Gov Emmanuel commends A/Ibom NLC partnership

May 4, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom Tuesday lauded the partnership role of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Akwa Ibom wing, in the promotion of peace, progress and industrial harmony in the state. Emmanuel said this during the ground breaking ceremony of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) complex of NLC in Uyo. He assured that the state government will continue Read More

Digital Switch Over: Lagos to end analogue broadcast in 6 months

April 29, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Lagos state has officially transited from analogue to digital Television. This is even as Federal Government announced that with the launch in Lagos, analogue broadcasting would be switched off in the state in the next six months. Speaking at the official launch of Digital switch over, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the switch-on of Lagos is Read More

PDP, other hired contractors can’t blackmail Pantami to resign – Forum

April 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Professionals’ Forum (PPF) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians at large to ignore the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other “hired contractors” calling for the sack of Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Ibrahim Isa Ali Pantami. The forum said the opposition party and Read More

Onu urges private sector to invest in bitumen

April 27, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has called for more investment from the Organised Private Sector (OPS) to invest in Bitumen, in order to meet local demand and increase the country’s volume of export. Onu made this call declaring open the 10th International Conference Series of the Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBBRI) on Tuesday in Read More

KEDCO, NSIA, Konexa sign MoU for $100m renewable energy

April 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

Kano State Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Konexa, a foreign investor, for the generation, storage, and distribution of electricity. The MoU will see Konexa investing 100 million dollars to, among other things; provide cutting-edge technology in deploying renewable energy. The Chief Executive Officer of Konexa, Pradeep Pursnani, who said this at the British Read More


Titan Trust Bank shines at UK Global Brands Magazine awards, wins in 2 categories

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited has clinched two international awards at the United Kingdom-based 2021 annual Global Brands Magazine awards released at the weekend. The bank emerged winner in two categories, beating other nominees to win the ‘Best New Commercial Banking Brand’ and ‘Fastest Growing Digital Banking Brand in Nigeria for the year 2021’. The lender clinched the coveted influential awards Read More

AGPC set to invest $10m on capacity development initiatives

April 26, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

ANOH Gas Processing Company (AGPC) is set to invest up to $10million on capacity development initiatives in the oil and gas sector. The Managing Director of AGPC, Okechukwu Mba said this on the sidelines of the kickoff meeting and tour of the Centre for Skills Development and Training. He said this is a project AGPC is partnering with the Nigerian Read More

AGPC set to invest $10m on capacity development initiatives

April 25, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

ANOH Gas Processing Company (AGPC) is set to invest up to $10million on capacity development initiatives in the oil and gas sector. The Managing Director of AGPC, Okechukwu Mba said this on the sidelines of the kickoff meeting and tour of the Centre for Skills Development and Training. He said this is a project AGPC is partnering with the Nigerian Read More

Senate seeks upgrade of Yaba Tech, Ilaro Poly to Universities

April 22, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate through its Commitee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund, intensified the move to upgrade the Yaba College of Technology and Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, to Universities of Technology. It also made similar move for upgrade of the Nigeria French Language Village in Ajara Badagry , Lagos State to an Inter – University Centre for French Language Studies . Planned legislations Read More

Adopt 21st century military infrastructure, technology in enhancing national security— NITDA

April 22, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Director-general National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi have advised the Nigerian Army to adopt 21st century military infrastructure and technology in enhancing national security. The DG stated this Wednesday when he received Chief of Defence Communications Nigerian Army, Major General Elvis Njoku and his team who were at the corporate headquarters of the Agency to seek Read More

Effects of unregulated access to internet

April 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The internet is where we can find bulk of information about everything under the sky. It is the most needed thing around the globe. Businessmen, teachers, traders, students, everyone is now depending on the internet for their work irrespective of who you are either a middle-class person or a millionaire, all you need is the internet, sometimes for your work Read More

Breaking: In Oyo, Makinde sacks LAUTECH VC

April 16, 2021 Bayo Agboola, Ibadan 0

Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde on Friday ordered the Vice Chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Professor Michael Ologunde, to step aside till further notice. The governor handed down the order through a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye. In the statement, dated April 16, Prof Ologunde was subsequently directed to hand over Read More

