Cosmic Crisp: New Apple Launched Can Last For A Year In The Fridge

A new breed of apple that took two decades to develop and allegedly lasts for up to a year in the fridge goes on sale in the US on Sunday. The apple – Cosmic Crisp – is a cross-breed of the Honeycrisp and Enterprise and was first cultivated by Washington State University in 1997. The […]

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FG declares free train ride from Lagos to Ibadan

Ahead of the Christmas and New Year festivities, the Federal Government on Saturday declared free train ride from Lagos to Ibadan. This followed the test-run of the section of the 157-kilometer project from Fagba in Lagos to Ibadan where the standard gauge train terminates. Minister of Transportation,  Rotimi Amaechi who flagged off the train service […]

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Facebook has shut down Over 5 billion fake accounts this year

Facebook has shut down 5.4 billion fake accounts so far in 2019, the social networking giant announced in its Community Standards Enforcement Report on Wednesday. According to the data, approximately 5 percent of worldwide Facebook active users were identified as fake accounts throughout the year. The company said that they classify fake accounts into two types: abusive […]

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NCC Set To Reduce Mobile Data Price

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working to resolve and implement the Federal Government’s directive on the challenges of illegal data deductions and to review the cost of same downward in the country. Mrs. Uwa Suleiman, Spokesperson to the Communication Minister, Dr Isa Pantani, said in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday […]

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Six Nigerian students cancel trip for Robotics Competition in South Africa

The six Nigerian students that will represent the country at the Africa Robotics Challenge (ARC) in South Africa on Sept. 28 have cancelled their trip to the country for safety. The students announced the cancellation of their trip at a news conference on Monday in Lagos, saying that the organisers had failed to guarantee their […]

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How To Prevent WhatsApp Hackers

Internet hackers are now everywhere! They look for every way possible to either clone you or take over your online accounts completely. Now, they are crawling through a medium you may think they can’t penetrate, and that is WhatsApp! Below are their strategies and steps you can take to secure your account. 1. It is […]

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Xenophobia: Two top MTN’s executives resign

Barely weeks after the latest wave of xenophobic attacks against African migrants rocked some parts of South Africa, two top executives of telecom giant, MTN, has resigned from their positions. A press statement issued, yesterday, by the telecoms company disclosed that Philip van Dalsen and Freddy Tchala (the current CEOs of MTN Zambia and MTN […]

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Astronomers Finds Water for the First Time in an Habitable Planet

Astronomers have for the first time discovered water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within the habitable zone of a distant star. The finding makes the world – which is called K2-18b – a plausible candidate in the search for alien life. Within 10 years, new space telescopes might be able to determine whether […]

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Nigeria’s robotics engineer Adekunle shuts down business

Nigeria-born Silas Adekunle has shut down Reach Robotics, the Bristol, United Kingdom-based consumer robotics company, that he co-founded a few years ago. He said he’s going to focus on new things. Adekunle made the announcement on LinkedIn. One of the Co-founders John Rees confirmed that “the decision has been made to close the business and […]

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UNILAG Students Invent Flood Level Caution Device To Save Road Users

Three University of Lagos students have invented a vehicular road advance electronic flood level caution device for detection of water levels on major roads. Lead Researcher, Dr Uzomah Oduah displaying a Vehicular Road Advanced Electronic Flood Level Caution Device, during University of Lagos Annual Conference and Fair, in Lagos on Thursday Kayode Oladapo/NAN Lead Researcher, […]

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Nokia showcases 5G possibility in Nigeria

Nokia is committed to bringing 5G to Nigeria to unlock new opportunities and further the country’s socio-economic development. Nokia is hosting a series of Innovation Days in Lagos to showcase how 5G technology can transform the way people live and work as well as enhance the industrial productivity in Nigeria. Nokia will present how this […]

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MTN cancels ban on Glo Calls over debt

For several days, subscribers of both MTN Nigeria and Globacom looking to connect with each other tried in vain not knowing if it was their phone or just the usual patchy network challenges common with Nigeria’s GSM services. MTN Nigeria reportedly banned incoming calls from Glo users for at least five days over the latter’s failure to pay […]

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Kenya launches Africa’s largest wind farm

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned Africa’s largest wind power plant in Turkana Northern Kenya, his office said in a statement on Saturday. The wind power farm is located next to Lake Turkana, the world’s largest permanent desert lake surrounded by three national parks and an active volcano. Speaking during the inauguration of the power […]

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Chuck Schumer calls for investigation into Russian-owned FaceApp

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling on the FBI and Federal Trade Commission to investigate the popular smartphone application FaceApp, citing privacy concerns and fears the data could be shared with the Russian government. FaceApp, which was released in 2017, went viral this week with celebrities and other public personalities all around the world sharing photos of […]

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Nigerians listed among top 20 internet users worldwide

Nigeria is among the top 20 internet users worldwide, according to a new report released by the Internet World Statistics. Citing the outcome of the report tagged, ‘Top 20 Internet Countries Statistics 2019’ last updated in May 31, 2019, the Chief Executive Officer of Spectranet Limited, Ajay Awasthi described as heartening the fact that Nigerians […]

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British Airways Faces $299 Million Penalty Over Stolen Customer Data

Britain’s privacy watchdog on Monday announced its intention to fine British Airways, the country’s second-largest airline, nearly £183.4 million ($229.5 million) citing a security weakness in the airline’s website that enabled hackers to harvest the personal information of customers. The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a notice concerning the proposed fine citing infringements of […]

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UNN produces first electric car in Nigeria

Mr Jelani Aliyu, the Director -General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDCD) commended University of Nigeria Nsukka for being the first to produce electric car in the country. Aliyu made the commendation in Nsukka on Monday during the unveiling of a 5- seater Electric Car named’ Lion Ozumba 551″ produced by the Faculty […]

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BMW CEO is stepping down due to Disappointing Earnings

BMW CEO Harald Krueger is stepping down in the wake of the luxury automaker’s weakest earnings performance in a decade. The German company said Friday that Krueger, 53, would not seek an extension of his contract, which expires at the end of April 2020. The board of directors will meet to discuss the issue of a […]

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Globacom Nigeria unveils “Glo Amebo”

The national telecommunications company, Globacom has just realized a new recharge offer called “Glo Amebo”. As the brand that continually develops innovative products that deliver best value for money, we are proud to announce the launch of a  5X Offer known as Glo Amebo, where you can talk belleful to all NETWORKS. Enjoy 5X the […]

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