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NITDA pitches tech entrepreneurs to global investors

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is pitching Nigerian technology entrepreneurs to global investors aimed at building a solid financial bases for their startups to become global companies in the future.

NCC to penalise vendors of non-approved communication equipment

Any corporate entity found selling or installing communications equipment without obtaining the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) type approval test certificate would be liable to pay a fine of N100,000 or one-year imprisonment, an official warned.
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Hackers steal details of 120,000 bank customers

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has confirmed that hackers have stolen information of more than 120,000 customers in a massive data breach into two major commercial banks.

Federal government approves cisco networking academy in unity colleges

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Education has approved the Cisco Networking Academy Program as well as the establishment of 6 Internet of things (IoT) innovation centres across the Federal Unity Colleges in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.

Federal government establishes six Internet of Things innovation centres in Nigeria

The Federal Government has approved the Cisco Net-working Academy Programme to be run in unity schools just as it also approved the establishment of six Internet of Things (IoT) innovation centres across federal unity colleges in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.

Google hires ex-Samsung CTO to lead its Internet of Things business

Alphabet’s Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co’s chief technology officer, to lead its Internet of Things business, he said in a LinkedIn post Monday.

Ericsson to write down $1.8bn in fourth quarter

Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson on Tuesday said it would write down 14.2 billion kronor (1.4 billion euros, $1.8bn) in assets as the troubled company struggles to compete in a rapidly changing sector.

FUT Minna trains 100 youths on ICT

The Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, has commenced training of 100 youths on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at its study centre in Suleja.

Dialog Semiconductor acquiring Silego for up to $306 million in IoT push

Germany’s Dialog Semiconductor is to acquire California-based Silego Technology for up to $306 million, helping to strengthen its position in the market for the so-called Internet of Things.

BroadBand penetration to hit 30% by 2018 – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said broadband penetration which currently stands at 21 percent will meet the 30 percent target set by the National Broadband Plan of the Federal Government.

With 170m people, Nigeria is a preferred investment destination in Africa

We come to the ITU Telecom World every year to tell our story, share our experiences and borrow a leaf from global best practices to address our concerns, engage and collaborate with the global community to strengthen the growth and impact of the Nigerian Telecoms Industry.

Cisco shares drop as security business revenue misses estimates

Cisco’s quarterly revenue in its closely-watched security business missed analysts’ estimates, raising concerns about the world’s largest networking gear maker’s efforts to transform into a software-focused company.

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APGA suspends three lawmakers over Anambra impeachment saga

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Activities resume fully at Dapchi girls college, 9 months after abduction saga

Academic activities have resumed in full force at the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 schoolgirls on Feb.19.
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VAR will be introduced to Premier League from 2018-19

Premier League clubs have agreed “in principle” to the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) technology from next season.

Former chief magistrate challenges retirement by FCT judicial service committee in court

A former Chief Magistrate, David Ochimana, on Thursday challenged his compulsory retirement by the Judicial Service Committee of the Federal Capital Territory before the National Industrial Court, Abuja.

One feared killed as gunmen attack PDP rally in Rivers

One person was reportedly killed while the Chairman of Ikwerre LGA of Rivers State, Samuel Nwanosike, narrowly escaped death on Wednesday as gunmen attacked a rally organised by some chieftains of the People Democratic Party in Ipo community.