Tag: innovation

SponsorMarch 3, 2018

Taxify shines light on innovating in inventive industries at #SMWLagos2018

On March 01, 2018, Taxify hosted an interactive session at Social Media Week 2018 with the theme: Innovating at the ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJanuary 4, 2018

LONGREAD: Nigeria’s Fintech space needs a lot of education to achieve limitless penetration

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

SponsorOctober 7, 2017

Kaduna Government, Peugeot Automobile Nigeria and Verdant Zeal host first Innovention Round Table

The Verdant Zeal annual Innovention Series has expanded in scope and subject matter to hold the 1st Innovention Round Table for ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 28, 2017

James Inedu George: Lagos roads and the death of real innovation

by James Inedu George China has a middle class of about 300 million. It’s a growing middle class. As the ...

EzinneAugust 16, 2017

The Thread: “Looks like American film” “Lagos, the pacesetter state” | Nigerians applaud Ambode’s latest innovation

Just when you’ve written Governor Ambode and his “mega city” plans off, since they appear to have one thing in ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 10, 2017

Ayodeji Rotinwa: The brilliance of Orondaam Otto’s Slum School project

by Ayodeji Rotinwa   In Nigeria, 10.5 million children are out of school. Those who live in slums are at ...

Op-ed EditorJune 26, 2017

Moses Ochonu: This simple innovation can help Nigerian universities raise revenue

by Moses Ochonu Such is the rot in Nigerian universities that the system needs deep, disruptive reforms to become compatible ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Temitope Ben-Ajepe: Dear Nigerians, please keep off the non-prescribed Antibiotics while the rest of the world Innovates [NEW VOICES]

By Temitope Ben-Ajepe A few weeks ago, I participated in a global health certificate course organised by the AB Global ...

ToluFebruary 20, 2017

BudgIT CEO, Oluseun Onigbinde, to speak at Chatham House

Nigeria’s leading transparency advocate and co-founder of BudgIT, Oluseun Onigbinde, will speak at renowned United Kingdom based think tank, Chatham ...

Isime EseneDecember 19, 2016

‘We’re ready for sustainable, resilient and inclusive solutions,’ Gary Whitehill talks about innovation in Africa

by Tolu Omoyeni This article is an in-dept and disruptive look at Africa through the eyes of man who believes ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 7, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: The road from fast food to Twitter

By Pius Adesanmi When I was leaving Paris for Canada to begin my PhD in 1998, my French friends almost ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 11, 2016

The Thread: Experience builds expertise

Twitter is beautiful. It is a stomping ground for different types of narratives, advice on how to run a business, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 27, 2016

13-year-old Nigerian invents battery charged fans

Innovation in technology seem to be on the rise the world over as new ideas are being developed daily to ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 24, 2016

Opinion: Sheriff Shittu shutters Showroom and shares his startup story

Being an entrepreneur is hard. Very hard. For the most part we hear about the successes, and much less about ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 16, 2016

Introducing the brand new Etisalat EasyMobile App

Etisalat Nigeria presents its best yet innovative product which ensures that you, the customer can make the best of the Etisalat ...

Mazi EmekaMay 1, 2016

The early signs of change may be confusing – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, disclosed that the federal government will establish an Innovation Fund that is geared towards ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 8, 2016

PIN hosts SMWDigitalJobs, SMWTENT and SMWNetRights at Social Media Week Lagos

PIN hosted 3 of her projects at the Lagos Social Media Week which took place from 22nd to 26th February, ...

Janeth JOctober 28, 2015

Development Dialogue on social innovation and leadership in Africa set to hold in Lagos

Nigeria’s development sector is beaming brightly as practitioners prepare to meet, engage, share ideas and deepen perspectives on global issues ...

Isime EseneAugust 12, 2014

For International Youth Day! Tanzania’s Meck Khalfan and Nigeria’s Seyi Shay shine on cover of Y! Africa (LOOK)

by Isi Esene Tanzanian Innovator, Meck Khalfan and Nigerian singer, Seyi Shay are the cover stars on the latest issue ...

November 19, 2013

Prof. Pat Utomi, Chude Jideonwo, Sim Shagaya & Mario Valles are keynote speakers at Techie. Entrepreneurial. Nigerian. Talented event [DETAILS]

Techie. Entrepreneurial. Nigerian. Talented (TENT), a platform that showcases, connects, adds value and inspires is hosted by Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN). The ...

July 26, 2013

Diezani Alison-Madueke: Innovation and change in the Petroleum Industry

by Diezani Alison-Madueke The supply of petroleum products at controlled prices to riverine communities in the Niger Delta has been ...

May 20, 2013

For the Records: The Obiageli Ezekwesili Unity College Plan

Dr. Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, Nigeria’s former Minister of Education, and former World Bank Vice President was pushed forward a number ...

May 14, 2013

4 ways to brand a ‘useless’ degree

by Dorie Clark  But if you’ve taken the plunge and are now entering the work world, you owe it to ...

March 19, 2013

PHOTOS: Samsung Africa Forum 2013 ‘Journey of Wonders’ Press Conference

[READ: Journey of Wonders: Samsung unveils premium products and smart solutions (DETAILS)] What: Samsung Africa Forum 2013 press conference When: Wednesday, ...

March 15, 2013

Saving lives: Samsung unveils mobile solar powered healthcare centre for rural areas

Samsung has unveiled its Solar Powered Healthcare Centre at the Samsung Africa Forum currently on-going in Cape Town, South Africa. ...

March 14, 2013

It’s here: Samsung launches the world’s first 8-inch tablet (DETAILS)

by Idoreyin Sampson and Isi Esene The excitement which heralded the introduction of the Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0 at the ...

March 2, 2013

Patrick Oke: Perhaps to wonder (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Does our education allow us to wonder? Does it allow us question the nature of things ? Or are we ...

February 27, 2013

Innovation for Africa: Microsoft introduces 4Africa Initiative (WATCH)

  by Isi Esene Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative is a new effort through which the company will actively engage in Africa’s ...

January 18, 2013

Faith Olotu: Getting Started (30 Days, 30 Voices)

  “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I I took the one less traveled by, And that has made ...

December 14, 2012

Are you on a dying career path? Check to see if your job is one of those at risk

by Dona DeZube If you turn off the lights when you leave the room, you’re killing jobs. You don’t need ...

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