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  • Africa: Hub for Global Brands, Business & Technology -   In this piece Nonye Mpho Omotola, a Business Director, Africa at Vuma Reputation Management reflects on the importance of Africa to global Brands, Businesses and Tech trends.   Africa for Africans Africa has a population of over 1 billion people, 70% of which are youthful, aspirational and passionate about...
  • Telecoms Operators Considering14-day Data Roll-over Plan, says ALTON - The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) says its members are likely to implement the 14 days grace for data roll-over planned by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Mr Gbenga Adebayo, the Chairman of ALTON, disclosed this on Monday in Lagos. NCC is working to issue a directive...
  • Nigeria Summons U.S Ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ Comment - The Federal Government on Monday summoned the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, over President Donald Trump’s alleged derogatory comment about Africa. Trump was widely quoted in media report as referring to Africa nations as “shithole countries.” However, the U.S President has denied making such comment. Nigeria viewed...
  • Update on Ekiti: Fayemi Challenges 10-year Ban - The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has challenged the 10-year ban slammed on him from holding political office by an Ekiti State Government White Paper. Fayemi, in a statement issued on his behalf by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr Yinka Oyebode, to newsmen on...
  • Federal High Court Sacks 9Mobile’s Interim Board - The Federal High Court in Lagos has nullified the appointment of an interim board for telephone firm 9Mobile. Justice Ibrahim Buba made the order based on an application by Spectrum Wireless Communication Ltd, which invested $35million in 2009 in Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service (EMTS)/Etisalat, the fourth largest telecommunications service operator...

Nigeria Summons U.S Ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ Comment

The Federal Government on Monday summoned the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, over President Donald Trump’s alleged derogatory comment about Africa. Trump was widely quoted in media report as...

Update on Ekiti: Fayemi Challenges 10-year Ban

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has challenged the 10-year ban slammed on him from holding political office by an Ekiti State Government White Paper. Fayemi, in a statement issued on his be...

Federal High Court Sacks 9Mobile’s Interim Board

The Federal High Court in Lagos has nullified the appointment of an interim board for telephone firm 9Mobile. Justice Ibrahim Buba made the order based on an application by Spectrum Wireless Communication Ltd, which inve...

Ambode Drops Three Commissioners …Appoints Five New Ones

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday carried out a major cabinet reshuffle, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Governme...

Attack: 6 Nigerian-owned Guest Houses Burnt in S/Africa – Union

The Nigerian Union in South Africa say six guest houses owned by their members were burnt during attacks against Nigerians in Rustenburg, North West Province of South Africa. Mr Paul Nwanedo, chairman of the union in the...

TECH/TELECOMS

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Pupil, 9, Designs Website to Cut Down on Junk Food

Miss Emmanuella Oziofu, a nine year old pupil of Fortune Schools in Benin, Edo has designed a “Food website” which she hopes to launch February. Oziofu, who is currently studying web design at Complete Comp...

OyaOya is Tech Hub for Commodity Trading Online, says Khalil

OyaOya has announced the pilot go live of its commodity trading marketplace to connect the commodity ecosystem across Nigeria and Africa.  The OyaOya platform rides on cutting-edge technology to connect four e...

How Three Tech ‘Kids’ Won USD$30,000 @ GenesysIGNITE (Enugu)

Nigerian youths have been advised to tech advantage of the technology startups hubs in the regions of the country in their quest along the digital revolution uptakes across the country. Senator Ken Nnamani, ers...

Twitter Makes ‘tweetstorms’ Easier with ‘threads’

Twitter said Tuesday said it would make it easier for users to build “tweetstorms” by linking together posts in “threads” to expound at length at the famously short-form messaging service. The move come...

GTS-Infotel says Mobinawa App Seamless for B2B Mobile Directories

Global Telecom Services (GTS)-Infotel CEO, Dr. Ing. Pierre-F. Kamanou has said that dedicated to business application platforms, enabling interactive Value Added Services communications with mobile consumers o...

Uber Trains 100 Female Driver-partners, Entrepreneurs in Lagos

As part of Uber’s global vision to economically empower 1 million women across the world by 2020, Uber hosted a selection of female driver-partners, professionals and entrepreneurs to an event in Lagos called...

e-BUSINESS

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Telecoms Operators Considering14-day Data Roll-over Plan, says ALTON

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) says its members are likely to implement the 14 days grace for data roll-over planned by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)....

