Home Kolade Akinola

Kolade Akinola

Technology Journalist at Technology Times Mobile: + 234 (0) 807 401 6027

Minister | Why Nigeria needs $550m for two satellites

Nigeria needs $550 million to acquire two more satellites “to adequately equip” NIGCOMSAT, the satellite services provider, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications has said. Apart from NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone, the technology service provider to Federal Government will also need $350 million to complete the funding of its projects “so that the country would be […]

DOUBLE JEOPARDY | Etisalat Nigeria faces ‘Internet shutdown’ by Abu Dhabi on July 31

tisalat Nigeria risks shutdown of its Internet presence by Arab shareholders pulling out of the phone company by Monday July 31, this year. Technology Times checks reveal that unless the Nigerian owners and the Arabs reach a deal on the continued use of the Etisalat brand identity, the Internet domain name of the number four […]

Rotary District 9110, Nigeria to honour CEOs of Channels TV, SystemSpecs at DG installation

Rotary International District 9110, Nigeria is to honour Mr John Momoh, Chairman and CEO of Channels TV; Mr John Obaro, MD/CEO of Systemspecs Ltd and other deserving Nigerians at the installation of the new District Governor, Rotarian Dr. Adewale Lateef Ogunbadejo, holding Saturday July 8, in Lagos. The installation of Rotarian Dr. Adewale Lateef Ogunbadejo as the […]

NIGERIA | Federal Government Services Portal vanishes from cyberspace

The Federal Government Services Portal (GSP) created to provide an online central access to government services in Nigeria has disappeared from the Internet, Technology Times checks have revealed today. Technology Times investigation reveals that the portal on www.services.gov.ng has mysteriously disappeared closing access to public sector services like education, immigration, health and others accessible from […]

NIMC | Nigerians can now verify National ID via SMS

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has launched a Short Message Service (SMS) that lets Nigerians verify their National Identification Number (NIN). NIMC says the SMS service allows members of the public to ascertain and verify the authenticity of their National Identification Number (NIN) and access other services on its platform, Loveday Chika Ogbonna, Head […]