Nigeria’s technology leaders have launched #StopRobbingUs, a campaign to put an end to the common practice where Nigerian police stop young people with laptops and unlawfully arrest, attack or, in extreme circumstances, kidnap them, forcing them to withdraw funds from their bank accounts in order to regain their freedom. Working alongside Enough is Enough Nigeria [EiE], a network of individuals and organisations that promote good governance and public accountability in Nigeria, the #StopRobbingUs movement is now considering a Class Action Lawsuit on police brutality.

Led by ‘Bosun Tijani of CcHUB, Jason Njoku of IROKO, Iyin “E” Aboyeji of Future. Africa…


Young entrepreneurs, freelancers and tech enthusiasts have been exposed to a host of new opportunities which they can explore in Nigeria’s fast expanding tech industry. These emerging opportunities which include Blockchain technology, Data science, Robotics and Virtual Reality are proving to be the cash cow for savvy techpreneurs operating in Nigeria.

Beyond the profitability associated with these new opportunities, young female entrepreneurs who garner the requisite skill, knowledge and capacity to take advantage of these trends would have strategically positioned themselves for a slice of the pie in the male dominated tech industry.

Nigeria’s vibrant tech space is clearly male…


In affirmation of its commitment to continuously identify innovative ideas in the local environment and transform them into viable business solutions in Nigeria’s fast paced technology and innovation industry, Wenovation Hub, one of the premier hubs in Nigeria has unveiled plans to host the second edition of its Campus2Market programme.

Tagged Campus2Market 2.0, the programme would avail Young Techpreneurs who are undergraduates in tertiary institutions the opportunity to present, discuss, review and evaluate their business ideas with some of the brightest minds in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem.

Furthermore, the programme would afford participants the opportunity to validate their innovative ideas and…


The international women’s day started as a way to celebrate women’s growth and appreciate their successes. Through this event, several campaigns have been held, several bills passed and most importantly, the awareness for women inclusion has increased. Campaigns around equal pay for both genders, equal access to education, equal opportunities for both genders- all these have, in a way, shaped a better world for women. As a result, women have taken up challenges in new areas and have excelled at it. However, we still deal with the case of underrepresentation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). A…


The Next Economy/Wennovation Build your business program is a 3-month start-up Incubation program to support the rapid scale up of high-potential starting entrepreneurs. Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs subsidized program “Local Employment in Africa for Development (LEAD). The objective of the program is to inspire, educate, coach and facilitate youth (15–24 years) in setting up their own enterprise, scale-up a promising start-up, or to prepare them, in cooperation with the private sector, for a ‘decent job’.

Currently being implemented in 5 locations across Africa; Lagos, Abuja, Jos (Nigeria), Bamako (Mali), Hargeisa (Somaliland), Nairobi (Kenya), the Abuja cohort…


The fast rise of technology-based businesses in Nigeria continues to brew a source of inspiration for many Nigerian Youths and Undergraduates, making University Campuses a Hub for brewing many ideas that have socio-economic impact and that are commercially viable. The need to support and develop these communities of student innovators birthed the Project Campus2Market. The flagship edition of Wennovation Hubs’ Project: #Campus2Market, kicked off with a 3 day Boot Camp for selected participants chosen from the pool of submissions received for the project.

Project Campus to Market is aimed at developing the Innovative Business and Tech Communities springing out of…


On 27th of February 2019, Wennovation Hub, Nigerian’s premier hub held its second edition of its monthly wennochat for the year. Wennovation hub, which is always setting trends in its deep passion for strengthening the startups ecosystem in the country designed the wennochat series to cater for identified needs of startups while contributing to their sustainable growth and development. Wennochat is the monthly series where industry experts are invited to share their best practices and experiences with startups in order for them to learn, identify gaps in their systems and fill them with lessons learn.


Wennovation Hub is Nigeria’s premier accelerator with campuses spread around Nigeria relaunched its Lagos Finishing Hub with Dr Joe Abah as the special guest and chief launcher. The event brought together tech enthusiast, top personalities from the development and tech spaces and media houses.

The official relaunching of the Lagos Finishing Hub which held on the 13th of February, 2019 at the Wennovaton Hub, GRA ,Ikeja was flagged by Mrs. …


LoftyInc AP Ltd Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

LoftyInc Allied Partners Ltd, one of the foremost enterprise development companies in Nigeria has reached a milestone this year, celebrating 10 years of innovation, impact and development. Over the years LoftyInc has worked across infrastructure, energy and social impact sectors (education, healthcare and agriculture) where it leverages technology, global partnerships & best-in-class processes.

LoftyInc started operations in 2009 with founding partners Wole Odetayo & Michael Oluwagbemi and later turbo-charged as the team expanded with Damilola Agboola and Idris Bello on a mission “To contribute to the enhancement of lives by creatively investing in…


LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited is an enterprise development company that develops start-up teams, manages innovation programs and facilitates impact projects in West Central Africa. LoftyInc’s work cuts across infrastructure, energy and social impact sectors (education, healthcare and agriculture) where it leverages technology, global partnerships & best-in-class processes. LoftyInc is the operator of Wennovation Hub, Nigeria’s first technology incubator and has LoftyInc Capital Management as an affiliate company. Opacus Technology Limited is a spin-off from the LoftyInc group with ProNov as its foremost product.

JOB BRIEF

LoftyInc is looking to recruit someone to lead strategic communication for LoftyInc, Opacus Technologies, Wennovation…

Wennovation Hub

Pioneer innovation accelerator in Nigeria with offices in Lagos, Ibadan and Abuja. We inspire and empower entrepreneurs to develop high-impact solutions.

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