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  • Active Mobile Phone Subscribers Now 155m

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    The total number of active mobile lines on telecoms networks in Nigeria has increased to over 155 million in January, this year, the latest industry report released by the telecoms regulator has revealed. According to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in the new report, telecoms networks, mostly the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) operators…

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  • How Telecom Investments Is Driving Nigeria’s e-Commerce Growth

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    Nigeria’s e-commerce sector is escalating with thousands of websites offering consumers alternative choices. Instead of walking  down to mammy markets, shops, supermarket or shopping malls, consumers can in the comfort of their rooms use laptops or mobile handsets and make purchases from e-commerce sites with the goods delivered at their homes. The surge in e-commerce…

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  • FG Extends N140bn Microcredit Loans To Plateau, Jigawa, Kebbi

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    The rollout of disbursements of N140 billion MarketMoni, a microcredit scheme providing interest-free loans to market women, artisans, enterprising youth and farmers, one of the social intervention programmes of the Federal Government has been extended to Plateau, Jigawa and Kebbi States. MarketMoni, also known as the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program (GEEP) executed by the…

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  • Nigeria, Kenya, AFRINIC Sign Agreements On .NG Growth

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    Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the managers of .ng Country Top Level Domain (ccTLD), the Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC), the managers of .ke ccTLD and the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) Ltd, one of the world’s five regional Internet registries (RIRs) have different agreements to develop, certify skills and grow .NG internet penetrations. NiRA…

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  • ATB Techsoft Develops Business Software For SME Industries

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    Chief executive officer, ATB, Mr. Abiodun Atobatele,  Techsoft Solutions Limited, an information technology and software development company has bemoaned the $1 billion spent annually by Nigerian companies importing foreign software from different countries. Speaking at the launch of enterprise software that caters for different verticals of the economy especially the small and medium enterprises (SMEs),…

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  • Bundesliga Resumes Live On StarTimes

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    Nigerian fans are in for a feast of live football action as the German Bundesliga resumes this weekend, with leading digital television service provider, StarTimes set to beam all the actions from the pitches. After going on a three-week winter break, the Bundesliga, which is the league of the current world champions, Germany is set…

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  • Yahoo To Be Renamed Altaba After $4.8bn Acquisition

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    Yahoo will be renamed Altaba after the sale of its web assets to Verizon for $4.83 billion, the company said in a SEC regulatory filing, adding that its chief executive officer, Marissa Mayer, and five other directors will step down. Altaba will be a holding company with as primary assets, a 15 per cent stake…

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  • Glo Maintains Lead In New Internet Subscription

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    Globacom has been confirmed as the sole network that increased its internet subscriber base in the month of October, 2016 according to the data published on the website of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The total number of internet users on the networks of the four major operators shrank by 378,015 from 93.5million in September to…

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