ICT & Tech News

China produces over 1.2 bn mobile phones from January – August

China produced over 1.26 billion mobile phones in the first eight months of the year, including 932 million smart phones, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The figures were announced at a summit on mobile innovation Thursday by Qiao Yueshan, with the ministry. According to the ministry, China produced about 1.3 billion mobile phones during the same ...

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NCC says Nigeria’s active telecoms subscribers increase by 458,986

Active users of the services and products of Nigeria’s telecommunications networks increased by 458,986 in September, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The telecommunications industry regulator made this known in its monthly subscriber/operator data, made available on its website on Tuesday. It said that active telecommunications service customers increased from 139, 446,227 in August to 139,905,213 in September. According ...

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Internet users jumps to 92m in August, says NCC

The major regulators in the telecoms industry, the Nigerian Telecommunications Commissions has revealed that internet users and data subscribers in the various networks in the country has marginally increased to 92 million in August. The commission made this known in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data made available on its website on Thursday. According to the commission, the overall figure showed ...

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Aregbesola hosts Delegates on the National Digitization Project

Pix 1: Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, presenting the official Plague of the State to Chairman Ad-hoc Committee of House of Representatives on National Digitization Project, Hon. Sunday Marshar-Katum, during the courtesy visit to the Governor by the delegates on National Digitization Project, at Banquet Hall, Government House, Osogbo.

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Codelagos to Train One Million Lagosians On Computer Programming-Govt

Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh on Thursday said the CodeLagos Programme, billed to be launched later this month will train one million Lagosians on computer programming.Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh who disclosed this at the commencement of a three-day training session for CodeLagos Master Trainers, said the programme ...

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If you don’t key into digitisation, you lose out – VC tells LASU students

Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University, on Monday advised undergraduates to seek deeper knowledge of Information Technology (IT) to attain success in the modern world. Fagbohun gave the advice during the matriculation of 1,112 ‎ LASU students for Sandwich Degree Programme for 2016/2017 academic session. The vice chancellor was represented by his deputy in charge of academics, Prof. Noah ...

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Facebook’s Chris Cox arrives Nigeria, to speak at social media week

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Chief Product Officer at Facebook, Chris Cox, is in Nigeria today, to speak at Social Media Week in Lagos about the future of media.

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NCC to Nigerians: ‘Protect yourselves against exploitation’

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday urged telecom consumers in the country to take advantage of the consumer outreach programme provided by the Commission in order in order for service providers not to take advantage of them.

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Reps reject ministry of communication’s 2017 budget proposal

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The 2017 budget estimates of N6.97 billion for the Ministry of Communications has been rejected by the House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications.

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NECO, OTHERS COMMEND PROMASIDOR AS STUDENTS BESIEGE WEBSITE TO REGISTER FOR 2017 COWBELLPEDIA MATHEMATICS T.V QUIZ SHOW

Victoria Hanson   The National Examination Council (NECO) and other stake holders in the nation’s education sector have commended Promasidor Nigeria Limited for supporting education through the Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show. Dr. Ikechukwu  Anyanwu, Director, Quality Assurance, National Examination Council, NECO, who represented the Registrar at the press briefing flagging off the competition in Lagos, explained to ...

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