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Build cyber ecosystem capable of withstanding surging cyber attacks, KPMG warns

KPMG Consulting

More cyber sensitive firms across the world have continued to raise alarms on attack possibilities on leading business groups in Nigeria. Last week, leading global cyber security group, Kaspersky revealed that Nigerian banks and companies were among new targets of North Korean hacking ring Kaspersky report had listed other 17 countries the North Korean group has penciled down for hits ...

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C/Wealth Broadband Forum to discuss connecting communities in the Pacific

Taylor Samoa

Secretary General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), Shola Taylor, and Hon. Afamasaga Rico Tupa’i, Minister of Communication & Information Technology (ICT), Samoa, have signed the formal agreement for Samoa to host the Commonwealth Broadband Pacific Forum 2017. The signing ceremony took place during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth ICT Investment Forum in Dubai recently. The Commonwealth Broadband Pacific ...

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Airtel, ZTE team up to flood Nigeria with 4G Service


Airtel Networks Limited has announced a strategic partnership with ZTE, Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment/systems Company and world leader in mobile Internet hardware and solutions, to launch fourth generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology (4G) in Nigeria. Business Hilights recalls that in December, 2012, Airtel became the first telecoms operator in the country to complete a successful 4G trial in Lagos, ...

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Vodacom Business Nigeria bags recognition as the IoT Focused Company of The Year

Lanre Kolade

Vodacom Business Nigeria has won the 2017 Internet of Things (IoT) Focused Company and Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year Awards at the 2017 Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards. The BoICT awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions to the growth of ICT in Nigeria. Receiving the awards in Lagos recently, Vodacom Business Nigeria’s Managing Director, Mr. Lanre Kolade said “We ...

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At last, occupiers of trending Osborne Towers, Ikoyi unveiled


Leading crack investigative online news group, SaharaReporters has obtained full list of occupants who officially own live-in flats in Osborne Towers Condominium where operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found close to $50million penultimate Wednesday. The building, located at 16 Osborne Road in Ikoyi, has nine floors of 19 Apartments and two penthouses. It is owned by ...

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Nigerian brand, AfriOne unveils first Nigerian-made smartphones in Lagos today, Friday


All is set for AfriFone Limited to launch its first android phone brand in Lagos. This is coming few months after the company commissioned its assembly plant for the assembly of AfriOne mobile phones and other consumer devices. Business Hilights gathered that AfriOne serves as a pioneer in the manufacture and assembly of high-end communication technology in the African space. ...

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Another online retail firm, Drinks.ng springs up, offers 72-hour service

Lanre Akinlagun

Drinks.ng, a tailored online marketing group dealing mainly on drinks has launched a nationwide service capable of delivering goods within 72 hours has opened in Lagos. According to the group, nationwide delivery service covers 18 states including Abia, Ondo, Delta, Edo, Cross River, Enugu, Oyo, Kwara, Osun, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano, Anambra, Imo, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, and Bayelsa as well as ...

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Nigeria internet penetration 18% higher than other African nations—Jumia Report


Leading online retail marketing group, Jumia Nigeria, has released new report, saying current internet penetration rate in Nigeria is 53 per cent, about 18 per cent faster than other African states. Rolling out its 2017 report on African Mobile trends study on online marketing with specification on Nigeria, Media Officer for the company, Mrs. Ojuola Asuquo, said that Nigeria has ...

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Nigerian businesses, 17 nations on the radar of North Korean hacking ring—Report

Kaspersky Security

Relying on the recent report released by leading global cyber security group, Kaspersky that banks and some companies in Nigeria were among new targets of North Korean hacking ring, the Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) has raised alarm, saying the country is currently under threat. Kaspersky report had listed other 17 countries the North Korean group has penciled ...

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Jumia Nigeria reviews security structures, raises safety of sales delivery partners

Jumia Killing

Fears of collapse amongst online retail businesses in Nigeria was recently heightened by two incidences leading to the death of two staff of major online groups, Jumia and UBER driver recently. Whereas Chukwuma Ejele, a delivery partner with Jumia in Port Harcourt was cut short in his prime when he went to deliver some smartphones to a house in Port ...

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