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NIGCOMSAT plans internet for 95m more Nigerians by 2023

By Olasunkanmi Onifade Nigeria Communication Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), says it is targeting 84.5 per cent population of internet access by 2023 to expand its frontier. Mr...

FG set up centres, policies to support digital economy- Pantami

The Federal Government has established more than 1,667 centres and developed 16 policies within two years, geared towards supporting the digital economy sector in...

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...

Ekiti, Kwara unveil digital options to fight virus

 Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti EKITI and Kwara State governments on Thursday unveiled digital alternatives in their bid to take the COVID-19 fight to another level. While...

Our scorecard, by NIPP

the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) superintends the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP). It has, over the years, been intervening in the...

Google Faces Internal Battle Over Research On AI To Speed Chip Design

Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Monday it had recently fired a senior engineering manager after colleagues, whose landmark research on artificial intelligence software he had...

Boosting agricultural production in Nigeria via technology transfer

Unarguably, agricultural technology transfer plays major role in transforming agricultural production. It facilitates the movement of skills essential for improving farm production. George Mgendi, Mao...

NCC reports NCAA to ONSA over threat to demolish telecoms towers

The masts row between the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and telecoms companies is getting bigger. Telecoms regulator Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reported the...

Buhari to Microsoft: We’ll partner to make Nigeria Africa’s capital of emerging technology

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is willing to partner multinational technology company, Microsoft Corporation, to make Nigeria the African epicenter for innovative emerging...

Five top 5G smartphones in 2019

1. Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Samsung launched two 5G phones at its Unpacked event this year. The Galaxy S10 5G looks almost similar to the...

5G will become fastest adopted mobile generation in history- Report

Ericsson, a multinational telecommunications company says that 5G will soon become the fastest adopted mobile generation in history. Ericsson made this known in a statement...

‘Leverage mobile technology to bridge access gaps’

A business solutions provider, Verraki Partners, has urged the Federal Government to leverage the cheap mobile technology in the country to bridge existing gaps...

NCC raises the alarm over SMS-based virus

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned of a new high-risk, critical and Short Messaging Service (SMS)-based malware, TangleBot, infecting Android mobile devices. TangleBot, according...

Samsung sued for ‘misleading’ water resistant phones adverts

Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in...

Vodacom unit to sell operations in Nigeria, others

South African mobile phone operator, Vodacom Group Ltd, announced on Friday its plan to sell its Business Africa unit’s Angolan operations and assets to...

Nigeria to transfer technology to other African countries — NABDA boss

By Sylvester Thompson The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), says Nigeria will be happy to transfer its technology behind bio-tech (bt) cotton, bt cowpea and...

Minister seeks partnership with media to move Nigeria forward

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, said the strategic partnership with the media on science, technology and innovation (STI) is the...

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...

Nigeria woos Sweden for broadband infrastructure

Lucas Ajanaku THE Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has urged the Swedish government to support Nigeria’s quest to deploy...

NNPC, Kebbi ethanol project source of mass employment – Bagudu

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State says the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the state government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...