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Rack Centre wins for third time Beacon of ICT awards

Rack Centre

Rack Centre, Africa’s premium carrier neutral data centre has emerged winner for the third year in the annual Beacon of ICT awards. Mr Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director, Rack Centre, in 2016 won the ICT Personality of the Year and delivered the year’s Distinguished Lecture on the subject “Data Centre as Kiln of Industrialisation and Transformation”. The Beacon of ICT award ...

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MTN celebrates 97 year old subscriber in Asaba over brand loyalty

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It was rare moment at the home of nonagenarian and MTN customer, Pa Paul Ijeh in Igbuzor, Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State, during a courtesy visit by officials the company to appreciate one of its oldest customers. In keeping with its benevolence to issues of brand loyalty as encapsulated in MTN’s customer service delivery system, the telecoms giant ...

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Reconcia: AI-driven financial reconciliation software debuts to grow digital Nigeria

Adebayo Shittu

FASMICRO Group, a young and dynamic African brand built on the tripod pillars of integrity, professionalism, and entrepreneurial spirit, delivering quality across its business segments and sectors with unparalleled insights, is unveiling a new subsidiary – Reconcia. A statement issued by the group said “Reconcia is smart software. It uses logical and algorithmic reconfigurable artificial intelligence engines to perform financial ...

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Senator Owan-Enoh concludes 3rd edition of ICT training for 198 constituency youths

Owan Ayade

Senator Owan-Enoh, Upper Chamber lawmaker representing Cross River Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has concluded the training of 198 youths in his constituency on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills. The latest which is the third in series came under the theme: “Cross River Central Youths: Tapping into the World of the Internet for Self-Employment,” for Cross River ...

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WCF Forum Geneva set to end fake news, other social media challenges, solutions

Communication Managers across the world have been urged to take Social Media seriously as this will help monitor their reputation. This formed part of the resolutions reached at the just concluded 2017 World Communications Forum (WCF) participants and an International Communicator, Speaker and Development Expert, Mr Micheal Bociurkiw. While arguing that reputation is key, he averred that “CEOs of companies, ...

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Good development plan, sole ticket to China’s assistance, loan to any nation— Yong-Peng

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More reasons are beginning to emerge from far away China on why several economic development deals between the Federal Government and Chinese government were inconclusive, especially the currency swap and $30bn loan deals. A research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), in Beijing, China, Prof. Zhang Yong-Peng, on Tuesday said that for more Chinese development assistance to ...

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29 Nigerian yahoo-yahoo boys arrested with their Ghanaian accomplices in Accra

Yahoo Boys

Facts showing that Nigerian internet fraudsters have relocated to neighbouring West African states to continue their crime have emerged following the arrest by Ghanaian police in a house at Alhaji Tabora area in Accra. Crime diary gathered from the Achimota Mile 7 Police station in Accra show that about 29 Nigerian boys aged between 21 to 30, and one Ghanaian ...

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Union Bank unveils ‘Centenary Innovation Challenge’ to boost technology startups, others

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Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has announced more innovative activities lined up as part of activities to commemorate its 100 years of existence. Latest part of the programme include the launch of an initiative called, ‘Centenary Innovation Challenge’, designed to develop impactful, and profitable ideas that will address the Sustainable Development Goals, focusing on financial inclusion, agriculture and food security, ...

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Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, J7 coming with tailor-made features for business class, celebs

Samsung GA7

Latest entrant in the Samsung Galaxy J family, the J7 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. While that’s not much storage, the phone does have a microSD card slot so you can add extra storage if you so choose. This is as Samsung Electronics West Africa has announced that the eighth generation ...

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Globacom salutes Nigerians at Easter, preaches love and sacrifice

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Leading national carrier and indigenous driver of telecoms services, Globacom has congratulated Nigerians for successful celebration of Easter and urged them to deepen their love and sacrifice In a statement to commemorate the occasion, Glo called on Christian faithful to be sober and circumspect as they celebrate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The telecom giant further urged Christians ...

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