NITDA and EU Meets Towards Building Nigeria’s Digital Economy

The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami played host to the European Union Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, who were on a courtesy visit to the Agency’s Corporate Headquarters in Abuja. The leader of the delegation Ambassador Michel Arrion said the purpose of the visit was to familiarise…

How to get 50,000 followers on Twitter?

You start from somewhere. Whether zero, 30 or 50 followers, determine to start growing your Twitter followers. Be consistent in tweeting. If your target is once a day, tweet once a day. You can set any schedule you please, but ensure you stick to tweeting once a day and you will start growing on Twitter….

All Is Now Set for Digital Switch Over in Abuja – Minister

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said all is now set for the launch of the Digital Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting in Abuja on Thursday. The Minister announced this in Abuja on Monday during the tour of key facilities of Pinnacle Communication Limited, the signal distribution for…

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…

Zuckerberg Tips Nigeria To Create Internet Billionaires

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive officer of Facebook has said that Nigerian software developers have the opportunity of emerging the next phase of internet billionaires, based on the software entrepreneurship model being developed in the country even as he praised Nigeria for leading Africa’s Facebook users with 18 million people. At his first developer…

Falz, Yaw, 8 Other Artistes Unveiled As MTN Ambassadors

Three new artistes along with seven others have been announced as telecom giant, MTN brand ambassadors for the 2016-2017 calendar year. This is in line with its commitment to supporting Nigerian musicians by providing alternative platforms through which they can receive lucrative value for their intellectual property. The music ambassadors are: Praiz(Praise Adejo); Iyanya (Iyanya…

FG to roll out digital switchover in Abuja, October— Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says that the Federal Government will roll out digital switchover in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in October. Mohammed gave the assurance when he featured at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. The minister said that as part of effort to fast track…

MTN Confirms It’s 2016/2017 Celebrity Ambassadors

MTN has confirmed it has decided not to renew the endorsement of 90% of it’s current ambassadors amid bad business environment in Nigeria. The most popular celebrities dropped include Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, Kcee & Soundsultan. MTN confirmed it will continue to do business with project fame alumni such as Iyanya, Chidinma and Praiz….

ICT Expert Wants Nigerians To Leverage On Data Services

Senior lecturer, Department of Computer Science, University of Ibadan, Prof. Olufade Onifade, said Nigerians should imbibe the use of data science to gain market advantages in their various business transactions. Onifade told newsmen on Tuesday that data was an asset that could not be kept by the side but should be used for competitive advantage….

WorldRemit praises CBN on licensing of new IMTOs

WorldRemit, one of the digital remittance service companies licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria to operate money transfer services in the country has applauded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the action. In a statement, the firm said that hundreds of International Money Transfer Operators (IMTOs) last month suspended their operations in Nigeria,…

MTN drops Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, retains Iyanya, Saka

Telecoms giant, MTN has announced its music brand ambassadors for the year 2016/2017 via a statement it issued earlier today, as the brand continues to provide an alternative platform through which Nigerian artistes can receive lucrative value for their intellectual property. The musicians who were lucky to be named ambassadors for the year 2016/2017 are…

MTN drops Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, retains Iyanya, Saka

Telecoms giant, MTN has announced its music brand ambassadors for the year 2016/2017 via a statement it issued earlier today, as the brand continues to provide an alternative platform through which Nigerian artistes can receive lucrative value for their intellectual property. The musicians who were lucky to be named ambassadors for the year 2016/2017 are…

Worldremit Resumes Money Transfers To Nigeria With Promotional Offer

  WorldRemit, the leading digital remittance service, has commended the restoration of money transfers to Nigeria, following the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to approve it and ten other international money transfer operators (IMTOs). And to celebrate the relaunch of its service to Nigeria, WorldRemit is offering promotional pricing of $0.01, €0.01,…

Worldremit commends CBN on re-launch of IMOTS

WorldRemit, a digital remittance service, has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the re-launch of the International Money Transfer operators (IMOTS) to enhance the economy. The company in a statement made available online on Wednesday said that the move would help Nigerians in the Diaspora to contribute effectively to the system. The News…

Worldremit commends CBN on re-launch of IMOTS

WorldRemit, a digital remittance service, has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the re-launch of the International Money Transfer operators (IMOTS) to enhance the economy. The company in a statement made available online on Wednesday said that the move would help Nigerians in the Diaspora to contribute effectively to the system. The News…

WorldRemit commends restoration of money transfers to Nigeria

WorldRemit , the leading digital remittance service, has commended the restoration of money transfers to Nigeria, following the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to approve WorldRemit and ten other international money transfer operators (IMTOs). At the beginning of August 2016, hundreds of IMTOs suspended their operations, leaving the Nigerian diaspora to rely…

WorldRemit commends restoration of Money Transfers to Nigeria

WorldRemit, the leading digital remittance service, commends the restoration of money transfers to Nigeria, following the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to approve WorldRemit and ten other international money transfer operators (IMTOs). At the beginning of August 2016, hundreds of IMTOs suspended their operations, leaving the Nigerian diaspora to rely on just…

How To Fundraise Like A Millennial

There’s so much talk about Millennials these days. The term is used to define folks born sometime between 1982 and 2000, which makes both me (32 years young) and my colleague Virginia (25) Millennials — so why do I sometimes feel as though Virginia and her peers speak a different, faster language than I do? Let’s face it, in…

Four Qualities All Digital Enterprises Have In Common

There are now a wealth of tools, technologies and platforms that can help even the most staid, hidebound organizations begin to make the journey to digital enterprise. However, becoming digital isn’t just about technology, it’s also about changing mindsets and breaking up calcified processes. For that, there isn’t a lot of guidance available — executives…