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A Kaleidoscopic View of Digital Rights in Africa

Aside the glaring characteristics of most African governments as perpetual landlords in the corridors of power, they typically leave damning trails of repression in...

WHAT HAPPENED AT THE G20 SUMMIT WON’T STAY THERE. HERE ARE...

This summer marked the 12th time leaders representing the world’s biggest economies gathered at the G20 Summit. Their mission? “To address major global economic challenges...

Edo Hosts the 41st Edition of the NCC’s Consumer Town Hall...

  As part of the Nigerian Communication Commission’s continuous initiatives to bring together Telecom Consumers in the rural areas with the Network Operators to discuss...

Andela: Tech startup questions why Nigerian engineer was detained at JFK

"What is an abstract class and why do you need it?" "Write a function to check if a Binary Search Tree is balanced." Those are the...

Ajengunle not Ikorodu is the Headquarters of the “One Chance Robbers”...

    Badoo and other cultist group are notorious criminal group that have been terrorizing Ikorodu, a suburb of Lagos state has come under the intense...

Codefest Studio presents “Digital Democracy” To Mark May 29

  Codefest Nigeria, a Nigeria IT firm that organises hackathon event that brings together computer programmers to identify issues and create software in line with May...

Broadband Penetration Minimum Target of 20% by 2017 Reached – NCC

  The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, said that Nigeria’s broadband penetration, according to the ITU/UNESCO...

NCC Holds 91st Consumer Outreach Programme in Mangu, Plateau State

  In keeping with the Commission’s mandate of educating consumer, the Commission held the 91st Edition of its Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) in Mangu, Plateau...

Futuristic Russian Military Suit Gets Nuclear-Proof Upgrade

A high-tech, Russian "soldier of the future" combat suit just got a gear upgrade, with a wristwatch capable of withstanding nuclear blasts. Newly added to...

FPG TECHNOLOGIES & SOLUTIONS CLINCHES ANOTHER AWARD

As the dynamics of the Nigerian market keeps changing, there has been need to deploy resilient and robust ICT infrastructure that would cater for...

WhatsApp Payment System, A Disruption in the Electronic Transfer Space and...

Whatsapp has introduced payments to its messaging app in India, making it the latest service to let users transfer money to one another with...

Globacom Sees SMEs as Backbone of Countries’ Economy, Progress

Telecommunication operator, Globacom, has restated its commitment to the growth of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, describing them as the economic...

Infinix: Have  You Taken Note of The Note 4 lately? (Video)

When we thought that we have seen enough from Infinix, the OEM that is capturing the hearts of Nigerians Nicely,  they came to town...

Meet The Winners Of #StartupFriday Programme Held At Uyo, Akwa...

The project, an initiative of the National Information Development Agency (NITDA), executed by its subsidiary office, the Office for ICT Innovation and Entreprenuership (OIIE)...

ABUJA HOSTS, FPG TECHNOLOGIES EVENT, TAGGED BUSINESS AGILITY WITH CONFIDENCE

  FPG Technologies & Solutions Limited, one of Nigeria’s foremost IT company known for providing mobile, cloud and IT security solutions to various sectors of...

Nigeria: Legal Implications Of Offshore Cloud Computing and Data Sovereignty

Technology has continued to evolve and transform seemingly all orthodox and traditional processes at an alarming pace. Enterprises and organizations in a bid to...

Samsung introduces first foldable Galaxy smartphone

So far, we have yet to see a real Samsung foldable phone hit the market. However, there are lots of indications that Samsung not...

TECNO LAUNCHES ITS LATEST SMARTPHONE, THE PHANTOM 8

TECNO announced the launch of its newest smartphone, the Phantom 8, in the Middle East and Africa. The launch took place at the Jumeirah...

MOTOROLA INTRODUCES MOTO X4 INTO THE NIGERIAN MARKET

Lenovo, through its Subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, today introduces two new and innovative mobile devices – the moto x4 as a worldwide premiere and the...

Why We Are Crushing On Runtown’s S2

When Runtown came to town, he came with not only music but some of the finest phone. One thing I noticed about him is...

Uche Pedro, Davido,Toke Makinwa and other Nigerians make the list of...

In its vision of recognising young achievers across the African continent, Africa Youth Awards has released its 2nd annual list of the 2017 100...

Our products are testimonials to why local content is viable

Managing Director of Mira Technologies, an indigenous software development firm, Mr. Ifeanyi Ifeabunike, speaks on local software and their quality, robustness and acceptance.    What are...

Women in Uyo Parley on Participation In Technology

No country can get ahead if it leaves half of its people behind,” said the US Secretary of State, John Kerry.    It's on this...

Just How F..ked Is Snapchat?

Snap is fucked. Following an earnings call on Tuesday, a fifth of the company’s value disappeared in after-hours trading, Mark Zuckerberg is eating its lunch, Snap Spectacles are...

