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17 Feb 2016
THE Federal Government has expressed its readiness to boost local content in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector in order to make it compete favourably in the global market. Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who disclosed this at a stakeholders’ forum in Abuja, observed that emphasis on local content has become very crucial in view…
17 Feb 2016
  ANY time soon, the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) is expected to return to profit and become more viable in the country.   The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who disclosed this, said government would be exploring a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative that will bring both government and the private sector together for NIPOST…
17 Feb 2016
A NEW research by Oracle has revealed that more than 90 per cent of enterprises believed the cloud enables them to innovate faster. The study, conducted by IDG Connect on behalf of Oracle, finds that half (51 per cent) of businesses will have reached cloud maturity within two years, while the concerns and considerations around…
17 Feb 2016
NIGERIA’s smartphone market has received a massive boost with the entrance of South African mobile technology brand, AG Mobile. AG Mobile explained that its coming into Nigeria was part of its African development approach to provide more affordable handsets to telecoms subscribers in the continent.   The Chief Executive Officer, AG Mobile, Anthony Goodman, said…
17 Feb 2016
DIGITAL TV provider, StarTimes Nigeria has announced a new offer called “Extra Special Offer” which allows its existing subscribers recharge on any bouquet before due date and be rewarded with extra viewing days free in multiples of the number of months paid. With this development, subscribers will enjoy three days (72 hours) extra free viewing…
17 Feb 2016
AFTER months of competing with contestants from Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania, Nigeria’s Shapeera Makepeace has emerged winner of the maiden karaoke competition, Tecno own the stage. The 29-year-old teacher from Benue State won the grand prize of $25,000, a recording deal and a brand new TECNO Phantom 5 at the grand finale held in Lagos…
16 Feb 2016
INTERNET service provider, Spectranet, has revealed its commitment to broadening the scope of its service to reach more consumers. The firm gave the indication at a press briefing to announce its rebranding and the various projects lined up for consumers in 2016. Speaking during the briefing, the Chief Executive Officer, Spectranet, David Venn, said that…
12 Feb 2016
L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics company, said Friday it wants a leading Google executive to join its board to help the company boost online sales. If L'Oreal's annual shareholders meeting on April 20 accepts management's recommendation, Eileen Naughton, Google's managing director and vice president for UK and Ireland sales and operations, will join the board,…
11 Feb 2016
Twitter's woes deepened Wednesday as the struggling messaging platform said it failed to add users in the past quarter, adding to concerns it is lagging in the fast-moving world of social networks. The San Francisco group said its base of monthly active users was 320 million at the end of last year, unchanged from the…
10 Feb 2016
TO further fuel the engine of innovation in the country, the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed that the ministry plans to establish two Information Technology Parks in the country.
10 Feb 2016
The active customers in Nigeria's telecommunications industry reduced by 1,105,928 in the month of December 2015, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The commission made this known in its Monthly Subscriber Data, which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. NAN reports that active lines in Nigeria stood…
10 Feb 2016
Twitter revamped its timeline Wednesday, allowing the "best" tweets to rise to the top, despite warnings of a revolt from members loyal to the real-time flow of the messaging platform. The tweaked format aims to inject new life into the struggling one-to-many messaging service by moving away from a pure chronological timeline to one determined…


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Armed men have abducted a seven-year-old girl in Yangoji village, Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
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Benue State Governor Hyacinth Alia Has Announced The Nullification Of Recently Employed Civil Servants in the state.
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An Osun Magistrates’ Court in Ile-Ife on Wednesday, remanded a 23-year old man, Amontrum Daniel, over alleged shop breaking and theft.
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Governor Umar Bago of Niger on Wednesday inaugurated Alhaji Abubakar Gawu, Secretary to State Government (SSG); Alhaji Abubakar Salisu, Head of Service (HoS) and Mr Usman Gbatamangi, Chief of Staff (CoS).
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Five police officers in northern Italy have been placed under house arrest pending an inquiry into allegations they beat and tortured detainees, most of them migrants, newspapers reported Wednesday.