Emeka Ekonkwo

Microsoft dismisses Nigeria exit rumours

The purported closure of Microsoft operations in Nigeria was expected to affect approximately 200 people.
Emeka Ekonkwo
Jun 6, 2024

Nigeria's Wema Bank uses facial recognition to curb fraud

Wema Bank has partnered with digital identity trust company, Daon.

Nigeria equips customs officers with latest technologies

Nigeria says the project aims to strengthen the service's capabilities in modern customs operations through better data processing.
May 15, 2024

AfriLabs inks partnership agreement with Vault Hill Labs

Alliance to fulfill shared technological advancement and community empowerment objectives
May 10, 2024

Airtel reports losses of $89 million due to inflation

Airtel expressed concern about the Nigerian naira devaluation in June 2023 and earlier this year, as well as the Malawian kwacha devaluation in November 2023.
May 9, 2024

Nigeria scoffs at Binance's bribery allegations

The Nigerian Ministry of Information and National Orientation dismissed bribery allegations as Binance's well-coordinated public relations operation to repair its tarnished reputation.
May 8, 2024

NGO threatens to sue Nigeria over cyber security levy

The Central Bank of Nigeria instructed banks and other financial institutions this week to apply a 0.5 percent cyber security fee on all electronic transfers.
May 6, 2024

Funds sought to keep Nigeria's aid workers connected

Out of the US$1,6 million required this year, only 28 percent of the funds have been secured.

Nigeria seeks alliance with Sweden to strengthen digital economy

Nigerian minister held meetings in Stockholm with the Swedish minister of international development cooperation and foreign trade, as well as executives from the private sector.
May 3, 2024

Nigeria shows a slight reduction in registered SIMs

According to the latest data from the Nigerian Communication Commission, there are 219.3 million active lines in West Africa.
Apr 16, 2024

Nigeria launches startup portal, sparking massive response

The portal is part of the Nigeria Startup Act, which aims to promote the growth of businesses and technology talent in Africa's largest economy.
Mar 26, 2024

Nigeria launches a manhunt for fleeing Binance exec

Nigeria authorities say a thorough investigation is ongoing to establish the circumstances that led to Nadeem Anjarwalla escape from lawful detention.
Mar 22, 2024

Meta's 2Africa cable landing a windfall for African economies

At 45,000 km, 2Africa is the world's longest undersea cable, connecting 33 countries with 46 landing points in Africa, Europe, and Asia when completed.