Technology

Twitter Shares Slump 8% After Trump Account Suspension

Twitter’s German-listed shares slumped as much as 8 per cent on Monday, the first trading day after it permanently suspended U.S. President Donald Trump’s account late on Friday. The company said suspension of Mr Trump’s account, which had more than 88 million followers, was due to the risk of further violence, following the …

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Pantami Launches Improved NIN Slip, Mobile App

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has approved the development and release of an improved National Identity Number (NIN) slip and a Mobile App. This is part of the Federal Government’s policy to improve the process of obtaining NIN and linking it to SIM, …

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In 5 Years, NCC Remitted N362.34bn Revenue to FG

The Executive Vice Chairman, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Umar Danbatta, on Friday said the Commission remitted over N362.34bn as revenue in five years to the Federal Government’s consolidated revenue account. Danbatta made the disclosure in his presentation to Course 29 Participants at the National Defence College Abuja. In …

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Nigeria will deploy technology to boost mining sector

The Federal Government is to deploy Science and Technology in the area of solid mineral exploitation so as to accelerate economic diversification of the country. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu made this known when he received the House Committee on Solid Minerals Development, in Abuja on …

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VP Osinbajo Urges Huawei to Create Jobs for Nigerian Youth

The idea of a partnership between the Federal Government and technology companies to develop an eco-system of competent Nigerians working in the service sector and even outsourcing their expertise abroad is a welcome development and a step in the right direction in job creation. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, stated …

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Unregistered SIM: Pantami Threatens Sanctions Against Culprits

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has threatened to sanction any individual or institution found wanting in the event of evidence that there is an improperly registered subscriber identification module (SIM) on networks in Nigeria. A section of the media reported that the Senate …

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AfCFTA: Stakeholders Target African Digital Market by 2030

Stakeholders in Nigeria’s information and communications technology sector have expressed confidence that beyond achieving the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, Africa could succeed in having a single digital market by 2030 if all hands are on deck to build infrastructure that would position the Continent as the top …

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