Facebook to Launch  NG_HUB

Ebele Okobi, Facebook's Head of Public Policy, Africa
Ebele Okobi, Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa

On 22nd Nov 2017, Facebook announced Nigeria Initiatives to further drive innovation, skills development and economic impact across Nigeria. The company plans to achieve this through various partnerships, training programmes and an innovation hub — NG_HUB — that will serve as a centre for learning and skill development.

Facebook is partnering with CCHub to launch NG_HUB in Lagos which will bring together the Nigerian tech community including developers and startups to enable them collaborate, learn and exchange ideas.

The NG_Hub space includes workspaces, meeting rooms, a games and chill out room and an event space, and will also be the focal point for a number of training programmes aimed at attracting the best talent and driving innovation in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem.

NG_HUB which is expected to be launched on the 22nd of May is the first Facebook community hub in Africa.