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11 Best News Startups Headquartered in Nigeria

11 Best News Startups Headquartered in Nigeria

This article showcases Boove’s top picks for the best ‘News’ startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating in the News’ industry, but are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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1. Naija News

The idea behind this startup: Naija News online newspaper focused on delivering verified and undiluted news to Nigerians.

Headquarters: Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria

Industries: Advertising, News, Publishing, Social Media

Founders: Opemipo Adeniyi

Follow this startup or buy their offering:

Crunchbase

Website

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Facebook


2. Xclusiveloaded

The idea behind this startup: Nigerian top entertainment source that delivers the hottest songs, fresh videos, mixtapes, and news, updated on a daily basis.

Headquarters: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Industries: Broadcasting, Media and Entertainment, Music, News, Publishing, Sports

Founders: Godwin Ozor, Yaleboi Kenneth

Follow this startup or buy their offering:

Crunchbase

Website

Twitter

Facebook


3. PageOne

The idea behind this startup: PageOne is a new site focusing on breaking news and opinions in tech, business, politics and lifestyle from Nigeria and aroud the world

Headquarters: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Industries: Events, Internet, Lifestyle, News, Publishing, Social Media

Founders: Samuel Odusami

Follow this startup or buy their offering:

Crunchbase

Website

Twitter

Facebook


4. Morebranches Media Africa ltd

The idea behind this startup: Internet publishing company reaching young Africans worldwide, from Africa.

Headquarters: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Industries: Blogging Platforms, Digital Media, Events, Media and Entertainment, News, Social Network

Founders: Adedayo Laketu, Richard Ogundiya

Follow this startup or buy their offering:

Crunchbase

Website

Twitter

Facebook


5. NaijaFindMp3

The idea behind this startup: …to serve you the latest music, news, sports & videos etc. The best entertainment website media

Headquarters: Onitsha, Anambra, Nigeria

Industries: Media and Entertainment, Music, News, Sports

Founders: Unknown

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Crunchbase

Website

Twitter

Facebook


6. Techawk

The idea behind this startup: Techawk is a news platform that focuses on technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation in Nigeria and Africa.

Headquarters: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Industries: Digital Media, Information Technology, News

Founders: Musa Suleiman

Follow this startup or buy their offering:

Crunchbase

Website

Twitter

Facebook


7. Billboard Africa

The idea behind this startup: #1 Entertainment & News blog in Nigeria and Africa at large.

Headquarters: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Industries: News

Founders: Okoye Chibuike Philip

Follow this startup or buy their offering:

Crunchbase

Website

Twitter


8. African Solar Tech

The idea behind this startup: Africa’s Best Platform for Solar Energy Knowledge! We deliver the Latest Solar Panels, Solar Systems, etc. News in Africa and beyond.

Headquarters: Onitsha, Anambra, Nigeria

Industries: Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Solar

Founders: Unknown

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Crunchbase

Website

Twitter

Facebook

Linkedin


9. Gistvic Connects

The idea behind this startup: Online/News Media

Headquarters: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Industries: Advertising, Internet, News

Founders: Unknown

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10. Trickvile

The idea behind this startup: Trickvile.com is a tech blog that Delivers hot Tutorials, free ebooks and Technology.

Headquarters: Awka, Anambra, Nigeria

Industries: Information Technology, Internet, News, Robotics, Software

Founders: Ezeani MacDonald

Follow this startup or buy their offering:

Crunchbase

Website

Twitter

Facebook


11. Nigerian’s News

The idea behind this startup: Nigerian’s News is a news website with a primary focus on Nigeria and international news. This is an unbiased news site for Nigerians.

Headquarters: Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria

Industries: Blogging Platforms, Content, Digital Media, News, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

Follow this startup or buy their offering:

Crunchbase

Website

Twitter

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