Technology and innovation will continue to hold the spotlight in Abuja over the next several weeks, as the Nigerian government prepares to unveil the “50 Most Innovative Startups in Nigeria” in an inaugural program called Aso Villa Demo Day (Aso Villa is the president’s official home in Abuja).

It kicks off this week with 100 start-ups from across the country who will have the chance to pitch their ideas and businesses to private and public stakeholders. The second part will hold on July 28, 2016 when president Buhari will host 50 of these startups to an audience of decision-makers, investors and influencers at Aso Villa.

It seems that Abuja is determined to build an ecosystem that focuses on injecting new and vibrant players into the tech space in Nigeria. Lagos may be inundated with startups and growing tech solutions companies, but Abuja is definitely one to watch.

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