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Phone or Tab? | Tecno PhonePad 3 phablet ‘arrives Nigeria’

ecno says it has launched its premium Tecno PhonePad 3 phablet in Lagos under fresh Nigerian consumer tech market expansion plans by the Chinese phone maker. According to the device maker, the Tecno PhonePad 3 phablet is made for the business elite to facilitate business communications and productivity for its users on-the-go. Equipped with a 13MP […]

TheCable of Nigeria lands MacArthur Foundation grants

heCable, Nigeria’s fast-growing online newspaper, has received a grant from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to advance investigative journalism in the country. Simon Kolawole, CEO of TheCable, had early this month announced that TheCable’s partner, Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF), won a three-year grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation […]

e-GOVERNMENT | FG wants to run on Made-in-Nigeria software

The Federal Government Wednesday said it is considering a proposal to run all tiers of government on only Made-in-Nigeria software to drive its e-government programme. Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication, who dropped the hint in Abuja says the decision to adopt Made-in-Nigeria is one of the key recommendations of the National Council on […]

NIGERIA | Telecoms consumer spendings top $6.6b in 2016, NCC says

igerian telecoms consumers spendings topped $6.6 billion in 2016, Professor Umar Danbatta of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said today in Abuja. The chief of the telecoms regulatory agency, who said that rising consumer spending continues to fuelling growth of the Nigerian telecoms industry gave the market trend overview at the flagging off of the […]

Nigeria PC market to face ‘slow growth’, IDC says

Nigerian PC market will experience slow growth linked to oil prices as Africa’s PC market experienced a mild decline in Q4 2016 to total 3.2 million units, global tech research and consultancy, International Data Corporation (IDC), says. “With crude oil prices not showing any signs of strong growth in the near future, PC demand in […]