The Nigerian media space is set to witness a new entrant, Komputer Village Magazine, a publication dedicated to promoting Nigeriaâ€™s largest technology market, Computer Village.
Technology Times Media Limited (TTML), owners of Technology Times, and iSpace Magazine announced that the monthly magazine is the latest addition to its print, digital, internet and events properties focused on promoting Nigeriaâ€™s rising contributions to the global information and communication technology (ICT) industry.
Founder of Technology Times, Mr. Shina Badaru, stated during a courtesy visit to Computer and Allied Products Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN), the umbrella body of the market that the publication fills a needed gap to showcase and promote entrepreneurship, innovation and consumer technology trends from inside the largest technology market, located in Ikeja, Lagos.
He said: â€œWe are pleased to launch a fully dedicated publication that showcases the very best of Computer Village, which is the hub of a thriving technology SME ecosystem that shapes and defines consumer technology trends across Nigeria, West Africa and beyond. The publication will be available in hybrid of print and digital issues to be distributed across Nigeria, Africa and beyond.â€
Badaru stated that the magazine was on a mission to be the storyteller that positively shapes the narratives of inspiring business leaders, game-changing innovators and cutting edge consumer technology trends driving Nigeriaâ€™s rising technology hub.
He added: â€œWe find inspiring stories of innovation around every corner in Nigeriaâ€™s largest technology market and home to a rising tribe of entrepreneurs, innovators and consumer technologies. The magazine is delivered in elegant prose, enhanced with appealing aesthetics and visual communications assets of exquisite photography, videos and infographics that attract and engage the interest of millions of readers across Nigeria and beyond. The overall vision of the magazine is to take Computer Village, Ikeja, to the world and bring the world to Computer Village in Ikeja.â€
Speaking further, Head of Business at TTML, Mrs. Temitope Osinoiki added: â€œInstead of traditional advertising, theÂ magazine would transparently promote branded content sponsored by companies and organisations that want to reach the thriving technology SME community that will represent a key segment of the readership base of our publication.â€
President of CAPDAN, Ahmed Ojikutu also stated that the initiative would promote the key technology market that already fetches a daily turnover of about N1.5 billion.
The magazine would be launching with a run of 10,000 copies and is available as a digital issue on theÂ complementarywww.komputervillage.ngÂ portal.