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Social robots may soon offer companionship to the elderly

Social robots may soon offer companionship to the elderly

Social robots may soon offer companionship to the elderly – If reports are to be believed, robots could now serve one more purpose- being a companion to the elderly and help them in facing isolation and loneliness. A prototype of a [...]

February 9, 2015 Technology
Newly Purchased War Planes Arrives

Newly Purchased War Planes Arrives

Newly Purchased War Planes Arrives – Some of the newly acquired war planes and attack helicopters have arrived the country and some of them are already deployed in the battles in Maiduguri, Damaturu, Biu, Mubi, Postiskum, Yola, Bama, Ngom, Alou, Delwa [...]

February 3, 2015 Economy, Technology
Hope: Africa Has a Chance to Secure Mobile Internet Future

Hope: Africa Has a Chance to Secure Mobile Internet Future

According to the Director, Spectrum and Public Policy Africa, Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA) Mortimer Hope that Africa has an unusual opportunity to secure the mobile Internet future. He stated this while speaking on the African Telecommunications Union’s third preparatory [...]

February 2, 2015 Economy, Technology
Ascend Mate 7 Smartphone is now in Nigeria

Ascend Mate 7 Smartphone is now in Nigeria

Ascend Mate 7 Smartphone is now in Nigeria – Ascend Mate 7 Smartphone is now in Nigeria – We are aware that the people at Huawei plan to hold a media event this March 1 when Mobile World Congress 2015 starts, [...]

January 27, 2015 Economy, Technology, Telecomms
Fashola Empowers Lagos Police with Advanced ICT Facilities

Fashola Empowers Lagos Police with Advanced ICT Facilities

Fashola Empowers Lagos Police with Advanced ICT Facilities – Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Governor of Lagos State, has empowered Lagos State Police with information and communications technology (ICT) equipment to improve their performance in dealing with crimes throughout the state. [...]

January 22, 2015 Technology
Bankole step-mother dies, on the wedding day of her daughter

Bankole step-mother dies, on the wedding day of her daughter

Bankole step-mother dies, on the wedding day of her daughter – The Oluwo part of Adigbe community located in Abeokuta, Ogun State, the former Speaker of Nigeria’s Federal House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole’s hometown was placed into mourning on Saturday because [...]

January 5, 2015 Technology
Samsung Electronics Offers Nigerians Galaxy a Series Devices

Samsung Electronics Offers Nigerians Galaxy a Series Devices

Samsung Electronics Offers Nigerians Galaxy a Series Devices – Samsung Electronics West Africa has introduced the Galaxy A5 and also Galaxy A3. The gadgets provide a refined, stylish design with more advanced features to support social networking. https://www.hopefornigeriaonline.com/reps-tackle-kachikwu-over-unbundling-of-nnpc-into-30-companies-2/Available in a variety [...]

December 24, 2014 Economy, Technology
Mark Zuckerberg thinking of adding dislike button on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg thinking of adding “dislike” button on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg thinking of adding “dislike” button on Facebook –  Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO has stated that he is thinking of adding a “dislike” button to Facebook posts, which allows users to convey emotions in another way other than “like” [...]

December 13, 2014 Technology
Microsoft now accepts Bitcoin for purchasing digital goods

Microsoft now accepts Bitcoin for purchasing digital goods

Microsoft now accepts Bitcoin for purchasing digital goods – Microsoft declared on Dec 11 it would now permit people to use Bitcoin to top up their online Microsoft account and buy games and applications from the Windows as well as the [...]

December 12, 2014 Technology
Volkswagen to Start Assembling Cars In Nigeria Next Year

Volkswagen to Start Assembling Cars In Nigeria Next Year

Volkswagen to Start Assembling Cars In Nigeria Next Year – Volkswagen intends to start assembling vehicles in Nigeria as soon as next year along with Dubai-based conglomerate Stallion Group. The world’s second-largest automaker approved the project for small-scale final assembly [...]

December 11, 2014 Economy, Technology
FMC commissions all Nigerian-constructed subsea production tree

FMC commissions all Nigerian-constructed subsea production tree

 FMC commissions all Nigerian-constructed subsea production tree – One of the top international providers of technologies solutions for the energy sector, FMC Technologies Inc. declared it has commissioned its first subsea production tree constructed fully in Nigeria. The gear, manufactured for [...]

December 3, 2014 Economy, Technology
Nigerians to invest N700bn just to watch TV in 2015

Nigerians to invest N700bn just to watch TV in 2015

Nigerians to invest N700bn just to watch TV in 2015 – As the world travel towards digital broadcasting, Nigerians should spend about N700bn if they should continue watching their favourite tv programmes as by next year.   [wpevp id=”evp-f44344ffafc9b60d58b5cab8ca24fd92-wrap” class=”evp-video-wrap” [...]

November 20, 2014 Technology
MTN Roll-outs Recharge Cards Worth N10 in Nigeria

MTN Roll-outs Recharge Cards Worth N10 in Nigeria

MTN Roll-outs Recharge Cards Worth N10 in Nigeria – Subscribers of MTN as from Friday have a chance to recharge their mobile phones for as little as N10, based on a report from The MTN Chief Marketing Officer, Bayo Adekanmbi, on [...]

