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Nigeria: 4G mobile network rolls out in Abuja & Lagos

ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G Long Term Evolution(LTE) Network announced the commencement of its phased and commercial operations. Mr Kumar Abass, the Chief Executive Officer of ntel, made the announcement during a news briefing held in Lagos. According to Abass, the operation will come with bumper offers for early bird pioneers and data users. He […]

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Nigeria: Tech-Women tasks government, women on Technology Development & Usage

The Founder of TechHer, Ms Chioma Agwuegbo, called on the Nigeria Federal Government to create an enabling environment for women to embrace technology. Agwuegbo made the call in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, during a session hosted by Intel Corporation at the ongoing Social Media Week (SMW). This year’s event designated SMW-Lagos, has the theme: “The Networked […]

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Nigeria: Paradigm Initiative Nigeria to host 2016 Internet Freedom Forum

Delegates from Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Gambia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda Zimbabwe, and a host of other countries will convene on March 8 and 9 for the 2016 Internet Freedom Forum, in Abuja, Nigeria. The organizers, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN), along with AccessNow, Google, Facebook, Civicus, and Internews have christened it: ‘Rights are Rights, […]

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International Business Groups to participate in 2015 Lagos Trade Fair

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) had stated the European Union (EU), African, Asia and Arab countries had indicated interest to participate in the 2015 Lagos International Trade Fair. The Chairman, Trade Promotion Board of the chamber, Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, stated the theme of this year’s fair as, “Enhancing Value Addition in the […]

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Kalakuta museum turns 3

Kalakuta museum, a Lagos state financed project that cost N40m to complete in 2012, was the former ‘Kalakuta Republic’ of the late Afrobeat originator and king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, whom at aged 69,  died on August 2nd 1997 of complications allegedly caused by the HIV/AIDS infections. The edifice, which was formerly his residence at Nos. […]