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Month: November 2020

Wema Bank Partners UK’s Volopa to Launch ‘oya’ Mobile Remittance Service

Nigeria’s leading innovative bank, Wema Bank has partnered with financial technologycompany Volopato announce the launch ofa new mobile money transfer service designed exclusively for the more than 1 million people who make up the UK based Nigerian community. Exclusively for…

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Traditional Ruler, Others Applaud NCC Boss, Danbatta for Community Devt, Nation Building

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has been commended for his role in community and national development through his Danbatta Charity Foundation (DCF), a non-profit organisation. The Sarki Bai of Bichi and…


Organizations hardly recover after being Hit by Ransomware—Sophos Global Survey

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced the findings of its global survey, “Cybersecurity: The Human Challenge”, which reveals that organizations are never the same after being hit by ransomware. In particular, the confidence of IT managers and…


Berklee partners Afrinolly Creative Hub on MTN Y’ello Star Project

Clear indication has emerged revealing that Berklee College of Music will take part in Y’ello Star, the latest music reality project by MTN Nigeria, with Afrinolly as Technical Partner. Members of the Berklee community will serve in various capacities on…

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NCC grants MTN, 9Mobile permission for e-SIM Trial

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for two mobile network operators (MNOs), MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile, to carry out a trial on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules (e-SIM) Service in Nigeria. The trial, approved to run…

NPA Resumes Operation, Recounts Loses To EndSARS Hoodlums

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority regrets the attack on its 26/28 Marina Road, Lagos, corporate headquarters and the Tincan Island Port by unknown persons on Wednesday October 21st and Tuesday October 20th,2020 respectively. The attack on the Tincan…

Economic Diversification: Maritime to Lead Nigeria Out of Oil Dependency, Says Jamoh

With many countries proposing ban on use of fossil fuels, and the world transitioning from oil, Dr. Bashir Jamoh says maritime offers Nigeria a bounteous substitute in the country’s economic diversification drive. The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety…