Author: adekunle

E-payment transactions up 33% to N74.9trn in 2016 — CBN

By Elizabeth AdegbesanTHE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, said the total value of electronic payment (e-payment) transactions in the country in 2016 rose to N74.9 trillion, up 33 percent from N56.3 trillion recorded in 2015. mobile money In a report released, yesterday, titled: “2016 Annual Report of National Financial Inclusion Strategy implementation”, the apex bank Read More

Nigeria’s largest electronic manufacturing, assembly plant launched

Calabar – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said on Thursday in Calabar that Nigeria was gradually moving toward technological independence . From left – Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade (left); Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle) and the Group Managing Director of Gospell Digital Technology Electronics Read More

NCC decries poor usage of ICT knowledge centres in schools, rural communities to boost internet penetration

By Emma UnaCALABAR – MANY schools and communities where the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, through its Universal Service Provision Fund has set up resource centres and school knowledge centres have not put them to adequate use and this is affecting internet penetration in rural areas. •Prof Umar Garba Danbatta Professor Umar Danbatta, Chief Executive Officer Read More

SystemSpecs ends partnership with Infor

To consolidate its position as a fully indigenous brand, SystemSpecs, one of Africa’s leading financial technology firms, has announced the end of its role as Country Partner of the US-based enterprise software company, Infor. SystemSpecs and Systems Union, erstwhile owners of SunSystems before its acquisition by Infor in 2006, had partnered to provide leading corporate Read More