How Lagos is creating a thriving ecosystem for tech startups

In this age, technological innovation and development of a country or continent are closely knitted. That is why governments around the world prioritise it in their locale. When technology is adopted into the framework of a country or state, governance is made easy and swift development is assured. Africa isContinue Reading

Lagos, Private Sector to Collaborate on Climate Change Action

Bennett Oghifo The Lagos State Government has said it is poised to implement the Climate Action Plan it launched last year, in collaboration with the private sector. The Climate Change Action Plan is designed to achieve a sustainable low-carbon and climate-resilient socio-economic development. It is a renewed effort to addressContinue Reading

Lagos State Partners Oando to Introduce Electric Mass Transit Buses

Oando, one of Nigeria’s leading indigenous energy solution providers has recorded another milestone with its signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), the Lagos State Government agency tasked with planning, implementing, regulating and franchising sustainable integrated public transport in Lagos. The MoUContinue Reading

An opportunity worth millions: Exporting Lagos' plastic waste

Kaltani is an end-to-end plastic recycling business based in Nigeria. The company, which recently announced $4 million of seed funding, collects and processes waste plastics, and resells the recycled materials for use in consumer goods packaging and other items. Kaltani’s founder, Obi Charles Nnanna, spoke to James Torvaney about hisContinue Reading

Beyond Lagos, how startups can leverage opportunities in Nigeria

The influx of investments from global venture capitalists into Nigeria’s tech landscape is creating a buzz among startup founders and local investors. In more recent times, Nigerian startups have attracted noteworthy investments from some of the world’s biggest VC players the likes of SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global and TargetContinue Reading

Art Of Technology Lagos 3.0: Lagos Govt, Eko Innovation Centre Chart Course For Startup Funding, Empowerment of Tech Entrepreneurs

… As Pantami, Others Point out Imperatives of Startup Bill L-R: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor, Lagos State, and  Victor ‘Gbenga Afolabi, founder, Eko Innovation Centre, at the Art of Technology Lagos 3.0, held at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos recently. In a bid to address one of the critical challenges of businesses, especiallyContinue Reading

Lagos volunteers clear up plastic from city's largest beach

The Daily Beast Joe Biden Just Might be the Democrats’ Ronald Reagan Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyMaybe it’s time we conservatives start taking Joe Biden seriously. After steamrolling Republicans and passing a $1.9 trillion COVID-relief package on a party-line basis, Biden is now pushing for $2.3 trillion inContinue Reading