World Data Forum to Advance Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development

The ongoing United Nations World Data Forum, taking place from January 15-18, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa, will spur the exchange of innovative ideas and data

NIMC Registers over 14m Nigerians Database

National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Monday, said it has registered over 14 million Nigerians in the national identity database. According to the commission

ICANN Holds First Capacity Building Workshop for African GAC Members

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in cooperation with the ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) Under-served Regions Working Group (

Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending to Accelerate in 2017 - IDC

In 2017, total spending on IT infrastructure products such as servers, enterprise storage and Ethernet switches for deployment in cloud environments will increase by 18.

Efritin Shuts Nigerian Office, Blames Bad Economy

Efritin (pronounced ‘Everything’) has stopped further investments in Nigeria and has wound down operations, just 16 months after its official launch.Investigation showed

Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata, presenter of Tech Trends on Channels Television

Knowledge Sharing Economy- A Start-Up Shares Firsthand Experience

A while ago, I wrote on how knowledge sharing economy can improve Nigeria's development. No doubt, knowledge sharing economy has witnessed an exponential growth curve

5 Interesting Facts About Artificial Intelligence

The next big thing in the technology world is artificial intelligence (AI). Big tech organisations like Apple and Google are aggressively investing in AI. Google has

Microsoft Acquires Maluuba, Startup Focused On General Artificial Intelligence

Friday, Microsoft announced it has acquired Maluuba, a research-oriented startup focusing on deep learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI). As part of the deal,

Magnus Nmonwu, regional director for Sage West Africa

Investing in Legally Licenced Software Outweighs Costs for African Businesses- Sage

Sage has discouraged Small & Medium Businesses in West Africa from cutting corners as means to save money by pirating business software. This, Magnus Nmonwu,

Gartner Says Global IT Spending will Reach $3.5Tn in 2017

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.7% increase from 2016. This is according to new research from Gartner. However, the expected