Google to invest $1 billion to support digital transformation in Nigeria, Ghana, others

Google is set to invest $1 billion over 5 years to support digital transformation in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and others. This was disclosed by Google Africa via a statement…

Microsoft appoints New Country Manager for Nigeria

Microsoft has appointed Ola Williams as the new Country Manager for Nigeria. Before her appointment, she served as Specialist Sales Leader working with the extended team and the company’s partner…

Elon Musk says chip shortage only ‘short term’

Tesla boss Elon Musk on Friday said that a global semiconductor shortage hitting car firms especially hard would be overcome soon. The chip drought is “short term, I think,” the…

Microsoft to equip five million Nigerians with digital skills

Microsoft have announced plans to equip five million people in Nigeria with digital skills over the next three years. This is expected to be done in a partnership with the…

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunshine, cloudiness

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days of sunshine and cloudiness from Wednesday to Friday in parts of the country. NiMet’s Weather Outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja…

BMW sees significant profit growth in 2021

German carmaker BMW on Wednesday said it expects a significant year-on-year increase in group pretax profit in 2021 as it forecast a strong performance in all of its segments. BMW,…

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing over suspected faulty engine

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing after one engine shut down over suspected mechanical issue, American Airlines says A Boeing 737 MAX headed to New Jersey was forced to make…

Digital Inclusion: NITDA begins ICT training for PLWD in Enugu

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), on Tuesday said it is consolidating on digital inclusion and has commenced the ICT training for Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD) in Enugu…

Cloudy weather, thunderstorms, rains expected on Friday – NiMet

There will be cloudy weather over the Central States on Friday morning according to the weather forecast by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) on Thursday in Abuja. The Weather Outlook…

Glo’s Appointment Manager to facilitate easy NIN registration

National telecommunication company, Globacom, has unveiled a new App, Appointment Manager, to facilitate easy online booking of appointments. The App, the company said, is meant to help Nigerians fast-track registration…