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Cybersecurity And Digital Forensics Training In Nigeria

Introduction With the advent of dangerous malicious codes like Flame and Stuxnet, it has become evident that nations or institutions can electronically wage wars against enemies or competitors. As the risks of traditional wars abate, Internet has since evolved as the ...

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Aviation Africa – Just Watch This Space

Organisers of the event, which brings together the aviation industry from the Middle East and the fast developing African market, have secured a sponsorship deal with luxury Swiss watch brand and aviation chronograph specialists, Breitling. One of the last remaining, ...

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Milonics Analytics Cybersecurity Practice

As internet penetration continues to advance in Africa, so are the perils that come with the increased degree of digital connectivity – cyber crime. However, most organizations lack both proper security plans and trained in-house staff to counter or quickly ...

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Trends In Usage of Phone In Nigeria - Infographics

Nigeria has the largest mobile phone user base in Africa. It boasts 142 million active lines and over 167 million phones in the country. Active mobile internet subscription has grown from 63 million in 2014 to over 81 million in ...

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EverJobs, Rocket Internet Job Portal, Will Present Challenge to Jobberman

EverJobs, Rocket Internet’s latest venture, has launched in Cameroon. The job listing site is claiming over 130 jobs in its first week of its launch, which starts its expansion move across Africa and Asia.   The firm announced this move in March and ...

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As many as 30% of cell phone users in Africa report that they participate in mobile banking. A new report from the Pew Research Center shows the transformative power of the cell phone in the world’s fastest-growing market for mobile technology. The organization surveyed mobile users in 7 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, finding that two-thirds or more respondents said they owned a mobile phone.   In South Africa and Nigeria, two of the continent’s largest economies, it […]

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Nigeria has the largest mobile phone user base in Africa. It boasts 142 million active lines and over 167 million phones in the country. Active mobile internet subscription has grown from 63 million in 2014 to over 81 million in January 2015 (Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC). It is predicted that these numbers will double by 2019 (Ericsson mobility report June 2014).   Empirical data is vital in providing a baseline on mobile phone usage for […]

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The Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) has urged all bank customers to ensure they were verified to check fraudulent acts in banks. This was contained in statement issued by Mr Ade Shonubi, Managing Director of NIBSS, saying that the Bank Verification Number (BVN) initiative would help to boost retail credit in the banking industry, identify and blacklist fraudulent customers. According to the statement, once banks were able to identify and blacklist fraudulent customers, banks would […]

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The Senate has passed for second reading a Bill seeking to provide an enabling law and legal framework for the operation of Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies.   Sponsored by Senator Kabir Marafa (Zamfara) the Bill titled  “A Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies to Provide for Non-military Career Training to Personnel of the Nigerian Army and for Other Matters Connected Therewith, 2015, […]

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Village Capital has picked 12 startups that will take part in its FinTech for Agriculture accelerator programme in Nairobi, Kenya, two of which will ultimately walk away with US$50,000 each in funding.   The company,  which has supported 450 ventures in 30 programs across nine countries since 2009, finds, trains and invests in early-stage ventures solving major social problems through profitable business solutions.   The three-month FinTech for Agriculture accelerator programme which is returning to East Africa for the […]

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EverJobs, Rocket Internet’s latest venture, has launched in Cameroon. The job listing site is claiming over 130 jobs in its first week of its launch, which starts its expansion move across Africa and Asia.   The firm announced this move in March and said it it’s mission is to simplify the job search and hiring process by connecting job seekers with employers in a matter of clicks. The Everjobs site offers helpful tools and intuitive features, […]

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