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  • Stakeholders Drum Support for National Identification Number, Articles

    December 19, 2013 3:13 AM 53

    Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim has outlined the importance of the National Identification Number (NIN) to national development and called on Nigerians to support the programme. President Goodluck Jonathan had in October this year, during the launch of the scheme, said the enrolment exercise and issuance of NIN, was critical

  • Install Official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Update On Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3; VRUCML1 Firmware Includes ‘Sound And Shoot’ Option For Camera

    December 18, 2013 7:24 PM 34

    By Staff Writer | December 19, 2013 04:18 AM EST Finally, Samsung Galaxy S3 users under Verizon can now install official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update on their smartphones. Verizon was the first major carrier in the US to roll out the official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update on the latest flagship device from Samsung, namely, the Galaxy S4. However, the situation

  • Microsoft addresses software piracy at anti-counterfeiting roundtable

    December 18, 2013 10:51 AM 36

    Software and Devices company, Microsoft Nigeria has made recommendations on ways to address software piracy at the Anti-Counterfeiting Collaboration of Nigeria (ACC)’s 5th Roundtable. The ACC’s 5th Roundtable in conjunction with the International Trademarks Association (INTA) took place in Lagos, with Microsoft as a sponsor. The ACC is the umbrella

  • ‘Demand on telecoms infrastructure in Nigeria has reached breaking point’ – Minister

    December 18, 2013 10:41 AM 31

    The demand and pressure on the existing telecommunication infrastructure has reached its breaking point, Omobola Johnson, the Minister for Communication Technology has said. Mrs. Johnson said this at the maiden edition of the Telecoms Stakeholders Summit 2013, hosted by the Nigerian Communications Commission, which took place on Tuesday in Lagos State

  • FRSC deploys 2,400 marshals on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for yuletide

    December 17, 2013 6:08 PM 23

    Posted in wpzoom Y! Daily on December 17, 2013 3:59 pm / no comments The Federal Road Safety Commissions (FRSC) Lagos state command said it has mobilised 2,400 personnel for the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway December yuletide patrol. Mr Chidi Nkwonta told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the step would ensure accident-free period.

  • Spectranet to expand 4G service in more cities

    December 17, 2013 5:25 PM 24

    Nigerian internet service provider (ISP) Spectranet has said it is planning to launch its high speed 4G internet services to more cities across the country in the first quarter of 2014. HumanIPO reported last week Spectranet had released the prices for its LTE services in the capital Abuja, having already deployed in Lagos. Services are expanded to launch

  • Google partners with Airtel Nigeria on free search

    December 17, 2013 10:46 AM 41

    Mobile operator Airtel Nigeria has announced a partnership with global technology giant Google to provide free internet search service for its subscribers. The service, called ‘Free Zone’, will allows customers to access mobile web search and other feature-phone-friendly versions of Gmail and Google+ without getting billed. According to Airtel, the first

  • Service Quality: NCC Gives December 31 Deadline, Articles

    December 15, 2013 3:28 AM 32

    Indications emerged at the weekend that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to come down hard on the country’s telecommunications firms over poor service quality. THISDAY checks revealed that the commission has formally notified the affected firms and has set December 31 as deadline for them to improve on their service. Failure by the telecoms

  • Iyanya Purchases Four Cars In One Day

    December 14, 2013 2:50 PM 28

    INFORMATION NIGERIA Yesterday, the internet was filled with news that Kukere master and top dawg of Made Men Music Group, Iyanya purchased a Range Rover. INFORMATION NIGERIA Yesterday, the internet was filled with news that Kukere master and top dawg of Made Men Music Group, Iyanya purchased a Range Rover. Well, that report was a little bit false. Apparently

  • Twitter updates app for Android, iOS with photo sharing over DM

    December 12, 2013 5:10 PM 33

    New Delhi: Tweaking its mobile app for Android and iOS, Twitter introduced a major change to its Direct Message feature. Users can now share and view photos via direct message (DM) on their mobile phone. It also introduced a new tab in the navigation bar to make it easier for users to access direct messages (DMs). Users can also swipe from their Home timeline