Onu tasks staff on commitment to duty Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology has advised the staff in the Ministry to be more committed and patriotic in the discharge of their duties. Onu gave the advice while speaking at the 2018 Performance Award Ceremony for outstanding Staff of the Ministry on Tuesday in Abuja. The...... read more
Science, Roadmap To Transform Nigeria Into Knowledge-Based Economy – Onu   Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology has assured that a deliberate implementation of the Science, Technology and Innovation Roadmap 2016-2030 would transform Nigeria from being a resource-based to a knowledge-based economy. Onu appealed to scientists in the ministry to change their orientation and embrace hard work for...... read more
Communications Minister fires aides after memo goes viral Two aides to Communications Minister Adebayo Shorty were sacked as a result of a memo addressed to him demanding payment of their emoluments. The memo, since gone viral on social media, also mentioned disclosure of the Minister’s sudden wealth. Their firings and disclaimer were contained in a statement by Deputy Director...... read more
Facebook At 14: Mark Zuckerberg share lessons he learnt from the platform Facebook clocked 14 yesterday, February 4th. The founder, Mark Zuckerberg took to the platform to share the lessons he has learnt since starting the social networking site when he was 19 years old. He wrote ''Today is Facebook's 14th birthday. It's a moment to reflect on how far we've come from that dorm room at Harvard...... read more
6 Telecom companies to lose operating licences In February - NCC The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will impose the maximum possible penalties on any of its licensees implicated in masking of international telephone calls.   The regulatory body announced this on Monday in Lagos, in a statement by its Director of Public Affairs, Mr. Tony Ojobo.  The statement said it was likely that the operating licenses...... read more
Facebook to train 50,000 Nigerian SMEs in 2018     Facebook has said it will train and support over 50,000 students, small businesses and creative entrepreneurs across Nigeria in 2018. Facebook’s Public Policy Director, Africa, Ms Ebele Okobi, during a news briefing on Wednesday in Lagos, said that the training would be through a series of digital skills, as...... read more
Facebook to play down links to websites with deceptive ads Facebook is planning to intensify its crackdown on so-called click bait websites, saying it will begin giving lower prominence to links that lead to pages full of deceptive or annoying advertisements. Andrew Bosworth, Facebook’s vice president of ads and business platform, told newsmen that the downgrade of the links was expected...... read more
Nigeria requires 80,000 base stations to join `Smart World’ — NCC The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Nigeria needs at least 80,000 telecommunication base stations to actualise its dream of being a smart country. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta said on Thursday in Lagos that such number of base stations would spur Nigeria to join countries working toward...... read more
Google rewrites algorithm to bury 'fake news' Google has Kickstarted moves to make sweeping change to the algorithm behind its powerful search engine so that purported “fake news” does not appear at the top of search results. Google parent company, Alphabet Inc. recently announced a “rare, sweeping” change to its search function intended to bury “misleading, false and...... read more
#SW Abia: Internet world provides limitless opportunities- women Affairs commissioner The commissioner for Women Affairs and social development, Abia state, Mrs Chinedu Brown says the internet world provides limitless opportunities to bridge existing learning gas which were hitherto a problem to self development.   Brown who was a guest at the Start-up weekend Abia, added that it is encouraging to see...... read more
Nigeria, China To Partner On Science And Technology Development   The Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has expressed Nige­ria’s readiness strengthen diplo­matic ties with China in order to advance technological develop­ment in the country. Speaking during a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. GU Xiaojie, Onu highlighted the importance of tech­nology on creating increased wealth...... read more
Africa’s 70 Percent Telecommunications Subscription Controlled By Nigeria Latest reports reveal that 70 percent of Africa’s telecommunications subscription is controlled by Nigeria, leaving the nation as the largest telecoms market in the continent.   Chief executive officer of NTEL, Kamar Abass who disclosed this said that Nigeria has over 150 million active mobile subscribers, noting that the voice market...... read more
Governor T.A Orji commissions the new Abia State e-library The Abia State Digital Library, commissioned on Friday the 23rd 2015, by His Excellency, Governor T.A Orji, (Ochendo) in company of the incoming Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and HE Peter Obi is a landmark project that will serve as a gateway to usher Abia state into an era of digital excellence.The Library...... read more
Microsoft hits out at Google team over bug report Google has been criticised by Microsoft after the search giant publicised a security flaw in Windows - which some said put users at risk. Microsoft reacted angrily when Google posted details of the bug online before a patch to fix the issue was released. The disclosure was part of Google's Project Zero initiative...... read more
The return of NITEL and other tech surprises 2015 might bring It is often said that  because it is a new year doesn’t mean everything will automatically become new. That might be true for some sectors, but Nigeria’s tech world, there is bound to be a lot of new changes come 2015. Glamtech sheds light on juicy surprises to expect in the...... read more
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