THE INSIDER: Why Globacom badly wants 9mobile — but may not get it

[ad_1] Globacom desperately wants to acquire 9mobile — but it would take a miracle for the nation’s second largest mobile network to get its wish, those with inside knowledge of the goings-on have told TheCable. The company formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria was taken over in July 2017 following a N541 billion debt 0verhang. Mubadala Group,… Read more THE INSIDER: Why Globacom badly wants 9mobile — but may not get it

Economy: The impact of digital finance

[ad_1] By Bunmi Coker With approximately 70 million of Nigeria’s unbanked and under-banked Nigerians, deepening financial inclusion in the country remains a present and urgent need. The role of digital finance in this regard cannot be over-stressed because it has the potential to not only drive financial inclusion significantly but also empower bank customers carry… Read more Economy: The impact of digital finance

Top 10 Matters That Headlined Nigerian Music Industry In 2017

[ad_1] This year, 2017, has been quite an interesting one for a number of Nigerian artistes and music lovers at large. From blooming careers, to major collaborations and awards, it has definitely been an eventful year. The industry has witnessed some of Nigeria’s finest artistes get caught up in the web of controversies. It is… Read more Top 10 Matters That Headlined Nigerian Music Industry In 2017

Nigeria: ISPs Blame Tower Operators for Poor Internet Service Delivery

[ad_1] By Chike Onwuegbuchi Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country have attributed poor internet service being delivered to their subscribers to poor services delivered by telecommunications tower operators as well as high cost of renting towers that house their base stations. Satis Kumar, chief operating officer, Direct On Data, said ISPs are saddled with… Read more Nigeria: ISPs Blame Tower Operators for Poor Internet Service Delivery

How apps, drones, others can help Nigerian farmers achieve bumper harvest – Punch Newspapers

[ad_1] The expanding population and corresponding food demand has garnered the deployment of smart technology into agriculture globally. IFE OGUNFUWA examines the extent of technology adoption in Nigeria in view of Nigeria’s food sufficiency efforts Kabir Danladi is a 45-year-old farmer with over 10 years of experience in vegetable farming, especially tomato and red chillies.… Read more How apps, drones, others can help Nigerian farmers achieve bumper harvest – Punch Newspapers

Nigerian Stock Market Among World’s Top 5 Performers In 2017 – CNN Report – Gistmaster

[ad_1] By OLUSHOLA BELLO And KAYODE TOKEDE, Lagos Nigeria’s stock market has been named to be amongst the five top performers in 2017, topping equities markets of most major European, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, a CNN report has revealed. The report which examined the performances of global equities’ markets, listed the United States stock… Read more Nigerian Stock Market Among World’s Top 5 Performers In 2017 – CNN Report – Gistmaster