Nigeria ditches plastic ID cards for digital copies

Nigeria has decided to move on from the registration and production of plastic identity cards to the more convenient digital ID Cards, according to Rauf Aregbesola, Nigeria’s minister of interior. Aregbesola said on Thursday after a brief meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Isa Pantami, minister of information and digital economy, and Aliyu A. Aziz, director-general […]

ITEX appoints Bashir Abiola-Are as new non-executive director

ITEX

ITEX Integrated Services Limited has announced that it has appointed Bashir Abiola-Are as a non-executive director. A statement issued by the company stated that Bashir has a wealth of experience in digital payment and financial inclusion having owned and operated MoneyMart in Maryland-USA. He was also the first Nigerian-born authorized Western Union agent in the […]

Accenture Nigeria charge businesses to build pervasive cyber resilience

Accenture Nigeria

Accenture Nigeria said on Thursday that businesses will need to expediently build a pervasive cyber resilience to wage war against cybercrime. In a note to business a.m., Niyi Yusuf, country managing director, said to be cyber resilient, companies need to infuse security into everything they do and every new thing they are preparing to do. […]

StarTimes to reduce subscription price by September 1

StarTimes

StarTimes, a leading digital TV in Africa has announced the planned reduction in subscription fee for its classic bouquet. In a statement signed by Kunmi Balogun, the company’s public relations manager, the classic bouquet which is priced at N2,600 will be N1,900 as from September 1 and will come with the inclusion of channels like […]

GE Nigeria graduates 26 young Nigerian entrepreneurs

General Electric

As part of its contribution to skills development in Nigeria, General Electric (GE), the world’s premier digital industrial company, recently concluded its four-week GE Lagos Garage programme, a unique advanced manufacturing-based training programme that has helped in the empowerment of countless number of people worldwide. The training program was conducted by GE in-house instructors, and […]