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Rosatom launches students’ video competition, calls for entries
ROSATOM Technology

Rosatom launches students’ video competition, calls for entries

The Russian state-owned nuclear corporation, Rosatom has officially opened submissions for its fourth yearly students’ video competition, devoted to the potential of nuclear power to help bolster Africa’s economic and social development. Students and young professionals from all Sub-Saharan African are invited to participate. This year, the contest is supported […]

Anna Larkina Kaspersky Lab Technology

Kaspersky says 93% Nigerian children visit communication sites with parental controls on

About 93 per cent Nigerian children visits communication sites, such as social media, messengers and e-mails, with computers that have parental controls switched on, global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, has said. The company, in a statement signed by its web content analyst, Ms. Anna Larkina, said: “Kids in different countries […]

Kwese Iflix launches world-class mobile video service ahead of World Cup
Econet Media Kwesé iflix Technology

Kwese Iflix launches world-class mobile video service ahead of World Cup

Kwesé iflix Kwesé iflix, the Joint Venture of Econet Media, Africa’s leading pan-regional media company and broadcast network and iflix, the leading entertainment service for emerging markets, today announced the launch of its premier digital entertainment platform in Nigeria. The all new Kwesé iflix service offers users the ultimate entertainment […]

Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp growing
Facebook Social Media Technology WhatsApp

Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp growing

WhatsApp PHOTO:AFP News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, according to a study published Thursday which also found high levels of international public concern about fake news online. The Reuters Institute report, which covers 37 countries in five continents, found that the […]

FG tackles RoW challenges, to lay 18,000km fibre optic cable across regions
ATCON Olusola Teniola Technology Telecoms Umaru Danbatta

FG tackles RoW challenges, to lay 18,000km fibre optic cable across regions

Olusola Teniola, president of ATCON The Federal Government is currently working on resolving the perennial Right of Way (RoW) challenges that has hindered improved connectivity in Nigeria and stalled drive for ubiquitous broadband revolution in the country. Besides, there are also indications that the Federal Government planned laying 18, 000 […]

Systemspecs advises government on 80 per cent inclusion drive by 2020
Aderemi Atanda SystemSpecs Limited Technology

Systemspecs advises government on 80 per cent inclusion drive by 2020

Aderemi Atanda Despite myriads of challenges agent banking faces in Nigeria, panelists at the DigitalPay Expo 2018 has said that the initiative is a major driver to achieving the 80 per cent 2020 financial inclusion goal. According to them, these challenges include high level of illiteracy, insufficient Point of Sales […]

Nigeria takes SMEs, innovators, others to ITU conference
ICT NCC Technology Telecoms Umar Garba Danbatta

Nigeria takes SMEs, innovators, others to ITU conference

NCC Boss, Umar Garba Danbatta Conscious of the reality that Small, Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) Entrepreneurs and start-ups are critical drivers for economic growth, Nigeria will this year emphasise their participation in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World which holds in Durban, South Africa from September 10-13. Apart from SMEs, […]

Globacom Nigerian Communications Commission Technology Telecoms

Glo claims 4m new customers in April

Telecommunications solutions provider, Globacom, received a boost in its subscriber base as over 400,000 new customers joined the network in the month of April.According to a telecom industry report published on the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) website, Globacom’s subscriber figure leapt from 39,042,979 in March to 39,523,811 in April with […]

NASRDA says Automated Irrigation System will make farmers cultivate more
NASRDA Seidu Mohammed Technology

NASRDA says Automated Irrigation System will make farmers cultivate more

Saidu Mohammed, the Director-General of the National Space Research Development Agency (NASRDA) The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) says its Automated Irrigation System would make farming more attractive to young people and help farmers to cultivate all year round. The Director-General of NASRDA, Prof. Seidu Mohammed made this […]

NCC directs telecoms operators to commence data rollover June 26
Data rollover NCC Technology Telecoms

NCC directs telecoms operators to commence data rollover June 26

NCC Building The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has directed operators in the telecommunication industry to begin data rollover from June 26. This means telecom operators must henceforth add a subscriber’s unused or unfinished data to his/her new or next data subscription. Before this new directive from the NCC, subscribers’ unfinished […]