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20 Jan 2015
CAR theft is on the increase in most countries. Everyday, someone loses his car at gun point. Cars parked in public parks are not safe either as thieves employ ingenious methods of breaking into parked vehicles. Stopping your car from being stolen is almost impossible in today’s world.     The active GPS tracking device that…
20 Jan 2015
STUDENTS in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions will soon have access to digital text books of their choice through collaboration between Kortext Ltd, a United Kingdom based international digital textbook platform provider and Universal Bipolar Consults Ltd, Nigeria’s Networking and Data information technology solution company.   Kortext’s agreement with Universal Bipolar is to distribute digital textbooks in…
4 May 2010
THE Web is a very different place compared to its humble beginning in 1989. Over the last 20 years, the Internet has become accessible to everything from a computer to a wristwatch and the amount of information, entertainment and multimedia available online has taken on staggering proportions.   Internet users today have the good fortune to…
4 May 2010
STARCOMMS is poised to reward Smart Centre operators in the country with its Bonuzee Loyalty Promo. The promo is designed to reward diligence and good business sense. The promo, which is in its third edition, has been making millionaires of Smart Centre operators in the country since 2007. In the last edition that took place between…
4 May 2010
CDMA operators in Africa face a number of market difficulties and at least one major operator has considered switching to GSM. Only, really, in Nigeria has the market developed a sufficiently large and diverse ecology of users to succeed. In October 2009, Sudatel decided it was going to add GSM to its offer but has used…
4 May 2010
THE Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, at the weekend, took possession of a N60 million state-of-the-art Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre donated by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), with a charge to the students to aggressively protect the facility. Making the plea at the commissioning ceremony, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan noted that in this…
4 May 2010
THE WiMAX Forum Congress Asia 2010 in Taipei was going swimmingly with lots of good news stories for the WiMAX community to get excited about and then Jan Nilsson, president of local 3G and WiMAX operator, Far EasTone, took to the stage and brought everybody back to earth with a bump. Although conceding that he was…
4 May 2010
THE relatively low take-up of fixed broadband and indeed any fixed lines and growing demand for data services, especially in some emerging economies such as in some parts of Africa and the Middle East are gradually given room for the adoption of the Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) technology. Specifically, WiMAX is a cutting edge…
4 May 2010
FRENSZO Voice Chat, the new phone chat service recently introduced by Globacom, has attracted the interest of subscribers who have been visiting the portal enmasse on a daily basis. The Frenszo phone chat is designed as an exclusive social networking service for Glo subscribers. The service enables registered subscribers to find and make friends on the…
4 May 2010
NIGERIA is set to borrow from the models, which have made India and Malaysia world leaders in software development and outsourcing. The country is set to establish software development centres across the federation. Software development centres are high-tech centres where softwares can be produced from scratch to finish.India is said to have the highest development capacity…
4 May 2010
THE Chief Executive Officer of Geoid Telecommunications Nigeria, Mr. Olubiyi Ismail, has been selected as one of the speakers at the West and Central Africa Com conference and exhibition holding between June 16 and 17, 2010 in Dakar, Senegal. The West and Central Africa Com is the yearly event dedicated to the communications markets of West…
4 May 2010
ORASCOM and MTN have confirmed that they are discussing a deal which analysts believe could see the South African telecoms giant take control of Orascom's African assets. In a statement released recently, Egypt-based Orascom said it "is aware that its parent company, Weather Investments SpA, is in discussions with MTN Group which may or may not…


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ECOWAS Leaders, including President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday at an emergency virtual meeting called for the immediate release of the ousted Burkinabe President, Roch Marc Kabore.
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Hrystyna Zanyk, one of an estimated 1.5 million Ukrainians living in neighbouring Poland, said they fear that Russia will invade her homeland has left the community rattled
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Molly Meacher's voice quivers with emotion as she tells how her aunt took her own life after her liver cancer tumour grew to the size of a football.
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The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has urged tanker and trailer drivers plying Abuja-Kaduna road to make use of the car park allocated to them.