• Mobile Subscribers in Africa Surpasses Half a Billion – GSMA

    Mobile Subscribers in Africa Surpasses Half a Billion – GSMA

    Africa is expected to cross one billion mobile subscriptions in the fourth quarter of 2016, reaching 1.02 billion by year-end.

    This is according to market research and advisory firm Ovum, which also forecasts the total number of mobile subscriptions on the continent will rise to 1.33 billion at the end of 2021.

    However, the firm says growth in new mobile subscriptions is slowing, pointing out the average rate of mobile penetration in Africa was 79% at the end of June. Mobile voice […]

  • IGP Idris bans deployment of police mobile force to individuals

    IGP Idris bans deployment of police mobile force to individuals

    The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday said the force would no longer deploy personnel of the Police Mobile Force (PMF) to guard individuals.

    Idris made the disclosure at a meeting with Commanders of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Special Protection Unit (SPU) and the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) in Abuja.

    “Therefore, in line with these responsibilities, it will be against force policy to deploy police mobile force personnel to guard individuals or fragment their personnel into smaller units,“he […]

  • Zenith Bank launches stress-free, mobile banking solution

    Zenith Bank launches stress-free, mobile banking solution

    Zenith Bank Plc. has launched a new mobile banking solution to make banking simpler and interesting.

    The bank’s *966# Eazybanking solution, which was recently launched into the Nigerian market, will complement the effort of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to build a cashless economy and enhance financial inclusion.

    The Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) banking solution enables people to perform financial transactions on all known mobile phones (Feature, Smartlite or Smart), without having to go on the net or download a […]

  • Sokoto to initiate mobile school programme soon – Commissioner

    Sokoto to initiate mobile school programme soon – Commissioner

    Sokoto State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Dr Jabi Kilgori, has said that plans are under way to initiate a mobile school programme for school age children as a way of enhancing access to education.

    Kilgori, who lamented that the gender parity between girls and boys in school enrollment across the state was very disturbing, added that it was more noticeable in secondary schools.

    Speaking at a media briefing organized by the Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) Sokoto State Council in […]

  • Partner Mobile collaborates with 2face Idibia as they launch in Nigeria … more photos

    Partner Mobile collaborates with 2face Idibia as they launch in Nigeria … more photos

    Partner Mobile officially made its entry into the Nigerian mobile devices market On Wednesday 11th May, 2016 during an event at the luxurious Four points by Sheraton Hotel, Lagos. At the launch, the brand unveiled 3 android-based mobile phones – PS1, E15 and KS1 – to members of the press, trade partners and other luminaries who were in attendance.

    The Chief Operating Officer of the company, Simon Klepper, who spoke about the products, stated that the […]

  • Congratulations! 2Baba Idibia Lands Another Endorsement Deal with Partner Mobile

    Congratulations! 2Baba Idibia Lands Another Endorsement Deal with Partner Mobile

    This is a good time to be 2Baba Idibia as the multi-award winning singer is landing endorsement deals from all angles. Though details of the contract are yet to be made public, Videowheels shared the news alongside a congratulatory message to the musician.

    The African Queen crooner who was awarded with a honourary degree at Igbinedion University on Monday has yet another reason to smile, this time, all the way to the bank, as he has landed yet another endorsement deal […]

  • Ntel reveals Nigeria first 4G/LTE mobile service

    Ntel reveals Nigeria first 4G/LTE mobile service

    Telecom Operator, Ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE network has announced the commencement of its phased and paced commercial operations with bumper offers for Pioneers and data users.

    The first 100,000 to redeem and activate their ntel SIMs will get free on-net calls for life while data subscribers will get 3 months unlimited data usage on select bundles.

    In a statement issued by ntel few days back, Kamar Abass, its CEO said “I am delighted to be writing to you, on behalf of […]