TECHNOLOGY

NITDA Demands Retraction, Public Apology From Sahara Reporters_ Ada Nkong

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is demanding a retraction as well as a public apology from Sahara reporters in respect of an article published in their paper.A statement signed by Hajia Hadiza Umar , Head Corporate affairs and external communication says the Digital learning scheme alluded to by the story is non existent."… Continue reading NITDA Demands Retraction, Public Apology From Sahara Reporters_ Ada Nkong

TECHNOLOGY

Covid-19: NITDA Calls For Cooperation With Data Collection Officials_Ada Nkong

The National Information Technology Development Agency ,NITDA says the strategy employed by authorities at the border to obtain data that can be used to contain Covid-19 aligns with NDPR guidelines as well as the Nigerian Constitution.A statement by the Head, Corporate Affairs & External Relations for NITDA, Hadiza Umar calls on Nigerians and foreigners to… Continue reading Covid-19: NITDA Calls For Cooperation With Data Collection Officials_Ada Nkong

TECHNOLOGY

NITDA Warns Nigerians Against Websites Offering Covid-19 Relief Funds_Ada Nkong

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has cautioned Nigerians against a “fake” website trending on social media offering Federal Goverment grants to ease Covid-19 stress.A statement on Tuesday signed by the Head, Corporate Affairs & External Relations for NITDA, Hadiza Umar, warns Nigerians not to visit the site which claims the Federal Government is… Continue reading NITDA Warns Nigerians Against Websites Offering Covid-19 Relief Funds_Ada Nkong

TECHNOLOGY

BILL GATES STEPS DOWN FROM MICROSOFT BOARD_Ada Nkong

Microsoft on Friday announced that co-founder Bill Gates has left its board of directors to devote more time to philanthropy. The 64-year-old stopped being involved in day-to-day operations at the firm more than a decade ago, turning his attention to the foundation he launched with his wife, Melinda. Gates served as chairman of Microsoft’s board of directors… Continue reading BILL GATES STEPS DOWN FROM MICROSOFT BOARD_Ada Nkong

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFE STYLE · TECHNOLOGY · WORLD NEWS

“Fleets” by Twitter to be rolled out soon_Femi Ehiabhi

The hashtag #RIPTwitter is currently trending on the social media platform after the micro-blogging website, Twitter rolled out its own version of Stories. Twitter announced that it has started testing the format called ‘Fleets’ which enables users to post content that disappears in 24 hours. Presently, the company is testing this feature in Brazil. Unlike,… Continue reading “Fleets” by Twitter to be rolled out soon_Femi Ehiabhi

COMMUNICATION · POLITICS · TECHNOLOGY · WORLD NEWS

Whatsapp rolls out ubiquitous dark mode_Femi Ehiabhi

After months of unconfirmed sightings, leaks, rumours and beta updates, WhatsApp has confirmed the rollout of its ubiquitous dark mode for all its users. In recent times, dark mode became the most demanded feature among WhatsApp users, creating much noise as WhatsApp steadily went about its beta testing process, which finally culminated in a global rollout of… Continue reading Whatsapp rolls out ubiquitous dark mode_Femi Ehiabhi

ECONOMY · POWER · TECHNOLOGY

Discos, TCN demand another tariff hike_Femi Ehiabhi

Power distribution companies and the Transmission Company of Nigeria Plc have applied to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission for a review of their tariffs. NERC, in a document seen by our correspondent, said the request for rate review was premised on the need to incorporate changes in macroeconomic parameters and other factors affecting the operational… Continue reading Discos, TCN demand another tariff hike_Femi Ehiabhi