Konga, Nigeria’s largest online mall and Yudala, Africa’s pioneer composite e-commerce company have officially announced a merger of their operations which will see them effectively become the biggest organized retail and e-commerce/marketplace outfit on the African continent.
Diamond Bank partners MTN, VISA, others on TECH FEST
Nigeria's technology space is set to witness a game-changing experiential platform with the unveiling of Tech Fest by Diamond Bank Plc in partnership with MTN, Visa, Microsoft, NIBSS, Deloitte and Touche, Interswitch and Beat FM.
Rack Centre is finalist in UK DCS awards
Rack Centre, Africa’s premium Data Centre, for the second-year running has been announced as a finalist in two categories in this year’s Data Centre Solutions Awards in the United Kingdom.
GSMA launches global mobile money certification scheme
The GSMA announced the launch of the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global scheme for mobile money providers to offer safer, more transparent and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around the world.
Anto wins Airtel Touching Lives challenge
The Big brother Naija housemate, Anto, has emerged the winner of the Airtel Touching Lives challenge on Day 73 of the ongoing Big brother Naija show. The housemates were tasked to perform a selfless act of kindness towards one another sponsored by Airtel Touching Lives, a CSR initiative of Airtel Nigeria. This was an opportunity…
NCC, CBN ink agreement on payment systems
Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on payment system. Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman of NCC, said the signing of the MoU between NCC and CBN was a landmark in the digital transformation process that the commission was mandated courtesy of act…
Concerns over implementation of national cyber security standard
Cyber security experts have expressed concerns over delays in the implementation of national cyber security standard already adopted by the country, Nigeria Communications Week has learnt. This is coming as the date for the implementations European Union Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is few weeks away. It would be recalled that National Information Technology Development Agency…
Glo-sponsored African Voices features entertainers this week
African entertainers from the genres of comedy, music and TV shows will be guests on this week’s edition of Globacom-sponsored CNN African Voices billed for airing on CNN at 11.30 a.m. on Friday. The repeat editions come up at 7 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Saturday and at 12.30 a.m., 4.30 a.m. and 8 p.m.…
Telcos threaten to abandon closed towers over taxes
Telecommunications operators have warned that they will no longer engage any state government over closure of their towers over unapproved taxes...
Reps may stop 9Mobile sale as NCC, CBN deny teleology
Saheed Akinade-Fijabi, chairman, House committee on Telecommunications, has threatened that the House of Representatives may be forced to stop the ongoing sale of 9mobile to Teleology Holdings.