Friday, 1st December 2023


18 Oct
MediaTek , a player in the semiconductor industry together with telecommunications firm, Airtel Nigeria, are collaborating to drive technological advancements and improve mobile connectivity in Nigeria. The collaboration introduces MediaTek's T750-powered Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), a technology that enhances Internet connectivity. This advancement allows users to access high-speed 5G networks from the comfort of their…
18 Oct
• Ask Wike to intervene in Abuja roll-out challenge Telecommounications operators have welcomed the new Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Aminu Maida, with a mandate to urgently address the challenges confronting the $77 billion telephony industry. Under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the telcos,…
16 Oct
Subscribers have demanded improved Fifth-Generation (5G) network service. According to Swedish technology firm, Ericsson, in its latest ConsumerLab report, it found out that one in five 5G adopters is willing to pay a premium for a differentiated quality of service, highlighting another potential business case to help operators cash-in on the network technology. In total,…
12 Oct
The fast depletion of the indigenous telecommunications firms is unsettling Nigeria’s telecommunications market with fear that falling foreign capital inflow into the sector, high cost of energy and foreign exchange (FX) market crisis...
11 Oct
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has released new conditions for operators offering Closed User Group (CUG) services in the telecoms industry.
11 Oct
While lying within 30 kilometres of a fibre network or mobile broadband coverage area, 43% of schools in Rwanda – or 1,796 schools – still lack internet access. G.S. Nyagihunika, a school in the Bugesera District on the outskirts of Rwanda’s capital,...
4 Oct
• Ministry eyes 500% rise in broadband investment The Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy is considering enacting the National Digital Economy Law, which is expected to see a drastic reduction in paper-based processes in the country in two years. According to the ministry, the National Digital Economy Bill will be designed as an…
27 Sep
The challenge posed by affordability has dragged the Digital Quality of Life (DGL) of Nigerians and ranked the country low among other nations.
27 Sep
Mobile connectivity has helped in fueling the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the globe.
27 Sep
Technology firm, MTN Nigeria, has announced its achievements in promoting workplace equality and implementing family-friendly policies.
27 Sep
9mobile has said it will partner the Cross River State government in building a data centre in the state to provide various solutions, particularly to better the security and digitalize government.
27 Sep
The duo of Internet eXchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), a membership-based organisation, which provides a platform where networks interconnect directly within Nigeria and Medallion Datacenters, have canvassed for Internet peering and interconnectivity to boost integration.


10 mins ago
The Edo State government in partnership with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has trained 29 virtually impaired people in digital technology to empower and help them facilitate employment. At the graduation ceremony/summit under the theme, “Fostering Digital Inclusion to Empower and Facilitate Employment for Visually Impaired Persons held on Thursday, Dr Detlef Barth, Team Leader,…
15 mins ago
Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the release of 150 inmates in the maximum Correctional Centre in Kano. The release, according to the Minister was part of President Tinubu's renewed hope mantra tailored towards decongesting the correctional centres nationwide. The Minister represented by the Assistant Director, Dr…
18 mins ago
The Governor of Enugu, Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, met on Thursday with the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshall Hasan Abubakar, and other security bigwigs in a bid to strengthen security in the state.
20 mins ago
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday accused the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) of fueling the violent protests and mass possession of major streets in Kano against the judgment of the Appeal Court that sacked Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf. The court had affirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress APC as…
22 mins ago
The Commissioner for tertiary education in Lagos State, Hon. Tolani Sule, has emphasised the need for fostering collaborations between technology and tertiary institutions.
22 mins ago
The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to grab the investments from the climate funds. Okonjo-Iweala made this call on Friday at the ongoing 28th meetings of the COP28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and suggested that Nigeria as a country needs to commence…
25 mins ago
With the estimated N3.5 trillion annual post-harvest loss of agricultural produce in Nigeria, the effort of the government to accelerate policies and program implementation on food sustainability may not yield positive results. Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), Dr. Godwin Atser made the observation yesterday while inspecting the post-harvest technology intervention during Kano State Agro-Pastoral…
28 mins ago
A priest in charge of St. Michael’s Catholic Church Parish in Umuekebi, Osuoweerre autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Rev Fr Kingsley Eze, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
29 mins ago
The China-African International Economic and Trade Promotion Council and the Kano Business Community have mutually agreed to promote agricultural commodities trade. The exchange trade partnership is intended to explore the exportation of the local agricultural value chain from Kano to the Republic of China, and the import of sustainable technology solutions to Nigeria. Addressing a…
59 mins ago
In a move to assess the dilapidated state of the abandoned St. Finbarrs Road, the Committee on Works of the Lagos State House of Assembly, led by Hon. Desmond Elliot, has conducted an inspection to gain firsthand knowledge and assess the urgent intervention needed in the Akoka Community yesterday.