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Day: October 27, 2022


Cellulant, Mastercard Partner to Empower African Customers on Digital Commerce Market

The partnership will enable customers to pay globally with a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to the Cellulant wallet, Tingg Mastercard’s technology will enable consumers to shop online with or without a bank account, through a simple and secure payment…

CBN Recognises SystemSpecs, Others for promoting eNaira

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has recognized SystemSpecs, and presented it with an award as Nigeria’s leading fintech firm as the Payment Service Provider (PSP) of the year. The award is in recognition of the company’s pioneering efforts in…

US Coast Guard Commends Nigeria on Maritime Security

– Monitoring development in the Gulf of Guinea. The United States Coast Guard, USCG, through Captain Brian Lisko of the US Department of State has commended the efforts of the Nigerian Government to suppress criminality in Nigeria’s maritime domain and…


Excited Glo winners receive prizes in special Ofala Promo

As the 2022 Ofala Festival climaxed on Sunday in Onitsha, Anambra State, lucky winners in the special Glo customer reward promo designed for the yearly event went home with exciting prizes. The  Ime Obi,  palace of Obi of Onitsha, Igwe…


Tariff matters and where the consumers stand

By Sonny Aragba-Akpore The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) probably has more powers than it is aware of  but may not have sufficiently understood them . Otherwise how does one explain a position it took on  what it considered a positive…


Book on Panatmi unveiled

A book entitled “Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami: Advancing Nigeria’s Drive Towards a Digital Economy” was unveiled at the ongoing Digital Nigeria Conference and Exhibitions.  The book was written by Mr. Obiora Nzekwu and the Foreword was written by President Muhammadu…


At TIA awards, Danbatta Commits to Enhancing Digital Economy

As Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently won double awards at the 2022 Tech Innovation Awards (TIA), the telecom regulator has promised to ensure it brings full benefits of the digital economy to Nigerians for the overall development of the country….

Dangote Refinery to Transform Downstream Sector, Says Ghana Petroleum Authority

Chief Executive Officer, of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) of Ghana, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, said the coming onstream of 650,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Dangote Petroleum Refinery will transform the Ghanaian downstream sector through the reduction in the cost of importation of petroleum…

CyberSecurity 99

Ransomware remains a top cyber risk for businesses, but new threats emerging

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty cyber report: Growing cost of ransomware attacks impacting businesses of all sizes Sophistication and frequency of business email compromise attacks also increasing Emerging risk trends include: heightened risk of state-sponsored attacks, the evolving third party…


AfriTECH 2.0: Outstanding Individuals, Organisations to be Honoured

Outstanding individuals and organisations in Africa shall be honoured as part of the activities lined up for this year’s Africa Tech Alliance Forum (AfriTECH 2.0) in Lagos, Nigeria. AfriTECH 2.0 is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, November 09, 2022…