Implications of data privacy and security

September 8, 2023 Zingfa Manbyen 0

Understanding the implications of data privacy and data security in the digital Age is crucial for individuals and organizations. Data breaches can have severe impacts on both, caused by cyber attacks, system vulnerabilities, human errors, negligence, or insider threats. Cyber criminals often target valuable data from organizations, government entities, or individuals for malicious purposes. Data privacy refers to the ability Read More

Consumers spent N3.33trn on calls, data, SMS in 2022 – NCC

August 11, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

Nigerians and other telecommunication consumers within Nigeria spent N3.33 tillion on calls, data, SMS, and other telecom services in 2022, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC disclosed this in its newly released ‘2022 Subscriber/Network Data Annual Report.’ According to the commission, the total number of active subscribers increased from 195,463,898 subscriptions in 2021 to 222,571,568 active voice Read More

BudgiT launches interactive platform, FG budget dashboard

February 8, 2023 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

BudgIT, a leading public data organisation focused on raising active citizens has launched its interactive Federal Government Budget Dashboard, a web-based platform that provides quick access to the FG’s budget data at a disaggregated level across all Ministries, Departments and Agencies. BudgiT a civic leaders to improve  governance  by  bridging the information  gap  between  the  government  and citizens also said Read More

Customers allege data abuse by Wema Bank, seek investigation

May 26, 2022 Segun Odunewu, Lagos 0

Some customers of Wema Bank Plc have accused the lender of conducting illegal banking practice in the country by using their data to open illegal accounts without their permission. It was alleged that the bank has been opening accounts for some Nigerians on its digital banking platform, ALAT, without their knowledge or consent in a bid to celebrate the platform’s Read More

Globacom emerges highest gainer as data war thickens

November 1, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Nigeria’s indigenous telecom service provider, Globacom emerged the highest gainer in the third quarter of 2021, gaining over 1 million internet subscribers, growing its customer base to 38.9 million as of September 2021 from 37.9 million at the beginning of the quarter. According to latest data released by the Nigerian communications Commission (NCC), MTN lost about 1.2 million subscribers in Read More

Abolongo prisonbreak: 446 of 907 escapees recaptured – FG

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has said that 446 out of 907 escapees from the Abolongo custodial centre in Oyo state have been recaptured, whilst 69 never left the facility. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, revealed this Sunday while making an inspection visit to the facility in Oyo, Oyo state. In a statement made available to Blueprint in Abuja, the Minister vowed Read More

Pictures: RSDF set to honour Arotile, Ukaigwe, Mabo, Jegede, Kujebola, others

October 8, 2021 Editor 0

Names of awardees for the Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) Heroes Awards 2021 was revealed during Flying Officers Cup draw ceremony held in Abuja on Thursday. The award committee headed by Moses Nagogo Bako followed a set of eligibility criteria which considers factors such as achievements and pedigree of the nominees. The prestigious award is conferred on those personalities who Read More

POS transactions in Nigeria surge, hit N4.1trn in 8 months

October 5, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Point of sale transactions carried out in Nigeria in the first eight months of the year stood at N4.06 trillion, representing a 45 percent increase compared to N2.81 trillion recorded in the corresponding period of 2020. The statistics paints a clear picture of the increased interest in the use of POS as a means of transaction, especially with Nigerians continuous Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, Read More

Berbiedoll, Josh2Funny unveiled as Glover’s brand ambassadors

September 3, 2021 Admin III 0

Nigerian model, style, brand influencer and entrepreneur, known as Berbiedoll, born Christiana Kayode and comedian, Josh Alfred better known as Josh2Funny have joined the Glover family, an affiliate of Patricia. The two new ambassadors join a horde of others who are on the bill of the company as ambassadors. Glover took influencer marketing to a whole new level, with the Read More

APC states to allocate, release 15% annual budget for healthcare delivery

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The states controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have all agreed to henceforth allocate and release 15 percent of their annual budget for the healthcare delivery in their states. The APC states also agreed to henceforth undertake establishment of sustainable health care financing system such as health insurance and health emergency trust fund in their states. In a Read More