Tag: Bankole Oluwafemi

EditorDecember 10, 2017

[The Media Blog] What is going on at Big Cabal?

So we were trawling the interwebs, as we do, just monitoring our favourite blogs, when we noticed this tweet from ...

Isime EseneJanuary 12, 2017

#InnovationSeries: Nigeria and the year of the Buzzfeed clones

by Edwin Okolo This feature is a part of the YNaija Innovation Special – a set of insightful stories that ...

YWriterSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: Big Cabal’s Osarumen Osamuyi is moving up in the world

In another life, many many moons ago, it would almost be inconceivable that we would be here writing about the ...

Isime EseneAugust 18, 2016

PODCAST: Ruthless execution discipline – Seyi Taylor says that’s how he built Zikoko.com into a media darling

You will forgive today’s Conversations with Chude podcast – it’s probably a self-indulgent conversation between two friends who have been ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 2, 2016

#Yabacon: ‘I’ve been accused of propagating a name for Yaba’ – Bankole Oluwafemi

As part of our special series on the Yaba technology cluster, we met with Bankole Oluwafemi, the co-founder of Big ...

Isime EseneAugust 2, 2016

Linda Ikeji, Toke Ibru, Osagie Alonge… See the #YNaijaPowerList for Media

The tide is turning when it comes to the media business and the 10 young Nigerians appearing on this list ...

Isime EseneAugust 1, 2016

Bankole Oluwafemi, Kola Aina, Honey Ogundeyi… Look who else made the #YNaijaPowerList for Technology

As the annual #YNaijaPowerList enters its 5th year, we bring you the 10 most influential young Nigerians under 40 navigating the ...

Isime EseneJuly 30, 2016

#Yabacon is a terrible, useless, no good name – but that’s beside the point

All week, YNaija has run stories looking at the growth of the Yaba technology ecosystem. Find them here, here, here ...

Mazi EmekaMay 13, 2016

Facebook partners with local developers as it launches Free Basics in Nigeria

Facebook launched its Free Basics services in Nigeria yesterday in partnership with Airtel Nigeria at the Eko Hotel and Suites, ...

March 25, 2014

Who are the 10 most powerful people in Nigeria’s Tech Eco-system? We have the list!

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Nigerian tech space may still be finding its feet but players have already emerged, staking their ...

February 22, 2014

PrepClass wins $20,000 at the TechCabal Battlefield competition in Lagos

by Akan Ido We are pleased to announce that out of 92 applications, a fiercely competitive shortlist of 20 and ...

December 30, 2013

Bankole Oluwafemi profiles Sim Shagaya: Sim Shagaya is not a genius (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Bankole Oluwafemi Before I met Sim Shagaya in person, I’d heard people speak of being overwhelmed, in awe or ...

September 21, 2013

Bankole Oluwafemi: It’s Samsung Vs Tecno – Now fight!

by Bankole Oluwafemi Samsung has made insane investments in creating a premium brand that can go toe to toe with ...

September 13, 2013

Bankole Oluwafemi: Why can’t Nigerian techies build their own data analytics platform?

by Bankole Oluwafemi Without saying as much, he seemed to be gobsmacked that anyone in their right minds would do ...

August 30, 2013

Bankole Oluwafemi: Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and more coming to Google Translate

by Bankole Oluwafemi The gist is Google looks to be almost ready to turn on Google translate for five “promising” ...

August 25, 2013

Opinion: Dear legislators, do your job and pass the Tobacco Control Legislation

by Bankole Oluwafemi Rehashing the ill effects occasioned by tobacco use is superfluous at this point. It is a real, ...

August 19, 2013

Opinion: 3 things I wish our technology ecosystem had

by Bankole Oluwafemi And there’s the fact that techies will typically prefer to live behind their laptops in caffeine-induced oblivion ...

July 31, 2013

Opinion: Brother’s keeper or killer? The truth about second hand smoke

by Bankole Oluwafemi The global tobacco industry counts on this ignorance to bolster a business that is reported to be ...

May 28, 2013

What kind of smartphone can N30,000 buy? A darned good one

by Bankole Oluwafemi I need a new phone. A smartphone. And I don’t have Galaxy S4 money, talk less of ...

May 10, 2013

Lordbanks: When it comes to Nigerian apps & start-ups, make that “first taste” count

by Bankole Oluwafemi It doesn’t matter what you have to do or whom you have to beg, bribe or kill ...

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