Saturday, January 18, 2020

UBA Chairman, Tony Elumelu Donates a Multipurpose Info-Tech Center To AAU

Youth Empowerment Through Technological Advancement Tony Elumelu Chairman of UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu, has made the donation of a multipurpose information technology centre to his alma mater, Ambrose Ali University.  Through the UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the United Bank for...

Apple Reveals Its Best Apps Of 2019.

On Monday, 2 December 2019, Apple released a list of apps and games, that this year powered "app culture." The Global tech giant notes that it is aiming to "help us to simplify our life and express our imagination, connect us to friends, families and the world and have fun, of course." Here is...

The 10 Richest Families In The World.

In the game of generational wealth, we bring you the standout players sustaining wealth over a generation, below is a list of the 10 richest families in the world in order of net worth. They are; The Walton Family;(USA) Owners Of Walmart, Networth: $190 Billion Dollars.

Clumio Raises $135million Dollars In Series C Funding

Clumio has announced today that $135 million has been raised in a Series C round, led by current Sutter Hill Ventures shareholder and Altimeter Captial the latest investor. The company offers a SaaS-style business backup system. Shortly after the company's release in August, it was announced that in 2017 and 2018 it raised a total of $51 million...

Bunq Unveils Its Green Wallet To Aid Reforestation

Bunq has introduced a metal card called the Green Wallet. While some banks are offering a premium card cashback scheme, It offers a special type of' cashback.' The fin-tech start-up is planting a tree per €100 invested. Eden Reforestation plan has been partnered with in internationally funding reforestation. The Green Card is an exchange-free MasterCard. The company...

Kobo360 Raises $30 Million Dollars In Funding.

Kobo360  a Nigerian start-up — with an Uber-like app that links truckers and companies with delivery services  has raised $20 million dollars backed by Goldman Sachs in Series A funding and $10 million dollars in working capital from a consortium of Nigerian banks and will use the funds to upgrade its network and extend to ten new countries outside...

Revolut Adopts Direct Debits In The UK

Revolut studies have revealed that while most citizens in the United Kingdom use cards to pay for goods and services, some businesses require you to pay direct debit. For example, it can be a utility bill, a gym membership or a telephone contract. Fintech startup Revolut adds a key feature for users who want...

Ethiopian Airlines Unveils Onboard Wifi.

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that on 10 of its A350 aircraft, it has launched WIFI Internet connectivity services. Passengers can buy cash, credit card, ShebaMiles or EMDS for WIFI connectivity. An Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMDS) which is an electronic non-flight document that may be issued and used for the collection and settlement of optional...

QuickCheck Collaborates With Jumia And PayAttitude

QuickCheck the micro-lending platform has announced partnerships with Jumia; the e-commerce giant and PayAttitude; a foremost player in the payments industry in Nigeria. QuickCheck's partnership is aimed at creating a synergy between the product offerings of all three (3) companies; the offshoot of this alliance is that; Jumia customers with access to the JumiaOne...

MainOne Undersea Cables Launches In Ivory Coast

MainOne has announced it is launching its submarine cable in Côte d'Ivoire. Noted as the first commercial cable system to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, the project will provide the capacity to deepen infrastructure sharing and reduce the cost of providing broadband services to the region. The network promises optimum running time and...

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