Komputer Village Magazine is launching July 1, this year in a pioneering drive to introduce a dedicated publication promoting Nigeria’s largest technology market.
Technology Times Media Limited, owners of Technology Times, and iSpace Magazine announced that Komputer Village Magazine will be the new monthly magazine with the latest addition to its print, digital, internet and events properties focused on promoting Nigeria’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: “We 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.”
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 Nigeria’s rising technology hub.
He added: “We find inspiring stories of innovation around every corner in Nigeria’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.”
Speaking further, Head of Business at TTML, Mrs. Temitope Osinoiki added: “Instead of traditional advertising, the 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.”
According to the CAPDAN President, Computer Village, Ikeja generates over N1.5 billion as the market recovers from the recession that faced the broader Nigerian economy.
Badaru says that “as the pioneering publication for Nigeria’s largest technology market hub, Komputer Village Magazine will be read by in-market players and beyond by decision makers at OEMs, multinational technology brands, banks and policy makers that need to feel the pulse of the largest cluster of technology SMEs in Nigeria.