Ecobank targets 100 million customers through mobile phones
Beyond its premier banking, Ecobank, has set a target of bringing a minimum of 100 million people into the financial system by the end of 2020, leveraging on mobile phone. The Group Executive for Consumer Banking, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Patrick Akinwuntan, stated this at the bank’s breakfast meeting held in Lagos. He noted that…
Government decries influx of fake phones to Nigeria
The influx of substandard and fake mobile phones has been described as a bad omen, and an economic sabotage for Nigeria, which requires urgent attention to reverse the trend. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who stated this, while inspecting the Computer Village market, Lagos, at the weekend, said it has become necessary for…
Mobile phones are damaging hearing as number of teenagers with tinnitus reaches ‘alarming levels’
For people who suffer from tinnitus, the persistent ringing, buzzing, or whistling in their ears can be unpleasant and even lead to severe problems like depression or anxiety.
Fresh concerns as mobile phones, long driving hours cause cancer
Contrary to earlier report published last week that gave mobile phones a clean bill of health, a major trial backed by the United States (U.S.) Government has found a link between mobile phones and cancer.