Category: Science and Technology

MTN, Airtel secure approval for payment service Bank

MTN Nigeria and Airtel Africa Plc have received approval in principle to operate a payment service bank (PSB) in the country. The two leading telcos disclosed in...

Facebook changes name to Meta

By Mukwuzi Joseph Facebook has changed its corporate name to Meta as part of a major rebrand. The company said it would better “encompass” what it does, as it...

E-Naira speed wallet disappears from Google Play Store

The E-Naira speed wallet has disappeared from the Google Play Store barely 48 hours after its launch However,  the eNaira merchant wallet, which is designed for...

Donald Trump announces own social media platform to compete with Twitter, Facebook and other Big Tech

Donald Trump is launching a social media platform called TRUTH Social, which will go public via a merger with a blank-check company, as the former US president seeks to...

WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram back online after huge outage

By Mukwuzi Joseph Facebook and its apps appear to be coming back online after a huge outage. instagram, WhatApp, Messenger and the main Facebook app had all been offline...

Bezos gift $100M each to Van Jones and chef Jose Andres to give to charities of their choice

By Mukwuzi Joseph On the heels of what some critics have called the world’s most expensive midlife crisis, Amazon founder and Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos announced a...

President Buhari Sacks NBC DG, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba Amidst Twitter row

By Mukwuzi Joseph President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked acting director-general of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Prof. Armstrong Idachaba. Minister of...

Twitter Ban Update: FG gives condition to lift ban

By Mukwuzi Joseph The federal government has given a condition to lift its indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs,...

BREAKING: FG Says It Has Indefinitely Suspended Twitter Operations In Nigeria

By Mukwuzi Joseph The Federal Government on Friday said it has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in...

TikTok boss, Zhang Yiming, resigns at age 38 with a net worth of $44bn, says he lacks managerial skills

By Mukwuzi Joseph One of the billionaire co-founders of TikTok is stepping down as CEO of ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns TikTok. Zhang Yiming, 38, said...