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10 Feb 2016
THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to see telecommunications infrastructure as their own and protect it.
10 Feb 2016
THE Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector is a key driver and also the fastest growing sector of the Nigerian economy. It is the largest in Africa.
9 Feb 2016
ACTIVITIES of the Over-The-Top (OTT) players in the Nigerian telecommunications market will be coming under checks any time soon.
5 Feb 2016
Facebook announced 16 million people in Nigeria visit Facebook every month with 100% of them coming on mobile. Each day, 7.2 million people visit Facebook with 7 million on mobile. Facebook’s visit coincided with Friends Day (4 February), or Facebook’s 12th birthday. During the past five years, the global Facebook community has more than doubled…
4 Feb 2016
The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday. The operating system created by the Mozilla developer community as an open-source system failed to gain traction in mobile devices, according to a statement from Mozilla developer…
3 Feb 2016
The President/Chairman Governing Council of the Institute of Information Management (IIM) Africa, Dr. oyedokun Oyewole, and the chairman Data and Knowledge Information Privacy Protection Initiative(DKIPP), Tokunbo Smith, have warned general public to desist from perpetuating abuse of data privacy in the country. This in collaboration with other experts drawn from the legal, health, religious, educational…
3 Feb 2016
THERE is no gainsaying the fact that Nigeria has achieved tremendous growth in the telecommunications industry in the last decade and the need to sustain the pace of growth and development into the future, has been very engaging. As has been clearly noted, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is driving the new global economy, resting…
3 Feb 2016
• Airtel commissions service outlet THE National Assembly (NASS) is to ensure that right regulations that would ignite rapid growth and development in the telecommunication sector are pursued vigorously. Chairman, Senate Committee on Communications, Gilbert Nnaji, who stated this in Abuja at the opening of Airtel Service Centre at the Senate wing of the NASS,…
3 Feb 2016
Mark Hardy is the Chief Marketing Officer of Viber, a Public Chat platform. Viber is a free calls, text and video messaging app that keeps subscribers connected with friends and family anywhere in the world. Hardy, in this interview with The Guardian, explained the functionality and relevance of the app to the Nigerian market. Why…
3 Feb 2016
GLOBAL imports of information and communications technology (ICT) goods grew by only one per cent in 2014, the latest year for which figures are available. It is the lowest rate of growth compared to the preceding five years. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) disclosed this in a recent study, released over…
3 Feb 2016
FOR Nigeria to realize the objective of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), it is critical for the economy to be digitalized. This was the view of the Chairman of the Africa ICT Alliance, (AfICTA), Dr. Jimson Olufuye, while addressing audience at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS +10), at the United Nation Headquarters, in…
3 Feb 2016
GLOBAL attention beams on Nigeria as Stanford University, California provides a platform for about 40 business leaders in the West-Africa sub-region to analyse the successes of SystemSpecs, Nigeria’s software powerhouse and operator of the Central Bank of Nigeria [CBN]’s payment gateway, Remita. According to a statement from the Executive Director of Stanford SEED, host of…


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First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced a phased corporate name change of its subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and Sub-Saharan Africa.
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The Management of Rivers State University (RSU) has announced the commencement of academic activities at the university’s satellite campuses in Ahoada, Emohua and Etche councils of the state.
37 mins ago
Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, Alphonsus Eba, has maintained that power rotation witnessed in the state since 1999 will be legalised.
38 mins ago
Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba, Delta State capital, has granted Labour Party (LP) and its governorship candidate, Deacon Ken Kawhariebie Pela, leave to inspect all Independent National Election Commission (INEC)’s election materials pertaining to the conduct of governorship election on March 18, 2023 in the state.
47 mins ago
As reactions trail the disclosure by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday over plot to install interim government ahead of May 29 handover from President Muhammadu Buhari to President-elect Bola Tinubu, Labour Party (LP) has dissociated itself from the alleged plot, denying being part of any unconstitutional arrangement to install an interim government.