The Nigeria Telecom Trade Fair has been identified as an essential way to boost the visibility of new mobile devices brands in the country.
Mr Biodun Ajiboye, executive chairman of Logica Media Group and convener of the trade fair on Wednesday said that the Nigerian Telecom Trade Fair would promote visibility of new brands of telecoms devices.
Ajiboye, said that the fair would
House of Representatives said that some N4.9 billion from the contingency fund of federal government by the Budget Office of the Federation is misused and is seeking for explanations from the government at the centre.
Contingency fund is a fund for an emergency or unexpected outflow, mainly economic crises but how the federal government spent some N4.9 billion remains a mystery.
Guinea, one of Africa's poorest nations despite abundant natural resources, has urged the G8 to back its battle with corruption by helping trace shell companies used to hide crooked deals and track dirty money flows.
The resulting increased prosperity, President Alpha Conde said, would help stem growing radicalism in a region already threatened by unrest in Mali that has placed Guinea
Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has handed over the monitoring and coordination of its newly acquired responsibility; International Ships and Ports Security (ISPS) code function to a company; Havan Guard Security Limited
Captain Bala Agaba, NIMASA's executive director, Maritime Safety, disclosed this at a General Stakeholders Conference in Lagos recently.
WorldVentures™, the leading direct seller of vacation club memberships, with presence in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana, launches the Trust Council to measure, audit, counsel and advocate company practices and behaviors, in the field and at the corporate office.
The council will also advise and make recommendations for decisions and projects, creating a culture of trust, authenticity
President Goodluck Jonathan has urged state governors to give the seal of approval to death penalties handed down on convicts by the courts in their domains to encourage an atmosphere of discipline in the society.
Death penalty is against the currents in civilized world because the practice is an intolerable denial of civil liberties and inconsistent with the fundamental values of a
University of Nigeria Nsukka in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) will hold a Science fair from today, June 17th-22nd to exhibit recent advances in methods of teaching and learning science.
The Science Fair would feature a micro-science and global water experiment,
David Cameron, British Prime Minister, yesterday said that his government might consider cutting off aid to Nigeria over same sex marriage bill passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday after the Senate had passed its own version in November 2011.
Cameron had in October 2011 threatened to cut off aid to countries which ban gay and lesbians.
David Mark, Senate President,
Nyeneokpon Emmanuel Ekanem, a 400 level of the University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, has emerged winner of this year’s DigitalSENSE Africa Media Students Essay Contest,
with an entry which a judge said offers good connection between improving access to the Internet in Nigeria, cybercrime activities, need for Internet Governance, and a great call for caution to avoid hurting
The Lagos state Government has concluded a one-week training course for over 500 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (Lastma), aimed at equipping them with necessary IT knowledge and skills to manage traffic with new Hi-Tech equipment.
Kayode Opeifa, Commissioner for Transportation, while addressing the officers at the end of the training session held at the state’s
VDT Communications has elevated sixteen of its staff to various positions in line with the company’s growth focus in the years ahead.
Among the newly promoted staff is Adewale Akinade who is now assistant general manager (AGM).
Adewale Akinade started his career at VDT Communications, in 2009, as the Management Accountant, after which he rose to the position of Finance Manager and
Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has come out to say that its system did not record any missing plane.
Also, the Nigerian Police said that the private jet with registration number N972TF at Dapsey Filling Station, Igando, did not crash land.
This is coming on the heels of the sudden appearance of the jet at the Lagos suburb on Thursday morning.
Federal government is to scrap 220 parastatals, agencies and commissions in line with the recommendation of the Stephen Oronsaye-led presidential committee on the rationalisation and restructuring of the federal government's parastatals and commissions.
Dr. Reuben Abati, special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, told journalists after the weekly federal executive council
Michael Prest, Nigerian oil tycoon has lost a legal battle with Yasmin, his estranged English wife and is to cough out some 17.5 million pounds ($27 million) in divorce settlement.
The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favour of Yasmin in the closely watched case that had raised concerns about the accessibility of corporate assets in wealthy divorces.
Contrary to a general trend of decline in ICT equipment and device shipment across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) markets, there was still cheering news in the shipments of blade servers which grew 10.9 per cent across the region, with the biggest annual growth seen in Nigeria, UAE, Pakistan and Oman.
According to latest results published by IDC (International Data Corporation), the
Since Obama nominated Susan Rice for the position of National Security Advisor, questions have been asked in the Nigerian media about allegations of her role in the death of the winner of Nigeria's annulled 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola.
