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1 Mar 2016
While instant messaging on smart phones continues to be the routine for many young people in the chat-room, the latest version of Palmchat 5.1.4 has boosted online mobile community collaboration as a result of the new unique features embedded in it. Speaking on the app at the weekend in Lagos, Mounir Boukali, the Director, Business…
28 Jan 2016
IN response to increasing market demands, leading online supermarket in Nigeria, Gloo.ng, has launched a two-hour express delivery service. Gloo.ng said besides the need to meet increasing market demands, the new market proposition is also targeted at promoting the happiness of busy homemakers. According to the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Olumide Olusanya, the service is…
27 Jan 2016
US stocks opened lower Wednesday after Apple and Boeing shares fell sharply on disappointing earnings forecasts. Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 16,038.48, down 128.75 points (0.80 percent). The broad-market S&P 500 fell 7.03 (0.37 percent) to 1,896.60, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite dropped 17.60 (0.39 percent) to 4,550.07. Apple…
27 Jan 2016
IT is now a widely accepted fact that Technology is a key tool used in banking for a myriad of functions including customer service, information delivery, customer management, products processing, banking operations and management control.
27 Jan 2016
IN line with its commitment to turn Nigeria into a technology innovation hub in Africa, the Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE), a special purpose vehicle established under National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Act, has commenced a strategic interactive program among federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) and ICT startups.
27 Jan 2016
YUDALA, Nigeria’s first true composite online and offline retail chain launched in August last year, has added another significant feather to its achievement, by coming out on top of a list recently put together by world’s leading search engine Google, highlighting the top 10 trending Nigerian brands of 2015.
27 Jan 2016
WITH an average of 9.58 per cent contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and rated as one of the fastest growing sector in the Nigerian economy, the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said that the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry has no commensurate impact on the Nigeria citizens.
27 Jan 2016
WITH a commitment of $1 billion on roll out and expansion in the next five years by NATCOM Consortium, new owners of Nigeria Telecommunications Limited, which has been rebranded to ntel, the firm is optimistic of propelling over 50 million 4G subscribers in the country by 2020.
27 Jan 2016
THOUGH the African telecommunications market continues to experience turbulence as a result of harsh economic conditions, Indian’s telecommunications giant, Bharti Airtel, which operates in Nigeria and other African markets, has ruled out any plans of exiting the region.Chairman of Bharti Airtel, Sunil Mittal, disclosed this at the weekend.
26 Jan 2016
Aristotle told us a very long time ago that the earth is spherical. And many scientists have backed the ancient Greek philosopher's assertion. But someone is dissenting. And he is rapper and not a scientist. Bobby Ray Simmons, also known as B.o.B, is one rap act with massive crossover talents. But is science his forte?…
25 Jan 2016
Nigerian online television and film distribution service iROKO on Monday announced $19 million worth of new deals, including with French giant Canal+, to boost operations and take-up across Africa. The deals for content development and capital funding come just weeks after US streaming giant Netflix expanded to 190 countries, putting them in direct competition with…
25 Jan 2016
Twitter is overhauling its top management said CEO Jack Dorsey, who announced the shakeup Monday as the social network struggles to boost its profitability and prospects for growth. The revamp originally was reported by the Wall Street Journal and tech news website Re/code, before Dorsey confirmed the departure of several senior executives in a tweet…


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Residents of Ilasamaja, Mushin and environs have called on the Lagos State government to come to their aid over the deplorable network of roads in the area.
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Operatives of the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have recovered about 13.4 million pills of tramadol 225mg worth N8.8billion in street value from one of the mansions of a billionaire drug baron
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The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) and a former Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr. Yemi Farounbi, yesterday, reacted to the call by the President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN)
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Abiodun received the laurel at Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary and Global Award Gala held in London, the United Kingdom (UK), at the weekend.
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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), yesterday, berated President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for planning to confer a national award on the Minister of Education