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DEMO Africa

DEMO Africa 2015 to be hosted in Lagos for second year in a row

For the second year running, Lagos is going to host 2015 edition of DEMO Africa.

L-R: Olusola Oworu, Commissioner, Commerce & Industry, Lagos State; Fola Adeola, Chairman, MainOne; Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communications Technology; and Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne at the launch of MainOne’s new Tier III Data Center, MDX-i

MainOne unveils MDX-i tier III data center, the biggest and best of its kind in West Africa

MainOne, Nigeria’s leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, today announced the opening of its premier Tier III Lekki Data Center to address the growing demand for Colocation, Cloud and Disaster Recovery Services in West Africa.

NITEL headquarters, Abuja, Nigeria

NATCOM acquires Nigeria's NITEL and MTEL for $252.5M

Nigerian government makes progress in latest attempt to privatise incumbent telco and its mobile unit Mtel.

Omobola Johnson, Nigeria's Minister of Communication Technology

ICT to be largest contributor to Nigeria's GDP by 2020: Omobola Johnson, Nigeria's Minister of Communication Technology

Omobola Johnson, Nigeria’s minister of communication technology Omobola Johnson has predicted ICT would be the highest contributor to Nigeria’s GDP by 2020.

Kabelo Makwane, Managing Director, Microsoft Nigeria

We want to invest in Nigeria and we want to be present in one of Africa's largest markets: Kabelo Makwane, MD of Microsoft Nigeria (Video)

Microsoft recently announced the elevation of Microsoft Nigeria to a stand-alone subsidiary, in recognition of the maturity of the Nigerian market and the immense opportunities the country offers.

More than half of Africa's 1.1 billion people now own a mobile phone

Africa's mobile boom powers innovation economy

Innovation is happening all over Africa in all different sectors, from education to energy, banking to agriculture.

Jason Njoku

Top 10 Tech CEOs In Nigeria

Drawing from statistics of Nigeria’s rebased GDP figures, information and communication technologies (ICT) and its sub-sectors are key drivers of Nigeria’s impressive economic growth.