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Pantami, Danbatta to brainstorm on Post COVID-19 Digital Economy Strategies for Nigeria

IT News Nigeria: The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami and Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta will, among others, brainstorm on the nation’s Post COVID-19 Digital Economy Strategies on Thursday May 28 online. As today, there are 8,344 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 2,385 discharged and 249 deaths.The global death toll from the ...

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Additional COVID-19 insurance cover enhancements: Prudential Zenith Life rolls out services to help customers cope with lockdown

IT News Nigeria: In the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown, Prudential Zenith Life Insurance is rolling out a range of services to help customers cope with the lockdown. The new services include a range of additional COVID-19 insurance cover enhancements, without additional premium charges, and a waiver for ‘pandemic’ exclusions as contained in its policy language. ...

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Google Lands Shopping ads In Nigeria

Google announced in a release that its Shopping ads are coming to Nigeria market Google:- In line with Google’s commitment to support the growth of businesses in Nigeria, the tech giant has launched Shopping ads on Google Search to enhance consumers’ experience of online transactions. Google Shopping ads will make it easier and quicker for online shoppers to find and ...

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Nigeria: Regulator Says Telecom impacting agriculture through exchange of relevant information

IT News Nigeria: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that its continuous regulatory drive for increased access to telecoms services such as voice and data has continued to have positive impacts on the agricultural sector, especially in the area of timely exchange of vital information that facilitates operational efficiency for players in the agricultural value chain. Prof. Umar Danbatta, ...

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NCC Educates Students About Cybercrimes and Means of Protection

IT News Nigeria: In keeping with its commitment to child online protection, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has heightened its sensitization outreach to special categories of stakeholders. In the latest case, the Lagos Zonal Office of the Commission recently organised a cybercrime awareness programme targeting children of Wahab Folawiyo Junior and Senior High Schools as well as Government Junior College, ...

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Cars45, Google, Omnibiz Partner To Empower Mmall Businesses

IT NEWS NIGERIA: In a bid to provide small business owners in the automotive retail industry with the requisite tools to scale, Nigeria’s largest digital automotive trading platform, Cars45; tech heavyweight, Google, Nigeria’s largest local search engine, VConnect, and Nigeria’s first customer experience management platform, Omnibiz have organized a retail masterclass.  The two-day Automotive Retail Masterclass which held in Lagos ...

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Google Expands Digital Skills for Africa program For children in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Google today (7 October)  announced that it is expanding itś Digital Skills for Africa program to reach children in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.  Google is engaging local organisations via its partnership with the Cape Town Science Centre to train 200,000 students in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa within 1 year. CS First is a Google program ...

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NITDA, DBI Partner eBusiness Life On ICT Career Fair 2019

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Education is nothing if not directed at solving a social challenge or helping the educated attain a level of passion-fulfillment in society. Bearing this in mind, eBusiness Life Communication Limited has set things in place towards hosting stakeholders in all sectors of the economy to a one-day Career Fair holding in Lagos in November 2019. The National ...

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Dell Elevates PC Experience with XPS, Inspiron Portfolio

 IT NEWS NIGERIA: Dell listens to what consumers want and need from their PCs – convenience, powerful performance, beautiful design and a device that fits their lifestyle. Timed to Computex 2019, Dell is delivering on this, introducing multiple new products across its consumer and small business portfolio. Starting with its acclaimed, premiere XPS line and weaved throughout its mainstream Inspiron ...

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Sophos alerts businesses about new ransomware called MegaCortex

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Sophos, a global leader in endpoint and network security, has released alert about a new ransomware that is threatening businesses. On Friday, May 3, 2019, at 3:45 pm ET, SophosLabs Uncut released detailed malware analysis of the new ransomware called MegaCortex.  Sophos research team expatiating on the ransomeware writes: “MegaCortex was a relatively little-seen malware that suddenly spiked in volume on May ...

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