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Simple Technology that Makes Any Business More Efficient

There have been so many new technologies to sweep the business world over the past few years. Every business feels obligated to have the latest and best of all these new technologies. Many businesses fear that they will become obsolete ...

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The Best Ways to Build Brand Recognition with Technology

Brand recognition is essential for any business. Businesses need to have the general public recognize their brand and logo and understand the message that comes with that brand. This is one of the most difficult and time consuming tasks that ...

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The Pros and Cons of Having Personal Technology in the Office

The Pros and Cons of Having Personal Technology in the Office Everyone never leaves the house with at least a few things. For most people, it is keys, wallet, and mobile phone. It is true that almost everyone has their mobile ...

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Towards A Business Model For Funding African Startups – 2 Years Later

Towards A Business Model For Funding African Startups – 2 Years Later[i]  Author: Brian Laung Aoaeh   Editor’s Note: This article which is also available here (PDF) is exclusive for Tekedia. While you can link it from your platforms, do not copy verbatim. Contact Tekedia ...

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Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond The Election By Chukwuma Charles Soludo

by Chukwuma Soludo, former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria     Indeed to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real fun watching the drama from the balcony.  Having had ...

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Flash: INEC Press Statement, Be Informed. This is the total number of eligible voters in each Six Geopolitical Zone in Nigeria by INEC SOUTH EAST: Abia 1,481,191 Anambra 1,758,220 Enugu 1,301,185 Imo 1,611,715 Ebonyi 876,249 TOTAL = 7,028,560 ——————————————————————SOUTH WEST: Lagos 6,247,845 Ogun 1,869,326 Osun 1,293,967 Ondo 1,558,975 Ekiti 750,753 Oyo 2,577,490 TOTAL=14,298,356 ——————————————————————SOUTH SOUTH: Edo 1,412;225 Delta 1,900,055 Bayelsa 472,389 Akwa Ibom 1,714,781 RIvers 2,419,057 C/Rivers 1,018,550 TOTAL 8,937,057 ——————————————————————NORTH CENTRAL: Benue 1,415,162 Kogi […]


Apple investors have waited a long time to see a chart like the one above, drawn by Creative Strategies’s Ben Bajarin from smartphone sell-through data provided by CounterPoint Research’s Neil Shah. Both Shah and Bajarin expect Samsung’s shipments will be back on top next quarter. But it almost doesn’t matter. The millions of jumbo iPhones that Apple cranked out last quarter took the wind right out of Samsung’s phablet sales. Or, for those who prefer […]


IT was a pleasure to welcome Secretary John Kerry to Nigeria.  We had a candid and constructive discussion about a broad range of issues.   Nigeria is a vibrant democracy and the largest trading partner of the United States in Africa, with more than $18 billion in bilateral trade.  Our countries and peoples share a mutual admiration for each other and a deep commitment to freedom, democracy, and human rights. This is why we are together […]


With the increase in disposable income of the younger generation there has been tremendous growth of the car market in Asian countries especially in India. According to a report in gaadi.com the Korean car major Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) first launched the i20 model on March 28, 2012 in India. It is onus to mention that the car Hyundai i20 was an instant hit in the market though the base model is now not in […]

Ms. Abimbola Alale

Fresh facts have emerged that the federal government has no plans to sell the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat), contrary to an allegation that the government has commenced moves to privatise it.   The new Chief Executive Officer of NigComSat, Ms. Abimbola Alale, who gave the clarification, said there is nothing on ground to indicate that government has commenced such a move and no white paper to that effect has been released.   According to […]


President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has approved the appointment of Ms Abimbola Alale as the Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) LTD).   The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Ayim Pius Ayim   in a letter, conveyed the President’s message of her appointment as Managing Director/Chief Executive, NIGCOMSAT for a first term of four (4) years and also wished her the best of luck on her new assignment. The […]


Planet Institute to host Africa Breakfast Club for incubating technology and innovation in Africa/   Our first Africa Breakfast Cub for 2015 will bring together leaders from the world of African business and politics to discuss how to incubate technology and innovation in Africa.   The discussion will be led by Mariéme Jamme, a Senegalese born British businesswoman who runs SpotOne Global Solutions, a technology consultancy that helps companies selling enterprise software solutions to gain a […]

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