Nigerians Googled ASUU Strike, Ramadan, Wizkid and The Royal Baby In July

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

  Google released the top ten searches from Nigeria and the ASUU strike, Ramadan and Kate Middleton and the royal baby topped the list.   The Academic Staff…

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Android Now Controls Almost 80% Of The Smartphone Market

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Android – the mobile OS from Google has been the dominant mobile OS for some years. That dominance seems to be getting even bigger as shown by recent…

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Mobile Technology In West Africa[INFOGRAPHIC]

Monday, January 14, 2013
smartphone wars

In this Infographic from tech incubator iHub’s Research team and mobile advertising network Twinpine, we get more insights into mobile technology stats across West Africa. How does this…

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Eskimi Hits 10 Million Users, 5 Million In Nigeria

Saturday, December 1, 2012
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Mobile dating service, Eskimi has released its recent numbers. The service has reached a milestone of 10 million users with Nigeria its largest user base at 5 million…

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Nairaland Hits 26 Million Monthly Impressions, Dumps Google AdSense

Monday, October 8, 2012
Nairaland 26milion impressions

Nairaland, for the first time ever, has released its numbers to the public. In a Nairaland post by founder Seun Osewa, Nairaland is getting a total of over…

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Android Accounts For 68.1% Of All Smartphones Sold In Q2[STATS]

Saturday, August 11, 2012
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In a new report from IDC, Google’s Android OS accounts for 68.1 percent  of all smartphones sold in the second quarter of 2012. Android and iOS accounted for…

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Global Mobile Penetration Rate Crosses 75 Percent

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
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A new World Bank paper reports that over three-quarters of the world population has a mobile connection. The total mobile subscription stands at over 6 billion – a…

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Spotlight On Africa – Mobile Statistics & Facts 2012 [VIDEO]

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Here’s a video from Praekelt Foundation that takes us into mobile web stats across Africa. Did you know that the average sub-saharan woman touches her hair seven times…

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Mobile Browsing Continues To Eclipse Desktop Browsing In Nigeria For 9 Months [STATS]

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Last year, we reported that  mobile web browsing in Nigeria overtook desktop browsing for an entire month. It’s been 9 months since we’ve been tracking the numbers and…

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Nigeria Now Has Over 100 Million Active Phones[STATS]

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
smartphone wars

Latest statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commision(NCC) show that Nigeria has crossed the 100 million mark in number of active phone lines. Mobile Telcos MTN, Glo, Airtel and…

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