Dealing with oil spill in Lagos harbour

By Olushola Adeshida Historically, Apapa Local Government Area is reputed to be one of the modern day local government areas of Lagos State since its first creation in 1980.  Human and economic activities as well as the development of the Apapa seaport have attracted the establishment of petroleum tank farm …

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Kidnapping: New high-tech chips can track distress victims

By Mohammed Sidi Ali Kidnapping for ransom is becoming something of a growth business in Nigeria. It is probably second to oil bunkering. Recent statistics shows that it is on the ascendancy. According to the Daily Independent Newspaper of August 21, 2013, Nigeria accounted for 26 percent of kidnap for …

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Nigeria: How to establish access for digital TV

“As the least wired continent, wireless systems in the form of Communication Satellites and variants of terrestrial wireless systems such as GSM, CDMA, Wifi and WiMax are in great demand, more than any other continent, to bridge the digital hiatus and complement the inadequate terrestrial ICT infrastructure in the hinterland …

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Nigeria: How to establish access for digital TV

As we move closer to ITU deadline of June 17th, 2015 for Analogue Switch-Off (ASO), “As the least wired continent, wireless systems in the form of Communication Satellites and variants of terrestrial wireless systems such as GSM, CDMA, Wifi and WiMax are in great demand, more than any other continent, …

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Nigeria: Optimising VSAT for revenue mobilization

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS is implementing a unified communications platform enabling its staff to communicate seamlessly via data, voice, video, and chat enabling real-time communications amongst staff. Kola Okunola argues that ICT facilitates the establishment of an efficient and transparent tax administration, delivering quality services to tax payers …

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All eyes on IBC 2017

The last year edition of the International Broadcasting Convention, IBC held at Amsterdam, The Netherland, had once again, provided an industry platform for experts and media managers to share and discuss issues on advanced technologies, business challenges, implementation ideas and effective and innovative solutions that are shaping the global broadcast …

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A race sterling bank can win

Sterling Bank, a leading financial institution, has successfully gone live with Temenos UniversalSuite, an integrated banking software solution for universal banks with market-leading retail, corporate and wealth management functionality.   In over 50 years of operations, Sterling Bank has evolved from the nation’s pre-eminent investment banking institution to a full‑fledged …

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