Forget oil, gas or rare-earth elements, data in the coming years is set to become the world’s most valuable resource. Advances in technology, from robotics to artificial intelligence, are transforming industries across the world. Industry 4.0 is the next phase in digitalization. It is driven by a sharp rise in […]

Over the next five years, three new heavy-lift rockets will put thousands of satellites into low earth orbit as part of Amazon’s Project Kuiper. The project aims to provide broadband connections using a constellation of 3,236 satellites. Rival Starlink is said to have more than 2,300 satellites in orbit already. […]

Consistent with its recognition of the academia as a central stakeholder in its commitment to linkages and local development sphere of the Nigeria’s telecommunications sector, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has awarded fresh research grants and endowed professorial chairs in some Nigerian universities in the sum of N233 million. From […]

In February 2022, the Nigerian government announced that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved a new agency, the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) The statement was signed by Uwa Suleiman, Media Aide to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami. According to Suleiman, the NDPB was established in line […]

In October, Donald Trump announced he was planning to launch a revolutionary technology company. “I created Truth Social… to stand up to the tyranny of big tech,” he said. “We live in a world where the Taliban has a huge presence on Twitter yet your favourite American president has been […]

Elon Musk has taken a 9.2% stake in Twitter, according to a US securities filing. The announcement sent Twitter shares soaring by more than 27% in New York trading on Monday. Tesla’s chief executive owned 73,486,938 shares in the social media platform as of 14 March, according to the Securities […]