UNESCO trains campus radio producers on migration quality information content

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The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), says it has trained Campus Radio producers on how to produce quality studio contents to promote universal access to information on migration across the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Olushola Macaulay, National Professional Officer for Communication and Information of UNESCO Abuja Regional […]

Verizon signs up Microsoft, Nokia to help clients build private 5G networks

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Verizon said on Monday it has struck deals with Microsoft and Nokia  to improve the telecoms giant’s ability to target business customers by offering clients the ability to automate factory floors, lower costs and speed up data traffic through private 5G networks. Private 5G networks remove the need for businesses to jostle for speed with others […]

Pakistan bans TikTok for failing to filter vulgarity

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Tiktok’s failure to implement orders to filter immoral content prompted Pakistan’s telecommunications regulator to ban the video-sharing platform on Friday. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority said in a statement that the Chinese app was being blocked after complaints of vulgarity from different segments of society. The authority said it had warned TikTok to filter immoral content, […]

FG reiterates commitment on Digital Economy

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The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment towards developing a digital economy for Nigeria, especially with the advent of COVID-19 pandemic.Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy said this at the Nigeria Innovation Summit 2020 organised by Innovation Hub Africa on Tuesday in Abuja.Pantami was represented by Mr Kashifu Inuwa, Director General, National […]

Renewable energy to contribute 30% of electricity supply in Nigeria by 2030 says Minister

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Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says Nigeria plans to generate 30 per cent of its electricity supply through renewable energy by 2030, inline with the National Energy Policy. Onu said this at the opening of the National Stakeholders Consultative Forum tagged: “Scaling-Up Interconnected Mini-Grids Development in Nigeria: Current Status, Challenges and prospects” […]

Dell Technologies partner other tech giants to launch Tech Experience Centre in Nigeria

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Dell Technologies has partnered with other global tech giants to establish a Tech Experience Centre, an ambitious technology project that will bridge the gap to cutting-edge technologies for millions in Nigeria. Nicholas Travers, Dell Technologies Director, Central and West Africa, said in a statement that the project, which is expected be launched on Oct. 1, […]

YouTube reveals top tips of getting most of its music

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YouTube on Wednesday revealed 10 top tips of getting the most of personalised YouTube music and streaming service. Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade Communication officer, Google, West Africa, said in a statement that the tips would give one the best of music with ease. Kola-Ogunlade said that YouTube Music offers a music streaming service that is personalised […]

NIGCOMSAT partners other satellite agencies to power 1st African Satellite-Based Augmentation System

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The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar ASCENA have commenced a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) broadcast signal over Africa and the Indian Ocean (AFI) region. This is contained in a statement by NIGCOMSAT General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mr Adamu Idris in Abuja on Thursday. According to him, the aim is to provide […]

Tariff increment : Ikeja Electric to invest N148bn on network infrastructure upgrade

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Ikeja Electric (IE) Distribution Company says it will invest N148 billion in two and a half years to upgrade infrastructure across its network to achieve improved service delivery. Mr Olatayo Olalere, Head of Network Optimisation, IE, made the disclosure on Wednesday at a webinar on Service Reflective Tariff (SRT) with the electricity Distribution Company’s customers […]

Group trains 20 graduates on electrical, solar energy, CCTV installations in Kwara

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No fewer than 20 graduates in Ilorin have benefitted from a six-month training in electrical, CCTV installations and solar power. The training, sponsored by The Third Estate, a socio-cultural group, drew beneficiaries from five local government areas of llorin emirate. Presenting certificates to the beneficiaries on Monday, the president of the group, Alhaji Ahmad Bolaji-Nagode, […]