The Jollof Rice Index as a window into food inflation
In spite of National Bureau of Statistics' report that inflation rate dropped in Nigeria in February, prices of food items show no sign of dropping, SBM Jollof Index and NBS report indicate.
The Geeks of Otigba
Not all tech entrepreneurs are software developers; some can also be in the business of hardware and services. Otigba traders not only sell but have built an affordable service industry around tech.
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 recap
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 came to a close on Friday, March 3 in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos with The Guardian hosting three sessions. Here is a recap of some of the major moments.
Enough Is Enough’s Yemi Ademolekun on impact of social media on governance
Yemi Ademolekun, Executive Director of the Nigerian-based advocacy group, Enough Is Enough Nigeria, speaks on the impact of social media on governance.
Hundreds of Nigerians protest against bad governance
Protesters marched from the National Stadium, Surulere to the National Theatre, Iganmu under heavy police presence. Police tried to stop the protest, but a few celebrities showed up.
Funzi's Mariam Olalekan at Free Basics launch
Mariam Olalekan, who works at Funzi, a mobile learning service, speaks to GTV about the endless opportunities Free Basics is offering, and how users can now enjoy more services from Funzi via the platform.
OLX's Fife Aiyesimoju at the launch of Free Basics
At the launch of Free Basics with Airtel in Nigeria, Fife Aiyesimoju, who works with OLX, said to Guardian TV, from a brand perspective, that the collaboration of Airtel and Facebook will make it easy for people to buy and sell without fear of running out of data.
Director of Product Partnerships, Ime Archibong, at Free Basics launch
Ime Archibong, at the launch of Free Basics in Nigeria, spoke with Guardian TV and gave an insight into how the platform works, and plans to reach 4.1 billion internet users.