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CBN Website Hacked? Bank Reacts to Speculated Hacking
CBN Website Hacked? Bank Reacts to Specu...

CBN Website Hacked? Bank Reacts to Speculated Hacking

Nigeria’s apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),  has dismissed speculations of its website being hacked on Friday. The reports became rife after the website of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) was hacked yesterday (Friday) by a group. In a statement on its official Twitter  handle,... read more »

FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Concession Project
FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Co...

FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Concession Project

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the concession of the automation project of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). Minister of finance, budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed said the automation project will cost $3.1 billion. She noted the project will be concessioned for 20... read more »

Angola Internet Population Surpasses 6 Million  
Angola’s Internet Population Surpa...

Angola’s Internet Population Surpasses 6 Million  

Angola’s National Director of Telecommunications and Information Technology, Matias Borges has said the country now boasts of over 6.8 million internet users. Borges said 6,857,062 users of internet services have been registered in all parts of the country, noting that 22,000 km of fiber optic... read more »

Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilili wa Menza
Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilil...

Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilili wa Menza

Google has dedicated a customized Doodle on its homepage to honouring Mekatilili wa Menza, Kenya’s foremost liberation fighter. She is famed for leading the Giriama people to counter colonial masters in the early 20th century. Google in a tweet said, “Today, we honor Mekatilili wa Menza, the... read more »

Namibia’s Central Bank Governor, Gawaxab, Asks Country to Prepare for Impending Digital Revolution
Namibia’s Central Bank Governor, Gawaxab...

Namibia’s Central Bank Governor, Gawaxab, Asks Country to Prepare for Impen...

Bank of Namibia (BoN) governor, Johannes Gawaxab has asked the country to get ready to deal with an impending digital revolution and utilize the technological innovation for greater good. Gawaxab made the statement on Thursday at the bank’s 30th anniversary celebration event, reflecting on its... read more »

If Nigerians Knew The Power Of Technology They Would Not Accept Electricity Failure

If Nigerians Knew The Power Of Technology They Would Not Accept Electricity Failure

12th February 2020 The simplest definitions for TECHNOLOGY on the internet are “Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes” and also “Technology is... read more »

Nigeria: Google Issues a Statement on Inaccurate Currency Converter Issue with the Naira

Nigeria: Google Issues a Statement on Inaccurate Currency Converter Issue with the Naira

Following the curious 50% drop recorded in Nigeria’s exchange rate on Google’s currency converter yesterday, Google has issued a statement. In a tweet, the IT giant twitted that... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide Web Foundation board

Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins Wor...

After a 3-year tenure as an Honorary Chairperson of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) where she provided guidance and advocacy to help drive down internet costs, Dr. Omobola Johnson is... read more »