Nigeria Goes Borrowing Again Wants $3billion Loan from China

According to reports from Businessday Nigeria will likely secure some $3 billion facility from the Chinese government to finance the completion of some key priority projects if ongoing loan negotiations between the government and China pull through. The projects are; completion of the ongoing Abuja light rail, construction of part[...]

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Wikipedia to Go Free on Mobiles in Africa and Middle East This Year

The Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organisation that operates Wikipedia and Orange, a mobile network provider have concluded a deal that will allow millions of people from Africa and Midddle East to gain free unlimited access to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia from the mobile phones. The project is targeted at the[...]

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Website Outage was due to Upgrade – GTBank

GTBank responded yesterday evening on twitter that their website outage for several hours between Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th was due to service upgrade. GT bank website was redirecting to a parked page for several hours. Their twitter page @gtbank said: Our website became unavailable during an upgrade process.However,normal services[...]

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Google+ integrates with Google Trader: Personalize your Listings

Google announced today that it has integrated Google+ (its social network) with Google Trader (it classified ads site). This means users on google trader can personalize their listings. According to press release on Google Africa blog: We wanted to make Google Trader a little bit more personal. So today, for[...]

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Project FORCECOM 700: Glo Provides 10k Lines to Nigerian Police

Globacom, Nigerian second National carrier has entered a partnership with the Nigeria Police Force, to provide seamless and effective telephone connection to officers and men of the force, geared at enhancing their crime fighting capabilities. The project titled, FORCECOM 700, will see Globacom providing an initial 10,000 connections on a[...]

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Mainstreet, Keystone and Enterprise banks Up for Sale – AMCON

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has commenced sale of thee three nationalised banks Mainstreet Bank, Keystone Bank and Enterprise bank. You can recall these banks where nationalised in August last year According to Mustapha Chike-Obi, Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). any moment from now, expressions[...]

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Google+ Hackatons to Hold in Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda

Google+ Hackatons to Hold in Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda Google announced it hold Google+ hackatons in Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda next month (March 2012). A Hackaton is an event when programmers meet to do collaborative computer programming. The spirit of a hackathon is to collaboratively build programs and applications. According[...]

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Number Portability Service in Nigeria: Migrate to another GSM Network without Losing your Number

It has been long awaited, the ability to migrate to another network provider without losing your current phone number. According to reports from Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) it would issue the first licence for number portability (NP) service in the first week of February. The licensee would be given six[...]

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