Lawmakers promise tax holiday for tech startups
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is aiming to save the country about $2 billion (about N720 billion) lost as capital flight as a result avoidable importation of foreign technologies into the country, Director General of NITDA,
Dr. Isa Pantami, has said at the on-going on GITEX technology expo and conference holding at the Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arabs Emirates (UAE) with more than 140 countries in attendance. Continue reading
The Nigeria government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will be promoting ten startups at this year’s Gitex technology expo and conference holding in Dubai from October 8-12. The country’s tech-ambassadors were carefully selected after a highly competitive process anchored by the Office for ICT Innovation & Entrepreneurship (OIIE) which is an arm of the NITDA.
The Indian Communications Minister will be leading a strong delegation of manufacturers, industry operators and government officials, and will be joined by the Nigerian Communications Minister, government officials, regulators, along with the Nigerian business community, leaders like yourselves.
THE Governments of India and Nigeria are set to forge closer cooperation in a determined effort to accelerate growth in Information and Communications Technology with a view to boost both countries’ economies through greater penetration and use of advanced technologies and services. Continue reading
The social media scene is ever growing and talks are been organized to keep the ecosystem friendly and calm, Jos, Plateau State is however not left out of the discussion. In attendance kim coffee, the tech gurus from nHubs, tomruk , Pax Amor Initiative etc. Read the keynote (excerpt) speech below…
Earlier this year, 2017, the new President of the United States in an unprecedented move in immigration policies banned, for a period, citizens of certain countries largely from the Middle East as terrorist-potential danger to the United States.
A couple of weeks ago, one of the richest gulf countries, Qatar, has suffered a multinational economic embargo from four of its neighbours who accused Qatar of sponsoring terrorism and being a safe haven for terrorists and extremists.
As for the devices, the Nokia 6 is available from the end of July 2017 from selected retail outlets and is estimated to retail at N78, 000. The Nokia 5 at N65, 000 and the Nokia 3 has been available from the 7th of July 2017 from selected retail outlets and is estimated to retail at N48, 000. Continue reading
The National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, will soon be organizing a nationwide Automotive Design Competition to engage and promote the incredible creative and innovative talents of our youth.
According to a statement made available to Transport Day newspaper by NADDC, and signed by Rasheed Bello, the competition is “not to design sports and luxury cars, but to conceptualize highly advanced, innovative and cost-effective strategically positioned market driven concepts that would be produced in Nigeria. NADDC will support the development of winning concepts and integrate local content, feeding directly into the Nigerian automotive ecosystem, especially our proposed Automotive Industrial Clusters for Nnewi, Kaduna and Oshogbo” Continue reading
Prosper Otemuyiwa is the creator of open-source world wide!
Ok, Jokes apart he is the Nigerian mind behind Laravel Hackathon tool , unlike the average Nigerian greedy mindset, the tool is free (open source); a Hackathon/MVP boilerplate for larval web applications. Continue reading
Lenovo, through its Subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, unveiled a new range of Moto smartphones to core dealers in Nigeria at a groundbreaking event which held in Lagos. The smartphone models which include the Moto E4, Moto E4 plus, Moto C 3G, Moto C 4G and Moto C plus boasts of exciting new features and user-friendly applications. Motorola’s range of innovative smartphones guarantee consumers the opportunity to experience high definition display and cutting edge design at value prices. Continue reading
Remember that freelance website I connected with at nHub in Jos, Efiko Freelance MarketPlace. Well, I hit them up recently to find out what they have been up to, they had told me about an audacious plan to hit 2 hubs in 2 different states in a day! Continue reading
Silas Adekunle is the founder and CEO of Reach Robotics, a company that has developed gaming robots.
Silas was born and grew up in Nigeria before moving to the UK with his family when he was 11. Continue reading
Batteries are the bottleneck of any electronic system, says Dina El-Damak, a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Southern California. A device is only as good as its power source, and already the quest for more power and faster computing has led to dangerous situations like the Samsung Galaxy 7 explosions. Continue reading
The next iPhone (the iPhone 7S, iPhone 8?), which is due to be released in September, might replace the TouchID fingerprint sensor with whole-face 3D scanning. Continue reading
Infinix Mobility Nigeria announces the launch of its new Note series smartphone ‘Infinix Note 4 & Note 4 pro’ with a stylus ‘Xpen’. Infinix integrated other technology innovation in the new Note smartphone, it is pre-packed with Xcharge 4.0 which provides the quickest charge with low voltage and high efficiency, equipped with a big battery life of 4300MAH – 4500MAH. These features allow the Note 4 to charge fast within 5 minutes to talk for 250 minutes. Continue reading
efiko.co one of the first freelance marketplace or platform in Nigeria came to nHub In Jos last week and I was impressed to see what the team behind the marketplace had put together. I was a little skeptical at first given the examples of freelance platforms that have tried to break into the Nigerian space and failed. Continue reading
So the lunch of the new Infinix Note 4 and Note 4 pro is ongoing in Lagos Nigeria, and I was not invited (sobs) but her are the pictures.
RoboCop is real — at least, in the Middle East.
Dubai Police are deploying a robot policeman, and the life-sized patrolman is straight out of the uncanny valley. Continue reading
For electric cars to really hit the mainstream we need to build better networks of charging points so drivers can ‘fill up’ more easily – and an ingenious scheme is now underway in London to convert standard streetlights into charging points for vehicles. Continue reading
Are you a graphic designer with an excellent logo design skills?
Are you between the ages of 18 – 35?
Would you like to participate in the NIPOST Logo Redesign Competition? Continue reading