Digitisation critical to transforming Nigeria’s insurance sector – Alebiosu

April 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Principal Investment and Strategy Manager, Leadway Assurance Limited, Mr. Akinyemi Alebiosu, has challenged operators in the insurance sector to invest in new technology that will be driven by data as that is the new way to go in the industry. Alebiosu, argues that insurance companies itching to make breakthroughs and remain relevant in the nearest future must consciously create Read More

PDP lacks credentials to govern Nigeria again- APC

April 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacks the needed credentials that it takes to be considered as a governance option. Reacting to PDP statement that APC led administration “misrule” was responsible for Twitter’s decision to cite its African operations in Ghana, the Secretary of the Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Read More

Breaking: FUTO gets new VC

The governing council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has appointed Prof Nnenna Oti as the new Vice Chancellor (VC) to succeed the outgoing helmsman, Prof. Francis Eze. Prof. Oti, until her new appointment was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, (Academic).  She emerged tops with 75.5 points to beat six other candidates. Her closest rival was Prof. Ikechukwu Dozie who Read More

AljazirahNigeria CEO launches Posh FM

April 14, 2021 John Oba 0

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) AljazirahNigeria, Mr. Bassey Etuk Williams has announced his company’s intention to soon launch its brand of frequency modulated FM radio station. Christened Posh FM, the CEO in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja said the project is aimed at introducing a fresh sequence in the crowded sector which has been running on a monotonous programming. Read More

Okupe harps on unity, security ahead of 2023

April 11, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

A former presidential spokesman, Dr Doyin Okupe, has cried out to political leaders across party lines to unite in finding solutions to the problems  of insecurity bedeviling the Nation. Okupe in a personally signed statement in Abuja Sunday, said addressing the problem along with agitations for  self rule and intra ethnic hatred ahead of  2023 general elections , were very Read More

Building products based on customer needs: The LG smart & dual inverter story

April 10, 2021 David Agba 0

With the recent increase in the number of people working from home, the demand for energy-efficient and powerful cool air conditioners have risen exponentially across Africa due to unbearable heat caused by the weather, especially during the dry season.  Based on customer needs, the electronics giants has varieties of Air Conditioner namely; GenCool, ArtCool and DualCool Premium Air Conditioners. A Read More

APC: Don’t contemplate another tenure extension, PGF boss tells Buni’s c’mtt

April 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has called on the party’s National Caretaker Committee to quickly set in motion process that will lead to the National Convention of the ruling party. Lukman warned that governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Committee should not contemplate another extension. In Read More

Nigeria as the global ICT investment hub

April 5, 2021 Musa Ilallah 0

Nigeria took a turn for an exciting and refreshing phase in November 2019 when President Muhammadu Buhari launched the 10 years National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy, NDEPS 2020-2030. The policy’s vision was aimed at transforming Nigeria into a leading digital economy, creating sustainable wealth and opportunities for all. This policy also saw the birth of the Federal Ministry of Read More

UK govt funds Nigeria’s first open-source business intelligence platform

April 1, 2021 David Agba 0

The UK government through its UK-Nigeria Tech Hub has launched an open-source business intelligence platform aimed at providing transparent and reliable data about the Nigerian tech sector. The UK High Commission in Nigeria announced this Thursday through a statement by Ndidiamaka Eze, Press & Public Affairs Officer at the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos. The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub is Read More

FG to commission executive hostel, other projects at NITT

March 31, 2021 Moh Bello Habib, 0

Minister of State for Transport Senator Gbemisola Ruqayyah Saraki, will Thursday, commission multi-million naira Executive hostel to cater for high ranking students of Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria and other Projects. The Director General of the Institute, Dr Bayero Salih Farah dropped the hint while conducting Journalists on faculty  tour at the Institute’s premises. He said some of Read More

Anambra trains 10,000 teachers on ICT

March 31, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The Anambra state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, weekend said to make teachers in the state technological driven, the state trained over 10,000 teachers on Information Communication Technology (ICT). Prof. Omenugha stated this Tuesday in Enugu when she received a special recognisation award for Technical Revolution in Education Sector in Anambra state by the management of Platform Technologies Ltd, Read More

Plateau gets new head of service, 14 perm secs

March 26, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Governor Simon Lalong, Friday, approved the appointment of Engr. Sunday Chong Hyat as the new Head of Service, of Plateau state. The appointment followed the retirement of the Head of Service, Mr. Izam Azi, who attained the mandatory age of 60. Lalong in a statement by the Director of Press, Dr. Makut Macham, said the new Head of Service was Read More