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Twitter turns off its original SMS service in most countries

Last week, Twitter turned off the ability to receive SMS messages containing the text of new tweets. The feature was disabled in all but “a few countries” that rely on the feature.

Telco supports online screening service to combat coronavirus

Nigeria’s leading telecoms service provider, 9mobile, has thrown its weight behind Mobihealth international, an award-winning telemedicine provider, to launch free COVID-19 online screening and teleconsultation service for all Nigerians.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook launches Quiet Mode for muting alerts and scheduling downtime

Facebook is rolling out a new feature today that allows users to mute all notifications from the social network. The new time management tool is called Quiet Mode, and it first reared its head as part of a pilot that was quietly launched last month. It’s officially rolling out for iOS users through the next month, and it will arrive for Android users starting in May.
WORLD Shipping giant, Maersk Nigeria Limited has said that its offices in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria remain open to customers to transact their businesses.

Maersk: We remain open for shipping business in Nigeria

World Shipping giant, Maersk Nigeria Limited has said that its offices in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria remain open to customers to transact their businesses.

JAMB develops mobile application to ease admission process

In order to make the admission process easier and accessible for candidates, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has developed a mobile app they can be used instead of visiting CBT centres.
Regine Murengerantwari (2nd L) who rents her rooms for income sits with her sons at home in a suburb of Kigali, Rwanda, on April 1, 2020. – After the lockdown, with no payments from the tenants, she has no income and no food for her four children returned from their boarding school by the closure. She hasn’t eaten for a few days now. (Photo by Simon Wohlfahrt / AFP)

Rwanda’s poor confront further hardship as shutdown extends

Out of work, with prices soaring and police on the streets, life for many Rwandans has become immeasurably harder under coronavirus lockdown, and the pain looks only set to deepen.
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36 states, FCT generate N2.57 trillion net revenue in 2018

Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has put the total net revenue of the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at N2.57 trillion excluding the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
The Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Cab Operators Association, popularly known as Yellow Taxi-Eko Cab, on Tuesday unveiled EkoCab Mobile App to promote transit system in the state.

Lagos taxi/cab operators unveil EkoCab mobile app

The Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Cab Operators Association, popularly known as Yellow Taxi/Eko Cab, on Tuesday unveiled EkoCab Mobile App to promote transit system in the state.
Google Maps marked 15 years on the road Thursday with the rollout of new features for the popular mobile app which has helped move navigation into the digital age.

Google Maps marks 15-year milestone with new features

Google Maps marked 15 years on the road Thursday with the rollout of new features for the popular mobile app which has helped move navigation into the digital age.
“Some of these Apps have been downloaded over a million times by people from the Google Play Store and android users can avoid downloading them.

Google removes Hong Kong protests-simulating game from app store – Reports

U.S. Internet giant Google on Thursday suspended from its Google Play digital distribution service the new The Revolution of Our Times role-playing mobile app game that simulates the ongoing protest movement in Hong Kong.
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Sports betting: Dangerous trend or reward for passion?

Many Nigerian football supporters and enthusiasts have greeted the new football season in major European countries with excitement and anticipation.
Frank Mba

Police direct firm to drop charges on emergency app

The police have directed Vigiscope Nigeria Ltd. to expunge the payment options attached to the Emergency Crime Reportage app.

Zenith Bank upgrades its mobile banking application

Zenith Bank Plc, has upgraded its mobile banking application to ensure its services are more aptly suited for the lifestyle needs of its customers.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister assures of business-friendly environment

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has assured Nigerians of a better business-friendly environment that will promote the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ through the adoption of appropriate policies.

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).

NIPOST: Federal government to impose N180 billion levy on Nigerians – Ex-NAF officer

An ICT expert and former Squadron Leader in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Adefolajuwon Amoo (rtd) has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by the Federal Government, through the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), to impose new tariffs worth N180 billion per annum on Nigerians.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

NGO unveils mobile app to provide health emergency services

Doctors on Call Health Support Initiative, an NGO, on Tuesday unveiled e-medical transport mobile app known as Amba to provide health emergency services in the country.

Federal Fire Service introduces mobile app to aid firefighting

The Federal Fire Service has unveiled Fire Alert System Application, a mobile app, to reduce the response time of firefighters to fire outbreaks in the country.

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Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.

Rasheedat Ajibade opens new season with a bang in Norway

Super Falcons star Rasheedat Ajibade started the 2020 Norwegian Toppserien season in fantastic fashion as she finds the back of the net and also helped her team Alvadnes to an impressive win.

Pep Guardiola ‘interfered in medical matters’ at Bayern Munich – ex-team doctor

Pep Guardiola "interfered in medical matters" at Bayern Munich, according to former team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt, who says the highly-rated coach thought he "knew everything better than I did".
Jose Mourinho has omitted Manchester United from his list of candidates for a top-four Premier League finish, while including Sheffield United and Wolves in the final running.

Jose Mourinho claims Arsenal are ‘in trouble’ ahead of upcoming derby

Jose Mourinho has hit back at Arsenal after their social media account taunted his side after they failed to beat Sheffield United on Thursday evening.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Ondo SSG Ifedayo Abegunde resigns appointment

The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.
Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their third goal with Lionel Messi, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Albert Gea

Barcelona outclass Villarreal after recent disappointments

Barcelona responded to a trying week by thrashing Villarreal 4-1 away to stay alive in the Liga title race, producing one of their best displays under coach Quique Setien.