Monday, May 17Inside Business Africa
Shadow

Tag: Dr Isa Pantami

Apple stakes $1b for Nigerian app

Apple stakes $1b for Nigerian app

Technology & Innovation
An application developed by a young Nigerian has been bought by Apple for $1 billion, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami said yesterday. Pantami, who did not give details of the deal, however, expressed optimism that the sky is the limit for indigenous young innovators and urged them to remain steadfast in their resolve to take advantage of opportunities in the digital economy sector. According to him, the future is bright going by the unfolding success stories on digital innovations and skills, particularly from the youth. He said another young innovator came first at the Gulf Technology Innovation and Exhibition (GITEX) in Dubai by defeating over 700 contestants from 78 countries. He spoke during the World Creativity and Innovation Day (WC...