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13 May
As part of new security measures in the country, especially crimes associated with mobile phones, the Federal Government has put in place a new policy to tackle phone theft crimes in the country.
18 Sep 2020
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), has challenged governments of member countries, including Nigeria, to reduce taxes and duty on mobile phones.
12 Sep 2020
TrucksPoint Logistics will be training over 1,000 Nigerian youths on agricultural value chain ranging from product sales, logistic, supply to end-users, as part of activities marking the 20th anniversary of Datapoint Microsystem, its parent company. Mr. Lucky Uduikhue, Managing Director, Datapoint Microsystems, said the training will be offered both online and physical and will cut-across…
20 Sep 2019
There is an emerging niche trend in counterfeits, especially mobile phones and it threatens to destroy the telecommunications industry. Counterfeit sales have never been higher, costing the mobile phone industry billions of dollars in lost sales every year.
13 Nov 2018
There is now 'clear evidence' that cell phone radiation can cause cancers of the heart, brain and adrenal glands, a landmark United States (U.S.) National Institutes of Health (NIH) study warns. A final report, released last week, confirms the preliminary findings that were released in 2016 after scientists were alarmed by early indications that cell…
10 Oct 2018
Threats, especially through cyber vulnerabilities to mobile devices are on the rise in Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African countries.
10 Oct 2018
The mobile ecosystem is expected to be altered negatively following the continuous steep fall in the adoption of feature phones in Nigeria and other part of the globe.     Feature phone is said to have reached its maturity with most consumers upgrading to smartphones lately.     Euromonitor International, a strategic market research, data & analysis…
29 Sep 2018
Sri Lanka announced a raft of restrictions Saturday in a bid to slow down imports of cars and luxury goods as the country faces a foreign exchange shortage. The finance ministry banned the import of vehicles for all state institutions for one year and said public servants will not be allowed to import cars at…
20 Jun 2018
Shipment of mobile phones to Nigeria in quarter one fell by 6.4 per cent, owing to two identified challenges of expensive broadband rates and slow Internet connectivity.
7 May 2018
A new study has revealed that cases of a malignant type of tumour in mobile phone users have doubled in the last two decades, suggesting that the device causes cancer.
19 Feb 2018
Beyond its premier banking, Ecobank, has set a target of bringing a minimum of 100 million people into the financial system by the end of 2020, leveraging on mobile phone. The Group Executive for Consumer Banking, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Patrick Akinwuntan, stated this at the bank’s breakfast meeting held in Lagos. He noted that…
17 Jan 2018
The influx of substandard and fake mobile phones has been described as a bad omen, and an economic sabotage for Nigeria, which requires urgent attention to reverse the trend.   The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who stated this, while inspecting the Computer Village market, Lagos, at the weekend, said it has become necessary for…

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