More companies adopting 5G Internet
More companies are sharing ambitious plans about how we’ll live in a 5G world. The CNN reports that at CES, the annual tech convention in Las Vegas was filled with demos highlighting the potential of next generation of Internet speed. 5G could make the process of loading websites, downloading... Read more
NCC moves to protect subscribers as Teleology pulls out of 9Mobile
Worried about last week’s pulling out of Teleology Holdings from 9mobile, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at the weekend said it has taken steps to address the issue in the interest of subscribers, investors and the Nigerian economy. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, who... Read more
Remita commences sale of JAMB forms
In preparation for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Remita, a leading electronic payment platform, has commenced the sale of the forms. This is coming on the heels of the 2019 UTME ePIN and form sales by the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) which commenced Thursday. Chief... Read more
DPR gives illegal filling stations three-month ultimatum
The Department of Petroleum Resources on Thursday declared that it had given a grace period of three months for all illegal filling stations and gas plants to regularise their facilities or face the full wrath of the law. It disclosed this in Abuja as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation... Read more
Price of cooking gas drops in Lagos
Some Lagos residents on Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the decrease in the price and availability of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly known as cooking gas, especially during the Yuletide. According to Vanguard, the residents said that the drop in the price of the commodity was a relief to consumers,... Read more
Adenuga closes gap with Dangote in Forbes latest billionaires ranking
Globacom Chairman Mike Adenuga Jnr, with interests in oil exploration and real estate has moved up, ranking next to Aliko Dangote as Africa’s second richest man. See top 21 Here are the richest Africa’s Billionaires 1. Aliko Dangote – $12.2 billion net worth 2. Nicky Oppenheimer – $7.7 billion... Read more
FG approves four new private universities
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday in Abuja approved the establishment of four new private universities in Kaduna, Oyo, Ogun and Osun States. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, confirmed this when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the first meeting of the council in 2019.... Read more
Japanese passport remains the strongest in the world: Henley Index
Once again, Japan made it to the top position of the World’s Most Powerful Passport! This is according to the rankings by Henley Passport Index – an organization that periodically measures the access each country’s travel document affords. This will be the second time in succession that Japan has... Read more
Kim resigns as World Bank President
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has resigned. He announced that he would step down next month, more than three years before his current term was due to expire. The decision ends Kim’s six-year tenure and may give US President Donald Trump decisive influence over the future leadership of... Read more
Hyundai unveils walking car
Hyundai has unveiled a car that can walk, a development that it hopes will save lives in disaster zones. The van-like vehicle has been developed to help emergency workers travel across terrain so tough that it would defeat most other vehicles. The South Korean carmaker revealed the new concept,... Read more