By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 24th, 2021

AfCFTA: SON Charges Electrical Dealers On Quality

News Investigators/ The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has tasked electrical dealers to uphold the highest quality standards for them to benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, September 18th, 2021

Expert Urges Rejig Of Nigeria’s Tech Sector To Function Maximally

The Chief Executive Officer, InstinctWave, Akin Naphtal says there is need to strategically strengthen Nigerian technology sector in order to build a prosperous digital nation that works for all its citizens. Mr More...

By Victor Udoh On Monday, August 2nd, 2021

World Bank, AFDB Provide $550m Support For Off-Grid Solutions –REA

News Investigators/ The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has announced the provision of $550m in funding by the World Bank (WB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) to support the implementation of its off-grid More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

5G Subscriptions With Capable Device To Reach 580 Million By End Of 2021 -Report

News Investigators/ Ericsson, a multinational telecommunications company says that 5G will soon become the fastest adopted mobile generation in history. Ericsson made this known in a statement on Wednesday in More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Backup Day: NITDA Calls For Data Protection, Duplication

News Investigators/ The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Wednesday called on Nigerians to ensure the protection of their data by duplicating them in safe places, to avoid loss. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 19th, 2021

Nigerian Immigration Installs Data Analysis System To Ease Operation

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Immigration Service has deployed the Migration Information Data Analysis System (MIDAS) to various commands of the service to ease operational activities.Comptroller of Immigration, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020

Experts Crack Serial Killer’s Code 51 Years After Being Sent To U.S. Paper

News Investigators/ A coded message sent by the Zodiac Killer to The San Francisco Chronicle in 1969 has finally been cracked, the newspaper reported on Friday. A team of code breakers solved the vexing cryptogram More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 11th, 2020

SpaceX Prototype Rocket Destroyed In Explosive Test Launch

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) SpaceX’s Starship rocket prototype exploded in flames as it made a vertical landing on Wednesday, minutes after what seemed to be an uneventful test launch from the company’s testing site More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Nigerian Govt Acquires Tools To Spy On Citizens -Report

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Defence Intelligence Agency has acquired equipment that it can use to spy on its citizens’ calls and text messages, according to a report by the University of Toronto’s Citizen More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 25th, 2020

National ID Card Now Mandatory For Driver’s Licence Application —FRSC Boss

News Investigators/ Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, says the National Identification Number(NIN) is now compulsory for processing and issuance of the driver’s licence. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2020

Atomic Energy Commission Hails ABU Nuclear Reactor

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) has expressed satisfaction with the state of the nuclear research reactor at the Ahmadu Bello University Centre for Energy Research and Training. A More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Zoom suspends U.S.-Based Activists’ Account After Tiananmen Event

News Investigators/ Zoom Video Communications temporarily shut the account belonging to a group of U.S.-based Chinese activists after they held an event to commemorate the 31st anniversary of China’s Tiananmen More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Poly Ibadan Manufactures Ventilator, Smart Hand Washer

News Investigators/ The department of Mechatronics of the Polytechnic, Ibadan, has manufactured a Ventilator and a Smart Hand Washer as part of efforts to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rector of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 6th, 2020

FG Will Leverage ICT To Create Jobs -Pantami

News Investigators/ Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami says the government will leverage on Information Communications Technology and Entrepreneurship to increase job creation for the youth. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Digitization: Ministry Seeks $500Million External Loan

News Investigators/ Minster of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed says the ministry has applied for 500 million dollar-loan to enable it to actualise the digitization of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 17th, 2019

“Digital Explorers” at the Forefront of EU – Africa Digital Partnership

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  On October 15, “Digital Explorers” programme was officially launched in Vilnius,Lithuania. It started with the first batch of 15 thoroughly selected young NigerianICT specialists, who More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 10th, 2019

GITEX 2019: FG Woos Investors To Nigeria, Africa

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government of Nigeria at the ongoing 39th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) has invited investors to leverage on the potential of Nigeria to do businesses for the boosting More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Solar Cars Coming To Nigeria By 2020

As Nigeria celebrates 59th Independence anniversary, an indigenous company says  it is intensifying efforts to begin assembling of solar cars by 2020. Mr Moses Onaja, Chief Executive Officer, Sun Energy More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Tech Entrepreneur, Stephanie Obi To Help Africans Monetize Knowledge With Latest Tech Platform

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  I was tired of seeing Africans struggle with monetizing their knowledge online, so I created a solutionthat is appropriate for Africans across the continent – Stephanie Obi, Founder, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019

We Need Institution That Will Produce Cutting Edge AI Applications — Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs an institution that will produce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for education, business, medicine, security among others. Osinbajo More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019

NACETEM Identifies Barriers To Innovation In Nigeria

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM) has identified lack of technology information and qualified personnel as top innovation barriers for Nigerian firms. This is contained More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, September 7th, 2019

India Loses Spacecraft to Moon

India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday, the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. This is considered a setback to the nation’s ambitious More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

VP Osinbajo Inaugurates 7.1MW Power Plant in BUK

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated a 7.1 megawatts Solar Hybrid power plant in Bayero University Kano (BUK), to ensure sustainability in power supply. Osibanjo said that the project would benefit thousands More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019

Fake Phones Are Dangerous To Your Health -NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians that using sub-standard telecom devices could adversely affect their health. Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman, said at a More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Google Disables YouTube Channels For Hong Kong ‘Influence Operation’

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Google said it disabled 210 channels from its platform YouTube which uploaded content related to the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong in an apparent coordinated influence operation. Shane More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Berlin Acts On Old Diesel-Driven Vehicles

