Category Archives: news

  1. AN ALERT: iKobo Car Scam

    November 20, 2013

    It has come to our attention that some people representing iKobo are falsely listing Encipher Limited as their agents in Kaduna. As you know we are not associated with the sale of cars in any way. From our investigation, the scam continues to develop with them requesting victims to pay up some money into an [...]

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  2. Prossess: Giving you access to live traffic data

    July 29, 2013

    The Future of traffic related solutions With the recent interests in traffic related application, Prossess comes at a time to fill a vacuum we believe forms an integral part of any application development initiative. That layer is the Data layer. Without layer, we end up building crowdsourced applications which employs the experience of motorists. While [...]

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  3. Prossess: The story behind gathering real-time traffic

    July 11, 2013

    Background I had the opportunity to sit down with a top transport consultant from a development agency March 2013. He talked about building a transport model and wanted to employ  my research/optimization skills to help analyse the information. It was pretty exciting to hear until i heard how they gathered data; they employ over 300 [...]

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  4. Prossess: Making sense of Traffic

    May 6, 2013

    Encipher would be launching a service within upcoming weeks to help motorists and users check routes for live updates on different routes. The case study would be Lagos. Lagos is a natural case study because everyone knows how chaotic the traffic can be. Encipher would develop traffic counters that capture speed and vehicle type and [...]

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  5. Encipher CEO to present at E-Nigeria 2012

    September 24, 2012

    Encipher CEO, Saheed Adepoju, has been invited to present a paper at the E-Nigeria 2012 organized by The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). E-Nigeria is NITDA’s flagship event whose objectives range from enhancing Nigeria’s local contents in IT products and services to the various challenges stopping adoption of such contents. It brings together all [...]

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  6. Encipher CEO to speak at Economist Conference 2013.

    September 7, 2012

    Encipher CEO, Saheed Adepoju, has been confirmed to speak at the Economist conference holding March 19th and 20th 2013 in Lagos Nigeria. The conference theme is ENABLING AND IMPLEMENTING CHANGE. Full event agenda can be found here He would be speaking in a workshop titled “Leveraging technology to enable inclusive, private-sector led growth” alongside  Kennedy Bungane, [...]

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  7. INYE-2 Retailer(Lagos/Ibadan)

    September 7, 2012

    Following a surge of interest from intending customers, we are proud to announce that the Ibadan/Lagos region of Nigeria has its first retailer. The name of the company is Deltocc based in Lagos and Ibadan. They would have the product for you ready to buy once we signal their availability via the newsletters. They would [...]

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  8. Encipher and ISPON

    September 4, 2012

    The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria has invited Encipher’s CEO, Saheed Adepoju as a guest speaker at its upcoming National Software and Competition Day holding at Tinapa, Calabar in CrossRiver state. The theme for this year’s competition is THE CLOUD AND THE FUTURE OF SOFTWARE IN NIGERIA.  He would be presenting on both days [...]

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  9. Encipher’s CEO, Saheed Adepoju, to feature on AIT 15th September

    September 4, 2012

    Encipher’s CEO, Saheed Adepoju, would be featured on AIT Info Tech Network, an AIT ICT program on the 15th of September. As part of the 1yr anniversary of the Ministry of Communication Technology, AIT is conducting interviews with all organizations under the ministry which include NCC, Galaxy BackBone, NITDA. Encipher was featured as one of [...]

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  10. Encipher partners with Taytronik to bring ‘AYO’ game to the INYE-2

    July 30, 2012

    Encipher is excited to announce that it has concluded talks with Taytonik to bring the popular game ‘AYO’ to the INYE-2. According to their website “Ayo is a popular strategy board game that originated in West Africa and is now played by everyone. This Android version of the game is interactive, engaging and addictive” Encipher [...]

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  11. Encipher featured on BBC’s African Dream series.

    July 20, 2012

    Today BBC airs the story behind Encipher on their specialized program called African Dream. The African Dream outlines one successful business man or woman and they explain how they started off and what others can learn from from. Find below the link.

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  12. Encipher’s Story airs on BBC (20th July 2012).

    July 19, 2012

    The Encipher story would be featured tomorrow (Friday 20th 2012) at these times 05:55am,06:55am ,07:55am, 09,55 am12:55pm,2:55,pm 3:55pm, 5:55pm. All times are in GMT. It would also be on the BBC International website. Radio version of interview will air on Monday 23rd July 2012.

