Number Portability: Migrating to Another Network Provider is Free – NCC

Introduction of Mobile Number Portability is only a few months away. But the most encouraging news so far is that the service will be provided free. You can change from one network provider to another free of charge whilst retaining your phone number. According to reports the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has directed network operators… Read More »

Glo Ghana Extends Period for Activation of Reserved Phone Numbers

Following the recent launch of full services by Globacom in Ghana Glo Mobile Ghana has extended the period for which people could activate their specially reserved numbers indefinitely. This was to allow the 1.5 million Ghanaians who reserved special Glo numbers to activate their lines at their own convenience. Glo originally gave Ghanaians up to… Read More »

Google Docs Update: 450 News Fonts, 60 New Templates and more

Google has updated its Google Docs added new web fonts and templates. With this update Google Docs users will have access to new 450 fonts and 60 templates.Also improved support for screenreaders in Docs, more options for inserting images into documents, support for Google Drive and webcams and ability for users also search for images… Read More »

Nigeria Customs Service Makes N185 Billion in First Quarter 2012

According to reports the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has collected a total of N185 billion from its 30 area commands across the country for the first quarter of 2012, an indication that its N1 trillion revenue target for the year may not be realisable. The collection for the first quarter of this surpassed the same… Read More »

Nigeria Approves N267 million for 25-year National Ports Master Plan

The Federal Government has approved N267 million contract for consultancy services to develop a 25-year National Ports Master Plan for the Ministry of Transport and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The Federal Executive Council which approved the sum last week, also approved about N102 billion for the execution of contracts in the ports, gas and… Read More »

[REPORT] Best Nigerian Airlines in Last Decade

Nigeria’s air transport industry has witnessed some very turbulent periods in the not so distant past. Currently there appears to be calm as the spate of air crashes, while not totally removed, are now far between. Travellers in Nigeria’s airspace will have witnessed first hand the quality and service offered by the country’s various airlines.… Read More »

Workers Day: Nigerian Workers Better or Worse?

Today is workers day all over the world. As we celebrate workers day the question remains “What is happening to Nigerian Workers?” Promises have been made, many are unfulfilled. The working condition of the average Nigerian still leaves a lot to think about. Crappy offices, Poor equipment, unconducive environment, poor salary to mention but a… Read More »

Exclusive List of Highest Paid Chief Executives in Nigeria Oil and Gas Sector 2012

They are swimming in oil and making their bucks! According to Nigerian Banks Financial Transparency report jointly produced by BusinessDay and Source Capital Research, today we bring you the top 7 highest paid chief executives among listed petroleum products marketing companies in Nigeria. Here are the top highest paid chief executives: Follow Us on Twitter… Read More »

Globacom Launches Operations in Ghana

Nigeria telecom giant, Glo Mobile, has launched its commercial operations in Ghana, promising to deliver unparallel services to Ghanaians across the voice and data packages. The launch comes after series of postponements that got Glo Mobile fined a sum of $200,000 for failing to meet an April 20, 2012 deadline. Speaking to newsmen at the… Read More »

FCMB Acquisition of FinBank; 550 to Lose Jobs

The takeover bids and loss of jobs currently ongoing in the country’s banking sector is far from over as the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) finalises plans to take over the First Inland Bank (FinBank). As a direct result it is expected that over 550 staff of FinBank will lose their jobs after the merger.… Read More »

GLO Launches UNIWORLD: Subscribers Pay Uniform Tariff Across Nigeria, Ghana, Benin

A new roaming service which offers a uniform local tariff and allows the use of local Glo recharge cards in any visited Glo network country has been launched. Called UNIWORLD, this service offering enables both prepaid and postpaid subscribers in Nigeria, Benin Republic and Ghana to enjoy seamless unbroken communication at uniform affordable rates in… Read More »

Nigeria Needs Min $15bn to Develop Power Infrastructure – BPE

A statement from the Bureau of Public Enterprise on Friday says that Nigeria needs $15billion to $20 billion of investment over the next three years to buy and develop electricity assets. This according to the Bureau underlines the need to push forward with delayed power privatisation plans to get the nation’s moribund power sector functioning… Read More »

Change Management and Training in the Ever-changing Corporate World

How right was Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus, who said that “Nothing endures but change.” His words, often mistranslated as ‘change is the only constant’ but essentially implying the same meaning, have trickled down through time and through all stages of our society between his time, many centuries ago and now. Those who understand the… Read More »

Central Bank Governor Sanusi Denies Plagiarizing Prof Victor’s Work

Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has denied allegations that he copied the research work of a United States based Nigerian Professor, Victor E. Dike and presented it as his own ideas at a public lecture he delivered in Edo state on November 26, 2010. Sanusi, in a press statement denied writing the said paper.… Read More »

Great Solutions for Big Problems…IT Managed Services May Be Visible and Tangible

IT Managed Services are considered intangible and invisible; however they can be turned into a profitable tangible solution in a world where the technological infrastructure plays a key role in the business development Managed Services Providers face a variety of challenges. They struggle trying to sell an intangible and invisible service. Quoting Harry Beckwith, author… Read More »

CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Copied my Work – Prof. Victor

Federal High Court, Abuja has summoned the Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido, to appear before it on May 31, to explain why he allegedly copied the research work of a Nigerian Professor resident in the United States of America, and presented it as his own ideas at a public lecture he delivered in Edo state… Read More »

Top 10 Best Places to Work in Nigeria 2012

Great Place to Work (GPTW) Institute has ranked Diageo (Guinness Nigeria Plc) as the best place to work in Nigeria. The award ceremony, first of its kind in Africa, aims to be an annual event recognising organisations who have implemented creative and effective approaches to developing trust, pride and camaraderie within the workplace. The award… Read More »