Driving bans imposed on older diesel-powered vehicles are to go into effect on certain heavily polluted streets in two districts of Berlin from the beginning of October, officials said on Thursday. Eight stretches More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Research Institute Develops Substitute For Killer Sniper

The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT) says it is currently developing non-toxic chemical product for the Nigerian market as a substitute for the killer sniper pesticide.The Director General More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019

ABU Launch 32GB E-learning Flash for PG Studies

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has launched a 32GB e-learning flash for Postgraduate Students to ease access to their studies, an official said. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibrahim Garba disclosed this More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 1st, 2018

FOCAC: Nigeria, China To Sign $328 Million Agreement On ICT Dev., In Addition To 25 MoUs

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Beijing, China’s capital where he is expected to join his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jingping, to witness the signing of an agreement worth $328 More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

ITF Trained 150,000 Nigerians In 2-Yrs, Targets Additional 13,000 Vocational Skills In 2018

By Sadiq Umar – The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, says the fund has trained over 150,000 Nigerians in the last two years in accordance with its reviewed vision. Mr. Ari More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

NASENI Boss, Mohammed Haruna, Assures Nation On Globally Competitive Indigenous Industrial Tools, Machine

(News Investigators)/ The Executive Vice Chairman of National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) Mohammed Haruna, says he is more determined to make more impacts on indigenous development More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Korea Ready To Share Technology, Industrial Experience With Africa, Says Moon

By News Investigators – The Republic of Korea has assured of its readiness to share its technological and industrial revolution experience with Africa. Korean President Moon Jae-in, made this known at the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Digital Switch-on: Broadcast Engineer Warns Against Using Outdated Equipment

New Investigators/As Nigeria gradually inch towards the much hyped set deadline for digital switch over from analogue to the digital mode of signal distribution or Digital Terrestrial Transmission (DTT), a Broadcast More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Senate Approves $1.8Billion Lagos- Rail Project, $750 Kano Million For Ten Other States

By News Investigators – The Senate on Thursday approved a sum of $1.806bn for the Lagos-Ibadan segment of the Lagos-Kano rail modernization project. The Senate also approved external borrowing for 10 states More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Ripples Over Substandard Digital Switch-Over Equipment

There are indications that the success recorded at the recent launch of Nigeria’s digital switch over in Jos and Abuja may be on the decline as subscribers have continued to register their displeasure over the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Shittu Seeks Collaboration With Military On ICT

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu has said that the ministry is ready to collaborate with the Nigerian Army on Information Communications Technology (ICT). The Minister said this when he visited the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Stakeholders Oppose Illegal Plans By Foreign Companies To Take Over DDT Airspace

By Nuel Suji – Stakeholders in the broadcast industry have opposed illegal plans by foreign companies to take over the DDT airspace.   They hinged their argument on the 2012 white paper on the digital switchover More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Buhari Commends Zuckerberg For Inspiring Nigerian Youths

I’m here to promote “fast and cheap” internet connectivity – Zuckerberg By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-founder of Facebook, Mark More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 9th, 2016

What Does China’s One Belt One Road Strategy Mean For NigComSat -1R

China’s partnership with Nigeria in satellite technology is yielding dividends, but can Nigeria leverage President Xi’s One Belt One Road Initiative to further consolidate its space technology drive?, asks Idowu More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Packaging Technology: Expert Advocates Use Of Silos Made Of Termite Mud

By Henry Oloja –  Dr. Francis Olaniji Adegunloye, an expert in the field of Agricultural Engineering and a Lecturer at Adeyemi College of Education (ACE) Ondo has called for the use of Silos made from termites More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Pay TV in Nigeria: Chinese StarTimes battles for supremacy with main rival Dstv

Nigeria has set 2017 as its new digital switch over date, but then, can NTA-StarTimes leverage on the extension for a bigger slice of pay-tv market share?, asks Idowu John Bakare StarTimes, the Chinese pay TV provider, More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Nigeria’s Crude Export Threatens As China Launches Fastest-Charging Electric Bus

…fully charged in 10 seconds By Sadiq Umar Nigeria’s crude oil export may be further threatened as the world’s fastest charging electric buses, with a battery that takes just 10 seconds to be More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Kidnapping: NIMCC Advocates Use Of Personal Locator Beacons As Security Measure

By Sadiq Umar As the incidence of kidnapping increases in the country, Nigerians have been advised to get personal locator beacons as part of safety precautions. Head of the Nigerian Mission Control Center (NIMCC), More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, September 7th, 2014

SON Raises Alarm Over Building Collapse, Says Only 5 Percent Of Blocks In Nigeria Meets Standard

By Funmi Emmanuel, Abuja.The Director General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, Dr. Joseph Odumodu has raised an alarm about building construction in the country, disclosing that only five percent of More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Minister Calls For Application Of Science And Technology Innovations In African Countries

By Chuks Sunday, Abuja.African scientists have being urged to apply science and technology innovations (STI) in their various countries, as a means of improving socio-economic conditions.The call was made by the More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Aliyu Urges Implementation Of Sci. & Tech Innovation At Grassroot

Chuks Sunday, Minna. The Governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu has urged participants at the recently concluded meeting of the National Council on Science and Technology to engender positive impact through More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Jonathan Unveils First Nigeria’s Indigenous Drone

Nigeria has unveiled it first homemade Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) as part of the government efforts to reposition its air defence system. President Goodluck Jonathan  at he occasion More...