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First Nigerian Airline to provide internet on board’ll hit gold, but… —Spectranet MD

Venn Spectranet boss

The managing director of Spectranet 4G LTE, leading 4G LTE services provider in Nigeria, Mr. David Venn has said that the introduction of cutting edge technologies and global flight innovations like provision of surfing facilities in-flight is now trending on leading international airlines. However, in a telephone interview, he told Business Hilights that whereas the idea will be good for ...

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Yudala lists conditions for parents to give their kids tech device


Emerging indigenous leaders in technology research and development, Yudala, Nigeria’s fastest growing e-commerce company, has come up with five critical safety issues to be considered by parents and guardians before they will mull the idea of giving their wards an electronic device for personal use. Background of the new report by Yudala showed that “The current generation of kids is ...

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Coscharis Technologies raises education with new Mobile School Tab

Coscharis M S App

Emerging indigenous leaders in innovative development applications, Coscharis Technologies has introduced a device, Coscharis Mobile School (CMS), tailored to serve as indispensable digital companion for pupils in Primary 1 to 6, and for students in JSS 1 to 3 and SSS 1 to 3 all teachers. Managing Director, Coscharis Technologies, Sunday Mukoro, during the launch in Lagos, said the device ...

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How Shittu failed to accomplish repositioning NIPOST for digital banking services

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Two months after several assurances that arrangements have been concluded by the Ministry of Communications to effectively return moribund Nigerian Postal Agency (NIPOST) to relevance and profitability by introducing delivery of digital banking services across its outlets in Nigeria, the plan is still in the pipeline. According to the Minister, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, the provision of digital banking services by ...

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First victim of internet fraud emerges on Customs e-auction portal, payment system

Customs checkpoint

An indication has emerged that contrary to the claims by the Comptroller general of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali that the ongoing e-auction of seizures cannot be tampered by fraudsters; the first victim has emerged from the Idi -Iroko border office Command. Trouble started when the victim, Julius Ajasa, who came to claim his vehicle was told by Customs ...

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Coming season of Glo Professor Johnbull to raise issue on highway miscreants

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Trending Nigerian TV drama sensation series, Professor Johnbull driven by Glo, will enter its fourth season with the first episode airing on Tuesday at 8.30 p.m on NTA Network, NTA International on DSTV Channel 251 and NTA on StarTimes. The first episode of the new season is entitled ‘Point and Kill’, and it satirises how unsuspecting members of the public ...

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Nigeria internet usage has new 1,410,582 subscribers in May to hit 91m —NCC


…MTN still in lead, 9Mobile records rise Statistics released by the telecoms regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) weekend, showed that internet users on both Global System for Mobile (GSM) communications and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks increased from 90,154,737 in April to 91,565,319 in May. The month saw a rise of 1,419,582 which can best be described as the ...

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Etisalat Nigeria’s new name, 9Mobile may have come from ‘9ja4life’

Nnanna Etisalat

New website up before end of business today With the effective change of brand name from Etisalat Nigeria to 9Mobile, after a crucial management meeting in Lagos, on Thursday, a new website which its construction started yesterday may be up and running before the end of today, Friday. This was confided on Business Hilights by a top official of the ...

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Telecoms items may be the first to be delisted from 41 items on CBN’s forex ban

CBN Godwin-Emefiele

Barring any last minute change of plans, strong indication emerged on Thursday that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is considering delisting all telecoms items which fall under plants and machinery in the 41 items barred from flexible forex access of the apex banks window. A credible source at the bank confided in Business Hilights in an exclusive interview in ...

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NITDA opens up on diverted Microsoft’s $30bn data centre investment to S/Africa

NITDA pantami

The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Pantami has for the first time, made reference to the sad news of the diversion of Microsoft Data Centre investment worth $30bn from Nigeria to South Africa. Business Hilights had reported the foreign direct investment diversion few weeks ago and the two key reasons given by ...

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