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Securex W/Africa cyber security summit’ll grow cyber intelligence in Nigeria, others

Cyber attacker

The Marketing and Operations Manager, Afrocet Montgomery, Jamie Pearson has given more insights on the expectations from the ongoing  Securex West Africa conference which is tailored to raise critical issues in the cyber security space. In an interview, he said the event put together by Afrocet Nigeria and Montgomery International, based in London, United Kingdom will be the gathering of ...

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Helios offloads limited stakes in Interswitch to TA Associates, expresses confidence

Ta Associates interswitch

Afro-centric digital services investor, Helios Investment Partners has put paid to its gradual exit plan following the sale of minority stake in Interswitch to TA Associates. Analysts say the sale gives Helios a partial exit from its investment in the digital finance company, which it first made in 2011. The acquirer, TA Associates announced the deal on its website, keeping ...

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Airtel Touching Lives saves 2 desperately ill children

In continuation of the current season of its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), campaign, Airtel has used the latest episode of Airtel Touching Lives to show how timely intervention can save the lives of children who are in dire need of medical attention. The sixth episode of the philanthropic programme’s third season, which aired at the weekend, features two little ...

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US skips phones, bans laptops, tablets on flights from Turkey and other Arab nations

US banned Airports

In continuation of his ferocious immigration reforms, Donald Trump’s administration warned Tuesday that extremists plan to target planes with bombs hidden in electronic devices, and banned carrying them on flights from 10 airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. Senior US officials told reporters that nine airlines from eight countries had been given 96 hours, beginning at 3:00 ...

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Smile LTE SIM proposition @ N1000 designed to grow broadband penetration—Mgt

smile

Smile Group, one of the leading Internet Services Providers (ISPs) has repackaged its flagship offering, saying it has been recalibrated to deepen broadband penetration, a policy of the federal government. In a statement, the company recalled that “In October 2016, Smile became the first operator in Nigeria to offer a 4G LTE SIM only proposition with its SuperFast Mobile Broadband ...

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Google raises fears, says hacking of corporate websites to surge this year

google logo

Cybersecurity trends report released by Google Inc. on Monday has predicted that cases of hacking websites may rise this year considering the 2016 trend which grew by 32 percent. Though the report indicated a little relief in sight, the company said “We don’t expect this trend to slow down. As hackers get more aggressive and more sites become outdated, hackers will ...

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Maritime agencies going digital to grow ease of doing business at ports—Shippers’ Council

hassan bello, NSC

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Barrister Hassan Bello has disclosed that all agencies under the maritime division of the Ministry of Transportation are at various stages of completing the digitization of their systems. This according to him is to drive seamless access to services and deepening of ease of doing business. In an ...

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TECNO unveils 2017 premium PhonePad 3 Phablet in Nigeria

Tecno Pad 3

Not deterred by the prevailing economic situation in the country, resilient device manufacturing group, TECNO launched premium PhonePad 3 phablet in Nigeria. Coming with choice slogan; ‘Do business, stay mobile’, the company said the device was made with the intention of facilitating ebusiness communications and productivity for its users on-the-go. Giving further insights on the device, the Marketing Director of ...

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SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth safely

SpaceX

A SpaceX reusable cargo ship splashed down in the Pacific Ocean safely on Sunday, ending a mission to supply astronauts on the International Space Station, the company said. The Dragon capsule — the only such vessel capable of returning research samples and other material to Earth — remained docked with the ISS for nearly a month after delivering more than ...

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NCC, NBC, NITDA missing as INEC, Police others lead in MDAs social media presence

social media

New report released by Instinct Wave Group Ltd, a consulting firm has shown poor presence of leading government’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) agencies in the social media platforms when numbers of their followers are considered. The report tagged; ‘Nigeria Public Sector Social Media Report’ in a statement, based its ratings on the amount of followers and likes gathered by ...

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