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NCC vows not to compromise commitment to consumers’ rights

The Executive Commissioner and Stakeholder Management, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Adeleke Adewolu, has said that the commission would not compromise its commitment to ensuring that consumers’ rights were upheld at all times. Adewolu made this known at the report presentation of the consumer complaints categories and Services Level Agreements (SLAs) […]

Lagos wins NTA science and arts competition

Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively. Congratulating the Champions, the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo commended the team […]

Volkswagen to bring self-driving cars by 2025

Volkswagen hopes to build self-driving cars, a commercial reality by the middle of the next decade, the German carmaker said on Wednesday. Alexander Hitzinger, VW’s Vice-president for autonomous driving announced in Germany. Tests have been carried out in Hamburg using five specially-equipped electric Golf models on a 3-kilometre route, which […]

Glo topples Airtel as second-largest network operator

National telecommunications operator, Globacom, has emerged the preferred network for 2 million new subscribers in Nigeria in September, the largest in the industry, according to latest statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). In the report for September 2019, Globacom added a record 1,945,846 new subscribers. With the addition, […]

NCC to deploy digital broadband in 774 LGAs

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umaru Dambata has assured Nigerians that the Commission was poised to deploy digital broadband communication technology to all the 774 local government areas in the country, to enhance quality of telecommunication services. Dambata made the disclosure on Tuesday […]

Facebook, Google, Apple accused of enabling online slave markets

Facebook, Google and Apple have been accused of enabling online slave markets, according to an undercover investigation by BBC News Arabic. The probe uncovered a “booming black market” for domestic workers in the Persian Gulf, fueled by apps, hashtags and private messages on the tech giant’s platforms. The workers were […]

Trump’s aide slams Twitter over ban on political advertising

Brad Parscale, the campaign manager to the US president, Donald Trump has reacted to the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter’s decision to ban political advertisements worldwide starting from November. Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey made the announcement on his Twitter page, revealing the motivations behind the ban, citing several references […]

SERAP writes Buhari’s Minister over $460m failed CCTV project

Scio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, asking her to urgently provide information on the total amount of money paid to contractors from the $460 million loan obtained in 2010 from China to […]