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Tablet | Budget Tecno DroiPad 7D launched in Nigeria

Tecno has announced the entry of its cost-effective tablet, DroiPad 7C Pro into the vibrant consumer technology market in Nigeria. A little over a year ago, the Chinese device maker  released one of its  the best-selling 7-inch tablet in the country: the DroiPad 7C Pro, a device that also  played well in the budget consumer tech […]

Chicason Group CIO | MAN must champion digitization of manufacturing sector

anufactures Association of Nigeria (MAN), the umbrella body of manufacturers  in the country, should lead the charge to influence policies that drive digital evolution of the manufacturing sector, Mr Steve Obiago, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Chicason Group, an indigenous conglomerate has told Technology Times. According to him, digital transformation in the Nigerian manufacturing industry […]

GoOnline Nigeria | 50 Winner SMEs to be announced at TechPlus 2017

oOnline Nigeria will announce 25 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to benefit for free in the pilot of the business growth programme for digital transformation of SMEs in Nigeria launching July 6 at TechPlus 2017 in Lagos. GoOnline Nigeria is running a #GoOnlineNigeriaSME50 campaign on its official portal, www.goonline.ng, to select 50 SMEs to benefit from […]

Buy Nigeria | IT regulator issues pre-enforcement alert to Government agencies

  The Federal Government Thursday issued a pre-enforcement notice to enforce compliance with its “Buy Nigeria” policy on information technology (IT) products and services in the public sector. Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Director General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in a statement sent to Technology Times says the IT regular “has put measures […]

TELECOMS | Nigerians ‘spent $6.6b on recharge cards in 2016’

Nigerian phone consumers spent $6.6 billion on recharge cards to access telecoms services in 2016, according to Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), the nation’s telecoms regulator. Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman at NCC dropped this hint during a breakfast meeting with ICT Editors on Tuesday in Lagos to underscore the investment opportunities in the vibrant telecoms […]