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Nokia to sack 15,000 workers

Telecoms equipment maker Nokia is likely to cut about 15,000 jobs globally as part of a cost-cutting scheme, following its acquisition of Franco-American rival Alcatel-Lucent, a Finnish union representative said. Risto Lehtilahti, a trade union shop steward at Nokia’s Oulu site in Helsinki said on Tuesday although the figure was yet to be announced, it […]

e-government master plan ready for implementation – Shittu

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu

Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications says the Communications sector roadmap and the e-government master plan are ready for implementation. Adebayo made this known when he paid a visit to the headquarters of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) late Monday in Abuja. The minister, who was represented by Mr Sunny Echono, the Permanent Secretary of the […]

Fire destroys ICT equipment worth millions

Valuables worth millions of naira were destroyed by fire at the Florence Ajimobi ICT Centre in Ibadan, Oyo State. The centre is the brain child of the wife of the Oyo State governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, and was inaugurated in December, 2011. The smoke from the fire, according to sources, was first sighted by personnel […]

Internet agency registers 2,436 .ng domain names in April

The President of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), Mr Sunday Folayan, said on Saturday that 2,436 dotng (.ng) domain names were registered in the month of April. Folayan made this known in a statement in Lagos. The statement said that there was a decrease of 60 .ng registered domain names in April, when compared […]

ntel opens more outlets in Abuja, unveils unlimited data offer

ntel Data Bundle

…subscribers to get unlimited data for 3 months ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE network provider, has announced a new offer with unlimited data for 3 months as well as the opening of new outlets in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The new outlets will serve as SIM redemption and purchase points for Abuja residents as the company […]

Orange extends sales operations to Nigeria

Giorgio Heiman, vice president, Africa at Orange Business Services

With  many African countries tilting towards more digitally inclined and technology-based economies, it is believed that a new vista of investments has spurred the growing demands for IT solutions that would support the enterprises that would emerge. Orange Business Services is poised to key into the market by expanding its services in Nigeria, focusing on […]

GSM dealers want local phone factories

•A section of Computer Village

To reduce the massive unemployment in the country, GSM dealers have appealed to the federal government to create an enabling environment for overseas phone manufacturers to set up factories in Nigeria. Mr. Yisu Alijafaru, the Task Force Chairman of GSM Village in Abuja who made this call on Friday in Abuja, said that the move […]



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