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Nigeria records 163m mobile subscribers, becomes mobile-first country

  Online shopping mall, Jumia Nigeria, on Thursday said that Nigeria was fast becoming a mobile-first country with 162 million subscribers and penetration rate of 84 per cent. The Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria, Mrs. Juliet Anammah, made the assessment at the 2018 Mobile Report Launch. “The availability of lower price point

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Heritage Bank Introduces Digital Banking Platform ‘Octopus’

  Heritage Bank Plc has introduced an advanced intelligent digital experience known as Octopus. The solution which is full-fledged digital bank was described as an innovation that is poised to connect all a customer’s bank accounts with your Debit Card details or account holder information. According to a statement, ‘Octopus’ by Heritage Bank

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Russia Deploys Hypersonic Nuclear ICBM,can defy existing missile defense systems

Newsweek   Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia is developing a new generation of advanced nuclear weapons including a hypersonic intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach almost anywhere in the world and cannot be shot down by anti-missile systems. Putin made the claim during his annual presidential address to the Federal Assembly

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Google lanches new search facility to help job seekers in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria

  Technology giant Google on Thursday announced a new job search facility it said would help job seekers find employment opportunities by providing a streamlined experience that allowed them to explore, research and find relevant local postings. "With unemployment in South Africa so high, this new job search . . . tool

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Alibaba signs deal with Disney to stream its animated shows in China

TechCrunch   Alibaba Group’s entertainment unit has signed a major licensing deal to show many of Disney's animated series and movies on Youku, its streaming video service, and other platforms it selects. The agreement covers more than 1,000 episodes from Disney series, as well as many of its films, and means Alibaba

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2019 election: INEC partners NIGCOMSAT for successful polls

  The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will partner with the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, NIGCOMSAT, to deploy appropriate technology to enhance the 2019 general elections. According to a report on the commission’s site inecnews.com, the chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said this while addressing the management of NIGCOMSAT in Abuja on Tuesday. The INEC

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