Nigeria

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Nigerian scientists are working to better understand coronavirus

Nigerian scientists have identified seven of over 1,000 coronavirus lineages in Nigeria. Each lineage represents sequences from different countries.

During the second quarter of 2020, there were 2 million phishing attacks across Africa

According to a recent report, 2,023,501 phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Ethiopia have been detected during the second quarter of 2020.

What you need to know about the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation

Olufemi Daniel, the Lead of Regulations Monitoring and Compliance at Nigeria's National IT Development Agency, explains what we need to know about the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation.

Nigeria has a poor data collection culture

The fact that a foreign company, SAGEM, still has access to an offshore database it collected on Nigerians implies that the stakeholders have not comprehended the implications that a compromise of such data has on its citizens.

Nigeria's Plentywaka has secured a $300,000 pre-seed investment

Nigerian transport startup, Plentywaka, has secured a pre-seed investment of $300,000 and will also launch into Abuja. The startup aims to transform transport in Nigeria to provide safe, convenient, and comfortable travel for all.

Kwarapshin 💸

Kwarapshin, as it is sometimes known in Nigeria, is not unique to Africa, it happens across all countries in the world. However, looting public funds has a more pronounced effect on citizens' lives in Africa.

Formalizing and digitizing Africa's informal retail sector

Onyekachi Izukanne, CEO of TradeDepot, walks us through what startup does, its expansion plans, and also shares some tips for startups looking to raise venture capital funding.