Following an interview with the Nigerian Punch in which Dr. Ore Falomo, Chief MKO Abiola's personal physician, accused the CIA
Core Group Africa, Apple's official distributor for Nigeria has signed a major partnership deal with Stanbic ITBC Bank, which offers Nigerians the opportunity to pay for an iPad, interest free over 12 months.
The deal is available from this week and will include any iPad with Retina Display and iPad mini, as well as other selected Apple products.
Rutger-Jan van Spaandonk,
Lagos State yesterday gave legal teeth to a new law allowing residents of the state to cremate deceased relatives and friends with reasons.
Cremation which may serve as a funeral or post-funeral rite is an alternative to the interment of an intact dead body in a coffin or casket and is the use of high-temperature burning, vaporization, and oxidation to reduce dead animal or human bodies
Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider has announced the availability of its Technology Lifecycle Management Assessment for Security.
The assessment helps organizations determine which devices on their corporate network require immediate attention over other devices, based on the network location and severity.
According to Dimension Data's
Barack Obama, US president has defended secret surveillance into U.S. phone records and foreigners' Internet use, arguing that the programs' value in "preventing terrorist attacks" is worth the "modest encroachments on privacy."
It was revealed June 5 that Washington has been secretly collecting telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top-secret court order.
DPSS Consultants, UK and OMNL (Office Machines Nigeria Ltd) have kicked off curriculum development and qualifications structure for institutions in Nigeria under the World Bank economic reform and governance programme to produce a world class curriculum infused with global best practices.
This is coming on the heels of recent findings that some government procurement officers need to
Nigeria cannot survive another civil war and those beating the drums of war ahead of the 2015 elections must stop, according to David Mark, president of the Senate.
“Those beating the drums of war should realise that no nation can survive two civil wars in one lifetime. These trends must stop, and we must all remember that the nation is greater than the sum total of its parts.” Mark
Babatunde Fashola, Lagos State governor, has urged youths in the state to come forward and access the N1.5 billion Research Fund provided by the government to develop new innovations and solutions.
Fashola who spoke on Thursday at the Main Auditorium, Lagos State University (LASU), to a cross section of students from various tertiary institutions, including those from LASU, Lagos State
Mr. Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human right activist has urged the National Assembly to change the public perception that they are the highest paid in the world by disclosing their full salaries and allowances.
Falana spoke Thursday in Abuja at the ceremony organised by the House of Representatives in Abuja to mark the second anniversary of the 7th Assembly (2011-
Samsung Electronics, a leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, has introduced its latest, super-sized Ultra High Definition TV, the S9, into the Nigerian market. The premium product was unveiled to the public in Lagos on Thursday.
Housed within a minimal, freestanding metal frame that allows it to rotate freely and appear to float in mid-air, the 85-inch S9 is the
Slot Systems Limited, a household name for affordable and durable mobile phones for all levels/classes of people in Nigeria, in pursuant of the wellbeing of its customers has organised awareness campaign to enable consumers maximize benefits of mobile devices warranties.
In contract law, a warranty as defined by Wikipedia has various meanings, “but generally means a guarantee or promise
Yahsat, the Middle East’s leading satellite service provider, took home the highly coveted SatCom Star Award for the “Most Innovative Product/Service for Africa” for the second consecutive year.
The award is a testament to the successful growth and uptake of YahClick, which provides connectivity to residents in unserved and underserviced areas across 28 countries in the Middle East,
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has appointed Heritage Bank as a designated Customs Duty Collecting Bank in a move designed to further strengthen the Services’ renewed drive for improved revenue generation.
This is sequel to a signed agreement between the Nigeria Customs Service and the Heritage Bank Management on the May 20, in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
With its recent
Babafemi Ojudu, the charismatic senator representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District in the Senate has described Opon Imo, a tablet of knowledge launched by Osun State government as game changer.
Ojudu said on his Facebook wall that he was at Ilesha in Osun state for presentation ceremony of the e-learning device, the first if its kind in Nigeria.
“I was in Ilesha
Hajiya Hadiza Mailafia, minister of Environment, has urged ECOWAS member countries to integrate disaster risk prevention and mitigation in policies and programmes of their governments.
Mailafia made the call at the Seventh Consultation of the Regional Committee for Disaster Management in West Africa, hosted by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
Mailafia said that