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Africa Check Hits #1million Visitors
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Africa Check Hits #1million Visitors

December 18th, 2014 | by Blessing
Africa’s first independent fact-checking website Africa Check, launched two years ago to promote accuracy in public debate and the media, announced today  that it had hit a million visitors. Crossing the million mark “is...
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NCC Shuts Down Four Telcos Over Illegal Operations

December 18th, 2014 | by Afolake
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has clamped down on four telecoms companies for engaging in illegal operations. The four operators are  Steam Communications, Netcom, SwiftTalk and Multi-dimesnion Technologies all...
Global Smartphone Sales Increases By 20.3 Percent In Q3 2014
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Global Smartphone Sales Increases By 20.3 Percent In Q3 2014

December 18th, 2014 | by Afolake
According to Gartner, an American information technology research and advisory firm, global smartphone sales grew 20.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2014, fuelled by record growth in emerging markets. The latest figures from...
Blackberry Launches New Smartphone, The Blackberry Classic
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Blackberry Launches New Smartphone, The Blackberry Classic

December 18th, 2014 | by Babatunde
Smartphone maker, Blackberry, has launched its latest phone, the Blackberry Classic. what it calls a “no-nonsense” smartphone, the Blackberry Classic. The device comes with a full “Qwerty” keyboard,...
“ICT Tools Prevented Rigging In Osun Election” – Aregbesola
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“ICT Tools Prevented Rigging In Osun Election” – Aregbesola

December 18th, 2014 | by Afolake
Rauf Aregbesola, the Governor of Osun State has revealed how the deployment of information and communications technology (ICT) tools in monitoring and reporting the August 9 governorship election in the state,...
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Government To Pass ICT Infrastructure Protection Bill – Minister

December 17th, 2014 | by Babatunde
The Communication Technology minister, Dr. Omobola Johnson, has revealed that a bill which would help protect critical national Information Communication and Technology (ICT), infrastructure from vandalism will soon be presented...
Lagos, Abuja, Ondo and Two Other States Become Smart States
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Lagos, Abuja, Ondo and Two Other States Become Smart States

December 17th, 2014 | by Babatunde
Nigeria’s Ministry of Communications Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson, has declared that five new Nigerian states have joined the Smart State initiative. These cities include Abuja, Bayelsa, Cross River, Lagos and Ondo has...
MTN Foundation Awards Scholarships To Blind Nigerian Students
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MTN Foundation Awards Scholarships To Blind Nigerian Students

December 17th, 2014 | by Babatunde
MTN Foundation has awarded scholarships to 167 blind Nigerians to assist them in the pursuit of further learning at various universities in the country. The foundation also awarded about 1,205 Nigerian youth with various...
NCC To Penalize Four Telecoms Firms For In Illegal Usage Of Spectrum Frequency
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NCC To Penalize Four Telecoms Firms For In Illegal Usage Of Spectrum Frequency

December 11th, 2014 | by Lolade
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday came down heavily on four telecommunications operators located in Lagos, for engaging in illegal usage of spectrum frequency. It was gathered that the four operators are;...
Truecaller Surpasses 100 million Users Mark, Launches New Solution
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Truecaller Surpasses 100 million Users Mark, Launches New Solution

December 11th, 2014 | by Lolade
A caller search technology company, Truecaller, has announced the launch of the new Truecaller on Google Play, exceeded the 100 million mark users globally. In addition to the increase in the company’s user base, Truecaller...