) drone delivery as one of its modes of transportation.

How MTN Nigeria gained over $1.8bn valuation within just 6 months on the NSE

How MTN Nigeria gained over $1.8bn valuation within just 6 months on the NSE

A look at MTN Nigeria's performance in its first six months on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, during which it became Nigeria's most valuable company despite the departure of executive leadership, the occurrence of xenophobic attacks, and the reduction in the number of subscriber accounts.

Facebook, Twitter and differing approaches to curbing their influence on global politics

Facebook, Twitter and differing approaches to curbing their influence on global politics

Facebook and Twitter have recognized the impact that social media can have on elections around the world, and as a result, they are working to minimize that impact as much as possible. However, each of them takes a different approach.

3 startups graduate from Itanna second cohort accelerator programme

3 startups graduate from Itanna second cohort accelerator programme

Itanna, a corporate venture capital firm backed by Honeywell Group, has announced the second group of startups to graduate from its accelerator program while also disclosing its plans to assist startups transitioning into West African markets.

WhatsApp launches a business catalogue feature, what does this mean for m-commerce in Africa?

WhatsApp launches a business catalogue feature, what does this mean for m-commerce in Africa?

As a result of WhatsApp's introduction of a Business "catalog" on its platform, the future of eCommerce in Nigeria appears to be cloudy. We investigate what this might imply for established players in the eCommerce space.

Why groceries could be the magnetic pull needed by the Nigerian e-commerce market

Why groceries could be the magnetic pull needed by the Nigerian e-commerce market

After observing the challenges that the Nigerian e-commerce market has faced over the years, current trends and insights from industry players suggest that a hands-on approach to the online sale of groceries may be the piece that is missing from the puzzle.

OPay suspends OBus service, claims to be reviewing business model

OPay suspends OBus service, claims to be reviewing business model

Reportedly, OPay's public bus-hailing service, OBus, has permanently ceased operations just a little over three months after its beta launch in Lagos. OBus was launched as part of OPay.

Interswitch worth a billion dollars, but this London-based investor owns more than half of the company

Interswitch worth a billion dollars, but this London-based investor owns more than half of the company

Interswitch, a financial technology giant based in Nigeria, has finally reached a valuation of over $1 billion. However, one investment group with a focus on Africa that is headquartered in London continues to own more than half of the company.

How to invest in US and other foreign stocks from Nigeria

How to invest in US and other foreign stocks from Nigeria

Are you interested in growing your money without having to worry about fluctuations in the Naira or inflation? These four platforms will assist you in investing in foreign stock markets using funds from your home country.

Founder of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma is in Nigeria

Founder of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma is in Nigeria

Jack Ma, who was the former executive chairman of Alibaba Group and co-founder of the company, is currently in Nigeria to participate in the Nigeria Digital Economy Summit (NDES), which is being held in Abuja, the nation's capital.

TECNO parent company, Transsion Holdings enters African mobile payments with PalmPay

TECNO parent company, Transsion Holdings enters African mobile payments with PalmPay

It appears that Transsion Holdings, the parent company of the TECNO, Infinix, and Itel brands, has, at long last, made its way into the African mobile payment market with the launch of PalmPay. Is this a possible sign of impending competition with Opera's OPay?

While waiting for Unicorns, should Africa settle for Gazelle startups?

While waiting for Unicorns, should Africa settle for Gazelle startups?

Gazelles has been suggested by some investors as a less flashy but more appropriate name for Africa's startup ecosystem. This comes as the search for Africa's Unicorn startups continues, but these investors do not anticipate making the discovery any time soon.

Could JumiaPay save the Amazon of Africa?

Could JumiaPay save the Amazon of Africa?

According to statements made by Sacha Poignonnec, the Co-CEO of Jumia, the company is positioning its payment system, which is known as JumiaPay, as an essential component of the company's future.

Kenya’s obsession with licences puts Swvl operations on hold

Kenya’s obsession with licences puts Swvl operations on hold

It appears that the Egyptian ride-hailing company Swvl has suspended its operations in Kenya due to regulatory issues surrounding licensing. This is a growing trend in the East African country of Kenya.

Nigerian fintech startup, Osemo Borealis is promoting financial inclusion for unbanked businesses

Nigerian fintech startup, Osemo Borealis is promoting financial inclusion for unbanked businesses

It can be quite a challenge for unbanked companies to obtain loans at reasonable interest rates and without the requirement of collateral. Osemo Borealis, a hybrid bank that combines digital and traditional methods, provides relief to proprietors of small businesses.

How Nigeria’s future elections could change based on Twitter’s new rules

How Nigeria’s future elections could change based on Twitter’s new rules

As a result of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's recent trip to Nigeria and the company's recent decision to prohibit political advertising, many people are wondering what Twitter in Nigeria would have been like if the ban had been in effect prior to the country's general elections in 2019.

Interswitch is about to become Nigeria’s first billion-dollar tech company, for real this time

Interswitch is about to become Nigeria’s first billion-dollar tech company, for real this time

Reportedly, Visa is about to purchase a twenty percent stake in Interswitch for two hundred million dollars. This will effectively make Interswitch Nigeria's first unicorn, which is a privately held company with a valuation of one billion dollars or more.

How I Work: Owen Odia, Luno Country Manager (Nigeria)

How I Work: Owen Odia, Luno Country Manager (Nigeria)

This week, we discuss the workings of her position with Owen Odia, who serves as Luno's country manager for Nigeria.

Highlights from the town hall meeting with Jack Dorsey and the Twitter team at Techpoint Africa

Highlights from the town hall meeting with Jack Dorsey and the Twitter team at Techpoint Africa

During a town hall meeting held at Techpoint's headquarters, a team from Twitter led by Jack Dorsey revealed the reasons behind the visit, as well as the plans that the company has for Africa and Nigeria in particular. The most important parts are listed below.

Profiles: 4 Twitter executives that visited Nigeria with CEO, Jack Dorsey

Profiles: 4 Twitter executives that visited Nigeria with CEO, Jack Dorsey

When Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, traveled to Nigeria, he brought along some executive members of the company with him. Listed below are their biographies.

“Not enough Nigerians are on Twitter” — Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO

“Not enough Nigerians are on Twitter” — Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO

Twitter is used by a significant number of people in Nigeria to initiate social movements, vent their frustrations, and share their thoughts. The Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has the opinion that there are not enough Nigerians using the platform. This is why:

Trackers, Guts And Money: Inside The Life Of A Nigerian Car Smuggler

Trackers, Guts And Money: Inside The Life Of A Nigerian Car Smuggler

The government of Nigeria recently placed a prohibition on the importation of new and used automobiles over its land borders. As a result, the price of imported automobiles skyrocketed, and the black market trade in smuggled automobiles flourished.