NiRA lists tips against yearly N127bn losses to scammers

With over N127 billion being lost to cybercrimes in its various manifestations annually, the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has offered a number of tips on how Internet users can avoid falling victims of Internet scam this year. In a document endorsed by the National President of NIRA, Mr. Sunday Folayan, a copy of which… Read more NiRA lists tips against yearly N127bn losses to scammers

Ogun to Host over 1000 Tech Disruptors at 2018 Summit

By Emma Okonji More than 1000 individuals, organisations and future technology disruptors are expected to gather in Abeokuta, Ogun State, for a technology summit tagged ‘The TechSummitOgun 2018.’ With the theme ‘Disruptive Innovation; Where Are We?’ the summit scheduled to hold in Abeokuta on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Hosted by Vervetree… Source link

Easy Auto Reg — process your vehicle documents fast

Launched on August 22, 2017, EASY AUTO REG is an online platform that helps people register their vehicles and get necessary documents in Nigeria. Obviously, processing one’s vehicle particulars in Nigeria is usually a tough process. In fact, Punch reports that over 12 million Nigerians have fake vehicle documents. The reason for this isn’t far-fetched.… Read more Easy Auto Reg — process your vehicle documents fast

Five Tech tools changing Nigeria’s civic space

For the first time in recent history, Africa got to be part of a global revolution. This is the tech revolution heralded by talented young people making significant contributions to world progress through technology. In Nigeria, the dynamic is more interesting as young people are using technology to increase access to information, whilst driving active… Read more Five Tech tools changing Nigeria’s civic space

Entrepreneurs and innovators to watch out for

An exciting time lies  ahead for young Nigerian innovators and entrepreneurs with  big and bold business ideas   this year. DANIEL ESSIET reports. Nigeria is set  to celebrate entrepreneurship, innovation and disruption across the small and medium enterprises and technical space. This is because the nation is going to witness enterprising entrepreneurs, technologists, company… Source link

Disruptive technologies that will shape the year – Punch Newspapers

Oftentimes, I wonder if we really understand the growth or wreck disruptive technologies can cause any organisation or nation. Watching the news during the Christmas period and seeing the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation moving from one fuel station to the other, monitoring the distribution or in some cases, ensuring the… Read more Disruptive technologies that will shape the year – Punch Newspapers

NCC: Jan 16 Deadline for Conclusion of 9mobile Sale is Sacrosanct

Emma Okonji Contrary to reports making the rounds that the date for the planned sale of 9mobile has been shifted from January 16 to February 16, 2018, the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mr. Sunday Dare, said there would be no shifting of date, insisting that the sale must be concluded January… Read more NCC: Jan 16 Deadline for Conclusion of 9mobile Sale is Sacrosanct

Overcoming six digital banking fears – Punch Newspapers

Cybersecurity, or a lack of it, has consistently made headlines in recent times. The news that many bank customers in Nigeria are losing millions to electronic fraudsters is just the latest in a long list of digital banking security fears. The Nigerian Interbank Settlement System Plc Industry Fraud Report reveals that Nigerian banks are losing… Read more Overcoming six digital banking fears – Punch Newspapers

Internet connections hit 93.9m in Oct

  Nigeria’s Internet connections stood at 93.8 million as at end of October last year, according to the latest industry data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).The nation’s $70 billion telecommunications industry recorded its highest Internet subscriptions of 97 million in November 2015 before declining consistently to as low as 89.9 million in March…… Read more Internet connections hit 93.9m in Oct