Flutterwave launches Lagos-based internship programme

FinTech innovation company Flutterwave has announced a 3-month internship programme that will provide participants with the opportunity to put classroom learning to work, gain real-world experience and build lifelong skills. “Through a combination of practical on-the-job learning, formal training activities and one-to-one mentorship, you’ll… Read full story here

Living smartly with smartphones — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Phones have become a way of life for many people. This device enables modern man with hectic schedules to multi-task and undertake activities, which ordinarily would require lots of time and energy. So, it’s understandable, when some people appear unable to do without their handsets.However, despite its numerous positive attributes, there have been health worries… Read more Living smartly with smartphones — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Video Assistant Referee, VAR, technology to be used — Daily Times Nigeria

A new technology Video Assistant Referee (VAR) that allows off-field match officials to assist referees in “game-changing” situations such as goals, penalty kicks, straight red cards and cases of mistaken identity has been confirmed to be used during the African Nations Championship, CHAN, which kicks off on Saturday with hosts country Morocco. The system according… Read more Video Assistant Referee, VAR, technology to be used — Daily Times Nigeria

Fresh crisis in 9Mobile as Court nullifies order approving its interim management

The Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday nullified the ex parte order approving the appointment of an interim board for Nigerian telecom operator, Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service, EMTS. An ex parte order is an interim order often granted in the absence of the other party in a case. EMTS, Nigeria’s fourth largest telecommunications service… Read more Fresh crisis in 9Mobile as Court nullifies order approving its interim management

Nigeria: Again, 9Mobile Takeover Date Extended

By Zakariyya Adaramola The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the takeover of 9mobile will not take place on January 16 contrary to media reports. According to the commission, only the deadline for the receipt of binding offers from the prospective bidders close on Tuesday, but the takeover wouldn’t happen that day. The NCC in… Read more Nigeria: Again, 9Mobile Takeover Date Extended

Nigeria ends 2017 with 101,695 ng domain names – Official

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said on Friday that 101,695 domain names existed in the country’s domain registry as at 2017, up from 76,907 names recorded in 2016. The president of NIRA, Sunday Folayan, made this known in a statement on Friday. Mr. Folayan said that in December 2017, 5,547 domain names were recorded,… Read more Nigeria ends 2017 with 101,695 ng domain names – Official

NCC reacts to sale of 9Mobile to ‘anointed bidder’

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday dismissed reports alleging that a preferred bidder has been anointed for the acquisition of telecom giants, 9Mobile. T​his is contained ​in a statement signed by its Director of Public Affairs, Tony Ojobo​. He insisted that the process for the acquisition of 9Mobile is still ongoing. Ojobo said Barclays… Read more NCC reacts to sale of 9Mobile to ‘anointed bidder’

Meet Twinder – a Tinder-like bot on Twitter by 4 Nigerians

Twinder is a bot designed to match you with your Twitter crush(es) built by HelloWorld.ng. Hi! Twinder is a bot to help you match with your Twitter crushes – basically Tinder for Twitter. — Twinder (@twinderbot) January 8, 2018 If you are a frequent Twitter user, you’ll have heard the phrase “Shoot your shot” more times… Read more Meet Twinder – a Tinder-like bot on Twitter by 4 Nigerians

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