Glo Pushing For Mobile Money Service, Partners With PSN

Nigeria’s National Telecoms Carrier, Globacom is partnering with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) to promote its mobile money service, which runs on the network’s TextCash platform. Globacom presented the mobile money service along with its SME Booster at the 2014 Annual Luncheon of the PSN at Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos recently. During the… Read More »

Nigeria and Canada Agreed on 3,000 Megawatts of Solar-Based Electricity Boost

In line with the renewable energy initiative the Delta State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SkyPower Energy, a Canadian investor, to build and generate solar-powered electricity in the state. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investments, Olusegun Aganga, said the Canadian firm was investing five billion United States dollars in renewable… Read More »

One Major Hinderance to Phone Manufacturing in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday talked about the unsteadiness in power supply and the setback it caused in manufacturing of mobile phones in the country. The NCC Director of Public Affair, Mr Tony Ojobo, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Ojobo said that before… Read More »

ITU Predicts Three Billion Internet Users by End of 2014

Recent figures released by International Telecommunications Union (ITU) on Monday shows that the number of mobile-broadband subscriptions will reach 2.3 billion globally come end of 2014, Fifityfive percent of these subscriptions are expected to be in the developing world. “The newly released ICT figures confirm once again that information and communication technologies continue to be… Read More »

Globacom Nears Completion of Massive $1.25bn IP Network Upgrade

Globacom, Nigeria’s second biggest national telecom operator, is nearing a completion of massive $1.25bn (about N200bn) internet protocol (IP) network which it began in April last year. The massive network improvement project, which will end in few months, will see all its base transceiver stations (BTSs) data enabled and on third generation 3G high-speed broadband… Read More »

Nigeria’s External Debt Nears $10 Billion

Over few days reports of Nigeria’s recent debt pile has been the talk show, the National Conference’s Committee on Public Finance has announced that it would explore new means to discourage states from unwarranted borrowing. The Committee announced its decision after Debt Management Office Director-General Abraham Nwankwo revealed that the country’s external/foreign debt profile reached… Read More »

DHL Express Claims ‘Courier Operator of the Year 2014 in Nigeria’

DHL, one of the world’s leading express delivery and Logistics Company, recently celebrated the great achievement of winning two eminent awards within one week. The “Courier Operator of the Year” award at the Beacon of Information and Communication Technology award 2014 organized by Communications Week Media, the popular tech weekly newspaper in Nigeria, was in… Read More »

Top 5 Resume/CV Killers You Should Avoid

Job searching is getting tough for every person out there as they have to find a way to stand out in the sea of applicants or else, get lost and be forgotten. You’ll have to get used to fighting through a lot of equally capable applicants for a job, but how will you be able… Read More »

Dangote Joins Top 25 Richest People in the World

Who say money no dey for Naija? After becoming the richest man in Africa four years ago, Nigerian business mogul, Aliko Dangote is not resting on his oars. According to Forbes Magazine, Dangote is now among the top 25 richest people in the world. Worth $25 Billon Dollars from $16.1 billion Dollars in 2013, Dangote… Read More »

Mobile Money Active Users Crosses 61 Million

Mobile money service is growing significantly across the globe. This is not unconnected to increasing GSM/internet service penetration especially in developing and under developed countries. According to latest reports by GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) increasing number of providers are overcoming operational challenges to create solid distribution networks and a large base of… Read More »

Abuja – Kaduna Rail to be Completed December – FG

The Federal Government stated of its commitment to ensure that the Abuja-Kaduna railway is completed by December 2014. The Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar gave this assurance after the inspection of the rail modernisation project from Idu to Jere project sites in Kaduna State on Friday. According to Umar “You can see that the… Read More »

Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ Make List of 100 Lifetime Books, the workd’s biggest online retailer recently released a list of essential books must read before dying an guess what? Chinua Achebe’s classic novel, Things Fall Apart made the list. Chinua Achebe’s classic novel, Things Fall Apart, has been named amongst the 100 books that must be read in a lifetime by Amazon. The list… Read More »

New Nigeria Super Eagles Jersey for World Cup 2014 Unveiled

The Nigeria Football Federation today unveiled the new lime-green jerseys the nation’s national football team the Super Eagles will wear at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The lighter shade with white stripes across the shoulders is a move away from the Africa champion’s traditional racing green. Nigerian federation officials said at the launch on… Read More »

Four Ways to Get More Traffic for Your Business Blog with Online Marketing

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Olga Ionel of Themefuse providers of wordpress themes for bloggers Online marketing can still seem like a mystery for many people, and that’s because it is hard to tell what works and what does not work. The tried and true techniques that might be gold for some… Read More »

Small Business Recruiting: Low Cost Strategies to Hire the Best Employees for Your Young Startup

If you are running a new business (with most likely very limited funds) the success of your first few hires will play an important role on the speed at which your young startup business progresses. Big companies and businesses are always on the lookout for great talented workers and the reality for a young and… Read More »