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I’m Okay With Going To -H-e-l-l, If...... - Elon Musk

CEO of Tesla, Inc, the US electric vehicle and clean energy company, Elon Musk, says he does not have an issue with going to hell when he dies. The billionaire businessman was reacting to a Twitter user who asked him about his religious views. In var......

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Oyo Govt Partners Media And Digital Skills Centre To Commence Training On Coding, Robotics, AI, Others

Oyo State government in partnership with the Advocacy Unit of Media and Digital Skills Centre, Nigeria will commence a pilot training programme on Coding, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence And Drone Technology for 3 Public Secondary Schools in the st......

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Trump Vows Not To Return To Twitter After Its Purchase By Elon Musk

Former US President Donald Trump vowed he would not be returning to Twitter if his account was reinstated following the purchase of the platform by tech billionaire Elon Musk, announced on Monday. The Republican leader said he would be using his own ......

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Elon Musk Buys Twitter

Twitter said Monday it has agreed to sell itself to Elon Musk, who will take the company private in a deal valued at around $44 billion. The deal caps off a whirlwind news cycle in which the Tesla and SpaceX CEO became one of Twitter's largest shareh......

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5000 Households To Get Constant Power Supply As FG, World Bank Commences Installation Of Solar Panels In Abia

No fewer than 5000 households in Abia will soon enjoy 24/7 power supply as World Bank in collaboration with the Federal Government through the Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, has commenced i......

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5 WhatsApp Hacks You Probably Didn't Know

WhatsApp is probably the most popular messaging platform in the world largely because it’s so simple and straightforward to use. However, if you want to dig a little deeper into the app, there are several extra features that make things a bit more interesting and fun. For example, you don’...

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FG Planning To Establish Agency In Charge Of AI, Robotics — Minister

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has hinted that the Federal Government is planning to establish an agency that would be in charge of Artificial Intelligence, AI and robotics. He made this disclosure in Abuja when the Nigeria Science Academy (NSA) visited him in his office, to...

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We're Expecting Twitter To Open Nigerian Office In Q1 2022 — Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said on Monday, that the microblogging site, Twitter, is expected to open its Nigerian office before the end of March 2022. The minister, who disclosed this when he appeared on a radio progarmme, the Radio Link, in Abuja, said the move is part of...

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Jeff Bezos Pays $200million To Get His Name Put On A Space Museum For At Least 50 Years

A whooping $200 million has been doled out by the world’s second richest man, Jeff Bezos to get his name put on a new branch of the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum. After the Amazon founder traveled to space just once, he decided to have his name displayed on the new Bezos Learning and sev...

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Federal Govt Unveils National Policy On 5G

The Federal government on Tuesday launched the National Policy on Fifth Generation Networks (5G) for Nigeria’s Digital Economy. Speaking at the launch presided over by President Mohammadu Buhari, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) said that t...

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Xiaomi Produces CyberDog Robot That Can Recognize Owner's Face & Voice (Photos)

The Xiaomi CyberDoge robot was announced by the company at the launch of the Mi Mix 4 and Mi Pad 5 smartphones some time ago. CyberDog is the first robot product made by mobile phone manufacturer Xiaomi. In terms of outward appearance, CyberDog has a resemblance to the Spot robot made by Boston D...

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FG To Run A Paperless Government By 2030 - Pantami

The Federal Government is targeting 2030 to migrate all government paper activities to paperless ones. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, disclosed this in Abuja during the Champion Day and Closing of 2021 Service Wide Capacity Building program on e-Gover...

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Nigeria Lifts Ban On Twitter

The Federal Government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria after approval by President Muhammadu Buhari The decision was announced by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA),...

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Facebook, Twitter, Google, Others Now To Pay Tax In Nigeria [VIDEO]

The Senate on Tuesday passed the Finance Bill 2021, transmitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari, on December 7, 2021. The passage by the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly followed the consideration of a report by the Senate Joint Committee on Finance; Customs, Excise, ...

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Tiwa Savage, Obi Cubana Make List Of Most Searched Nigerians On Google

Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, and popular businessman, Obi Cubana, topped Google’s list as the 2021 most trending people in Nigeria. Google announced this on Wednesday in a statement titled, ‘Google releases Nigeria’s 2021 Year in Search lists’. The search lists included top ten search...

