ICT Expert outlines how Nigeria can emerge in this 4th industrial revolution

An Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, Mr Jide Awe, says Nigeria is emerging on the adoption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution of the Information Technology. Awe, Chairman, Conference Committee, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), said this on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja while reacting to the readiness of[...]

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Electric Scooters are the Future of Transportation- Chinese Tech CEO!

As many cities are trying to boost environmentally friendly public transit systems, one Chinese tech CEO says smart electric scooters may be the new future of urban mobility. Due to congestion in many cities, cars tend to travel at about 15 kilometers per hour, on average, while moving room in subways during rush hour is[...]

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Code-Sharing Agreement signed Between Turkish Airlines and Kuwait Airways will soon commence!

Turkish Airlines has signed a code-sharing agreement with Kuwait Airways. Kuwait Airways currently operates seven weekly flights with 330/320/777 fleets to Istanbul and seven weekly flights to Sabiha Gokcen Airport. In turn, Turkish Airlines operates 28 flights with 320/738/330 fleets from Istanbul, and 14 flights with 320/738 fleets from Sabiha Gokcen. The agreement will allow[...]

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A Giant Leap for Nigerian Innovation as Five Seater Electric Car is made in University of Nigeria Nssuka!

It was excitement galore at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) yesterday as the institution’s Engineering Faculty successfully unveiled its first five-seater electric car.Christened Lion Ozumba 551, the car, made with 80 per cent locally-sourced materials, could undertake a 30-kilometer distance when fully charged. Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Charles Igwe, said the car[...]

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Lessons and take home from veteran E-commerce Company, Amazon at 25!

Amazon turned 25 years old this week. In its quarter century of existence, it has created roughly a trillion dollars in shareholder value. Amazon dominates e-commerce, has the biggest cloud-computing infrastructure offering and leads the market for home assistants with its Alexa technology. Additionally, it has a burgeoning online ad business and is becoming a[...]

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Federal Government promises digital identification in 5years

The Federal Government has declared its determination to provide a lifelong unique identification for every individual physically residing in Nigeria and Nigerians in the Diaspora within the next five years. How new digital identity ecosystem will facilitate biometric data(Opens in a new browser tab) Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Aziz,[...]

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In Six Years, Flying Cars can Become a Reality!

Flying cars have for years been limited to the world of fiction. Now there are plenty of companies hoping to make the sci-fi dream a reality. One such firm is Lilium, a Munich-based start-up with big ambitions for the future of transportation: a five-seater electric air taxi, due to launch commercial flights in 2025. Lilium[...]

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Experts Says a Major Socio-Economic issue is an Inability to Retain Skilled Workers!

African financial technology (fintech) experts and entrepreneurs have identified Nigeria’s inability to retain her best talents as major contributor to socio-economic challenges facing the country. Speaking at the 2019 IE Africa Centre Forum yesterday in Lagos, they noted the need to re-invent the country’s education and make it a place for business opportunities. The experts[...]

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Huawei Scraps Laptop Launch due to US Blacklisting

Chinese tech giant Huawei has scrapped the launch of new laptop as a result of being effectively barred from doing business with American suppliers. It’s the first product launch the company has cancelled as a result of being put on a blacklist restricting its access to U.S. technology. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer division,[...]

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Why you should give 5G two more years!

You've seen the shouty adverts and breathless tech articles. 5G is fast and it's here and you should drop everything and buy a 5G phone right now. EE is the first UK network to offer 5G plans. You can pre-order phones attached to them at EE’s website now, starting at £54 per month for the[...]

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China gives go ahead for 5G Network amidst tensions with the US

China has given the go ahead for its major state-owned mobile carries to start rolling out next generation networks known as 5G, a move experts said was partly a response to the ongoing trade war with the U.S. The country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Thursday issued 5G commercial licenses to China Telecom,[...]

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Nigeria makes Technological advancement, launching the use of Grid Codes.

The Federal Government recently inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Technical Committee on the adoption of Gridcodes. GridCodes is a technology for digital addressing invented and globally patented by Squadron Leader Adefola Amoo (rtd). The inter-ministerial committee was setup in furtherance of a directive given by the Chairman of the Nigerian Digital Addressing Council Vice President Prof. Yemi[...]

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A Base on the Moon for Scientific Research- China

China aims to build a scientific research station in the south polar region of the moon and realize manned lunar exploration mission in about ten years, said a senior space official on Wednesday. Zhang Kejian, head of the China National Space Administration, made the remarks at the opening ceremony of China’s Space Day in Changsha,[...]

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Can Artificial Intelligence Work in Nigeria??- Expert

The concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, sometimes called machine intelligence, is the kind of intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and animals. It is, however, a concept that many Nigerians are not familiar with, even though many countries of the world have already keyed into it in[...]

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UAE grants first batch of new long-term visas

The UAE government has granted the first batch of long-term visas to the winners and finalists of the Mohammed bin Rashid Medal for Scientific Distinction. The move follows the decision issued by the UAE Cabinet to grow the country's status as an incubator of talent and innovation, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday. The[...]

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