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Month: November 2020


Danbatta to be Honoured with Prestigious Zik Prize December 6

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, is billed to be honoured with the prestigious Zik Prize in the Professional Leadership category in Lagos, next week. The award will be presented to Danbatta by…

NIMASA’s e-Library equipped to bridge industry knowledge gap– Jamoh

As Nigeria moves towards greater role for maritime in the national economy, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has declared the Agency’s unwavering commitment to capacity-building through its knowledge and research based initiatives….

Delta to launch first quarantine-free, COVID-free travel to Europe

Agreement with airports and governments eliminates quarantine requirement on COVID-tested flights connecting Atlanta and Rome. Delta Air Lines, the Aeroporti di Roma and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport have joined in a first-of-its-kind trans-Atlantic COVID-19 testing program that will enable quarantine-free…

Ecobank Group Empowers Women Businesses through Ellevate

A healthy collaboration between Government and Private sector is critical for the creation of a conducive environment in which women can thrive and succeed The Ecobank Group ( launches ‘Ellevate’, a programme for women-owned and women-focused businesses across 33 markets….


MTN Group deepens financial inclusion

Driven to secure financial inclusion across its markets, MTN Group continues to grow the number of MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) users on its network, a trend that has accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of September 2020, nearly…

Shippers’ Council Mourns Former Executive Secretary, Capt Biu

Gloom was cast over the headquarters of Nigerian Shippers’ Council, (NSC), Apapa when the news of the demise of Capt Biu filtered in Capt Biu was the third and immediate past Executive Secretary/CEO of NSC and served two terms from…


MTN to Introduce ‘Zigi’, new digital online aid

MTN Nigeria is set to launch ‘Zigi,’ an online assistant chatbot designed to enhance customers’ digital interactions with the brand, and provide speedy and secure marketing, sales and technical support. Customers will be able to interact with the chatbot on…

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NCC’s Twitter Account Restored

The Twitter account of the Nigerian Communications Commission, @NgComCommission, has been restored. This followed a temporary suspension by Twitter, a decision taken to ensure the safety of the account owner, NCC and its thousands of followers. Twitter’s security features had…


MainOne’s MDXI Achieves another Certification

MDXi, West Africa’s leading commercial data center provider has received Tier III Certification on the Design Documents of its new Appolonia Data Center from Uptime Institute, The Global Data Center Certifying Authority. The 104-rack facility extends MainOne’s MDXi’s footprint into…