The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that the value of e-payment transactions in the nation’s banking sector rose to N42.76 trillion in 800,201,498 transactions during the third quarter this year. The bureau, in its latest report titled ‘Selected Banking Sector Data Q3 2019’ stated that the figures were the available data on electronic […]
The Senate has urged the Federal Government to re-position the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority with a view to ensuring safety, security safeguards and physical protection of nuclear materials, including hazardous wastes in Nigeria. Similarly, the upper chamber also charged the executive arm of government to re-engineer and recognize the Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission, while calling […]
The Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, on Tuesday asked the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecom industry regulator, to consider the possibility of reducing data cost for millions of Nigerian telecom subscribers amid growing complaints by them on extortion by service providers. The minister gave the charge when the management of the commission, […]
As Nigeria continues to explore all options to improve her earnings from the hydrocarbon resources industry, the Executive Operations Director, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Mr. Effiong Okon, has identified the adoption of critical contemporary technologies as crucial to effective planning and forecast and mitigating the risks in the industry. Okon gave this hint while […]
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday reported that transactions through the Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) by selected banks’ customers nationwide stood at N39.15 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018. The bureau disclosed this in its ‘Selected Banking Sector Data for the Fourth Quarter, 2018’, published on its website. According to the official […]
The Federal Government on Tuesday said that it planned to generate $88 billion and create three million jobs through the nation’s digital economy within the next decade. Making this disclosure during the official inauguration of the nation’s first digital classroom in Abuja, the Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, , […]
Africa’s biggest telecommunication operator by subscriber base, MTN Group, has launched its Initial Public Offer (IPO) on the Ghana Stock Exchange to acquire a 4G spectrum. With the investment initiative, the public will have the opportunity to own 35 percent of the telecoms shares. The offering is part of the requirements by the National Communication […]
Google and Facebook have unveiled plans to lead some global technology giants’ efforts to empower Nigerians and other African nationals in technical skills by supporting skills development, technology adoption and the growth of digital businesses.
MainOne has announced its official listing by Microsoft as an ExpressRoute Connectivity Provider for Nigeria.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has projected that based on the mechanisms being put in place by his ministry to minimise importation of raw materials, the country has the potential to save up to N43 trillion in five years.