Monday, 16 August 2010

Over 49,000 Nigerians generated Business location maps on in June & July 2010 -Nigeria’s largest home grown online interactive map-based business directory and yellow pages recorded an unprecedented 49,015 visitors in June and July 2010. Visitors searched for over 17,000 business locations, and some 13,067 driving routes from point A to point B across different parts of Lagos.

A break down analysis showed that hotel was the most popular searched destination with over 4,700 individual searched representing about 28% of all business location searches within the period. Interestingly, searches for couriers came second with over 2,300 maps generated.

Businesses in Victoria Island understandably were the most searched within the reporting period representing over 32% of all businesses searched by suburb. This was closely followed by Surulere and Ilupeju respectively.

Ireti Ajala -CEO of Spatial Technologies Ltd (owner of said, "We are extremely excited by this statistics. This affirms our dominant position in the online location business in Nigeria. We are pleased that Lagosians are equally excited at the value that offers. We are looking forward to partnering with more businesses in the future especially those companies that which to have the location of their businesses on We charge absolutely nothing to show these locations on our map. It is our plan to make more people in Lagos appreciate the visual power that maps offer in making simple decisions such as where to buy things, where to go for lunch or the nearest Interswitch ATM"