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Nigerian founder Sim Shagaya is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital. 3

Konga founder Sim Shagaya raises $3.1 million for new venture

Sim Shagaya, Nigerian founder of e-commerce platform Konga, is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital.

Konga introduces hassle-free payment plan to own laptops

E-commerce platform, Konga, has rolled out a special deal that will afford educational institutions, students and workers the opportunity to own any brand of laptop or computers of their choice through its novel instalment payment plan.

Dangote, MTN, Glo lead in the 2019 most valuable brands in Nigeria

For the umpteenth time, Dangote Group, a Nigerian owned and most diversified conglomerate has emerged the most valuable brand in Nigeria after the 2019 Top 50 Brand survey, while MTN closely followed as the most valuable multinational and telecommunication brands with Glo coming third in the chart.
Seun Kuti during his performance for Felabration 2019 at the New Afrika Shrine, Lagos. Photo by Ayodele Efunla

Seun Kuti, Malaika, Qdot, others light up Felabration 2019

Seun Kuti, Afrobeat musician and youngest son of legendary Fela Anikulapo Kuti, pulled off an electrifying performance with his band, Egypt 80 at the New Afrika Shrine for Felabration on 20th of October, 2019.

Nigeria considers new 5% tax for online purchases

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) may, from next year, ask banks to charge customers five per cent Value Added Tax for online purchases when using bank cards, its Chairman, Tunde Fowler, has said.

Black Friday: Nigerian online shoppers express disappointment

Monitoring the black Friday conversations on social media, most Nigerian online shoppers revealed lack of trust, as many believed the e-commerce companies were simply boost their sales without offering really great discounts.

Jim Ovia talks Africa Rise and Shine on CNBA Africa

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, in a recent sit-down discussion with CNBC Africa, speaks of his new book, Africa Rise and Shine and his lessons for business success.
Jim Ovia,

Jim Ovia’s Africa Rise and Shine now available on Jumia and Konga

The much-awaited book, Africa Rise and Shine by Jim Ovia, the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc is now available on  Jumia and Konga.

Konga to re-launch ‘pay on delivery’

E-commerce platform, Konga, says it achieved same-day delivery of approximately 97 per cent product orders in major cities in the past 30 days.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo: Mobile phone subscribers now over 163 million

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo saturday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), disclosed that the number of mobile telephone subscribers in Nigeria has risen to 163 million barely 17 years after its advent.

Konga, Yudala announce merger

Konga, Nigeria’s largest online mall, and Yudala, Africa’s pioneer composite e-commerce company, have officially announced a merger of their operations which will see them effectively become the biggest organised retail and e-commerce/marketplace outfit on the African continent.

Zinox Group acquires Konga

The Zinox Group, an integrated ICT solutions and Original Equipment Manufacturer, has acquiired Konga after several months of negotiations with major investors, Naspers and AB Kinnevik.

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The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN.

Malabu scandal: Lack of service of charge stalls Bello Adoke’s arraignment

Planned arraignment of the immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN, on corruption charges, was stalled on Wednesday due to failure of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to serve copies of the charge on the defendants.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Governor Fintiri: I’ll probe Mohammed Bindow’s administration, local councils

The governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said he would soon step on toes by probing the Mohammed Bindow-led-All Progressives Congress government from the state to local government levels.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Pensioners hail Kwara governor for prompt payment

Kwara state pensioners have hailed Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for timely payments of their entitlements since he assumed office in May last year.