Category Archives: Technology

Facebook Expands its Fact-checking Programme to Nigeria with Africa Check and AFP

Joining fact-checking programmes in Kenya and South Africa, Facebook today announced the launch of Third-Party Fact-Checking to help assess the accuracy of news in Nigeria, and reduce the spread of misinformation, whilst improving the quality of news people find on its platform.

Working with two partners, Africa Check; Africa’s first independent fact-checking organisation and AFP, a well-respected news organisation, both are part of a global network of fact-checking organizations, certified by the non-partisan International Fact-Checking Network.

Ebonyi Signs $4m Solar-system Production Agreement With Chinese Coy

Gov. David Umahi, represented by his Deputy, Dr Kelechi Igwe said in Abakaliki that the agreement included the establishment of a solar power factory in the state.

Ebonyi signs $4m solar-system production agreement with Chinese coy

The Ebonyi government on Monday signed a four million dollars solar system production agreement with the Foshan Sunchees Energy Company of China.

Checkout Photo Of The Female Mechanic Spotted On Duty In Kano Trending Online

This photo of an hardworking Nigerian female mechanic recently spotted on duty that just surfaced online has got Nigerians talking on social media.

The photo the female mechanic on duty in Kano state trending online was shared on popular social media platform, Instagram, by Hausa actress Bilikisu Abdullahi. See the full photo below…

MTN Gets Five New Awards in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria was the biggest winner of the night at the 2nd edition of the Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA) held by the Instinct Wave and the Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) recently in Lagos

The ICT company carted five (5) awards – Telecom Company of the Year, Social Impact Award, Digital Transformation Award, Customer Experience Award and the Telcom CEO of the Year awards.

Some of the awards won by MTN on the night Corporate Relations Executive, MTN Nigeria, Tobechukwu Okigbo, who was one of the executives present for the company, received the awards and expressed the organisation’s gratitude to the organisers and the independent judges.

GSM Operators inaugurate Financial Inclusion Committee

Nigeria’s largest GSM operators: Glo, 9Mobile, Airtel, MTN Nigeria, and Ntel, today inaugurated the Telecommunications Financial Inclusion Committee, and laid out the roadmap for deepening financial inclusion and financial literacy across Nigeria.

This is sequel to the meeting held last month where the GSM operators met to articulate their commitment to deepening financial inclusion and providing Nigerians with access to a range of affordable financial services.

Photos & Video From The Scene Of The Overland Aircraft That Caught Fire At Lagos Airport

A video clip and some photos have emerged online showing the shocking moments an aircraft went up in flames at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos today.

Scene of the fire incident

Model Cries Out After Ihe iPhone She Bought & Shipped To Nigeria Was Replaced With A Pack Of Pen

A Nigerian model who resides in Abeokuta has taken to social media to cry out after an iphone 6s she bought from the UK was tampered with. She got the phone and decided to ship it down to Abeokuta, but when the package was opened, she met a pack of blue biros instead. It’s not even funny. The girl has been saying she doesn’t have a big god o (baba isae) and wants justice! What she wrote on her IG page below…

Everything about this country is messed up. Got a brand new iPhone 6s from the UK and decided to bring it down here through DHL while my mates are buying iPhone X,XMax,i decided to cut my coat according to my size,bought what i could afford.

Peter Obi Joins Twitter, Gets Over 14K Followers In Hours. See His First Tweet

The momentum generated by the the peoples Democratic party flag bearer for the 2019 presidential election Alhaji Atiku Abubakar continued today as Nigerians in their thousands from all ethnicity and religion followed Peter Obi on Twitter.

As at the time of opening this thread the soon to be unveiled “vice presidential nominee” had garnered over 14.3k followers few hours after joining the social media platform .