3 ways to back up data and protect your old smartphone, computer or tablet

If you’re getting rid of your old laptop, smartphone, tablet or other gadget you need to protect your private data before parting with your unwanted hardware. Are all your photos stored somewhere safe? Are you sure your laptop’s new owner can’t get at your banking spreadsheets? Disposing of old hardware can be a privacy minefield,…

LinkedIn Social Network Officially Blocked by Russia Authorities

Amid a tense stand-off and attempt at negotiations, Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor has started to enforce a proposed block of LinkedIn in the country, after the social network failed to transfer Russian user data to servers located in the country, violating a law instituted in Russia requiring all online sites to store personal data on…

NITDA’S New DG, Isa Ali Pantami, PhD Assumes Duty

Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami assumed duty as the substantive Director General/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) following the announcement by the Federal Government on Monday the 26th of September 2016, appointing him as the Director General of NITDA. In a brief reception held in his honour, Dr. Isa Ali expressed his…

Buhari lacking Fiscal Discipline to Solve Economic Problems – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday took the All Progres­sives Congress APC-led gov­ernment of President Muham­madu Buhar to the cleaners over what it described as lack­ing fiscal discipline and Know-how to resolve the nation’s deepening economic quagmire. The PDP, in a statement by its Director in charge of New Media, Deji Adeyanju, fault­ed the announcement…

Long Holiday Weekend Follows Jobs Data as Fed Hike Chances Seem to Recede

Summer is over, the kids are back in school, and the market faces a shortened holiday week still contemplating a somewhat tepid August jobs report. What, if anything, do Friday’s data say about the broader U.S. economy? The economy created 151,000 jobs in August, down from a revised 275,000 in July, […]

Long Holiday Weekend Follows Jobs Data as Fed Hike Chances Seem to Recede

Summer is over, the kids are back in school, and the market faces a shortened holiday week still contemplating a somewhat tepid August jobs report. What, if anything, do Friday’s data say about the broader U.S. economy? The economy created 151,000 jobs in August, down from a revised 275,000 in July, […]

Innovations Solve Problems And Create Change – Ezegbo

It has been a year  since Chijioke Ezegbo emerged as Winner of the ‘Most Innovative Idea’ category at the 2015 edition of Etisalat Prize for Innovation. In this interview with RUTH CHOJI,he speaks on the impact of his victory and lessons learnt. Since you won the Etisalat Prize for Innovation, how far has the prize…

Economic Recession: We Are On Top Of The Situation – Presidency

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured Nigerians that the country is in good hands and that the data released by the National Bureau of Statistics is no cause for alarm. Speaking on Friday, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said: “What I can assure you is that we are on top of the…

Episode 7 Of Glo Prof Johnbull Projects Gender Parity

The seventh episode of the hilarious TV drama series Professor Johnbull, sponsored by data grandmasters, Globacom, aired last Tuesday at 8:30pm on NTA International, NTA Network and NTA on Startimes. The episode titled Baby and Bomboi lampoons the idea of the superiority of the male child to the female ones in the African traditional setting….

Economic Crisis: PDP Demands Buhari’s Resignation

The Peoples Democratic Party had railed against President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing his administration of incompetence, and saying he should step down after the nation slipped into economic recession. “We join all well meaning Nigerians to call on President Buhari to resign if he is unable to reverse the disastrous economic decline he has brought on…

Association Plans Domestic Renewable Energy Initiative

National President, Sus tainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN), Dr Chidi Onuoha, says it will soon launch renewable energy initiative that will enable Nigerians to use the energy in their houses. Onuoha said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja. He said that the association had secured green energy finance from a company…