Category: 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...

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...

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...

Adamu Garba’s Crowwe app deleted from Google Play Store

By Mukwuzi Joseph Adamu Garba’s Crowwe application has been removed from Google play store. The Crowwe app, which has been described as an instant messaging and...

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...

Nigerians To Submit Phones’ Tracking ID Numbers To NCC From July

The Nigerian Communications Commission has said Nigerians will have to submit the International Mobile Equipment Identity of their phones to it from July. The regulatory...

Halt 5G network deployment in Nigeria for now, Senate tells FG

By Mukwuzi Joseph The Senate on Wednesday, May 19, urged the federal government to halt the deployment of 5th generation (5G) network in Nigeria for now. This followed...

Microsoft investigated Bill Gates’s involvement with an employee as report alleged he had affairs with women connected to the company

By Mukwuzi Joseph Board members at Microsoft Corp. made a decision in 2020 that it wasn’t appropriate for its co-founder Bill Gates to continue sitting on its...