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Nigeria: Apple Launches iPhone X In Lagos

iPhone X , Apple’s most recent product right after the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus,  berths in Africa’s most populous country   IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Apple has announced the launch of  iPhone X last Friday in Lagos, Nigeria. The company said  iPhone X is Apple’s most recent product right after the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus.   It ...

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Nigeria Technology Award Honours OLX

*OLX was recognized with twice at the Nigeria Technology Award   IT NEWS NIGERIA: OLX won the award for Classified Ad Website of the year for the third time in a row and for the first time the Mobile App of the Year at the 3rd edition of the Nigerian Technology Awards which held recently in Lagos.   Speaking at ...

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Team Civil Defence Bags N7 Million NCC Tennis Prize

  NCC: This weekend matches, the climax of the sequence of matches constitutive of the 2017 NCC Tennis Tournament, ended this evening after tough but exciting sessions that saw Team Civil Defence cart away the grand prize of 7 million naira.   This brings to an end months of nationwide lively and competitive tennis matches as well as anxiety and ...

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ChopUp, Paga To Launch Africa’s First Mobile e-sports Platform

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Leading Nigerian mobile gaming company, ChopUp has partnered with Paga, Nigeria’s preferred digital financial services company, to launch Africa’s first mobile eSports platform. This service, which kicks off on the 4th of December 2017, will afford gamers the opportunity to compete for bragging rights and win cash prizes daily. The first game is “Monkey Post” Street Soccer – building on ...

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HMD Global Marks One Year As New Home Of Nokia Phones

  *12 major announcements in just 12 months from HMD Global IT NEWS NIGERIA: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has been in celebration mood to mark its first birthday since December 1, 2017. In just 12 months, the start-up has made 12 major announcements including the introduction of eleven new devices, and global partnerships with industry heavyweights such ...

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2017 Review: Facebook Showcases Most Powerful Ways People Connect

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Facebook has announced its 2017 Year in Review, highlighting the most powerful ways people came together on Facebook to support one another.   First, people came together to react and talk about important moments and events that happened around the world. These top three moments that people discussed globally in 2017 were:   International Women’s Day: This ...

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Nigeria: NITDA Repeats Call For Local Data Centres Patronage

*Today Nigeria boasts of highly reliable Tier III Data Centers *Centres certified by various international organizations and guaranteeing almost 100% availability as well as multiple layers of security *NITDA decries Continued Offshore Data Hosting, Urges IT NEWS NIGERIA: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has again urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as private sector organizations on the ...

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ICAF 2017: CPC Seeks More Collaboration With NCC

*NCC’s  collaboration with the CPC had been restricted to a specific subject such as monitoring of sales promotion   IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Consumer Protection Council, (CPC), has said there is need to deepen collaboration with Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to further protect the interests of the telecoms consumers.   Director Surveillance & Enforcement at CPC, Mrs. Oluwaleke Ogundipe said ...

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NCC, ITU To Set Up Africa Regional Cybersecurity Centre In Abuja

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Executivre Vice Chairman (EVC) of Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has revealed that, the nation through the agency, is partnering with International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to set up Africa Regional Cybersecurity Center (RCC) in Abuja.   Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta said yesterday at the Opening ceremony of the week-long 27th session of AFINIC meeting themed “Taking the African ...

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