Commentary: “SIM Card Registeration – Before we give ourselves away” by Sylva Nze Ifedigbo

The registration of Subscriber Identification Module (otherwise know as SIM) cards has finally commenced. This exercise, which is poorly understood by the populace, has continued to be the object of debate among telecommunication industry professionals on how the registration should work, who should be responsible for it and how the exercise is different from the […]

Uganda joins fight against Internet crime

Kampala-The African Centre for Cyber Law and Cyber Crime Prevention has been launched in Naguru, a Kampala suburb. The centre, set up by the United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI), in conjunction with the International Association of Cyber Crime Prevention (AILCC), is based in France. The centre […]

Governor Fashola launches the “Tag Lagos” Photo Competition on Facebook

An initiative to give everyone a chance to say what they love about Lagos has been launched using a Facebook application and offers prizes to the most liked photos. The initiative called, TaG LaGos allows participants to share interesting photos and their experiences with other people on Governor Babatunde Fashola’s fan page on Facebook. How […]

Entertainment: Patti LaBelle Joins the Cast of FELA! (Will play Fela’s mother (Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti)

Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum recording artist Patti LaBelle will join the cast of the hit Award-winning Broadway musical on Tuesday, September 14, taking over the role of Fela’s mother (Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti). “I am both thrilled and honored to be joining the cast of FELA! on Broadway, says Miss LaBelle in a statement. “After seeing the show, […]

Power: Nigeria to privatise power generation

(Financial Times) – Nigeria’s president on Thursday invited foreign investors to join what could be one of Africa’s biggest privatisations as the country seeks to sell its power generation and distribution companies. Goodluck Jonathan called time on the state-owned power company, which has given Nigeria one of the lowest per capita supplies of electricity in […]