Group Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of Gospell Digital Technology Limited, and Chairman Set Top Box Manufacturers Association Of Nigeria (STBMAN), Sir Godfrey Ohuabunwa, in this interview with MARGARET MWANTOK, spoke on the sloppy pace of digitisation and factors that have imperiled the digital switch-over process. What stage is Nigeria now in the digitisation process?…
Nigeria’s endless wait for digital broadcasting/ internet television
The world is in a digital era and the prevailing technological changes have a huge impact on all media forms. Television, which is not an exception, is today facing rapid transition towards Internet-based services. Before now, television was once as simple as radio - scheduled broadcasts received by the public with a device capable of…
Nigerians question motive behind defections by politicians ahead of 2019
As the gale of defections, especially among Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) members in National and State Assemblies continued unabated ahead of 2019 general elections, Nigerians have expressed concerns over the development and its timing...
Nigeria Air: Gearing for take off in stormy skies
In the 1980s and the early 1990s – the heydays of defunct national carrier, the Nigeria Airways, the airline was a delight to behold and fly. Combining efficiency and profitability, its fleet of about 30 airplanes (of different ranges), covered major Nigerian, African and world cities.
We need a fly Nigeria act in place- Adenekan
Legally, the Nigeria Airways is still operating because it was set up by an Act, which has not been repealed. So, the workers all have legal rights. Creating Nigeria Air is having two national carriers on the list of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), and International Air Transport Association....
Iyayi: Owning a national carrier no longer fashionable
Well, the reactions are not because the idea is not laudable, but stems from the fact that the government is seen as not being entirely transparent. If you intend to set up a national carrier and you have not really sit down to address the pathological problems within the industry...
Flood lay siege to nation as rainy season peaks
On Sunday July 15, the weather was cool and pleasant, so Amina Shuaibu, 40, fed and wrapped her 20-month-old son, Ja’afaru in warm clothing preparatory for a sound night rest, alongside other members of her household.
Nubi: With effective deployment of technology, impact of natural disasters can be mitigated
First and foremost, Lagos State, where I reside is a coastal city that enjoys rainfall more than any part of the country. The likelihood of having rainwater is very high and that is our case.
Emergency Situations: How Prepared Are Nigerians, Safety Agencies?
In everyday activities, Nigerians are confronted with emergency situations like inferno, building collapse, road accident and others. The questions are: how prepared are Nigerians and safety agencies? Events across the country for years have shown that except for few states like Lagos, Rivers, Enugu and others, not many states have functional safety and emergency agencies…
Lagos spends N1.8b on bursary, scholarships
The Lagos State government, through the Lagos State Scholarship Board, has been consistent in the payment of bursaries and scholarship awards to indigenes of the state, even before the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.