Technology

Why Nigeria’s off-grid space struggles to keep lights on

Despite the opportunity Nigeria’s endless power generation problem represents for alternative sources of electricity, off-grid startups still struggle to keep the lights on at...

FG plans counterpart funding for InfraCos by Q3

• Dig Once Policy comes into effect The Federal Government is expected to finalise a counterpact funding for the final take off of Infrastructure Companies...

Buhari’s tall order on access gaps

President Muhammadu Buhari, overlooked the melodrama between the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr  Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian...

Huawei wins Telecoms Company of the Year award

Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited has been awarded the Leadership Telecoms Company of the Year 2019. Huawei began operations in Nigeria in 1999, which...

Lagos suburbs to get WiFi services

Lagos suburbs including Ajegunle, Apapa, Amuwo Odofin are expected to have WiFi services. The service, which is being championed by Fiam WiFi is expected...

Telcos urge Netflix, Amazon, Youtube to ease network stress by reducing video quality

Telecoms operators have reached out to at least 12 major Over-The-Top (OTT) video streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon, Hotstar and Youtube to undertake measures...

Operator promises network integrity, donates equipment to curb COVID-19

Telecommunications operator, MTN has assured of network integrity during this period of COVID-19, even as it donates equipments to the Nigerian Centre for Disease...

Cyber security: How attackers impersonate WHO, on COVID-19

Cyber security company, SophosLabs has revealed that email scams associated with coronavirus, COVID-19 have nearly tripled in the past weeks. According to Uncut blog, the...

Echoes of Social Media Week Lagos: BBC’s recipe for using social media against fake news

One month after, the echoes of Social Media Week Lagos SMWL, is still reverberating. One of the major reasons this social gathering still makes...

Mercedes Formula 1 engineers help develop coronavirus breathing aid

A breathing aid that bridges the gap between an oxygen mask and a full ventilator has been developed by engineers at the University College...

Snowden: Coronavirus pandemic could lead to extended government surveillance

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden warned that the use of surveillance to track coronavirus cases during the pandemic could continue once the crisis subsides, according...

COVID-19: Jumia introduces ‘Contactless’ delivery

The Jumia Group has introduced a ‘contactless’ delivery option for prepaid packages on the e-commerce platform as part of measures to curb the spread...

The 2020 iPhone could be delayed for months 

  Source: businessday.ng

COVID-19: Smile assures uninterrupted service, offers free data 

  Jumoke akiyode-Lawanson   Source: businessday.ng

HP, Nigerian authorities collaborate to disrupt counterfeit retail operations 

  Jumoke Akiyode-Lawanson   Source: businessday.ng

SophosLabs tracking shows significant uptake in COVID-19 cyber-scams

  Jumoke Akiyode-Lawanson   Source: businessday.ng

Airtel unveils new cash token reward scheme

AIRTEL Nigeria has announced the launch of a new cash token reward scheme tagged, ‘ AirtelThanks’ programme to appreciate its subscribers. The Chief Commercial Officer,...

FG woos Sweden Government for broadband infrastructure

THE Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has urged the Swedish Government to support Nigeria’s quest to deploy more robust broadband...

Jumia Nigeria announces Tech Week 2020, Stay Safe campaign

Jumia Nigeria has announced a price slash offer for customers in its upcoming Tech Week campaign, which is scheduled to run from March 23...

Zoom is the app to beat in the age of COVID-19

I do not need to work hard to convince you that many of the Internet-based technology apps out there cannot deliver humans from the...

We didn’t give N300m subvention to NITDA – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied giving N300 million to National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) as subvention. An online newspaper had reported that...

Covid-19: YouTube launches ‘Festival Stay Home #With Me’

YouTube has launched ‘Festival Stay Home #With Me’, a campaign that kicked off with a YouTube music festival. The ‘Stay Home #With Me online music...

Covid-19: Smile assures uninterrupted services, offers free data

As the global pandemic of Coronavirus persists, Smile Nigeria has enjoined all Nigerians to strive to be safe by observing all necessary safety precautions. To...

FG: Covid-19 data will be adequately protected

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said it will ensure adequate protection of the coronavirus data collected by authorities at Nigeria’s borders. The...

Ventures Platform, LASRIC draft seven health startups in fight against coronavirus

Seven health startups have successfully made it through the #COVID19InnovationChallenge and have been selected by Ventures Platform and Lagos State Science and Research and...

Technology missing as Nigeria battles COVID-19

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide. And while governments and organizations around the world are coming together and...

Coronavirus: Telcos didn’t support us until Pandemic outbreak – Ihekweazu

Chikwe Ihekweazu, the CEO of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that Telecommunications companies in Nigeria ignored their pleas for support until...

NITDA identifies fake websites trying to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has identified fraudulent websites trying to capitalize on the Covid-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians. Mrs Hadiza Umar, head,...

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