IWFI 2017: Stakeholders, Tech CEOs and Industry  Influencers Gather For  Technology...

  The Nigerian technology  ecosystem has evolved to a more sophisticated one, this has seen a clear departure from a voice centric to data centric...

Mobile Advertising Trojans Exploiting Super-User Rights Became the Top Mobile Malware...

These Trojans are capable of seizing rooting rights, allowing the malware to not only aggressively display ads on the infected device, often making it...

BBM and Planet Sport Publishing Bring PlanetF1 to Motorsport Fans Worldwide

  Following the successful introduction of popular sports services Football365 and Tennis365, BBM Messenger and Planet Sport Publishing are pleased to extend their partnership to...

Nedaa & Nokia set Dubai as base of pioneering Innovation &...

Professional Communication Corporation - Nedaa, the Dubai Government security networks provider, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Finnish multinational ICT giant...

GTS-Infotel launches the pilot phase of its GTS network with mobile...

Despite the continuous growth of mobile and Internet networks for more than twenty years, resulting in an increasingly widespread use of the Smartphone, we...

WHY I AM TEACHING PEOPLE HOW TO BE TECH SAVVY FOR...

Hello friend, I want to tell you about a part of me you might not be aware of. I was once termed technologically lazy,...

ATCON REWARDED FOR PROMOTING TELECOM ADVOCACY IN AFRICA

  The Organizers of the Ghana Information and Telecom Awards 2018 (InstinctWave) has commended and applauded the concerted efforts of the Association of Telecommuincations Companies...

GLO & MTN Remains Africa’s Top Brands

During the economic downturn, African brands have regressed against non-African brands, with their share declining from 24%, 25% and 23% in 2013, 2014 and...

Safer Internet Day: Want to make the world a safer place?...

Passwords are everywhere. From logging in to our social media accounts to buying new shoes, we wouldn’t be able to get much done without...

Credit 360 Software: Changing The Narrative in Risk Management

  Risk managers in the Nigerian financial sector would be relieved as FinTrak rejigs one of the most robust risk management software – Credit Risk...

Infinix Mobility Excites Nigerians with Note 4 with. Stylus Pen

Infinix Mobility Excited Nigerians with Note 4 with. Stylus Pen. Infinix, one of the Nigeria’s leading and preferred smartphone brand and OEM unveiled the new...

My Candid Experience At National Identity Management Commission

I was at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) office in Alausa, Ikeja to pick up the National ID Card I applied for since...

Indo Africa Expo: We Split NIPOST Into Entities For Effective Management

  The Indo Africa ICT expo been held at Eko hotels Lagos has brought the Indian tech firms numbering about 40 tech firms exhibiting. Also...

NETCOM Africa expands its Unified Communications Solutions portfolio

  There is an increasing requirement for businesses and enterprise   to leverage on the deployment of information and communication technology (ICT) to scale and deliver...

Google releases Android 8.1 Developer Preview; introduces optimisations to better support...

  By tech2 News Staff Google has announced the launch of the Developer Preview for its upcoming Android Update. The company has released Android 8.1, the upcoming update...

NCC Collaborates With Israeli Government On Cyber Security

  A team comprising Barnea Hassid, Director Africa Department II, West and Central Africa, Nadav D. Goren, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Israel Abuja...

NCC Mulls 14 Days Window for Unused Data Roll Over

  In giving concrete expression to the spirit of its declaration of 2017 as YEAR OF NIGERIAN TELECOM CONSUMER, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, will...

Ciudad Infrastructure, 4ipnet Inks Agreement To Provide Free WiFi Across Public...

Ciudad Infrastructure, 4ipnet Inks Agreement To Provide Free WiFi Across Public Spaces In Lagos Ciudad Infrastructure Limited an indigenous IT solution provider and 4ipnet, a...

ATCON DECRIES THE PICKETING OF MTN NIGERIA BY NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has berated the recent demonstration of the Nigerian Labour Congress in front of MTN’s headquarters and...

Telecoms Sector Adds N1.5tn to GDP in Second Quarter – Danbatta

    The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta has said that the telecoms sector contributed N1.549 trillion to...

8 Ways Machine Learning Is Improving Companies’ Work Processes

Today’s leading organizations are using machine learning–based tools to automate decision processes, and they’re starting to experiment with more-advanced uses of artificial intelligence (AI) for...

NCC EVC,Danbatta Visits Computer Village

  Says "We are committed to a strategic partnership with CAPDAN" Professor Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, this morning at The Computer Village...

CAN NIGERIANS DO WITHOUT DSTV?

  On Saturday, 1st of April 2017, Nigerian DSTV users were hit with a shocking announcement revealing the increase in subscription charges of every DSTV package...

