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French Media Company, Canal+ Acquires ROK Film Studious

French Media Company, Canal+ Acquires ROK Film Studious

French media giant, Canal+ Group, has acquired ROK film studios, a Nigerian production studio, from VOD company IROKO TV. In its strides to create more original African contents and strengthen its position in the continent’s movie market, the French media giant turned its sights on African viewers as growth has […]

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Opera Secures $50m for its Nigeria Fintech Startup, OPay

Opera Secures $50m for its Nigeria Fintech Startup, OPay

Opera Mini, the global mobile browser has announced that it has secured a $50 million funding for its mobile payment application, Opay in Nigeria. The funds which were sourced mainly from China-based VCs with lead investors such as Sequoia China, Opera Limited, IDG Capital, Meituan-Dianping, GSR Ventures and Source Code […]

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University Produces Nigeria’s First Electric Car

University Produces Nigeria’s First Electric Car

Lion Ozumba 551 is the name of Nigeria’s first electric car produced by the Engineering Faculty of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). Manufactured with 80 per cent locally-sourced materials, the five-seater electric car could undertake a 30-kilometre distance when fully charged. Professor Charles Igwe, who is the Vice Chancellor […]

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