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  13. Encipher applies for Qualcomm grant

    May 16, 2012

    Encipher has formally applied for the Qualcomm’s Wireless Reach grant. With this grant, Encipher will partner with Beni American University to provide professional training to 1000 NYSC in project management, strategic planning and Entrepreneurship. These courses would be taken via 3G on our Inye-2. The NYSC students would be awarded diplomas from Beni American partner [...]

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  14. Developer survey

    May 7, 2012

    Encipher is carry out a developer survey for developers strictly within Nigeria. Thank you as you participate. Click the link below to participate Thank you.

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  15. The Sunday Times Magazine features Encipher

    February 26, 2012

    We are really pleased to be part of a feature in today’s The Sunday Times Magazine. “THE LION’S ROAR” spotlights some of Africa’s enterpreneurs who are changing the economic fortunes of the continent. CEO Saheed was interviewed by John Arlidge and photgraphed by Jez Coulson. An excerpt: “The Nigerian businessman making the pitch is sitting [...]

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  16. Encipher Inye-2 give-away

    January 19, 2012

    Update Congratulations to Gift Shain (@whyttrainee) our competition winner! A brand new Inye-2 is on it’s way to you. The competition is now closed. Follow us @enciphergroup on Twitter to learn about more competitions we might run in future. As a way to commence 2012 for our customers, we are giving away an INYE-2 device [...]

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  17. BBC Program(Focus on Africa): Encipher CEO pays tribute to Steve Jobs

    October 7, 2011

    Hi all Please find the link to the program from the BBC (Focus on Africa) which featured Encipher CEO, Saheed Adepoju, saying a few words about how the late Steve Jobs inspired African entrepreneurs. Click here to download

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  18. A tribute to Steve Jobs

    October 6, 2011

    Hi all I woke up to the sad news to the passing on of Apple chairman, Steve jobs. It was 3.36am when i got the news via SMS from a friend, i was awakened by thunder and lightening yet there was no rain. I checked all social media platforms and confirmed it. Encipher owes Steve [...]

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  19. WIRED’s feature on Encipher.

    July 6, 2011

    After all the hassles of getting work permits for WIRED photographers, learning all the ropes about Nigerian immigration, an interview with Pete Guest and a hectic day of photoshoot within the Abuja area, Encipher is happy to announce WIRED feature “Switching on: Africa’s Vast New Tech Opportunity”. The August feature goes on sale on Thursday [...]

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  20. We’re hiring at Encipher, Abuja: Technical Positions

    May 23, 2011

    Hello We are hiring the following technical positions within the year. 1) Senior Android Developer x 1. 2) Junior Android Developer x 1. 3) Senior Web Developer x 1. 4) Junior Web Developer x 1. Please click here for requirements and instructions. Thanks. Encipher.

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  21. Encipher to collaborate with MIT

    May 18, 2011

    Hello all Just finished an interesting Skype conversation with the team lead of the AITI(African Information Technology initiative). According to their website: AITI is a multidisciplinary group of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that promotes development in Africa by cultivating young technology entrepreneurs. AITI develops curriculum materials, software technologies, platforms, and networks that enable [...]

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  22. Chromebooks + Android-powered phones: An insight.

    May 18, 2011

    At the just concluded, Google I/O, something fascinating was unveiled, the Google Chromebook. According to their website, Chromebooks are built and optimized for the web, where we all already spend about 90% of our time. It would be available from June 15th from stores around the world. It has been said that Chromebooks would destroy [...]

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  23. INYE-2 specs & pictures.

    May 16, 2011

    Hello all, Following the launch of INYE-2 at the Google Nigeria Day, the following are the specs and the pictures of INYE-2. Hardware refreshes and tests are still being done and hence expect better specs and better OS upgrades when final products launches. We will keep you posted. The following are the specifications of the [...]

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  24. Encipher featured on Tech@Work on CNBC

    May 11, 2011

    Encipher was featured on yesterday’s broadcast of Tech@work on CNBC yesterday evening. This is following the successful completion of Google Day Nigeria where Encipher launched its Encipher INYE-2 tablet. We have been invited further for another interview within CNBC for an in depth look at Encipher and its strategies for the Nigerian market. For the Tech@work report [...]

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  25. Encipher unveils Inye 2 at Google Day Nigeria Day 2.

    May 5, 2011

    Day 2 started with registrations just as the first day. We had a few interactions with Dealfish Nigeria Country manager and other freelance developers. There were multiple sessions just as day 1 but geared towards businesses. Day 2 had guest commentary with Google presentations and Encipher was invited as a guest commentator on the Android [...]

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