Andela Raises $40M To Connect Africa’s Engineering Talent With Global Technology...

Andela, the company that builds high-performing engineering teams with Africa's most talented software developers, today announced that the company has secured $40M in Series C funding. The investment...

Kenya Hosts Microsoft First Ever Software Testing Facility In Africa !

Microsoft Corporation has partnered with Techno Brain to launch the first ever testing and quality assurance centre in Africa. The Centre, stationed in Nairobi, Kenya,...

NCC, CBN, others Adopt Synergistic Approach to Address Financial Inclusion

  -Digitization of Financial/ Banking Services is the Key. . The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the National InterBank Settlement System...

INT’L WOMEN’S DAY: LET’S GET GIRLS VERY EXCITED ABOUT TECHNOLOGY- LIZ...

  ”It’s really fascinating to know that these codes can solve real human problems”. And that was what got me into this field.Growing up as...

How Chioma Was Brutalized And Detained By Police Officers For Having...

The incessant report of police brutality on citizens is getting scarier and it calls for urgent attention. A Facebook user, Chioma Pius shared her experience...

HOW CODEFEST WOWED ABUJA TECH COMMUNITY WITH THEIR SEASON II [PHOTOS]

  The vision to reach 1,000,000 programmers across tertiary schools in Nigeria led to the creation of Codefest Nigeria as a platform to give software...

Vodacom Business Nigeria scoops three accolades at the Beacon of ICT...

  Lagos - Once again this year, Vodacom Business Nigeria has been honored with three major accolades at the Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards 2018. Adding to...

Houlen Zhao , Secretary General, International Telecommunications Union ( ITU) Visits...

. -Reassures the Union's commitment at ensuring that ICT is employed to drive the establishment of SMEs for employment. -Commends the Commission’s Regulatory Excellence and Operational Efficiency...

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION FLAUNTS 1,000 ENTREPRENEURS WHOSE IDEAS WILL...

The 3rd Annual Tony Elumelu Foundation selection announcement took place at Heirs Place, Ikoyi. This announcement, which was done to name the selected 1000...

Court Orders Closure Of Omatek Computers

  Barely four months after the demise of the founder and CEO of Omatek Computer Ventures Plc., Mrs. Florence Seriki, a court has ordered the...

Google Sets Aside $3 Million For Equity Free Funding In Africa

GOOGLE,the  online search giant,  announced that it has launched Street View on Google map and also announced the introduction of e medicine. A mobile...

POLICE UNVEILS ANAMBRA STATE PUBLIC COMPLAINT AND ANTI PIRACY UNIT...

  The Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command CP Garba Baba Umar Psc has graciously approved the establishment of Anambra State Police Public Complaint and...

Nigeria’s BCN will use its new NW Infraco licence to become...

Nigerian connectivity company BCN was awarded the Infraco licence for the North West Zone of Nigeria. Russell Southwood spoke to BCN’s CEO Ibrahim Dikko...

NITDA tours Start Innovation Hub and other ICT facilities  in Akwa...

  The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has embarked on a tour of critical ICT facilities in Akwa Ibom State. This is in line...

Vodacom advocates for digitization as a way to create a more...

    Nigeria is one of the fastest developing countries in the world and the most populous nation in the Sub-Sahara Africa continent. With an estimated...

#DELETEFACEBOOK: FACEBOOK KNOWS WAY MORE ABOUT YOU THAN YOU THINK, BUT...

The #deletefacebook movement in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal has led to more unpleasant discoveries about the social media platform with regards to...

INFINIX MOBILITY BRINGS FIRST CONSUMER OUTLET TO WARRI , DELTA STATE!

"Warri no dey carry last " is a popular cliche in the city of Warri. In a bid to bring their services and products...

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Receives BEST CONTRIBUTING EMPLOYER IN HUMAN...

  The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) awarded the NCC with Best Contribution Employer in Human Resource Development in 2017. The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund,...

Facebook to Soon Launch ‘Portal’ Home Video Chat Product

In a reported bid to enter the hardware product market, Facebook is planning to launch a home video chat product titled Portal in May...

Nigeria takes SMEs, Innovators, others to ITU Telecom World 2018

  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...

Factsheet: Global Opportunities in Nigeria’s Technology Hub

*As VP Osinbajo leads roadshow to showcase growth of Nigeria’s technology & entertainment sectors Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be leading a public-private sector...

Call masking: Medallion Denies Media Report, Says It Was A...

  Medallion Communications Limited has denied media reports purportedly quoting it to have blasted the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for erroneously suspending its interconnect license. The...

PAPER PRESENTED ON “LOCAL CONTENT DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA’S ICT SECTOR: STIMULANT...

    The benefits of liberalizing the telecom and ICT sector would not accrue to Nigerian teeming population until the necessary action is taking by the...
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