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About Paul Adepoju

Paul ADEPOJU is a Nigerian freelance journalist, managing editor, blogger and published writer (3 books already). He has vast experience working with various media organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe and America. He covers stories on various genres and for various audiences. He is the managing editor of HealthNewsNG.com which is Africa's leading health news website; he also manages IBPulse.com, a city blog that focuses on happenings in his home town of Ibadan, southwest Nigeria. He has won several awards including Nigeria's Vanguard Newspaper's Young Nigerian Making The Difference award; a certificate of recognition from UNESCO and Goi Peace Institute in Japan; a finalist at the International Press Institute's Young Nigerian Journalist of the Year award; and was the only African finalist in the NetImpact/FedEx Global Access Essay Competition.
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Telco giants are on high alert to regulatory fines
22 hours ago

Telco giants are on high alert to regulatory fines

By  •  Telecoms, News

The 2017 edition of BDO’s annual Telecommunications Risk Factor Survey reveals that the number of telecoms giants concerned with regulatory constraints have almost doubled, from 42% to 80% in one year. …
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Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter form Global Internet Forum to counter terrorism
22 hours ago

Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter form Global Internet Forum to counter terrorism

On Monday, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, which will help the giants to continue to make their hosted consumer …
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You can now control who can download and share your Facebook profile pictures
2 days ago

You can now control who can download and share your Facebook profile pictures

By  •  News

Facebook is piloting new tools that give people starting from India more control over who can download and share their profile pictures. In addition, the company is exploring ways people …
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Etisalat’s loans could have negative implications on Nigeria’s banking system – CBN
2 days ago

Etisalat’s loans could have negative implications on Nigeria’s banking system – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has explained why it is intervening in the issues surrounding the syndicated loans obtained by Etisalat Nigeria from a conglomerate of 13 Nigerian banks.


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Etisalat takeover: NCC reveals regulatory hurdles for banks
7 days ago

Etisalat takeover: NCC reveals regulatory hurdles for banks

Yesterday’s big news in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem is the announcement by Etisalat Group that it is transferring its shares in Etisalat Nigeria to a consortium of Nigerian banks following the …
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Nigerian banks take over Etisalat Nigeria!
1 week ago

Nigerian banks take over Etisalat Nigeria!

Etisalat is now under new management following the breakdown of its negotiations with Nigerian banks over its USD1.2 billion loan.

According to media reports, the takeover …
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Etisalat shuts down report of biggest shareholder’s exit
1 week ago

Etisalat shuts down report of biggest shareholder’s exit

Amidst uncertainties on the fate of the company following its inability to repay the $1.2 billion loan it obtained from 13 Nigerian banks, Etisalat has denied reports that Mubadala Development …
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MainOne rolls out cross connect services in Nigeria
1 week ago

MainOne rolls out cross connect services in Nigeria

By  •  News

MainOne launched Open-Connect which is a service that facilitates improved interconnection, collaboration and peering within the MDXi Lekki data center and the Internet Exchange. The product will enable the creation …
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2.6 billion new mobile broadband subscribers will be added by 2022
2 weeks ago

2.6 billion new mobile broadband subscribers will be added by 2022

By  •  Telecoms, News

The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report foresees 2.6 billion new mobile broadband subscribers will be added through 2022 – averaging to more than one million each day. The …
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Fall in demand shrinks computing devices market in Africa
2 weeks ago

Fall in demand shrinks computing devices market in Africa

By  •  News

There has been an 8.8% shrinkage in Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market due to the reduction in demand for desktops and tablet devices according to …
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Nokia launches Open Innovation Challenge focusing on IoT
2 weeks ago

Nokia launches Open Innovation Challenge focusing on IoT

By  •  Startups, News

Nokia has launched its Open Innovation Challenge for the fifth year running, focusing now on the Internet of Things (IoT) for smart cities, mobility, safety and security, and connected …
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NiMet and MTN to launch new weather service targeting 30 million paying daily users
2 weeks ago

NiMet and MTN to launch new weather service targeting 30 million paying daily users

By  •  MTN, News

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has announced it has gotten the approval of the Nigerian Communication Agency (NCC) to partner with MTN to roll out MobileMet which is expected to …
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Nigeria to create 2.5 million ICT jobs by 2020
3 weeks ago

Nigeria to create 2.5 million ICT jobs by 2020

By  •  News

The Nigerian government has approved the ICT Roadmap 2017 to 2020 that aims to create 2.5 million jobs in ICT, the roadmap also includes plan for the creation of an ICT …
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You can now include closed captions in Facebook Live
3 weeks ago

You can now include closed captions in Facebook Live

By  •  Facebook, News

Since making Facebook accessible to everyone is a key part of the global community, the social media giant has announced that it is now allowing publishers to include closed captions in Facebook …
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MTN loses court case on unsolicited SMS
3 weeks ago

MTN loses court case on unsolicited SMS

By  •  MTN, Telecoms, News

Godfrey Eneye, lawyer and MTN subscriber,  has won a lawsuit against MTN in which he claimed the network violated his rights by revealing or permitting his private line registered with …
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GSMA announces funding opportunity for Nigerian startups
3 weeks ago

GSMA announces funding opportunity for Nigerian startups

By  •  Startups, News

The second round of the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund is now open for applications. The Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia Pacific with grant funding, technical assistance, …
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Internet will be the key enabler for future classrooms in Nigeria – Vodacom
3 weeks ago

Internet will be the key enabler for future classrooms in Nigeria – Vodacom

By  •  Telecoms, News

Tech giant Vodacom strongly believes that in the future, classrooms will no longer be described as rooms within a school, where students are taught. Instead, they will be any space where …
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The NCC is serious about setting up an ICT University
3 weeks ago

The NCC is serious about setting up an ICT University

By  •  News

The federal government of Nigeria has revealed that the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) which is under the control of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will be converted to the proposed ICT …
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