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E-penetration in Nigeria hits 44million and still counting

October 20, 2011 - 7:31 pm in Reviews & Opinions, Technology

By Awosannya 'Yinka 'Sanya Nigeria, the most populous country in West Africa having a population of about 160million has almost 44million internet users according to the internet world statistics, making it 27.5 per cent penetration of the population. The…

ICT Minister’s Agenda for tech in Nigeria

October 11, 2011 - 6:11 pm in Interviews, tech360 TV

The Federal Ministry of Communications Technology through its special assistant to ICT minister spoke with tech360 on the need for a robust IT sector…

Nigerian Pidgin on Google Search Interface

October 11, 2011 - 5:50 pm in Business & Money, Technology

By AwoSanya 'Yinka 'Sanya The most popular search engine, Google, has added three more languages to its search interface and the Nigerian Pidgin made…

You and Your Mobile

October 8, 2011 - 1:33 pm in Technology

By AwoSanya 'Yinka 'Sanya What does your hand held mobile phone do for you? The surfacing of mobile telephony in Nigeria is one of the major breakthroughs of communication, as no other technology has been so beneficial to all and sundry like the ubiquitous…

Social Development and ICT

October 6, 2011 - 5:53 pm in Interviews, Technology

Today, the Cchub Nigeria hosted a a team from World Bank on how ICT can be harnessed for Accountability in Social Development and how local ICT companies can tap in huge opputinies available at the World bank. These development will fundamentally affect the…

Futures of Technology in Africa

October 6, 2011 - 2:07 pm in Interviews, Technology

The Sub Saharan Africa is undergoing a period of rapid technological change. The mobile phone is the first infrastructure, that affordably and reliably reaches all corners of the continent. Data and money transfer networks piggy-back on this development. But…

African Leaders Fan Pages

October 4, 2011 - 12:38 pm in Reviews & Opinions

It's interesting to know that that some African leaders are committed to enhance or improving their public image whether it's official or not. Most notable names includes Burundi, Cameroon, and Gabon – have seen extraordinary Facebook fan page growth in…

Water Hackathon: Lagos programmers to give four apps to combat water issues

October 1, 2011 - 12:25 pm in Technology

By Awosanya Yinka Sanya A recent hackathon in Lagos finished with the presentation of four applications developed during the short period. The four applications introduced by the four difference groups’ representatives are Lagos Dam, Mairuwa, WateQ and Water…

Mobile Banking in Nigeria

October 1, 2011 - 12:17 pm in Business & Money, Technology

By AwoSanya 'Yinka 'Sanya The prospects of mobile banking is significant in a country like Nigeria, as there is an urgent need for the country to go mobile in banking services following the Regulatory Framework by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to reduce…