Monday, 2nd October 2023


4 days ago
The Federal Government (FG) is looking forward to partnering with the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) in a bid to drive economic growth in Nigeria.
27 Sep
Mobile connectivity has helped in fueling the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the globe.
30 Aug
HYDRA-headed challenges, including affordability and usability, have unconnected 61 per cent of people in Africa from mobile Internet services.This is seen as a huge threat to efforts to digitise economies in the region, including Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt and others.
29 Jun
A dozen mobile operator signed up to device re-use and recycling targets set by the GSMA as the industry association estimates that $8 billion worth of valuable materials were stuck in abandoned handsets across the globe.
29 Mar
Emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America will see the biggest increase in smartphone adoption, helped by increasing affordability.
22 Mar
In 2022, mobile technologies and services generated five per cent of global GDP, a contribution that amounted to $5.2 trillion of economic value added. The greatest benefits came from productivity effects, which reached $3.5 trillion, followed by mobile operators, which generated $650 billion.
21 Mar
In 2022, mobile technologies and services generated five per cent of global GDP, a contribution that amounted to $5.2 trillion of economic value added.
2 Mar
The Global System for Mobile Telecommunications Association (GSMA) has said 5G connections would double over the next two years, expedited by technological innovations and new network deployments in more than 30 countries in 2023 alone. Of the new networks to be deployed in 2023, it is expected that 15 will be 5G Standalone networks.
1 Mar
Mobile Telecommunications Association (GSMA) has called for more investments in Fifth-Generation (5G) technology for digital transformation across all sectors.
16 Nov 2022
While it has hailed the commitment of telecommunications operators in European countries for maximizing the use of renewable energy in their networks, the Global System for Mobile telecommunications Association (GSMA) is worried that such has not been replicated in Africa.
4 Nov 2022
Across the globe, about two billion mobile phones are sold yearly; this is according to the telecoms group, the Global System for Mobile telecommunications Association (GSMA).
2 Nov 2022
In 2021, mobile technologies and services generated around eight per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Nigeria and other sub-Saharan (SSA) Africa countries, a contribution that amounted to almost $140 billion...


20 mins ago
Senior officials of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) secretariat have met new Nigeria’s Minister of Water and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, to discuss the future of AMCOW, the preparation towards the seventh AfricaSan Conference coming up in Swakopmund, Namibia next month.
33 mins ago
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has stressed the importance of having cybersecurity and digital literacy in school curriculums.
55 mins ago
In a bid to elevate the planning profession, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Nathaniel Atebije, has charged its members to uphold the code of conduct and ethics to enable Nigerians to accord practitioners due respect.
57 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu has acknowledged the positive impact of the National Youth Games, saying it generates both direct and indirect employment opportunities in the sports value chain, particularly for the host state.
1 hour ago
Politicians and scholars are calling for a review of the variant of democracy that is in vogue in Africa, where citizens don’t get rewarded with a better life and the electoral process becomes something like magic, such that it becomes easier to take a voyage ....
1 hour ago
In a last-minute effort to stall the indefinite strike billed to commence tomorrow, the Federal Government has again sought concessions with labour unions by presenting new offers for consideration.
1 hour ago
The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has extolled the qualities of Nigerian people in a newly released Afrobeats solo track produced to mark the country’s 63rd Independence anniversary.
1 hour ago
A consultant Cardiologist with the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Dr. Eze Nwafor, has said heart problems are increasing, because of economic challenges in the country. 
1 hour ago
Former President Muhammadu Buhari has never regretted decisions he took in office. Buhari’s former Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu, disclosed this in an interview with BBC Hausa monitored in Kaduna.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian luxury real estate market has taken a beating lately due to several indices, which include stricter government regulations and economic factors.