Nigeria among 42 African schools for 2016 Microsoft showcase school program

No fewer than Forty-two African schools have been identified in the 2016 Microsoft Showcase School program by the software giant. Microsoft Showcase Schools are seen as experts in personalised learning, amplified by 1:1 deployments that effectively use Microsoft solutions (e.g. Surface, Office 365 Education, Office Mix, OneNote, Skype) to enable anywhere, anytime education for all students. Over the next two years, the Showcase Schools will take on the role of technology in education advisors in the education reform of their countries.

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Alcatel Onetouch IDOL 3 smartphone enters Nigerian market

In its tradition of churning out innovative products, Alcatel Onetouch has announced the availability of the IDOL 3 smartphone in the Nigerian smart phone ecosystem. The award-winning flagship product, according to the promoters delivers an excellent Android experience with a 5.5inch display screen and an ultra slim body at a very affordable price. Speaking on the uniqueness of the smart device, Nick Imudia, Regional Director, Alcatel Onetouch, Nigeria and Central Africa, said that , “The IDOL 3 smartphone is packed with the best-in-class components and software, designed with partners who are leaders in their fields.

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‘Konka’ll conquer economic reasons behind influx of substandard phones’

SEVERAL researchers have consistently attributed the influx of substandard mobile phones in Nigeria to cost. Users require mobile phones whose costs would not put a hole in their pockets. Unfortunately, some business men have latched on this demand to flood the market with substandard mobile phones which end up leaving the users frustrated in no time.

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How Palmchat 5.1.4 social app can boost Valentine connections

The introduction of latest version of Palmchat 5.1.4 social app by Tecno Mobile is expected to boost relationships, especially this Valentine season. The messaging app tailored for Africa which is taking mobile networking and experience to the next level, according to Mounir Boukai, the Director, Business Development, Afmobi will change the way people chat in the social media platform.

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Microsoft innovative educators forum: Retooling Nigerian teachers to virtual classroom

By Emek Aginam By the time the just concluded Microsoft Innovative Educators national forum was drawing to a close, there were positive signals that the paradigm shift from traditional to virtual classroom has started in Nigeria. At the event that participants from the Nigerian educational sector stressed the need for an educational revolution, no fewer
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