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Nigerian computer programmer creates Spotify rival with over 45 million songs, calls it Playfre

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerian computer programmer; Chika Nwaogu has successfully created the first Indigenous music streaming platform with over 45 millions songs that can really compete with the likes of Spotify and Deezer. “Spotify and many other big music streaming platforms have not yet opened their doors to most African countries because of the weak intellectual property laws in these ...

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Enyo Retail Sponsors App Development To Improve Fueling Efficiency

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   ENYO Retail and Supply, a customer-focused, technology driven fuels retailing company, in collaboration with cchub has unveiled a hackathon initiative. The exercise was aimed at developing local applications and solutions capable of disrupting the parts of the traditional value chain in the downstream oil sector in Nigeria.   The 3-day social media week event centered around ...

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Lagos Revenue Service Introduces e-Payment For Remittance Of Consumption Tax For Hospitality Industry

*LIRS unveiled an automated invoicing system called Electronic Revenue Assurance system (ERA) at a meeting with business  owners in the hospitality and Tourism sector  in Lagos for efficient and effective revenue collection and remittance to the state   Isaiah Onwuanumba:   In its effort to leverage on e-payment and multi-modal payment portals, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has ...

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Nigeria: Seamfix Launches BioRegistra To Transform Data Management

Bioregistra enables individuals, companies and government capture, store and access data anytime anywhere in the world Fully automated process for seamless execution of all KYC A must for today’s business data solution in Nigeria   SEAMFIX, Nigeria’s leading provider of identity management solutions, today launched Bioregistra, an innovative data capture and data management platform.   Bioregistra is a state of ...

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Nigeria: ‘Code9Help’ Launches Personal Safety Mobile App

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   A new mobile app that will help in tackling the wave of crime in Nigeria has been released. Developed in the United Kingdom, the application, Code9Help is designed to guarantee personal help and safety in times of crime or emergency.   The mobile app does among other things; send immediate alarm to alert your contacts, as ...

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Google To Add ‘News Feed’ To Website And App

*Google is adding a personalised Facebook-style news feed to its homepage – Google.com -to show users content they may be interested in before they search It will display news stories, features, videos and music chosen on the basis of previous searches by the same user. Users will also be able to click a “follow” button on search results to add ...

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What You Can Do With The New Google Assistant

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The iPhone has Siri, but Google has a great voice-powered assistant of its own. Plus, it’s no longer relegated to the Pixel; you can get Google Assistant on a wide range of phones, including the Galaxy S7, LG G6 and other devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and 7.0 Nougat. But what exactly can you do with Google ...

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Facebook Challenges Middle East & Africa Developers To Create Smartest Bots For Messenger

Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited to create bots in three categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good IT NEWS NIGERIA: Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the ...

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Nigeria Gets ‘Hawk Eye’ Mobile Security App

Staff Writer: Web Asset Limited has recently launched an interactive crime reporting system, tagged Hawk Eye in Abuja. The Lagos-based technology company said Hawk Eye is a mobile app that uses an innovative technology to checkmate crime in Nigeria. Chairman Web Asset Ltd., and developer of the Hawk Eye App, Mr. Kayode Aladesuyi is quoted as saying that the pilot ...

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