The social media scene is ever growing and talks are been organized to keep the ecosystem friendly and calm, Jos, Plateau State is however not left out of the discussion. In attendance kim coffee, the tech gurus from nHubs, tomruk , Pax Amor Initiative etc. Read the keynote (excerpt) speech below…
Earlier this year, 2017, the new President of the United States in an unprecedented move in immigration policies banned, for a period, citizens of certain countries largely from the Middle East as terrorist-potential danger to the United States.
A couple of weeks ago, one of the richest gulf countries, Qatar, has suffered a multinational economic embargo from four of its neighbours who accused Qatar of sponsoring terrorism and being a safe haven for terrorists and extremists.
efiko.co one of the first freelance marketplace or platform in Nigeria came to nHub In Jos last week and I was impressed to see what the team behind the marketplace had put together. I was a little skeptical at first given the examples of freelance platforms that have tried to break into the Nigerian space and failed. Continue reading
For a long time, the number of men in the tech industry has eclipsed the number of women.This trend has recently begun to reverse with a growing number of women pursuing technology careers. Five of these women were honored last week by the U.S. Embassy.
11 new technology hubs from eight different African countries have joined the largest network of technology and innovation hubs in Africa, AfriLabs.
Launched in 2011, AfriLabs aims to build a community around technology hubs in Africa. It started out with just five members but has now grown to over 50 hubs across over 20 countries in Africa. Continue reading
The next Unicorn (a billion dollar company) that will come out of Nigeria will be from Plateau State and not the Mr. I can do everthing state AKA Lagos. Plateau has the best economy (coughs) and best environment to support creativity, and when you are a startup in the tech space, creativity is all that matters and not five hour traffic and pungent sewage scents. And Terminus.ng seems to be the next Amazon. Continue reading
According to a research firm, Oxfam International (An international network of organizations collectively working to alleviate global poverty), the world could get its first trillionaire in the next 25 years, when Bill Gates becomes 86 years old. At the moment, he is $915.6 billion away from attaining that title, but new research suggests he’s closer than you might think. Interestingly, we had 793 billionaires worldwide in 2009, by 2016, the richest 793 people maintained net worths of $5 trillion — an annual growth of 11%.
Afe from nHub and Ernest from Logical Address (a startup from nHub)
Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, this wednesday is playing host to some of the top names in the ICT ecosystem at the 2016 West Africa Convergence Conference taking place at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Ikeja. WACC 2016 theme appropriately captures the essence of where we are and what we should seek out of Convergence. Lets “Engage, Regulate, Leverage, Live Convergence!” Says Greg K. Gbadamosi. Continue reading
Logical Address is now in Thailand and the Thai people can’t stop smiling! The address solving startup form NHUB, a tech community based in Plateau State, Nigeria is expanding their global presence one country at a time and Thailand is the current destination. Logical Address is an addressing system that solves one of humans most fundamental problems, navigation your way to someone’s location . Continue reading
The 2016 IoT Hack Jos hackathon is currently going on in Plateau State, Nigeria. It is said to be one of the most innovative tech empowering movement going on in Nigeria, and Africa as a whole. The four day long event kicked off today with registration of the hack participants taking place at the hotel, where they will be provided with accommodation and refreshments throughout their stay for the competition. Continue reading
According to a blog post on Medium, the microblogging company will be discontinuing the massively popular short video app within the coming months. The announcement comes hot on the heels of Twitter announcing massive layoffs across the board, with plans of cutting almost nine percent of its workforce (or roughly 350 people). Continue reading
Logical Address is an addressing system that solves two humans most fundamental problems.
4 billion people in the world are without an address and 7.4 billion people (the population of the world) are nomadic. Today we live in Abuja, tomorrow we are in Cairo and this goes on and on for various reasons ranging from better jobs, better life, greener pastures, crises and war, hunger etc. Continue reading
Tech is coming to Jos and it is been done in a big way by NHub, the only tech hub in the whole northern Nigeria. They were the first to hold the prestigious NASA Space Apps in Jos, Plateau State. To show you how big their influence is a friend of mine, Joseph John is already travelling due to the benefits of Nhub!
NHub is currently the place to be right now and if you are a tech head, fashion head, music head you are all welcome to come to NHub and make your dreams a reality!
Are you tired of watching Hackathons going on in MIT, Harvard etc. And just wishing that you could participate in the challenge? Well you can stop dreaming ways to use youtube to transport you to MIT, because there is now a Hackathon in Jos, Plateau State. To be hosted by nHub, the only northern hub in Nigeria.