HP has worked with local Nigerian authorities to close down a large-scale international counterfeiting operations in Lagos. As part of the raid, there were several large seizures in the Lagos and Abuja regions in shops, warehouses and at manufacturing sites. The Nigerian officials were able to seize 142,000 illegal items, which were primarily components for manufacturing counterfeit toner and ink cartridges.
Leo Stan Ekeh, the Zinox Group
The Zinox Group has reportedly concluded the acquisition of e-commerce powerhouse, Konga after successfully rounding off months of long-drawn negotiations with major investors, Naspers and AB Kinnevik in a landmark development that will expectedly provide employment opportunities for thousands of Nigerians and reposition Konga for a greater share of the e-commerce market in Nigeria and beyond.
The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umaru Garba Danbatta, has restated that the Commission will not rest on its oars in ensuring that subscribers gets affordable and accessible broadband services at a price, in line with international best practices.
.Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer of MainOne
MainOne West Africa’s leading communications Services Company and operator of the premier Tier III Data Center, has announced its official listing by Microsoft as an ExpressRoute Connectivity Provider for Nigeria.
Creative Media Works, operating as BBM Messenger, has partnered with Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company, to launch the Uber ride-on-demand service within BBM Messenger.
Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability. There have been further successes within countries in developing online platforms, fostering growth of local companies and increasing the incentive to go online– says a new report launched today by the Internet Society a global non-profit dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to issue a directive to telecommunications operators to give 14 days’ window to subscribers to enable them roll over their unused data.Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this in a statement in Lagos.
Ever felt jealousy or discontentment due to the seemingly higher standards or jet-set lifestyle of other people on social media?. You are probably suffering from Social Media Anxiety Disorder (SMAD), a condition described by the Research and Development Unit of Yudala –Nigeria’s pioneer online and offline e-commerce outfit – as one afflicting a growing number of young adults. If you are on social media in any capacity, then you probably must have experienced SMAD, especially after being exposed to what other persons in your social network are up to.
We have all been in that position where our laptop battery starts to malfunction; that moment when a 10-hour battery life device depreciates to serving you for one hour or less. Insight from the Research and Development Unit of Yudala, Nigeria’s fastest growing composite e-commerce outfit, shows that while laptop batteries often depreciate with constant use over time, misuse or wrong usage often leads to this happening within a short period of time and at a time when you should still be deriving optimum utility from your laptop battery.
Globacom has partnered with the Lagos State Cooperative Federation (LASCOFED) to connect an initial 5000 workers both in the public and private sectors including the Small and Medium Scale Enterprise(SME) sector through an enhanced communications platform including both voice and data facilities .