Muslim faithfuls from Nigeria embarking on Umrah/Hajj to Saudi Arabia have many reasons to smile as the innovative and customer-friendly telecommunication network, 9mobile, has again launched a new season of its Hajj Roaming Offer that affords pilgrims the opportunity to make and receive calls, send and receive SMS texts, and use data at much cheaper rates while in the Holy Land.
JOHNSON OJO, Ado Ekiti
A computer based firm, Ocean Digits Technologies, has begun training for over 4,000 graduate youths in Ekiti State to combat the rising trends of unemployment and cyber crime.
In this interview, Libby Barr, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer at MainOne, an African connectivity and data centre solutions company, speak on their recent partnership to improve broadband penetration in Nigeria.
For a population of over 190 million, it is perhaps shocking to countenance the fact that about 70% of Nigerians – a whopping 130 million – are still skeptical of shopping online and yet to be captured in the e-Commerce net – an anomaly that Konga’s futuristic business model is gradually catering to.
eTranzact International PLC, Africa’s premier electronic payment solutions provider has gotten the express approval of Shareholders of the company to raise its Authorised Share Capital from N2.1Billion Naira to N9.1 Billion Naira.
…. Demand for Girls Connect sees expansion in Edo and Kano
Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced a partnership with Girl Effect, an international non-profit organization and iSON group, the largest Information Technology Group in Africa, to empower rural and vulnerable girls in matters relating to finance, entrepreneurship, health, economic empowerment and safety, among others.
Innovative telecommunication company, 9mobile, has announced the appointment of Phillips Oki as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said that Nigeria has attained 31 percent broadband penetration.This, it said was based on empirical indices, and that it is contrary to insinuations in some quarters that the country was far away from that as claimed by some.
M-SCAN, a company that develops portable mobile ultrasound devices (Ultrasonic probes), was crowned as Sub-Saharan Africa’s Most Promising Startup at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018, held in Lagos, Nigeria on 11 December. Bettr, a virtual banking experience powered by the smartphone and data was the runner up.
The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has dismissed newspaper reports which alleged that it has failed to remit operating surplus for 2017.