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Yahoo Answers, one of the longest-running and most storied web Q&A platforms in the history of the internet, is shutting down on May 4th. That’s the day the Yahoo Answers website will start redirecting to the Yahoo homepage, and all of the platform’s archives will apparently cease to exist. The platform has been operating since 2005.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says over one billion dollars would accrue to government from the sale of spectrum after completion of the Digital Switch Over (DSO).
The United States on Thursday unveiled new measures to punish Myanmar’s army for its February 1 coup, blocking the ministries of defence and home affairs and top military conglomerates from certain types of trade.
The Association of Telecommunications Companies in Nigeria, ATCON, says Nigeria requires over N15 trillion to bridge the infrastructure funding gap for the telecom/ICT industry.
The trial of Aisha Alkali Wakil alias ‘Mama Boko Haram’ who is being prosecuted by the EFCC on a fraud charge has started in Maiduguri, with the agency presenting its first witness.
The smartphone app, a huge hit across the world, cancelled its February 8 deadline for accepting an update to its terms concerning sharing data with Facebook, saying it would use the pause to clear up misinformation around privacy and security.
The Federal Government has ordered immediate closure of enrolment activities at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Headquarters, Abuja and the reactivation of 20 centers within the FCT to make the process of NIN enrolment much easier from Monday, January 18th 2021.
9mobile has announced a new Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Deputy Chief Technical Officer, and Director of Strategy within its Senior Management team.
The Akwa Ibom Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it will collaborate with youth leaders across the state to ensure adequate protection of critical government infrastructure.
Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong was not in attendance for a scheduled court hearing Monday after the death of his father, Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee, was announced yesterday. Yonhap reports that the conglomorate’s de facto leader and presumed heir had asked the Seoul High Court to permit him to attend the funeral.
US rural telecommunications companies that rely on federal subsidies would have to spend at least $1.837 billion ($1.4bn) to remove and replace equipment from Huawei and ZTE, the country’s telecoms regulator has estimated.
Ninety eight per cent (98%) of the total service-related complaints received from telecoms consumers within a 15-month period, spanning January 2019 to April 2020, have been successfully resolved, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said in a report.
OneWeb, which has its headquarters in the UK, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US in March, after it was unable to secure financing. Bharti Global also will invest $500 million as part of the deal.
I am constrained to say these few words on the worrisome development in my dear state, Rivers. The demolition and auction of private property, the closure of all sources of survival for citizens of Rivers state without due consideration for their means of sustenance in the name of the battle against Covid 19, are draconian measures that will prove counter productive in the long run.
Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is facing more than 100 lawsuits from disgruntled employees at the telecoms unit of his poverty-busting microfinance Grameen Bank, lawyers said Thursday.
Telecom operators in Nigeria said yesterday that the directive by the Federal Government that cost of data should be reviewed downward in five days is “unrealistic and insensitive” considering the high operating cost in the country.
In response to the increase in cybercrime around the world, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned internet users and other users of telecommunication in the country to guard against being defrauded by internet fraudsters known as “yahoo yahoo boys”.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has not fixed dates for its congresses and national convention, saying political jobbers were responsible for the misinformation.
The Defence Headquarters on Monday said the N100 billion proposed by the Armed Forces Support Trust Fund Bill will be inadequate to combat the worsening insecurity bedevilling the country.The Defence Headquarters on Monday said the N100 billion proposed by the Armed Forces Support Trust Fund Bill will be inadequate to combat the worsening insecurity bedevilling the country.
Following the surge in demand for cement products in the country, Dangote Cement Plc has restated commitment in meeting the demand gap in order to ensure the availability of Cement products in all nooks and crannies of Nigeria and beyond.
The Nigeria international strike beat off competition from Jammie Vardy, Timothy Castagne, U23 stars Tyrese Shade, Thanawat Suengchitthawon, Cole Dasilva and Leicester City Women’s Natasha Flint to clinch the individual prize.
Thousands of members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Action Alliance, AA, have dumped their party for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo state.
Construction is booming in Dakar, where unfinished apartment blocks tower over most streets, their exposed concrete bricks a dull uniform grey.
United States (U.S.) President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to maintain dialogue on strategic stability issues, such as arms control and emerging security issues.
Ethiopia has revoked the press credentials of a foreign journalist working for the New York Times, according to the newspaper and an Ethiopian official.
The Philippines on Wednesday reported what it said were incursions into its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by 287 maritime militia vessels from China, in a further sign of cracks reappearing in a relationship after a period of rapprochement.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims the anti-Glazer protests have influenced their back-to-back defeats.