Core Business Technologies (CBT), Nigeria ICT powerhouse has donated laptops worth millions of naira to the Kwara State Polytechnic to help improve the quality of education in the school.
Apart from the laptops, Core Business Technologies has also announced a scholarship scheme to be given to three best students from year one to final year.
Edward Essien, chief executive officer
Total has said that it is selling a 20 percent stake in a Nigerian offshore oil field to China's Sinopec in a $2.5 billion deal which will help the French oil group fund its ambitious exploration plans.
The company said that has signed a deal to sell the stake in the OML 138 block, which currently produces 130,000 barrels per day of oil equivalent and contains the Usan field, which
MITSUMI IT Distribution has successfully concluded its debut at the recent GITEX which held at Dubai World Trade Centre and the company is excited with its participation at the ICT business gateway to the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.
This year, for the very first time, MITSUMI exhibited its world-class product portfolio from renowned global vendor partners HP,
Wärtsilä, a leading global supplier of flexible and efficient power plant solutions and services, has signed a three year Operations & Maintenance agreement covering the United Cement Company of Nigeria Ltd. (UniCem) power plant. This is an extension to the current three contract expiring in 2012.
The power plant provides electricity to United Cement Company's Mfamosing
WD, a Western Digital company, has appointed Nairobi-based Mitsumi Distribution as its new partner for Africa.
With this tie up, WD further strengthens and extends its global footprint by specifically catering to rising demand from Africa’s growing storage market.
Enterprise and home users alike will have better availability of the comprehensive range of storage, networking and
Soft Alliance And Resources Limited- an ICT firm based in Lagos, has emerged the Oracle Partner in Africa, for the year 2012.
The award was conferred on the company at this year’s Oracle MEA (Middle East and Africa) Partner Awards Ceremony, which took place in Dubai, UAE, recently.
Tunde Badejo, managing director of the company, said that the feat is just one of the various
Geometric Power Ltd owned by Professor Barth Nnaji, former power minister will start supplying power to Aba town, Abia State in February, according to a statement by the company’s publicist.
This is coming as Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), claimed that the electricity feeding tariff in Nigeria is the best anywhere in the world.
But Nnaji, who resigned as power
SkyVision Global Networks Ltd, a leading global provider of IP connectivity over satellite and fibre optic systems, has announced that it will continue expanding its local presence across Africa.
Following an intense strategic process, it became clear that in order for SkyVision to keep its position as a major African player offering services specifically designed for the rapidly
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has set January 1, 2013 as deadline for share certificates dematerialization.
The regulatory body notified capital market operators that all share certificates are to be dematerialized by January 1, 2013.
Dematerialization refers to the elimination of physical certificates or documents of title representing ownership of securities.
Lagos State Government said that there is no going back on its plan to commence the registration of all residents in January 2013.
Mr. Akin Akiniyi, public relations officer, Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LSRRA), said that the agency has held a pilot exercise with public servants.
According to Akiniyi, resident’s registration exercise was spurred by the need for a
Mrs. Omobola Johnson, minister of Communication Technology has paid glowing tributes to Nigerian software developers who developed the technology used to power the students PC ownership scheme.
She informed participants at the launch that the group demonstrated that Nigerians can develop a viable and vibrant local software industry catering to the nation’s domestic needs but exportable
MZ Consulting Limited, a household name in document and information management in Nigeria has presented her flag ship product called PinPoint software, that helps convert papers to electronic documents.
Musa Zubairu, managing director/CEO, MZ Consulting Limited said that the implementation of suitable technologies which offer the right solution to the new demanding business environment
Mike Adenuga Foundation has donated relief materials worth over N70 million to those affected in Bayelsa State to ease the pains of the recent flooding.
The relief materials were presented to Governor Seriaki Dickson at the Government House, Yenegoa on Tuesday. They included 4,000 mattresses, 4,000 pillows, 4,000 blankets, 2,000 cartons of noodles, 2,000 cartons of detergent, 500 bags
The National Assembly is employing the social media to enable Nigerians become part of the constitution amendment process.
Contributing during a public discuss on the Constitution Amendment process, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, deputy Senate President and chairman of the Senate Committee on the Constitution Amendment affirmed that apart from issuing public announcement on the subject, the
Annabel Leadership Academy, part of the Annabel group has taken a bold initiative to tackle the leadership trouble plaguing the country by organizing a Nigeria Leadership Summit Tagged “Let’s Focus on Leadership".
It is a platform designed and managed by Annabel to provide the public with a broader view and understanding of the challenges of leadership in Nigeria.
