Over the course of the last 5 years, Nigeria has seen the rise of many tech companies working to address Nigerian problems with unique solutions. Although a number have failed in this quest, a good number have diversified or pivoted their solutions to sustain business.
Jobberman is one of the largest job portals in Nigeria. It was co-founded by Opeyemi Awoyemi, Ayodeji Adewunmi, and Olalekan Olude in August 2009. The co-founders launched Jobberman when they were students at Nigeria’s Obafemi Awolowo University.
Three students had time on their hands in the summer of 2009 when their university lecturers in Nigeria went on strike.