A Nigeria-based digital news platform, Techeconomy.ng has been awarded as the ‘Most Innovative Digital Media Platforms of the Year’ in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, at Titans of Tech Hall of Fame 2021 edition.
The colourful event took place over the weekend at Oriental Hotel, Lagos and was attended by Tech influencers in Nigeria and other dignitaries in the country.
The Managing Consultant, TechTV, Don Pedro Aganbi, organisers of the high-octane Titans of Tech Hall of Fame Awards, said the Awards ceremony was designed to celebrate Hi-Tech most important movers and shakers; the revolutionaries, icons, organisations and institutions that are behind the technological wind of change that has engulfed Nigeria.
He described TechEconomy.ng as a digital news sites organisation dedicated to innovation. “The platform helps the audience to understand ICT and business related news – aiding them in analysing what works and what doesn’t. With a strong focus on original content TechEconomy also shares the latest news in mobile and apps, social and audience, reporting and production. It also has a section focusing on the diversity of business models in the industry. So, it was not a surprise that they won in this category”, Aganbi said.
The award was presented to Mr. Peter Oluka, editor of TechEconomy.ng, by Mr. Ajibola Olude, executive secretary of the Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON).
In his response, Oluka thanked the organisers for honouring them, stressing that the team will continue to work round-the-clock to explore and explain the changing world around us in the technology sector while tilting the lenses on the emerging markets.
He dedicated the award to members of the team and the reader.
In his words: “I dedicate this award to the members of our team for their resilience which contributed to us receiving this award.
“Also, our readers across Nigeria, US, UK, South Africa, India, European Union, Ghana, Kenya, Netherlands, China, Russia and other parts of the world, we appreciate your support.
“One of the ways to rate news platforms is not just about the traffic but the impact you create in the lives of the reader. We have in the recent past received emails from researchers who feel elated because they deduced insights from our publications that aided their research works.
“So, we are grateful to the TechTV team led by Don Pedro Aganbi for the honour done to us by inducting TechEconomy.ng into the Titans of Tech Hall of Fame Award”.