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
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, 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
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
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
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
Naija Ratels started their 2021 Flying Officers Cup campaign with a goalless draw against Ghana Police Ladies at the Area 10 Sports Complex on Sunday evening. The opening match of the biggest Women Football Pre-season Championship started in a spectacular form, with Naija Ratels dominating from the beginning and had some great scoring chances, but failed to make good use Read More
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
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
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development together with the President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick on Thursday received visiting President of World football governing body FIFA Gianni Infantino inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja.
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
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
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
The Senator representing Anambra north senatorial zone Stella Oduah has joined All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Oduah is facing fraud allegations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Details loading…
Immediate past Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been appointed the Chancellor of Cavendish University in Uganda.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Saturday presented Staff of Office to the new Emir of Bichi, Nasiru Ado-Bayero. Emir Ado-Bayero is inlaw to President Muhammadu Buhari.