Dangers Of Digital Age — Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

The digital age, also called the information age, is defined as the time period starting in the 1970s at the introduction of the personal computer with subsequent technology providing the ability to transfer information freely and quickly. No doubt, the world has become a global village, a phrase coined by Marshall McLuhan to describe the… Read more Dangers Of Digital Age — Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

New cryptocurrency marketplace Coindirect launches in SA, Nigeria & Kenya

  Coindirect.com, a new marketplace allowing users to buy and sell cryptocurrencies online has launched in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya in a move to make trade in digital currencies simple ahead of its global rollout in early 2018. Taking on popular Localbicoins, remitano, Belfrics, Coindirect.com supports one of the widest ranges of local-to-cryptocurrency transactions available,… Read more New cryptocurrency marketplace Coindirect launches in SA, Nigeria & Kenya

Nigeria records over 85% rise in PoS transactions

The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement System has revealed that in 2017, N1.41 trillion worth of transactions were carried out via Point of Sales terminals across the country. It revealed that there are 155,462 active terminals across the country and are being offered by mobile money merchants. This was the highest value since the introduction of… Read full… Read more Nigeria records over 85% rise in PoS transactions

‘Nigeria needs cheaper 4G handsets to deepen broadband penetration’ — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Spectranet Office Nigeria’s quest to meet and surpass the 30 per cent broadband penetration target set for 2018, would among others, require the adoption of cheaper but stronger 4G/LTE and VOLTE handsets. Spectranet, which gave this advice, noted that in India, one of the operators, Reliance Jio, actually pioneered this revolution, which enabled it to garner… Read more ‘Nigeria needs cheaper 4G handsets to deepen broadband penetration’ — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

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

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

Policing Nigeria With Use Of Effective ICT — Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

Information and communications technology has become indispensable to our modern life, we critically depend on information and communications infrastructure in planning our personal lives, our societies, business activities and running critical infrastructures. This is the simple reason why governments of the world are embracing the concept of “Smart Technology” especially in the… Read full story… Read more Policing Nigeria With Use Of Effective ICT — Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

NSE, Fintech Nigeria partner on innovation growth policy formulation

The prospects for a strategic collaboration that will deepen the penetration of technology firms in the Nigerian capital market, received a boost with the recent engagement between the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Fintech Nigeria Association. This is coming on the heels of earlier engagements between the Stock Exchange and Fintech Nigeria. Chairman of the Fintech… Read more NSE, Fintech Nigeria partner on innovation growth policy formulation