Will there be Answers to Questions from Computer Village?

Why is the informal sector, like the Computer Village in Lagos, not considered for development? Traders in the ICT markets have started asking questions on why they have not been carried along in the nation’s...

Breaking: New Owner of 9Mobile ‘ll Not Emerge Jan.16, says...

Cautions Bad Press Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said the 9mobile acquisition process will not be finalized on January 16, 2018 as reported in the national dailies. The industry regulator said the...
Internet of things

Internet Subscription: 9mobile is Biggest Loser in Nov., says NCC

The internet users increased marginally to 94 .8 million in November, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said. The NCC made this disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for November 2...

Spectranet Edges 36 Others Internet Service Providers on 4G LTE...

Executive Secretary, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria, ATCON, Ajibola Olude, presenting the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Award for Internet Service Provider of the Year to Chief Exe...

2017: First Bank Foils Cyber Attacks, E-Frauds, Gets CBN Awards

First Bank of Nigeria mitigated a good number of cybercrimes and electronic frauds successfully in the out-gone year and this fetched the bank Best FraudDesk and Most Cooperative FraudDesk awards by the Nigeria...

SPORTS

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Premier League: Liverpool v Man City Ends 4 – 3...

Liverpool 4-3 Man City Manchester City remain 15 points clear at the top of the league, amazing in itself, but how close is it from there?!   LIVERPOOL 4-3 MAN CITY FULL TIME! What. A. Game. Liverpool don’t ha...

FULL TIME: Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal @ Stamford Bridge

CHELSEA 0-0 ARSENAL FT: There’s the whistle. Arsenal’s travelling fans are singing away, and that says it all. They’ll be delighted with that showing, and Chelsea simply didn’t do enough. Frustrat...

Rohr: No Excuse, Eagles Will Fly Higher

Super Eagles’ Manager has assured President Mohammed Buhari and Nigerian fans that the Super Eagles will have an outstanding outing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, stating that top notch preparations have already...

Barca Unveils Philippe Coutinho @ Camp Nou on Sunday (See...

Philippe Coutinho has been presented as a Barcelona player for the first time. The Catalan giants are reported to have agreed a deal worth up to £142million with Liverpool to bring the Brazilian playmaker to Camp Nou, ...

Usain Bolt Starts Football Trials With Dortmund, Targets Man Utd

Sprint star Usain Bolt will undergo a trial with Borussia Dortmund in a bid to earn a professional contract at Manchester United. The Jamaican, an all-time athletics legend after winning eight Olympic golds, retired afte...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Theft @ Davido’s ’30b Concert’: Seven Charged in Court

The last may have not beeen heard over the alleged attack and robbery at hip-hop star-Davido’s show at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, tagged ’30billion Concert’, as seven-men have now been charged with ste...

NFF Includes Comedians Ali Baba, AY in Football Committees

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reconstituted all its standing committees dissolved at the last meeting of the Executive Committee on Monday, 30th October 2017. And, Nigeria’s renowned comedy kings...

Wizkid, Tuface, Tiwa Savage, for A/Ibom Christmas Groove

Wizkid, Tuface, Tiwa Savage will perform at the maiden edition of the Akwa Ibom Christmas groove tagged, “Ukap’isua,” scheduled to hold Dec. 26 and Dec.27 in Uyo. Mr Victor Antai, state Commissioner for C...

Dele Momodu, Davido Settle Two-year Quarrel Over ‘Baby Mama’

Rave -making Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido and Ovation Magazine Publisher, Dele Momodu, have finally reconciled after two years of `beef’ over ‘Baby Mama drama.’ They settled their differ...

POLITICS

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Update on Ekiti: Fayemi Challenges 10-year Ban

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has challenged the 10-year ban slammed on him from holding political office by an Ekiti State Government White Paper. Fayemi, in a statement issued...

Politics: El-Rufai Visits Bakare in Church — 2019 on Their...

Nasir el-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state, visited Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, at the church auditorium in Lagos on Sunday. This visit is coming one week after the fiery preac...

2019: I’ll Not Replace Osinbajo – Tinubu

The National leader of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has dismissed report that he was planning to become President Mohammodu Buhari’s running mate in 2019. Tinubu, in a statement is...

Breaking: Atiku Speaks Live on Facebook, Announces Return to PDP

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has formally announced his return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying issues that led to his exit from the party four years ago have been resolved. Atiku who made...