Author: Adeniyi Ogunfowoke

Nigeria: The Era of Remote Work

By Victor Asemota Paul Onwuanibe runs Landmark Africa, he left the global property and managed offices company “Regus” in the UK to start Landmark in Africa. Just like Regus, they also provide managed offices to companies. They are doing this in in over 20 African countries. Paul is one of the people I admire very Read More

Fraudulent SIM card reg: NCC reads riot act to telcos

Fraudulent SIM card reg: NCC reads riot act to telcos By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria Worried by the hydra-headed dangers of incidences of improperly registered, unregistered and pre-registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned telcos to desist or face the music. Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the NCC, Prof. Read More

Zebra Unveils New Android Enterprise Smartphone for SMEs

Zebra Unveils New Android Enterprise Smartphone for SMEs Zebra Technologies Corporation, the market leader in rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable real-time enterprise visibility, has introduced the TC20, a rugged, value-driven mobile computer designed to meet the specific needs of small- and medium-sized businesses… Read full Read More

Direct Pay Online Group receives second investment of $5M from Apis

Direct Pay Online Group CEO Eran Feinstein Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has received a second investment of $5M from the UK based private equity fund, Apis Partners. This investment, which follows the initial $10M investment made last year, will be used to fuel DPO Group’s ambitious strategic plan which includes organic growth across Africa, Read More

Nigeria: Google Maps, Street View Will Boost Tourism in Nigeria

press release By Segun Adeyemi The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stressed the need to leverage on technology, particularly digital mapping, to boost tourism in Nigeria. The Minister stated this in Abuja on Friday at the launch of the Economic Value of Geospatial Services in Nigeria. “As we look to make Read More

See top 5 reasons why smart businesses are putting their websites online(plus statistics).

Wondering if it’s high time you kick-start your business and move it to the web? Then you are thinking 3 times more sales. Yes, 3 times more sales. A writer from CJ consults takes you through why your business needs to be online right now 1) People use the internet more these days. I used Read More

Nigeria: TVC Communications Launches New Radio Station

By Jayne Augoye TVC Communications, operators of TVC Entertainment, TVC News and Adaba FM, has launched a music radio station, 102.3 Max FM, which replaces Radio Continental. 102.3 MAX FM was launched at a well attended event, held at the Federal Palace Hotel on Saturday night. Part of the new station line-up includes the well-known Read More

Nigeria: MTN, Airtel, Ntel, 13 Other Firms Scramble for 9Mobile

By Emma Okonji The scramble to acquire 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest network operator, promises to be very competitive, as 16 firms have submitted expressions of interest (EoIs) to Barclays to bid for 9mobile, THISDAY has learnt. Companies that have expressed interest in 9mobile, which until recently was Etisalat Nigeria Limited, until a debt default forced Read More

Nigeria to Increase Mobile Broadband Subscriptions to 50 Percent By 2020

Nigeria says it is committed to increasing the current coverage of the active mobile broadband subscription per 100 from 20.95 per cent to 50 per cent by 2020. Mr Bolaji Akinremi, Minister Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN, stated this while delivering Nigeria’s statement on ‘Information and Communications Technologies for Development’ at the Read More

Nigeria: Special Report – How a Nigerian Law Is Suppressing Citizens’ Freedom On the Internet

By Samuel Ogundipe When Emenike Iroegbu set up his news platform three years ago, he saw it as a starting point in the future of quality community newspapering for an audience long deprived of alternative views and balanced reportage. Mr. Iroegbu, 39, works full-time as the editor of Abia Facts Newspaper, a small-scale platform with Read More

Nigeria’s .ng Domain Name Adoption Hits 100,000

By Adeyemi Adepetun and Sulaimon Salau The adoption and use of the Country Code Top Level Domain name (ccTLD), Nigeria’s .ng, is on the upward swing, as the figure hits 100, 000.This statistic was given yesterday by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), when the management team paid a courtesy visit to Rutam House, headquarters Read More

Nigeria: Data Rollover – Telcos Give NCC Condition for Compliance

By Emma Okonji Telecommunication operators (telcos) have resolved to comply fully with the recent directive given them by the regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on data rollover but on one condition. The telcos said they have agreed to fully comply with the regulatory directive on data rollover on the condition that NCC must revisit Read More

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