ICT/Telecoms

Kenyan builds mobile app for the deaf

A KENYAN, Luke Kizito has built a mobile application called 'assistALL' to help deaf people interact online. According to IT News Africa Kizito designed assistALL...

INSIDE STORY: Illegal loan apps ‘victims’ form groups to seek retribution, vow not to repay

By Bankole Abe and Omolola Pedro DEBT collectors for many loan apps in Nigeria exploit unconventional techniques to shame defaulting borrowers to retrieve loans. This has...

How hackers unlock, steal vehicles – NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday warned that hackers have deviced ways to unlock and make away with parked vehicles. According to a statement...
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How to protect yourself from metadata

TECHNOLOGY expert Benjamin Finn, in an interview conducted by Reporters Without Borders (RSF),  warns about the threat posed by metadata, listing the tools available...

Ten apps to monitor and track your child’s Internet activities

Following the Chrisland school  saga discussion abound on how parents, and guardians can keep track and monitor the activities of their children and ward...

Data trails: How Nigeria’s state surveillance crackdown on journalists, active citizens

By Hannah Ajakaiye IN 2018, Azeezat Adedigba, a reporter at the time with Premium Times -  a  digital news platform - was about her duties...
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NIN: SIM blockage is an infringement on human rights – SERAP tells Buhari

BLOCKING telecommunications subscribers who have not linked their subscriber identification modules (SIM) cards to the National Identification Number (NIN) from making phone calls infringes...

NIN: FG directs telcos to bar outgoing calls from unlinked SIMs

THE Federal Government has directed telecommunications operators, including MTN, Globacom, Airtel and 9mobile, to immediately bar outgoing calls from Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards...

Angry reactions trail GT Bank deductions from customers accounts

ON April 1, 2022, a medical laboratory technician based in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Kehinde Oluwakemi, got an alert beep on her phone. When she...
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