• Etisalat positions 4G LTE service as lifestyle enabler

    Etisalat positions 4G LTE service as lifestyle enabler

    One of the Nigeria’s telecoms service providers, Etisalat, has adopted an innovative approach in its 4G LTE service roll out, by positioning it as an enabler of socio-economic growth.

    The firm said its service is an essential tool that empowers people to do more and a trigger for positive growth among small and large businesses and the driver of future technology in the country.

    Speaking at the demo launch in Lagos recently, its Vice President Marketing, Adebisi Idowu, said the firm had […]

  • NCC designing programmes to include rural communities in telecom services

    NCC designing programmes to include rural communities in telecom services

    Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, said on Saturday that the commission was designing programmes to provide telecommunication access to rural communities.

    Danbatta made this disclosure while speaking on the sidelines of the 4th National Council on Communication Technology meeting in Kaduna.

    He said that the Council has special programmes targeted on the un served and underserved communities in the country.

    The NCC boss said that these communities include rural communities and isolated population, where telecommunication services […]

  • Update!!! Released Chibok girls now with security services in Maiduguri

    Update!!! Released Chibok girls now with security services in Maiduguri

    Terrorist group, Boko Haram has reportedly released about twenty-one of the abducted Chibok school girls to the Nigerian Government.

    A senior government official in Nigeria has told the BBC that 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants are currently with security services in Maiduguri, Borno state capital.

    “It is understood the girls are being held by the security services in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri”, BBC reported.

    It is not yet clear how the girls were rescued, but the Nigerian […]

  • Army offer free medical services to Makurdi residents

    Army offer free medical services to Makurdi residents

    No fewer than 3,000 people have benefitted from the free medical services provided by the Nigerian Army at the sidelines of the ongoing Chief of Army Staff quarterly Conference in Makurdi.

    The services provided during the exercise were; free consultation and counseling, general check-up, blood tests and blood pressure measurement.

    Others were; ear examination and treatment, eye test and treatment, free prescription glasses, dental examination and treatment, and de-worming of children.

    Speaking with newsmen at one of the venues of the outreach in […]

  • Visa, customs clearance affecting our services to Northeast – UN

    Visa, customs clearance affecting our services to Northeast – UN

    The United Nations (UN) has listed difficulty in accessing Visa from the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and delay in the clearance of humanitarian supplies by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) as the challenges confronting it in its bid to render humanitarian services in the North East region of Nigeria.

    Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, United Nations System in Nigeria, Mohamed El Munir Safieldin confirmed that they face challenges in the bid for Customs clear its humanitarian support items and also delay in the […]

  • MTN begins 4G LTE internet services trial in Nigeria

    MTN begins 4G LTE internet services trial in Nigeria

    MTN Nigeria’s subsidiary, Visafone, has commenced the test-run of its fourth generation long term evolution (4G LTE) internet technology service for smartphone users.

    MTN said in a statement on Thursday that the roll-out of the 4G LTE services would help provide superior high-speed internet services in major cities to empower Nigerians with the latest mobile broadband technology.

    MTN executive, Amina Oyagbola, said the company was determined to deepen broadband penetration in the country.

    “Our recent license acquisition further demonstrates our faith in the […]