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Telecommunication Services Restored In Zamfara After Months Of Disconnection

Authorities have restored telecommunications services in Zamfara communities, ABN TV reports. It would be recalled that the Zamfara government last Wednesday said the process of restoring telecommunications services in the state is ongoing. As part of measures to tackle banditry in the north-w...

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Nigeria Alerted As Iranian Cyber Spies Eye Telecommunication Companies, ISPs

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has raised the alarm over the existence of another hacking group orchestrating cyber espionage in the African telecoms space. An Iranian hacking group known as Lyceum (also known as Hexane, Siamesekitten, or Spirlin) has been reported to be targeting tel...

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Twitter Back Online After An Hour-Long Crash

Twitter is back online after being down for thousands of users worldwide who had issues with the website, app, and logging in, DailyMail reports. Problems began around 12:50pm ET on Monday and were impacting some users in the U.S., the U.K., New Zealand and other countries – but the crash appe...

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Nigeria To Produce Drones In Near Future - Minister, Ogbonnaya Onu

The Buhari administration has said Nigeria would produce and specialise in state-of-the-art technology such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) through “reverse-engineering”. The Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, revealed the idea when he inaugurated an Inter...

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We Gained Over 70m New Users During Facebook Outage — Telegram

Messaging app Telegram gained over 70 million new users during Monday’s Facebook outage, its founder, Pavel Durov, said on Tuesday, as people worldwide were left without key messaging services for nearly six hours, Reuters has reported. Facebook blamed its outage, which kept its 3.5 billion use...

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No SIM Card For Any Nigerian Below 18, Says NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has announced the disqualification of anyone below the age of 18 from registering and owning a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) in Nigeria. This is according to the draft copy of the modified registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations published o...

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How To Use WhatsApp On Computer Without Data

You can now use WhatsApp on a desktop or laptop computer without your internet data on. Whatsapp Web syncs with the mobile app to let you send and receive WhatsApp messages from your computer. You can access WhatsApp on your phone and computer at the same time. The Nation on Monday reported th...

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Facebook Domain Allegedly Stolen

Facebook services spanning Whatsapp, Instagram, and Facebook itself have been shut down following an attempt to hijack the company’s domain name. There has been a widely reported inability to access the services since Monday afternoon after a yet to be identified hacker nuked the DNS A; an addr...

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Data Of 1.5 Billion Facebook Users On Sale At Hacker Forum

Amid global outage of Facebook along with its associated platforms, the data of its over 1.5 Billion users are now being sold in the dark web. A report said the data are being sold on a Hacker Forum. Sputnik News reported that in late September, an announcement was posted on a hacking forum th...

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Facebook, Instagram, Messenger And WhatsApp Currently Down For Everyone

Facebook-owned services, WhatsApp and Instagram, are down on Monday, leaving some three billion online users frustrated and unable to connect all over the world. The social tools including Facebook’s own Messenger service were first reported as not being available from 04:25pm on Monday. Use...

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5G Network Will Be Operational By January 2022 – Isa Pantami

Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, stated that fifth-generation (5G) cellular networks will be operational in January 2022. The Minister was represented by Ubale Maska, NCC commissioner for technical services, during a town hall meeting in Maiduguri, Borno state, on Thu...

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Nigeria To Lift Ban On Twitter In A Few Days - Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this while answering questions from State House journalists at the end of Wednesday’s cabinet meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. “I think even Twitter itself two days ago gave what I will call a progress report on our tal...

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Don't Entertain Fear, 5G Not Harmful To Our Health, Pantami Assures Nigerians

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has urged Nigerians not to entertain fear, noting the fifth-generation (5G) network is not harmful. There has been apprehension in many quarters that deployment of 5G could pose a risk to public health. Pantami spoke after the wee...

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5G Network To Roll Out Soon In Nigeria As FG Approves New Policy

The Federal Government has approved the National Policy on the fifth-generation (5G) network in Nigeria. This is according to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, who addressed journalists in Abuja after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. He ...

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NCC, Telecos Agree On Frequency Spectrum For 5G Deployment

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and major telecoms companies have agreed on instruments necessary for the deployment of 5G technology in the country. The instruments are the Annual Operating Levy Regulations and the Frequency Spectrum (fees and pricing) Regulations. The agreement ...

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