Category: Technology

Online Shoppers in Sub-Saharan Africa still don’t trust e-commerce sites

Online Shoppers in Sub-Saharan Africa still don’t trust e-commerce sites

A majority of Africans in Sub-Saharan do not trust online shopping sites, this is according to a recent GeoPoll survey conducted in 5 African countries; Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana on online shopping following a Black Friday frenzy seen in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. Click here to view original post at www.itnewsafrica.com Read More

Telecoms operators record 35,655 porting activities in October – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday said that a total of 35,655 mobile number porting activities were recorded in the month of October. This is contained in the ”Incoming and Outgoing Porting Activities of Mobile Network Operators” report, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Click here to view original post Read More

NCC: Drop in Active Internet Users

NCC: Drop in Active Internet Users

The NCC released the latest Internet Subscriber Data and it doesn’t look good for both Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Internet Service Providers/Networks in the country. Click here to view original post at www.techsuplex.com Read More

3 Nigerian companies leveraging the internet to simplify everyday tasks

3 Nigerian companies leveraging the internet to simplify everyday tasks

There were times when the internet came in handy for relatively basic tasks. But it’s a different thing today. The internet is now leveraged to provide solutions to both simple and complex problems. In Nigeria, here are 3 of the numerous companies leveraging the internet. Click here to view original post at techpoint.ng Read More

10 stories that defined the Nigerian tech scene in 2016

10 stories that defined the Nigerian tech scene in 2016

A great deal has happened in 2016 and as a founder, I’ve naturally consumed a lot of Nigerian tech stories. Yes, loads of articles penned; some were outstanding, some not so good, and some, frankly, should not have been written! Click here to view original post at techcabal.com Read More

Nigeria launches digital broadcasting in Abuja; residents to get 30 free TV channels

Nigeria launches digital broadcasting in Abuja; residents to get 30 free TV channels

The federal government on Thursday launched the Abuja phase of the Digital Switch Over (DSO), signalling the commencement of the full roll-out of digital broadcasting across the federal capital city. Click here to view original post at www.premiumtimesng.com Read More

What’s recession got to do with technology adoption in Nigeria?

What’s recession got to do with technology adoption in Nigeria?

Last week Sunday, we had our annual thanksgiving service in my church. The Pastor mentioned three categories of people who should come out to give special thanks, the third category was for people who had started businesses or gotten married in 2016. Much to my surprise, this was the largest group! It was confusing at Read More

Lagos introduces online verification of car number plate

Lagos introduces online verification of car number plate

In line with the Smart City initiative of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the General Manager, Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency, MVAA, Mr. Lateef Lawal has announced the existence of a website through which motorists and law enforcement agencies can henceforth confirm the authenticity and genuineness of number plate issued. Click here to view original web Read More

Ahmadu Bello University ABU launches first ‘Online’ MBA programme in Nigeria

Ahmadu Bello University ABU launches first ‘Online’ MBA programme in Nigeria

ABU launches first ‘Online’ MBA programme in Nigeria, Partners Jobberman and Accenture Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) has made history as the first university in the country to have a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme accredited by NUC to be delivered in e-learning mode. Prospective students from any part […] Click here to view original Read More

Nigeria Mobile Phone Report 2016

If you have an aversion for hype, please ignore all the noise and overblown figures being thrown about everywhere about mobile/smartphone/internet users in Nigeria. This is a country where the top downloaded bank, news and e-commerce apps have less than 5 million downloads each. And for a country that is hugely religious, the top church/religious Read More

Nigerian 4G networks embrace poor Quality of Service

Nigerian 4G networks embrace poor Quality of Service

After blazing launches, Nigerian 4G networks have began to embrace the poor quality of service that ISPs in the country are generally known for. Using wireless internet connection as your primary means of internet access in Nigeria requires that you have a healthy dose of patience and long-suffering. If […] Click here to view original Read More

Nigerian man charged in hacking of Los Angeles county emails

A Nigerian national has been charged in connection with a hack of Los Angeles County emails that might have exposed personal data from more than 750,000 people who had business with county departments, officials said. Kelvin Onaghinor, 37, faces nine counts, including unauthorized computer access and identity theft, according […] Click here to view original Read More

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