Firm to invest $280 million in solar power plants‎ in Nigeria

A Paris-based independent power producer, Greenwish Partners, is set to invest $280 million to build solar power plants in Nigeria. Charlotte Aubin-Kalaidjian, Chief Executive Officer of the company, said a plant in Enugu State will produce 100 megawatts, while the company will build two others of 50MW each in Kaduna and Jigawa states. Click here… Read more Firm to invest $280 million in solar power plants‎ in Nigeria

How to Replace CyanogenMod with LineageOS on Your Android Device

The mass migration from the dying CyanogenMod to its spiritual successor LineageOS is happening. (Here’s all the info about the whys and the hows.) Rooted Android users in the millions, or at least hundreds of thousands, are moving over to the open-source project that, just like CyanogenMod, offers a bloat-free, flexible version of the stock… Read more How to Replace CyanogenMod with LineageOS on Your Android Device

Nigeria: The View That ‘419’ Makes Nigeria a Global Cybercrime Player Is Misplaced

The contemptuous label of “cyber-criminals” is the figurative sword with which the Nigerian image is generally being hacked and left for dead. According to Professor Biko Agozino of Virginia Tech university, This unfortunate generalisation, especially in the media, has a far-reaching negative impact on the overall image of Nigeria as a nation. It’s become the… Read more Nigeria: The View That ‘419’ Makes Nigeria a Global Cybercrime Player Is Misplaced

Ericsson Appoints Rutger Reman Managing Director for Nigeria

Ericsson has appointed Rutger Reman, President and Managing Director for Ericsson Nigeria, reporting to Jean-Claude Geha, President and CEO of Ericsson sub-Saharan Africa. Reman succeeds Johan Jemdahl in this role as Managing Director for Ericsson Nigeria. Announcing the change, Geha said: “Rutger has demonstrated excellent leadership capabilities, and has displayed keen insight in developing business… Read more Ericsson Appoints Rutger Reman Managing Director for Nigeria

NCC develops numbering plan for telephone networks

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says it has developed National Numbering Plan (NNP) to set up uniform numbering scheme for easy calls to subscribers and operators. It said the NNP would provide a uniform dialing procedure for local, national long distance, international calls and calls to emergency, special services, independent of where the call was… Read more NCC develops numbering plan for telephone networks

Cameroon’s Crackdown Is Creating Internet Refugees

The internet blackout and accompanying violence is creating internet refugees, as anglophone Cameroonians undertake perilous journeys dodging checkpoints and roving police gangs into francophone regions in order to acquire internet access – “I am a refugee in my own country” notes one anonymous community manager. Internet access is no longer considered a luxury, with many… Read more Cameroon’s Crackdown Is Creating Internet Refugees