15 years after, Glo hits 40million subscribers *Leads in voice, data subscriptions Grandmaster of data, Globacom, has upped the ante days after clocking 15 years in business, with a posting of 40.3million customer base, given an additional 214,646 new subscribers in the month of August alone. The cheery news came from telecom industry report for August released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),...... read more
Nigeria’s DBI hosts ITU workshop on Internet governance in Africa Nigeria will host this year’s ​​​​​​​International Telecommunications Union (ITU) annual regional human capacity building workshop on “Strengthening capacities in Internet governance in Africa”​, according to Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Administrator of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI). The event to be held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja, Nigeria, from 27-29...... read more
NBC comes hard on DAAR, fines National radio outfit The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has fined DAAR Communications (owner of AIT/Raypower) N500,000 for persistent violation of the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code. NBC’s Head of Public Affair, Maimuna Jimada, via a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja, said comments made on Raypower’s programme “Political Platform” was against the broadcasting...... read more
Anambra plans big for Digipreneur Week 2018 *Google, Facebook, Twitter, others, coming Launched in Awka, Anambra State in 2016, Digipreneur Week, formerly known as Social Media Hangout, from being a one-day gathering of social media influencers has grown to become a point of convergence for the best brains in digital entrepreneurship covering Exhibition, Networking, Training, Summit and Hangout.  Digipreneur Week 2018 is a...... read more
NDSF 2018: IPv6 Council, NIG commend DigitalSENSE, say its fore-bearer of IG4D The IPv6 Council Nigeria  and Nigeria Internet Group (NIG), have commended the management of DigitalSENSE Africa Media, for the consistency in providing Internet stakeholders in Nigeria the platform to evolve and align with the global eco-system, describing DigitalSENSE Africa as ‘fore-bearers’ of good news on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D). Speaking...... read more
Countdown to NiOMA Awards: Minister, Zinox boss, sign in Momentum is already building up for the first edition of the Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA), a major dimension in the nation’s thriving online publishing business. With the signing in of Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, and foremost Africa’s Serial Digital Entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh, the organisers are already counting their...... read more
Ahead of 2019, Buhari begins a clamp down on online newspapers The old tactics of killing the kingmakers to prevent them from crowning others, may have led President Muhammadu Buhari to commence a massive clamp down on the social media, which played a large role in bringing him to power. Reports from the Sunday Tribune, a national newspaper, indicate that the Federal...... read more
Enugu-Onitsha, six other highways Nigeria's worst roads ever The Onitsha-Enugu, Kabba-Kafanchan, Benin bypass, Mokwa-Jebba, Lokoja-Ajaokuta, Aba-Obigbo and Idoma-Benue highways have been listed as among Nigeria’s worst roads, according to a survey by SBM Intelligence. SBM Intelligence, a geopolitical and socio-economic research firm, undertook a study of the state of Nigeria’s major expressways by obtaining feedback from the roads’ most...... read more
AMAZING: How 13billion Yahoo account were hacked in one year alone Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N). The news...... read more
New Technology: Britain queues behind France, Germany; set to scrap diesel, petrol car in 2040 Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, Environment Minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday. It follows a similar announcement earlier this month by the French government, while German cities including...... read more
NPC/AMNETT holds parley on New Media *Focuses on opportunities, flaws Attempts to maximise opportunities presented by the new media and manage electronic vandalism in Nigeria, will be the focus of a two-day workshop, which will commence today (Tuesday) in Lagos. The workshop, which is a collaboration between the African Media Network and the Nigerian Press Council, according to a statement by...... read more
Life outside earth: Chinese students go into 200-day confinement *To recycle urine University students in Beijing have been locked into two bunkers for 200 days, during which time they'll be recycling everything - even their urine - to simulate living in a space station or on another planet. The students are contributing to the Lunar Palace 365 Project, which is exploring how humans...... read more
Actolog empowers 25 Nigerian UPS engineers with training In its determination to ensure the smooth running of elevators and other industrial loads in the country, a Lagos-based Power and ICT Environment solutions company, Actolog Limited has empowered 25 Nigerian engineers with training on how to resolve the challenge which the regenerative drive in modern elevators poses to the UPS that...... read more
BREAKING: How 22-year-old lad stopped cyber attack that shook the wold From his small room, he was able to stop Ransomware Virus that has caused havoc around the world. That is the feat for which the computer world may have to thank Marcus Hutchins, the 22-year-old computer wizard who put his skill at their disposal to stop what is already causing a...... read more
Pay N1billion and own a flying car *Now on commercial sales The first commercially available flying car has been unveiled in Monaco, but if you want to get your hands on one, it'll set you back a whopping £1million. AeroMobil said its teardrop-like shaped AeroMobil Flying Car, displayed at the Top Marques Monaco, would be available to the public by 2020. The petrol-powered...... read more
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