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Analysing The Relationship Between Netflix and The Nigerian Movie Industry

Since its expansion into Africa’s film industry, particularly Nigeria’s, American subscription streaming service and production company, Netflix, has dominated Nigeria’s relatively new video-on-demand market. In February of 2020, the streaming…

How the Coming CPU War Is Likely To Play Out

If you look ahead on the roadmap to 2024, some impressive parts are coming from AMD, Intel, and Qualcomm, targeting your PC that will change dramatically how these machines work.…

X-raying Microsoft’s 5-Point Blueprint for Public Governance of AI

Many technology leaders agree that while AI could be hugely beneficial to humans, it could also be misused or, through negligence, terminally damage humanity. But looking to governments to address…

Artificial Intelligence Could Lead to Extinction of Human Race, Experts Warn

Artificial intelligence could lead to the extinction of humanity, experts – including the heads of OpenAI and Google Deepmind – have warned. Dozens have supported a statement published on the…

iPhone Maker Hikes Pay Ahead of New Model Launch

Apple supplier Foxconn is ramping up efforts to recruit more workers for the world’s largest iPhone factory, ahead of the launch of a new model. Foxconn says new workers at its…

Danbatta to Receive National Productivity Award for Contributions to Telecom Industry

Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), will be conferred with the esteemed National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award, among other notable Nigerians. The announcement…

Apple Announces Multibillion-Dollar Agreement for 5G components made in US

Apple on Tuesday announced a multibillion-dollar agreement to develop 5G radio frequency and wireless connectivity components in the United States. The company said it is partnering with US-based manufacturer Broadcom…

Chinese Hackers Attack US Critical Infrastructure

Chinese hackers used “stealthy” malware to attack critical infrastructure on American military bases in Guam, say Microsoft and Western spy agencies. Experts say it’s one of the largest known cyber…

ICT Sector Contributed N3.1 Trillion to Nigeria’s GDP in Q1 2023

Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector contributed a significant 17.47% to Nigeria’s GDP (Real Gross Domestic Product) in the first quarter of 2023. This is according to the latest…

NIN Enrollment Hits 100 Million in 2 Years

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) recently announced a major milestone in Nigeria’s National Identification Number (NIN) system, with enrollments surpassing 100 million individuals. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy,…

Netflix Appoints Arnold Schwarzenegger As Chief Action Officer

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 75 is back in action, but this time as a boss at Netflix. The former California governor has a position in the C-suite as the streamer’s chief action…

Meet Gozy Ijogun, The New CEO of Task Systems Ltd

Profile summary Mrs. Gozy Ijogun, armed with degrees in Chemistry and Accounting, launched TD-Mobile, Nigeria’s first structured mobile devices distribution company, achieving an impressive N38 billion in revenue within its…

Putin Bans Barack Obama, 500 Americans From Entering Russia

The ministry also said Russia had refused the latest US request for consular access to detained Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who was arrested in March on suspicion of…

CBN Revokes Licences of 132 Microfinance Banks, Others

The revocation is contained in a gazetted circular signed by the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, in Abuja. According to Emefiele, the affected institutions “ceased to carry on, in Nigeria, the type of…

9 Key Takeaways From The Dangote Refinery Unveiling

With a construction cost of $25 billion, it is not only the largest refinery in Africa but also the world’s largest single-train refinery. This article delves into the key details…

NYSC Partners New Horizons To Empower Corp Members With ICT Training

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with New Horizons Nigeria to train corp members in ICT 4.0 skills and other latest e-business programs…

Mastercard, CeBIH Partner to Curb Cyberthreats in Nigeria

In collaboration with the Committee of E-Banking Industry Heads for Nigeria (CeBIH), Mastercard organizes a first-of-its-kind Fraud and Cyber Security Forum in Lagos, Nigeria. The forum, which aims to combat…

How Senate Committee on ICT Manipulated NITDA Report – Gbenga Sesan

Nigerian tech leader and Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative for Information Technology, Gbenga Sesan, has accused the Senate Committee on ICT and Cybersecurity of presenting a false report on the…

Facebook Owner Fined €1.2bn for Mishandling Data

Facebook’s owner, Meta, has been fined €1.2bn (£1bn) for mishandling people’s data when transferring it between Europe and the United States. Issued by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC), it is…

WhatsApp to allow users to edit messages within 15 minutes

WhatsApp says it will allow users to edit messages, in a move that will see it match a feature offered by competitors like Telegram and Signal. The firm says messages…

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