$3.7 Trillion to be provided by UTRUST Blockchains to foster Economy in Emerging Markets

The increase of unbanked people in the emerging markets which was estimated to be about 2.5 billion and are also likely to benefit from financial inclusion, blockchain technology has been noted to have the potentiail to bring about 95 million new jobs across all sectors in unbanked nations. Based on a McKinsey report, UTRUST, the world’s first… Read more $3.7 Trillion to be provided by UTRUST Blockchains to foster Economy in Emerging Markets

More than half of the world’s population still offline

http://eepurl.com/1MXSP In spite of the surge in the number of internet users in Nigeria, Africa and across the world, about 3.9 billion people around the work still do not have access to the internet, with the digital gap growing between developed and developing countries, according to a report from the UN Broadband Commission. The report… Read more More than half of the world’s population still offline

Nigeria: Our Masts Don’t Pose Health Risks, NCC Insists

By Christopher Isiguzo and Gideon Arinze Enugu — The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) THURSday in Enugu for the umpteenth time dismissed out rightly misconceptions that mobile phones and telecom masts cause cancer or other health related problems. The telecom regulatory agency also reaffirmed its commitment to educating the public on issues of public health and… Read more Nigeria: Our Masts Don’t Pose Health Risks, NCC Insists

Wallet.ng secures major partners in quest for easier payments

Nigerian payments startup has secured partnerships with major players such as Interswitch, Flutterwave, Microsoft and System Specs as it aims to increase efficiency and lower costs in the payments space. Launched late last year, Wallet.ng is a digital payments platform that helps people send and receive money, and make payments, using just their phone numbers.… Read more Wallet.ng secures major partners in quest for easier payments

FG moves to regulate, standardise IT industry

THE Federal Government has vowed to deal with the challenge of irregularities  and quackery in the Information Technology  (IT) industry in Nigeria. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who made this commitment, charged the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), to enforce the Act establishing it by ensuring that all individuals and corporate organisations… Read more FG moves to regulate, standardise IT industry