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Microsoft, Google, Apple move to phase out passwords for devices

Microsoft, Google, Apple move to phase out passwords for devices

Tech giants, Microsoft, Google, and Apple are collaborating to create a new world where passwords will not be needed to access devices, webs, or apps. The three organisations are working to expand support for a…

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Phone numbers not linked remain barred, says NCC

Phone numbers not linked remain barred, says NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Sunday, said that phone numbers not linked to a National Identity Number (NIN) will remain barred from making calls until the affected subscribers obey the directive.⁣⁣A statement by the…

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CBN grants final approval for MTN to start banking operations

CBN grants final approval for MTN to start banking operations

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted MTN the final approval to operate as Momo Payment Service Bank Limited (Momo PSB). This was disclosed in a press release titled “THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA GRANTS FINAL…

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MTN pays for NCC’s 5G license ahead February 24 deadline

MTN pays for NCC’s 5G license ahead February 24 deadline

MTN Nigeria has paid the 5G license fee ahead of the February 24 deadline issued by the Federal Government of Nigeria. This was announced on the website of the Nigerian Communications Commission, dated February 4.…

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Twitter Spaces update now allows users to record and save

Twitter Spaces update now allows users to record and save

Twitter has updated its features on its Spaces to now allow users to record their sessions during a meeting. This update which is to a great extent a Clubhouse rival is now made available for…

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SERAP begs Buhari to publish details of deal with Twitter

SERAP begs Buhari to publish details of deal with Twitter

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to provide it with a copy of the agreement recently signed with Twitter,…

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FG lifts suspension on Twitter

FG lifts suspension on Twitter

The Federal Government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria. This was made known by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE…

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Manufacturers announce end to BlackBerry phones not on android platform

Manufacturers announce end to BlackBerry phones not on android platform

Manufacturers of popular smartphone device, BlackBerry phone have announced that it would no longer support its flagship product, BlackBerry 10, 7.1 OS and those produced earlier. The announcement came on Tuesday with the the company…

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Twitter reportedly meets FG’s condition for lift of operational suspension

Twitter reportedly meets FG’s condition for lift of operational suspension

Social media company Twitter, has met the six conditions handed to it by the Federal Government of Nigeria, The Nation newspaper is reporting.⁣⁣The Buhari-led federal government suspended the operations of Twitter in June of 2021,…

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NIN enrolments exceed 71m as FG extends SIM verification till March 2022

NIN enrolments exceed 71m as FG extends SIM verification till March 2022

The Federal Government has extended the verification of the Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) to National Identification Numbers (NIN) of GSM users in the country till March next year. This is coming just as the Minister…