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Year: 2024

Sifax Chairman, Minister, others witness commissioning of NPA boats

SIFAX Group Chairman, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi (CON), today, Friday, February 23, 2024, joined other maritime big wigs such as Gboyega Oyetola, Honorable Minister of Marine and Blue Economy; Mohammed Bello-Koko, MD, Nigerian Ports Authority and Adewale Adeyanju, PG, Maritime Workers…

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Anambra Begins Pilot Phase of Free Public Wi-Fi Initiative in Awka

Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has reaffirmed his commitment to a technologically advanced future for the state, through the launch of the pilot phase of the Public Wi-Fi initiative tagged Solution Wi-Fi. Driven by the Anambra State ICT Agency in collaboration…

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MoneyMaster jumps in customer base, promises more innovations

MoneyMaster Payment Service Bank (MMPSB), a CBN-licensed payment service bank and promoted by Globacom, has been steadily increasing its clientele base across the country. To increase financial inclusion in Nigeria, MoneyMaster PSB primary targets the unbanked and underbanked. Since the…

FG Halts Exports of Cooking Gas to reduce Domestic Price

Worried by the soaring cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas, the Federal Government (FG) on Thursday, said it has stopped exportation of the commodity to crash prices. This was even as it disclosed ongoing talks…

How to Link Your NIN/BVN on the PalmPay App

Leading PoS operating machine company, the PalmPay app now has enhanced features allowing users to effortlessly add their National Identification Number (NIN) and Bank Verification Number (BVN) to their wallets while upgrading their Know Your Customer (KYC) levels. PalmPay’s streamlining…

BLP: Lagos Trade Fair Flyover demolition beginning soon—Gov.

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo Olu has disclosed plans to demolish the Trade Fair flyover bridge as part of measures to give way for the construction of the 2nd phase of the Blue Line Project (BLP). However, he…

Hardship: LASG cuts off 25% fares, directs workers to come trice weekly

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has proposed a 25% discount on rates for government-owned transportation programmes. The governor also announced that civil servants from levels 1-14 will begin working three days a week as part of steps to alleviate…

WINBAFRICA To Empower Women, Scholarship for Girl-Child in Africa

In its 10th year of dedicating and promoting girl-child education and empowering women and young girls in critical thinking and leadership skills in secondary schools across Africa, African Women Foundation for Nation Building, WINBAFRICA, is set for this year’s edition…

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MTN Nigeria Launches Africa’s First AI Powered Chatbot

Leading MNO, MTN Nigeria, in alignment with its core belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern, connected life, has successfully integrated OpenAI on the MTN Zigi Chatbot. This heralds a groundbreaking standard for artificial intelligence-driven customer service in…

WEF to Advance Improved Trade via Technology at MC13

The World Economic Forum will convene 300 ministers, business leaders, trade leaders and experts, as well as civil society, to examine the use of cutting-edge technologies in trade. The TradeTech Forum 2024 is the first-of-its-kind dedicated gathering on technologies for…