In this interview with SADE OGUNTOLA, Dr. Dania Simpa, CEO/Lead Consultant of Sabaoth Technologies Ltd, discusses how individuals can use proper technology to better their health. Wearable fitness trackers are sophisticated technologies that can accurately anticipate the onset of an infection or a seizure. These gadgets track a person’s heart […]

Mallam Kashifu Inuwa, Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has reaffirmed that securing Nigerians’ personal information online is a major concern for NITDA, as data remains a critical component of the Digital Economy. Inuwa made the remarks while speaking on a panel at the Nigeria Bar Association’s […]

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has continued to argue that Nigeria should follow numerous developed countries including South Africa in deploying 5G networks or investing heavily in the new fifth generation GSM technology. The argument was made a day after the Commission stated that a 5G deployment auction would be […]

The First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the opening of the FirstBank Digital Experience Centre, a completely automated branch. ‘FirstBank launches a completely automated self-service branch, strengthening digital transformation in Nigeria,’ the bank said in a statement. The branch was developed, according to the financial institution, to provide consumers […]

  E-Settlement (E-SL), a Nigerian fintech firm, has acquired QuickCash, a Côte d’Ivoire-based e-payment and money transfer startup.   E-Settlement hopes to expand across West African countries such as Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Niger, Togo, and other Francophone West African markets with this initiative. The agreement would broaden E-payment SL’s […]

Under the auspices of the West African Telecoms Regulators Assembly (WATRA), the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and other telecoms regulators will develop technical and regulatory modalities aimed at combating the rising wave of electronic frauds and standardizing regional roaming tariffs in the sub-region. This was the focus of a two-day […]