November 7, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology
FG targets investment of N48bn from auto sector

FG targets investment of N48bn from auto sector

FG targets investment of N48bn from auto sector –  The Federal Government targets a total of $300m (N48bn) investment in automobile private sector by 2016 by means of the implementation of the Nigeria Automotive Development Plan. The Minister of Industry, [...]

November 5, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology, Transportation

Samsung releases Galaxy Note 4 throughout Nigeria

Samsung Electronics has introduced the Galaxy Note 4, throughout Nigeria. The product had been officially revealed to the public at the Ikeja City Mall Experience Store in Lagos on the weekend. Blending an advanced S Pen with superior viewing experience, [...]

October 27, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology
Smile telecoms extends to Abuja

Smile telecoms extends to Abuja

Abuja city is still excited following the memorable launch of very first true 4G LTE (4th Generation Long-Term Evolution) internet broadband service by Smile Communications Nigeria Limited. The Abuja roll-out, coming barely one year after Smile’s 2013 commercial launch of [...]

October 25, 2014 Economy, Technology
Stallion Motors reveals made-in-Nigeria Hyundai Grand i10

Stallion Motors reveals made-in-Nigeria Hyundai Grand i10

Stallion Motors, has unveils made-in-Nigeria Hyundai models, a family sedan, at an interactive session together with Lagos motoring journalists. The new arrival which is first in Nigeria, Hyundai Grand i10, as it is named is an elegantly designed family sedan [...]

October 25, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology, Transportation
24m brand new smart phones to arrive Nigeria in 2014

24m brand new smart phones to arrive Nigeria in 2014

Being the fastest developing telecommunications market on the planet, Nigeria is to obtain 24 million smart phones end of this year. This was disclosed at the launch of 10 phones by Wiko Mobile, a French mobile phone maker by the [...]

October 24, 2014 Economy, Technology, Telecomms
VON automobile

VON automobile can make 50,000 vehicles annually

VON Automobile multi-vehicle assembly plant has stated the facility within Lagos can satisfy the country’s vehicles’ demands along with its present manufacturing capacity set at 50,000 automobiles each year. The Group Managing Director (Automobile Division), Stallion Motors Limited, Mr. Parvir [...]

October 22, 2014 Economy, Technology

FCMB and Dana Motors Launches Auto Loan Scheme

First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB) as well as Dana Motors Limited the other day introduced the auto alliance scheme. Under the scheme, qualified customers would be able to own a brand new KIA for a low as N47,400 monthly [...]

October 15, 2014 Economy, Technology

Nigeria has active Internet users of 48 million

The nation’s active Internet users presently stand at more than 48 million, according to the Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency, Dr. Peter Jack. A statement issued by NITDA’s Head of Public Affairs, Mrs. Hadiza Umar, in Abuja on Tuesday, [...]

October 8, 2014 Economy, Technology

Nigerians Informed Against Buying Recalled Cars

Nigeria’s online car industry, Carmudi has informed Nigerians against buying used as well as recalled vehicles. Recalled vehicles are cars that car manufacturers order for their return following launching them to the marketplace. This is usually because of several technological [...]

October 7, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology

FG established to impose importation ban of low grade vehicles

Worried on the loads of importation of poor quality vehicles in Nigeria and the attendant economic as well as the nation’s environmental, the Federal Government is placed to impose the prohibition on importation of severely damaged vehicles. Director General and [...]

October 2, 2014 Economy, Technology

Etihad expands services throughout Africa

Etihad Airways is going to expand its African route network having the launch of the daily service to Dar es Salaam,Tanzania’s larget city. Flights between Abu Dhabi and Dar es Salaam, which commence on 1 December 2015, will be operated [...]

September 27, 2014 Economy, Technology

FG Explains Auto Policy Waiver

The Federal Government has stated that the continuing implementation of the Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) has taken its planned course, noting there’s no plan to change the implementation procedure of certain aspects of the policy. The National Automotive [...]

September 24, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology

Toyota Nigeria brings out Land Cruiser 70

The fight for the king of off-road also known as rough terrains has become a fierce one among the automakers. Many have had to go a step further to add luxury features to their pickups just to make them stand [...]

September 24, 2014 Economy, Technology

Aviation company to invest $2.5 million in LR facility that will create 75 jobs

A subsidiary of the French aviation firm will put in $2.5 million in the new Little Rock facility that will create 75 new jobs, said Wednesday by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Beaudet Aviation, a subsidiary of JCB Aero, will [...]

September 19, 2014 Economy, Technology

NCAA has released 8,874 aircraft pilots’ licences’

There are 8,874 licences were distributed to aircraft pilots by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) within the last 14 years of its inception, said yesterday by its Acting Director-General, Benedict Adeyileka. This is just as the regulatory authority identified [...]

September 19, 2014 Economy, Technology, Transportation

NCAA issues Air Operator Certificate to AirPeace

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on Monday, granted an Air Operators’ Certificate ( AOC), to the new airline, Air Peace, to start complete scheduled operations. The regulatory agency, according to its Director General, Mr Benedict Adeyileka issued the licence [...]

September 9, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology

Nigeria telco drives ICT usage in non-urban areas

Nigeria telco drives ICT usage in non-urban areas – Among the country’s telecommunications firms, Airtel Nigeria, is promoting the usage of information as well as communications technology among the rural communities throughout the country. The Boost ICT Usage in Rural [...]

August 28, 2014 Economy, Technology