Peppe Terra, a ready to use unique blend of fresh tomatoes, onions and chilli pepper in an easy to open pack has continued to delight consumers and has become in less than two years of its launch, the toast of every kitchen.
Peppe Terra, with its promise of "No Stress - No Mess - Peppe Terra - All Plus", was launched in Nigeria in December, 2010 and the response from the consumer
PathCare, a specialized medical diagnostic centre in Lagos, has said that it could save the country billions of dollars expended on overseas trips for medical solutions using their world class IT facilities.
Annually, Nigerians seek better medical treatment abroad ranging from terminal diseases to tropical sickness like malaria. Medical practitioners have also had to relocate abroad to
Schneider Electric, global specialist in energy management, last Friday announced two new facility module power and cooling solutions into the market.
The new modular units enable data centre power and cooling capacity to be added in 500kW increments, allowing physical infrastructure to be right-sized to the IT load and eliminating a major cause of inefficiency and wasted energy.
Samsung Electronics West Africa, market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, has commenced the construction of its second Engineering Academy in Nigeria in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, in line with its commitment to the development of Nigeria’s information technology sector.
Launched in South Africa in March 2011, the initiative premiered in Nigeria with the opening of
Tramigo announces a great milestone in its coast-to-coast strategy in Africa with the opening of a Distribution and Support Office in Mogadishu.
During the last twelve months Tramigo has opened support offices in Lagos, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Free Town and now Mogadishu to serve our growing network of distributors and resellers and to offer technical support and warranty services at as
This year’s National Software Conference and Competition (NSCC), a flagship event put together by the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (Ispon) promises to be bigger and better as over 25 resource persons drawn from USA, Europe, Ghana and Nigeria have all penned down their names to share knowledge and brainstorm on the latest trends in the IT industry.
Leaning on the
The Federal Government has inaugurated a Committee to midwife the streamlining of a centralised demographic database for the country.
Namadi Sambo, the Vice President while inaugurating the Committee in the State House, Abuja, within the week, stated the terms of reference to include “determining the Agency that has the constitutional responsibility to host the centralised database and
Dr Seidu Mohammed, director-general, National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has urged the Federal Government to do comprehensive mapping and inventory of flood plains in the country.
He said the comprehensive mapping and inventory was necessary for proper settlement planning, awareness and enlightenment of flood prone communities in the country.
Onyebuchi Chukwu, minister of Health said his ministry is working on new patient feedback platform (PFP) to allow patients to lodge complaints against hospitals as well as help push the country's health workers to deliver world class services.
Slated for launch early next year, the PFP means patients and their relatives can send their complaints or commendations about services direct to
A new IT decision maker survey has urged governments to allow wireless companies to exchange information to help identify vulnerabilities and protect users from cyberfraud.
According to the survey released by CTIA-The Wireless Association at MobileCON, majority of IT experts said wireless industry is better equipped to define cybersecurity standards.
While there were differences
iROKING, Africa's number one online digital music platform, has launched a brand new mobile website that allows users to download tracks on the go - anytime, anywhere.
Bigger, better and faster than anything else on the market, the new site m.iroking.com http://www.m.iroking.com comes with a whole host of exciting features for Africa's 700
Nokia, global leader in the manufacturing of mobile devices, in partnership with Co-Creation Hub (CCHUB), foremost social innovation centre in Nigeria, are inviting applications for the sophomore edition of the academy programme.
This is having successfully completed the pilot edition of the “Nokia/CCHub Growth Academy”
Teemu Kiijarvi, head of Ecosystem and Developer Experience,
Keystone ECO is set to launch MarineCase II, the first and only universal-sized waterproof hard case that will accommodate most large screen smart phones, including Samsung Galaxy S™ III, HTC Evo™ 4G LTE, Motorola Droid Razr, Sony Xperia™ ion, and others.
The MarineCase is not designed for everyday use, but rather for those circumstances when smartphones need extra-strength protection
Movius Interactive Corporation, a leader in communication applications, has announced that its Visual Voicemail (VVM) service supports 100 percent of the iPhone’s native voicemail features on iOS6 and below.
The Movius Visual Voicemail Server integrates with the iPhone by implementing the Apple iMAP interface and thereby supports all of its native features.
This means Movius
The global forum on the drivers behind the digitization of citizens’ ID documents is going to Asia for the first time this month with over 40 speakers and 300 experts expected at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The forum, the fourth in its series will highlight the practical experiences and recent developments in Asia and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as promote new major