CPC, subscribers battle Telcos over tariff hike
Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and the National Association of Telecoms Consumers of Nigeria (NATCOMs) have warned telecoms service providers in the country against hiking the tariff of telecoms services.
New ePayment System Solution to hits Nigerian market soon
A new electronic payment solution whereby cash can be exchanged between users and merchants in their neighbourhood is soon to be introduced in the Nigerian market...
NASRDA Plans ’edusat-2, Second Nanosatellite
National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has concluded all relevant discussions to build and launch of a second nanosatellite code named edusat-2...
Shittu reiterates FG’s support for local content development
Mr. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication Technology, has commended Nigeria’s indigenous financial technology firm, FinTrak Software, for showcasing its products alongside other international brands.
Concessionaire for Computer Village relocation plans Katangowa ICT park
Bridgeways Global Projects Limited, the concessionaire for the construction of the proposed Kantagowa ICT Business Park, has said the plan to build the park is beyond providing another real estate for the relocation of Ikeja Computer Village. The company said the Lagos Katangowa ICT Business Park plans to provide a world class technology incubation platform…
Communication as a tool for national development
Nineteen years after Nigeria returned to democracy, the country has made slow progress. Many issues which plagued us during the military rule still abound. Challenges of insecurity, healthcare, infrastructural development, and a stagnating economy are a constant feature in the Nigerian story. The Nigerian tech ecosystem and generally, the creative industry has however seen a…
Union Bank introduces robotics to ease banking operations
Speaking during the launch of the technology held in Lagos, Mr. Emeka Emuwa, Chief Executive Officer, Union Bank, said: “We are quite pleased to be the first in the banking industry in Nigeria to introduce robotics into our processes.
Angst as foreign software gulp $20bn from Nigeria
Dr. Yele Okeremi, new president, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) has warned that Nigeria cannot continue to snub indigenous development, insisting that the wealth of any nation depends majorly on human capital that is well harnessed.
Paga bags award for highest transaction performance
Paga has been presented an award by the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems Plc (NIBBS) for the mobile money operator’s outstanding performance in achieving the highest transaction count on the Global Mobile Regulatory & Monitoring Platform in 2017, and named Top Mobile Money Operator, for the third year in a row.
Edo partners microsoft, siemens, others to launch innovation hub
In an effort to equip youths with skills and expertise to drive inclusive growth and development, the Edo state government, through its skills development arm, Edojobs, is set for the launch of the first ever state-backed innovation hub to activate and drive the state’s fledgling technology ecosystem.