Showing posts with label Nokia Bloggers Forum. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nokia Bloggers Forum. Show all posts

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Nokia meets local bloggers in Lagos

It was an informal social networking affair in the afternoon of Thursday 24th February 2011, when the Nokia office in Nigeria hosted some local bloggers at a luncheon in the Zen Garden on Isaac John Street in Ikeja, Lagos.

The meeting was organized by the Quadrant Company coordinated by Oreoluwa Etti.
Mr. Osagie Ogunbor, the head of communications, Nokia West Africa discussed the latest developments from the world's leading mobile phone company and how a rapport with the bloggers would be highly appreciated.

Notable bloggers at the event were Yomi Adegboye, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of
Mobility Nigeria, Hope Obioma Opara, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Supple magazine, representatives of Bella Naija and Linda Ikeji among other invited guests.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Photos from the Nokia Bloggers Forum in Lagos, Nigeria

The first Nokia Bloggers Forum in Nigeria took place on Thursday February 18, 2010, at the Robert's Cafe on Isaac John Street, Ikeja, G.R.A. in Lagos, Nigeria.

Ngozi Ife Anene, Nokia Communications Manager, West Africa, speaking to the bloggers and guests at the forum.

Ngozi Ife Anene sitting attentively.

Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima, The Publisher/Editor of Nigerians Report speaking on how Nokia can improve mobile blogging.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Nigerian Bloggers Meet Nokia OVI

Nokia OVI

The first Nokia Bloggers Forum in Nigeria Thursday morning, turned out to be an event to introduce Nokia OVI, a new e-mail software already circulating fast in Europe and the United States of America.

Ngozi Anene, the Manager for Communications, Nokia West Africa demonstrated the applications of OVI on her Nokia phone as a selection of Nigerian bloggers had buffet at the Robert's Cafe on Isaac John Street, G.R.A. Ikeja, Lagos.

Nokia OVI store

Sede Giwa-Osagie Ikeji (Mrs.) of The Quadrant Company, her colleague Efe and company coordinated the interactive public forum of bloggers and guests who also discussed ‘Blogging in Nigeria: what are the next steps?’ and the use of the popular social network sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Fola Akinmolayan, the Internet Evangelist was there wearing a baseball cap and glasses. The popular Deolu Akinyemi came with a fellow blogger and social network buff. Adeleke Adeyemi of Timeless newspaper spoke on blogging on science. Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima wanted to know how Nokia could improve mobile blogging applications.

The surprise was the appearance of the famous Dele Momodu, the Publisher of the popular OVATION magazine who came to have his lunch at the same cafe. Momodu left before the Nigerian bloggers met Nokia OVI.

~ By Orikinla Osinachi

About Mokia OVI:
Location: Launched in late January, the new Ovi Maps features drive and walk navigation in 74 countries and 46 languages, as well as traffic information in many. All new Nokia GPS-enabled smartphones will include this great service - at no extra cost.

- More than 3 million Ovi Maps downloaded to date
- More than one download per second, 24 hours a day; around 100,000
downloads a day
- Rich functionality and the best mobile maps coverage in the world

Music: Last week, Comes With Music grew to 27 markets with its arrival in the Middle East. People that own a Comes With Music device can download as much free music as they want from Ovi Music and, unlike other online music services, can keep them on their device forever. Music downloaded from the Ovi Music a la carte menu is also DRM-free.

~ From Nokia Corporation

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