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Saudi Arabia creates app to track women’s movement

Saudi Arabia has created an application that allows male guardians to track and prevent women from travelling due to the rise in the number of women recently fleeing the ultra-conservative kingdom.

INEC develops special mobile application to monitor 2019 election

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it had developed a special mobile application that would allow Nigerians monitor the 2019 general election and reduce electoral malfeasance.
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Kenya partners SimbaPay on money transfer to China

Family Bank, a leading bank in Kenya, has partnered with London-based financial technology firm, SimbaPay, to launch an instant money transfer service from Kenya to China.

ESET, Airtel unveil new security app for smartphone users

ESET, a security solution company, on Thursday launched a new mobile security app specially designed for Airtel Nigeria subscribers.
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Google makes progress in fight against piracy

Google said Wednesday it is making strides in helping internet users legitimately get songs, films and apps while choking off revenue to websites with stolen digital content.

Arik Air resumes flights to Warri

Arik Air has announced the resumption of flight operations to Osubi Airport, Warri, with effect from October 26, following the reopening of the airport by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).

Ikeja Electric develops mobile application for customers’ safety, efficient service

A new mobile app that will help the prevention of customers and employees against electrical hazard, i-Safe has been unveiled by Ikeja Electric Plc.
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Hackers target smartphones to mine cryptocurrencies

Has your smartphone suddenly slowed down, warmed up and the battery drained down for no apparent reason? If so, it may have been hijacked to mine cryptocurrencies.

Cardtonic: Sell iTunes and Amazon gift cards without getting cheated

There is just one little problem, you don’t know where to sell iTunes and Amazon cards without getting cheated. Well, luckily for you, we do.

Expert: How to protect your smartphone from hackers

Mr Nosa Igiebor, a Mobile Engineer with Microsoft Nigeria, has advised Smartphone users to familiarise themselves with security features in their phones to safeguard them against hackers or theft.

Google starts taking payments for apps via Kenya’s M-Pesa service

Google Play apps and games store has started accepting payments in Kenya through Safaricom’s mobile phone M-Pesa service to boost downloads in a market where many people do not have a credit card.

Swype keyboard on iOS, Android discontinued

The app responsible for popularizing swipeable virtual keyboards has been discontinued. Nuance ended development this month of Swype for both iOS and Android, six years after it bought the company behind the influential keyboard app for around $100 million.

Opera launches AI-powered news app in Africa

Opera Software has launched Artificial Intelligent powered-app which enables people to access their favourite news articles and hottest trending videos.

Judge orders Google to pull mobile app on Catalonia referendum

Google must take down a mobile phone app that tells Catalan voters where they could vote for Sunday’s independence referendum, a judge has ordered.

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Elections: INEC lifts ban on political campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said political parties and candidates can resume political campaigns.

Yakubu Dogara: APC blackmailing INEC, planning to sack Mahmood Yakubu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
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Election postponement: Ex-President Jonathan sues for peace

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday tasked Nigerians to embrace peace and shun violence ahead of the rescheduled general elections.

Lagos government to open social register for poor, vulnerable

Lagos State Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget (MEPB), Mr. Olusegun Banjo has inaugurated the State Operations Cooperating Unit (SOCU), as part of efforts geared towards creating a Single Social Register that would lead to fund transfer to the poor and vulnerable segment of the society in the state.

Police prosecute 600 electoral offenders in Kano

Over 600 hoodlums have been prosecuted in Kano electoral-related crimes, Commissioner of Police Mohammed Wakil has stated.