MHealth In Nigeria: August 2013 Event Recap

mHealth in Nigeria: August 2013 Event Recap

Crafted by Willie Aniebiet. You can find him on Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/aniebiet )

After bustling for the last Monday of the month of August, health experts, developers and enthusiasts hung out at Lagos State e-Learning Centre for the August Edition of Mobile Monday. Representatives from the World Bank were exceptionally punctual. The event slated for 5:00pm saw just a few attendees available at the set time; the ‘African-time’ bug. A well known figure in the Tech-Space in Nigeria, Tomi Davies, welcomed participants and painstakingly registered each unregistered participant in his “database”.

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July 2013 MoMoNigeria Event – Location Based Services And Its Benefits To Nigerian Businesses (RECAP)

July 2013 MoMoNigeria Event – Location Based Services and Its Benefits to Nigerian Businesses (RECAP)

At the event, Location Based Services and its benefits to Nigerian Businesses was discussed. The speakers were Gabriel Dada of Twinpine, Aniedi Udo-Obong of Audax and Jacqueline Raquai of Google.

The First speaker, Gabriel Dada Spoke about Location Based Advertising and how Twinpine’s ad serving platform works. He also gave some statistics about Online Advertising:
– 78% of Nigeria’s internet users are between the ages of 19-35.
– There are at least 9 Million Nigerians on Social Media
– There were more website visits from Mobile (60.69% of traffic) than Desktop (30.31% of traffic)

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The Mobile Monday Nigeria #momohackathon – As It Happened

Lagos 24th June, 2013:  After several weeks of planning with VConnect Global Services (Operators of VConnect.com), the Mobile Monday Nigeria #momohackathon went underway at the E-Learning Centre, Odunlami Street, CMS, Lagos (which is the new home of Mobile Monday Nigeria’s events) on the 24th of June, 2013 with Developers, Designers, members of the press, staff of both Mobile Monday Nigeria and VConnect present to witness the event as it happened.

The theme of the event was “Entertainment Now” and the aim was to develop a Movie Listing Mobile Web Application using ASP .NET or PHP as the programming environment and Microsoft SQL as the database application.

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The May 2013 Mobile Monday Nigeria Event [Recap]

The May 2013 Edition of  Mobile Monday Nigeria focused on Big Data and its benefits to Nigerian Businesses. It was also the first time we used our new venue. Yes, we are now at the E-Learning Centre, Odunlami Street, Lagos Island. It was an insightful event that helped to showcase the benefits of Big Data to attendees.

First up was OpenApps. OpenApps ( http://www.openapps.com.ng ) aims to become a key source of analytics data for website owners. According to its website OpenApps is a market intelligence system that aggregates Internet users behavior from multiple high traffic sources to support the development of intuitive digital services in Nigeria. This behavioral data allows designers, website owners to know what platforms are being utilized the most and also what medium is being used to access the websites that are members of OpenApps.

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Recap Of The April 2013 Mobile Monday Nigeria Event With Qualcomm

Recap of the April 2013 Mobile Monday Nigeria Event with Qualcomm

It was a night of discovery for Mobile Developers in Nigeria at the April 2013 Mobile Monday Event. More than 100 Developers gathered to hear what Qualcomm had to offer to the ecosystem. The event held on the 7th Floor of the prestigious Avenue Suites at Victoria Island located at 1390 Tiamiyu Savage Street. There were Demo stands displaying Augmented Reality demos from American Apparel, BandAid, and others with people on standby to display how the demos worked. There were also some developers from Qualcomm in the house to explain how Vuforia works from a developer standpoint.

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