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Google to Launch $40 Smartphone in Nigeria

Google is set to launch an affordable mobile device for the Nigerian market- the ICE 2 smartphone. Sundar Pitchai, Google‘s chief executive officer, said, “Yes, Google is set to launch an Android device in September. One cool thing about this device is the price. The Ice 2 would be sold at …

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NCC secures N221 million waiver for MTN in Kano

It was gathered that Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, had to make an unscheduled visit to the State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and the government magnanimously waived the permit fee of N221million for the deployment of fibre infrastructure in that state. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the industry regulator, has …

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See West Africa Mobile Award 2017 Winners

The 10 winners of the West Africa Mobile Awards, the first truly West African technology awards to recognise the region’s best mobile and tech companies, were announced at the awards party in Lagos, Nigeria at the weekend. An excellent response drew over 150 submissions from across 14 countries. Following the …

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MTN Nigeria dismisses 280 employees

It has been confirmed that Nigeria’s biggest telecom provider MTN Nigeria has dismissed some of it workers. 280 MTN Nigeria employees were let off at the end of April 2017. MTN claims it has 19,989 workers across 24 countries. And here in Nigeria, about 1800 workers. This means that about …

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Google adds search results ‘fact check’ flag

Google has added its fact check feature to search results globally, in a bid to help tackle the spread of “fake news”. The search giant will now highlight “authoritative sources” in search results, with a summary of claims that have been fact-checked. Google says sites will be judged authoritative by …

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Microsoft Engages Bloggers on Digital Transformation

It was a fun and interactive session as big tech c​ompany​,​ Microsoft hosted some of Nigeria’s finest bloggers to a session on Empowering Digital Transformation. The three-hour session which held at the Microsoft Office in Victoria Island showcased the various products, services and offerings offered by the Tech Company that …

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