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MTN rolls out HyNetLTE for high-speed broadband in Lagos

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Committed to driving its bold new digital world vision through the delivery of business-enabling solutions and technology, MTN Business has rolled out its enhanced broadband Internet service, MTN HyNetLTE, across Lagos.

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Huawei brings Pad TI 7.0 to Nigerian market

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As part of its original approach to balancing productivity, content creation and consumption in one portable media pad device in Nigeria, Huawei has unveiled Huawei Pad T1 7.0.

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Countdown to NCS election: Uwaje shops for N100b to rebuild Nigerian IT ecosystem

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Uwaje

Barely seventy hours to the 2015 international conference and the Presidential election of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), one of the presidential aspirants, Chris Uwaje has said that he will secure one hundred billion naira litmus package to rebuild the Nigerian IT sector if elected for the leadership of the umbrella body for all IT professionals in Nigeria.

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IGF: Worry over poor participation of African business leaders

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From left: Dr. Sola Afolabi, Team Leader, Accelerated Trade in West Africa, Dr. Peter Jack, Director, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA and Dr. Jonson Olufuye  and Waudo Signanga, Chairman, Kenyan Computer Society  in Abuja at the just concluded  African ICT Alliance, (AfICTA)  Chief Executive Officer Round Table in partnership with Internet Corporation Assigned Names and Numbers, ICANN.    Photo by Emeka Aginam.

While other developed countries are actively participating in the internet governance, poor participation of business leaders from Nigeria and the rest of the African continent is worrying stakeholders in the African Information Communication Technology ecosystem.

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African Start-Up’ on CNN: Nigeria’s greetings world

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“Greetings World is for us is a conveyor of messages of hope, affection, and inspiration.”

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NCC approves online sim swap in new regulatory guideline

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SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC says it has approved Online Sim Replacement (OSR) in the new draft for Sim Replacement Guidelines.

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Nigeria goes Near Field Communication with ‘PayWithCapture’’

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NFC

Although it looked as if it wouldn’t have had a place in African payment system, now, Near Field Communication, NFC, is here in Nigeria. Whatever authentication it has given to payment systems in other developed nations of the world where it has long held sway, Nigerians would soon experience it.

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Reliable tips in conserving smartphone batteries

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Xperia smartphone

Complaints against some mobile phone batteries not capable of retaining energy are becoming recurrent among users.

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Technology players ditch competition for Tech+ conference

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The much advocated coopetition among Nigeria’s Technology industry players for the betterment of the sector, may not be farfetched anymore. Coopetition is a disruptive word which challenges operators to play less competition and encourage more cooperation among themselves for the good of the economy.

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Media executives advocate proper checks for online media practice

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social-media-icons

Media experts in the country have advocated for adequate monitoring and regulation of online media practice in Nigeria to maximise the great potentials of the Internet in disseminating accurate information to the general public.

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How to rank top on social media

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social-media-icons

If you are, or want to be a celebrity, thought leader, or social media marketer, how you use twitter can determine how far you will go.

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Workplace transformation with analytics, unified communication

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Knowledge is power. At no time in human history has this been truer than today’s global commune. The earth has suddenly become one gigantic commune, thanks to the combined reality of the internet, traditional and social media.

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Associated Discount House migrates to Finacle 10

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Computer Warehouse Group (CWG Plc) has powered the successful migration of Associated Discount House banking services to Finacle 10 core banking application in a bid to improve their efficiency and improve their customer experience.

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BlackBerry gets HP’s certification for Helion ready program

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Blackberry

“BlackBerry’s enterprise portfolio and global presence reinforce HP and the Helion community’s commitment to creating an open ecosystem of leading IT vendors,” Steve Dietch, Vice President, Cloud Go to Market, HP, said, adding that , “This program allows customers to confidently deploy HP Helion OpenStack in mixed environments with hardware and software solutions that are certified and supported.”

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Most powerful, luxurious Range Rover arrives

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Luxurious Range Rover

The most powerful and luxurious Range Rover model yet, the Range Rover SVAutobiography, is now available for order at Land Rover dealerships in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Kia siblings sweep autopacific awards

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KIA Quoris

Four models from Kia Motors America (KMA) were recognized as segment winners of the 2015 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), including the Quoris luxury sedan, which ranked at the top of the Luxury Car category and won AutoPacific’s coveted President’s Award, given to the vehicle that achieves the highest-ever overall VSA score.

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We’re automobile dealership of choice – Admiralty Motors boss

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Toyota Corolla on display by Admiralty Motors Ltd

The Managing Director of Admiralty Motors Ltd, an upcoming automobile marketing company with head office in Lekki, Lagos, Mary-Ann Chukwueke, has described the company as an automobile dealership of choice for many Nigerians, given their quality of service and products.

