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Toyota recalling 3.4 million cars over possible airbag malfunction

Toyota is recalling about 3.4 million vehicles worldwide over the suspected malfunctioning of airbags, the carmaker said on Wednesday. “The recall, including 2.9 million vehicles...

AfriFone unveils made-in-Nigeria Smartphone

By Rarzack Olaegbe TO improve technology through affordable innovative products, a mobile telephone and gadgets manufacturing firm, AfriFone Limited, has introduced its locally-made smartphone, Cygnus...

Technology firm to boost identity management in Nigeria

By Florence Onuegbu Biometric verification technology company, ZKTeco says it is poised to assist Nigeria to boost its identity management. The President of ZKTeco, Mr John...

China launches 5 satellites with one rocket

Five new remote-sensing satellites were sent into planned orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China’s Shanxi Province on Wednesday. The five Ningxia-1...

Camon 12 Air Has It All

You know (and in case you don’t, here is good information for you), that the Camon series by TECNO is targeted at photography lovers...

Global stock trading platform, Chaka, launches in Nigeria

By Peter Ejiofor Chaka, a global trading platform that allows users to invest in stocks listed on foreign stock exchanges has launched its products in...

Sexual harassment: NGO, Ford Foundation partner to develop report app

By Emmanuel Afonne Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application...

GITEX 2019: FG woos investors to Nigeria, Africa

By Ijeoma Olorunfemi The Federal Government of Nigeria at the ongoing 39th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) has invited investors to leverage on the potential...

Nigeria ready for 5G – Communication Minister

By Ijeoma Olorunfemi Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Oct. 7, 2019 (NAN) In line with global requirements of communications, Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications, said...

We need institution that will produce cutting edge AI applications — Osinbajo

By  Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs an institution that will produce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for education, business, medicine,...

‘Digitalisation of oil, gas imperative for productivity’

The oil and gas industry is the largest foreign exchange earner for the country, yet Nigeria is an oil producing country with the highest...

‘ICT may displace oil, gas’

HE Minister of Communications, Dr Ibrahim Pantami has said the contribution of the information communication technology (ICT) may displace that of the oil and...

Nigeria now dumping ground for obsolete technologies – NACETEM

By Cecilia Ologunagba Nigeria has become recipient of obsolete and misfit technologies, a research carried out by the National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM) reveals. NACETEM...

Apple places $7bn in return to bond market

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said on Thursday it had sold 7 billion dollars of bonds at yields ranging up to 103 basis points over the...

Digital technology will change face of agriculture in Africa — Osinbajo

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that digital technology and its application will change the face of agriculture in Africa. Osinbajo made this submission...

Nigerian firms sign pact on expansion of digital TV switch-over

Two Nigerian firms, GatesAir Limited and Pinnacle Communications have signed an agreement to continue the expansion of digital TV build-out in the West African...

WhatsApp Strengthens But Also Undermines Nigeria’s Democracy – UK-Nigeria Research Team

Research by a UK-Nigerian research team examining the role of WhatsApp in Nigeria’s 2019 elections has identified the opportunities and threats posed by the messaging platform...

Pupils develop app on traffic gridlock

Four female pupils have developed a solution to address obstructive parking in the country. The innovative application (app), called Frostbits, will be useful in cities,...

Unilag students invent flood level caution device to save road users

By Chinyere Nwachukwu Three University of Lagos students have invented a vehicular road advance electronic flood level caution device for detection of water levels on...

Buhari urges African telecoms regulators on e-fraud, cyber attacks

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged African telecoms regulators to tackle the menace of cyber attacks and electronic or e-fraud within the continent. He said...
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