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I made 5,000 people millionaires in two years – Software expert

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Cashflow ABI Network, Engineer Philemon Gora, said at the weekend that over 5,000 people have been made millionaires in less than two year of his firm’s operation in the country According to Gora, about 16,000 people are also benefiting from the product and services of his software in internet […]

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NITDA bans HP, DELL, ACER computer, others from govt. offices

The Federal Government, through the National Information Technology Development Agency  (NITDA), last week, banned the purchase of foreign computers (desktops and laptops) and technology products in public institutions and schools. At stakeholders’ forum comprising IT experts and ICT journalists held in Lagos, NITDA Director-General, Professor Cleopas Angaye, said the step is taken by the agency to protect local IT […]

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‘My husband’s lovers harass me on phone’

A middle-aged woman, Toyin Akinode, has told an Oshodi Grade ‘B’ Customary Court that her husband’s girlfriends were always harassing her on the phone. Toyin, who got married to her husband, Taiwo Akinode, in 2007 said different ladies sent threat messages to her phone and would sometimes call her to leave her husband alone for […]

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Google Advises Nigerian Media To Create Local Content On Internet

Mr Lanre Aina, the Business Development Manager of Google Nigeria, on Thursday advised the Nigerian media to develop local content on the Internet. Aina gave the advice in Lagos at a “New Media Training’’ organised by Google Nigeria for media personnel. He said that creating local content on the Internet would make the media more […]

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Google in Africa

ONLINE Africa is developing even faster than the new highways of offline Africa. Undersea cables reaching Africa on the Atlantic and Indian Ocean coasts, plus innovative mobile-phone providers, have raised internet speeds and slashed prices. In some African markets you can buy a daily dose of internet on a mobile phone for about the cost […]

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Jonathan Seeks Technology from Germany to Tackle Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has solicited for the assistance of Federal Republic of Germany to deploy their technology to assist the Nigeria in the bid to curb the activities of the insurgent group, Boko Haram. Besides, Jonathan also requested Germany to help the country develop the needed security architecture for deployment in the fight […]

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The NIC has Commenced Plans to Gather Information on the History of the Internet in Nigeria

It has been disclosed that the Nigerian internet community has commenced plans to gather information on the history of the internet in the country. Their aim is to collate an overview of how the internet industry in Nigeria has evolved, with the team project lead by Titilayo Akinsanmi-Bolarinwa. It runs until 22 April for the […]

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Interswitch Nigeria’s Website Hacked

I was preparing an article on Interswitch’s new package which aids you find links to pages on InterSwitch Nigeria’s website where you would locate shops, stores, and merchants that have POS terminals that support InterSwitch payment platform. I went back to the website and I did not see what I expected, instead I saw “server […]

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Popularizing e-Library In Nigeria

Although the practice of Library Science profession is still growing and a lot of improvement is required, Nigeria is making efforts to make e-libraries most acceptable to the public. E-Library refers to all the library resources that are available online through computers and databases. These are different from the open internet, as they sometimes have […]

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IT Experts Warn Banks on Increased Cyber Threats as Nigeria goes Cashless

Nigerian Financial Institutions have been warned by Information technology experts about going from cash to electronic-based economy. Banks have been advised to take advantage of the latest Information Security technology to guard their Information assets against Cyber threats.  Business Day

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