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Nigeria IT agency sets up team to implement executive order on procurement

The Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has assembled a team to implement the Execute Order issued by acting President Yemi Osinbajo on the procurement of information technology products and services by federal government establishments. The Director-General of the agency, Isa Ali Pantami, disclosed this in a press statement. Mr. Osinbajo, had on May 18

Kirusa Launches Instavoice® Channels With Tigo In Rwanda

Kirusa, a global leader in providing telecom and social media solutions, today announced the launch of Celeb and Sports content services on InstaVoice® Channels platform, with Tigo Rwanda, a leading mobile network in the country. The Celeb content service, which is offered as a part of InstaVoice Channels, brings celebrities and their fans together. Using

Inactive SIMs: Telcos’ monthly revenue losses hit N156.6bn

Estimated revenue losses being recorded by telecoms operators in Nigeria as a result of rising inactive lines on their networks, has increased to N156.6 billion monthly, New Telegraph investigation has revealed. The analysis, which produced the potential revenue losses, was based on the latest monthly subscriber data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for

Stanbic IBTC introduces Nigeria’s first instant online account opening service

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC has introduced Nigeria’s first instant online account opening service, in line with its goal of helping to digitize banking in Nigeria for convenience and seamless service delivery. The one-stop financial service provider said this innovation, apart from expanding its retail banking business, will ensure easy access to millions of prospective banking

Breaking: WhatsApp Messaging Service Restored

After about three hours whatsapp service downtime users across the globe can now enjoy hitch free service. Facebook owned WhatsApp has user base of over one billion and it is one of the most popular messaging apps on the market. WhatsApp Messenger is a free application available for Android, Windows Phone and other operating system.

Why We Sacked 280 Workers — MTN Nigeria

The management of mobile telecoms firm, MTN Nigeria, on Tuesday gave reasons why it sacked 280 of its employees on Friday. In a major shake-up, the South African telecoms giant served letters dispensing with the services of about 15.6 per cent of its entire 1,800 Nigerian workforce. Those affected included some 200 permanent employees and

NUPENG official commends govt’s plan to build second refinery in Northern Nigeria

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Wednesday commended the Federal Government on the proposed second refinery in the Northern part of the country. Benjamin Rotimi, the Vice-Chairman, South-West Chapter of the union, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the initiative would reduce hardship associated with transporting petroleum