Author: Guardian Nigeria

NCC moves to checkmate SIM Swap fraud

Ms Helen Obi, Head of Zonal Operations, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Friday said that the commission has put in place a regulation to checkmate SIM Swap fraud. Obi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos. A SIM is a smart card inside a mobile phone, carrying identification Read More

e-Retailer, Jumia Nigeria promises best prices online, offline

With the fluctuating rate of foreign exchange in the country, which affects the prices of goods and services, Nigerian consumers continue to look for the most convenient channels and affordable means to procure goods and services. When it comes to pricing, eCommerce pioneer, Jumia Nigeria is seriously pushing competition, even when pitted against international e-retailers Read More

Google unveils new moves to boost struggling news organisations — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

An Indian visitor talks on his mobile phone outside the Google stall at the India Mobile Congress in New Delhi on September 27, 2017.  AFP PHOTO / Prakash SINGH Google announced new steps to help struggling news organizations Monday — including an end to a longstanding “first click free” policy to generate fresh revenues for Read More

Why e-payment start-ups fail in Nigeria — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

For the electronic payment sub-sector of Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry to grow its start-ups, some limiting factors must be overcome completely. Challenges currently identified as stunting the growth of payment start-ups in Nigeria, include un-scalable business model; insufficient funding; no advantage over existing solutions; skills shortage; regulation… Read full story here Read More

EFCC returns N36 million to school allegedly defrauded by bank workers — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Salihu (middle) presenting the money to the proprietor, Chukwuogo. • Arrests eight for alleged internet fraud The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has returned a sum of N36,186,012 to Mrs. Ifeoma Chukwuogo, proprietress of Jephtah International School, East-West Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as money recovered from three suspected fraudsters, who allegedly diverted the… Read More

Shittu says NIGCOMSAT will be competitive via commercialisation

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu Mr Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications says Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd. (NIGCOMSAT) will be a competitive commercial service provider via commercialisation. Shittu said this in a statement signed by Mr Henshaw Ogbubike, the Deputy Director, Press in the ministry on Monday in Abuja. The minister was speaking during the… Read More