Delivery startup Kwik Delivery launches its services in Abuja

NIGERIA – Kwik Delivery, an on-demand delivery startup, has announced the launch of just-in-time delivery service to businesses, government agencies and merchants in Abuja. This comes two months after the startup raised US$2 million in fundraising and later announced their intentions to expand outside Lagos. Kwik began operation in Lagos in June 2019 and the company provides B2B and B2C delivery services. The Kwik platform is currently open to Kwiksters operating in Lagos State and Abuja. “As the political centre of Nigeria, Abuja is in strong demand for speedy, efficient…

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Ride-sharing service Shuttlers set to expand to Abuja and Accra, seeks funding

NIGERIA – Shuttlers, a Lagos-based ride-sharing service, is seeking to raise US$1.5 million by the end of the second quarter to expand to cities such as Abuja and Accra. The company, according to its CEO Damilola Olokesusi, is also planning to start running school buses in Lagos when the school year starts in September. Shuttlers has run pilot school bus projects but implementation has been held up by Covid-19. Olokesusi co-founded the Shuttlers service, alongside Busola Majekodunmi and Damilola Quadry, in 2015 because as a young graduate she couldn’t afford…

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KLM and Air France to resume flight operations in Abuja and Lagos

NIGERIA – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Air France have announced that they will gradually resume flight operations to Abuja and Lagos from December 7, 2020. According to reports, the airlines in a statement on Monday disclosed that international passengers can now fly Air France and KLM from Nigeria (Abuja and Lagos) to Paris and Amsterdam, with the possibility of further transfers to other European and North Atlantic destinations. In a piece of travel advice, the airline asked customers to ensure they are well prepared for their trip and check…

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