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Stallion resuscitates VW plant, rolls out Jetta, CC

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Volkswagen-Amarok

Multinational Conglomerate Stallion Group has launched the first Nigeria made Volkswagen passenger & commercial vehicles assembled at its brand new plant, following the historic return of the global brand 20 years after the previous plant was moribund.

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Response to auto policy exceeds NAC expectations – Jalal

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“The main objective of the automotive policy is to bring back automotive assembly and to develop local content. This will enable us create employment, acquire technology for our industrialisation and reduce pressure on the country’s balance of payment position resulting from escalating vehicle import bill.

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Honda sets new Guinness world records for fuel efficiency

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Honda has set a new Guinness world records title for ‘Lowest fuel consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries (all cars),’ recording an average 2.82 liters per 100km (100.31mpg) over 13,498km (8,387 miles), in a 25 day drive across all 24 EU contiguous countries.

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Huawei to introduce its mobile wearable devices  in Nigeria

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Huwaei

Huawei Global is set unveiled a series of wearable devices including the Huawei Watch, TalkBand B2, and TalkBand N1 for consumers to stay connected in Nigeria.

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We will train 20,000 African youths in software code — SAP President, EMEA

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Frank Cohen

Frank Cohen is the President of SAP for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He was in Nigeria recently to evangelize potentials of SAP African Code Week aimed to train kids on software coding. According to him, SAP in the initiative will train 20,000 youths across eleven countries in Africa by the end of the programme

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E-learning: Babcock University deploys TCR technologies

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Prof Kayode Makinde, VC, Babcock Varsity

Babcock University, Ogun State has raised the bar in education technology by embracing Total Classroom Revolution (TCR) that will wirelessly connect all undergraduates, post graduates and certificate students, lecturers, school administrators to classrooms, chapel, halls of residence, library, and cafeteria in a campus-wide platform.

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Quackery remains bane of IT practice in Nigeria – Prof. Asor

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Professor Vincent Asor

Professor Vincent Asor is the newly elected President/ Chairman of Council of the Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) [CPN]. In this interview with Emeka Aginam, the University Don listed his major policy thrust, assuring that establishing a clear career path for IT professionals will be his top priority. He however, condemned in clear terms,

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ACHOS releases new smartphone, 50d Helium

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50d Helium

French brand ARCHOS is set to unveil its newest addition, ARCHOS 50d Helium to its line of smartphones. The new device according to the CEO of the company, Loic Poirier represents commitment to 4G connectivity in stylishly designed smartphones for all ACHOS customers. The ARCHOS 50d Helium showcases a slim and elegant design. The product box includes two coloured back cases in storm blue and stone grey, which evoke high technology and nature simultaneously hrough stone finishes.

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Could Cybersynch be the solution to data loss?

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More often than not, when you lose a mobile device, you aren’t just worried about the device itself but the data on it. You wonder how you will get all your contacts, memos, photos, downloads…your entire life back!

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120 talented girls from Africa, US to participate in WiSci Camp

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To tackle the gender imbalance in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics globally, no fewer than one hundred and twenty girls across Africa and the United States of America have been selected to participate in the new Women in Science STEAM camp.

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We provide connectivity,content to Nigerian SMEs – Intel MD

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•Olubunmi Ekundare

We will continue to work with our ecosystem partners to develop new solutions, make technology more affordable and accessible; as you know education and the youth is a big part of who we are and what we do in Nigeria, so how do we create employment using technology, how do we empower the youth so that they can be more productive – we plan to put technology in the hands of our youth so that they can continue to innovate….

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Ericsson wins Total Telecom 2015 Africa award

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Ericsson has been recognized with the 2015 Africa Award for “Social Contribution” for its Connect To Learn initiative.

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Microsoft, Konga to reward five consumers with paid trip to UK

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Microsoft Lumia in partnership with Konga.com will to reward consumers who purchase the Lumia 540 Dual SIM or the Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM or any Lumia from Konga.com.

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We have invested on data centres to drive cloud computing for SMEs — MTN

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Mteto-Nyati

Mteto Nyati is the MTN Group Enterprise Officer. In this interview with Emeka Aginam during recent forum on Inspiring Business Growth in Africa organized by MTN Nigeria in partnership with CNN, he talked about how the mobile operator is impacting businesses in Africa through cloud computing.

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Visafone boosts customers experience with new internet data

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Following the successful commissioning of its upgraded data infrastructure, Visafone Communications Limited has added new capabilities to her bouquet of data services, offering entirely new and pleasant experience to her customers.

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