The biggest computer accesory market in West Africa, Computer Village says its monthly Komputer Village Magazine will debut next month (July 1).
The primary focus of the Magazine will be to promote Nigeria’s consistent contributions to the world’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry.
“The publication fills a needed gap to showcase and promote entrepreneurship, innovation and consumer technology trends from inside Nigeria’s largest technology market” says Mr Shina Badaru, Founder of Technology Times, who announced the introduction of the Magazine.
Shina announced the Magazine during a courtesy visit to Computer and Allied Products Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN), an association of the market.
“We are pleased to launch a fully dedicated publication that showcases the very best of Computer Village, which is the largest technology market in Nigeria and also the hub of a thriving technology SME ecosystem that shapes and defines consumer technology trends across Nigeria, West Africa and beyond.”
Shina who was received by the top level management of CAPDAN, briefed them that Komputer Village Magazine will be available in hybrid of print and digital issues to be distributed across Nigeria, Africa and beyond,
He said, “Komputer Village Magazine’s unique development journalism-meets-industry news hybrid is intended to appeal to the mix of technology professionals, mobile phone and cutting-edge consumer technology enthusiasts, banks and financial services industry, SME policy makers, entrepreneurs and technology innovation lovers.”
Commenting on the roadmap plan for the publication, the Technology Times Founder says “Komputer Village Magazine is 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 in the heart of the emerging Smart City of Lagos.”
“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 that shape and define consumer technology trends and tech lifestyles across Nigeria, West Africa and beyond.”
He says that Komputer Village 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.
According to him, “the overarching vision of Komputer Village Magazine is to take Computer Village, Ikeja to the world and bring the world to Computer Village, Ikeja.
“With Komputer Village Magazine and complementary online platforms on www.komputervillage.ng, we advances our strategic mission to enable businesses in Nigeria’s largest technology hub achieve digital transformation by gaining and retaining customers through our ecosystem of business platforms like Directory, Classifieds, Marketplace, Events and more.”
The first copies to reach print subscribers will arrive newsstands July 1, this year with the inaugural 60-page issue that features articles from TTML journalists, writers and contributors on business leaders in the market, top ranking phones in the market, how-we-started interviews, and industry leader interviews that features prominent Nigerian technology industry entrepreneurs, market news, business profiles, directory and product round-ups, among other exciting content.
Komputer Village Magazine, which is launching with a run of 10,000 copies and is available as a digital issue with the same look and feel available on the complementary www.komputervillage.ng portal will leverage the borderless Internet to extend the global distribution network beyond Nigeria.