Consumer Technology

FG begins harmonisation of mobile short codes in Nigeria

The Federal Government has started the harmonisation of mobile phone short codes in Nigeria as part of sweeping reforms of the value added services (VAS) industry. Short codes are short phone number used to address SMS and MMS messages from a mobile phone, and are mostly used by mobile phone companies, banks and others VAS […]

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‘Computers have eyes’ and other tech trends of 2018

Computers now understand images without any help from us apart from comprehending our words, and this will radically shape trends in 2018, according to Accenture. Accenture has released Fjord Trends 2018, the consulting company’s 11th annual report that examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business, technology and design in the year ahead. Rapid technological […]

UK group, others fail security clearance for Nigeria VAT project

UK player, Western Lotto bet on Nigeria’s online lottery stakes

UK-based LOT.TO says it has extended its deal to power Nigeria’s mobile-first lottery company, Western Lotto. Both players says they are betting on local market stakes after a hugely successful debut launch that saw over 200,000 players in Nigeria sign up for Western Lotto in the first four months alone. Western Lotto, which operates on […]

UK group, others fail security clearance for Nigeria VAT project

WOWBii Interactive: RiverBank School becomes first BUDDZone in Nigeria

WOWBii Interactive says that The RiverBank School in Victoria Island, Lagos is now an interactive learning environment and has been certified as its first BUDDZone in Nigeria. Terae Onyeje, CEO of WOWBii Interactive, says “a BUDDZone is a learning area offering educational itinerary designed to enable educators use technology resources to drive interactive learning”. The […]

UK group, others fail security clearance for Nigeria VAT project

Online Dating: Nigeria among ‘easiest countries for men to find women’

Nigeria has emerged as one of the best places for online dating, a virtual journey around the world of online dating websites claims. The men’s best countries in the world for online dating are Egypt, Indonesia, Nigeria, Ghana and the Philippines – three African and two Asian countries, according to leisure portal, Wogoal. Wogoal stands […]

UK group, others fail security clearance for Nigeria VAT project