“A Call for Extra Vigilance as Cybercriminals Exploit Covid19” —Ministry Of Communication

by Osaherun Ighileon April 10, 2020
The Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy has released a press statement to urge Nigerians to be more vigilant as cyber criminals use the Covid19 outbreak to exploit the nation. The Ministry tweeted: “A CALL FOR EXTRA VIGILANCE AS CYBERCRIMINALS EXPLOIT COVID19 “ The statement revealed that due to the lockdown and social distancing required […]

Elon Musk says the Crew Dragon spacecraft is designed to escape a fireball ‘literally like something out of Star Wars’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
A very delighted Elon Musk explained how the SpaceX Crew Dragon is designed to be able to escape from a fireball, celebrating the “risky” safety test of the spacecraft meant to show astronauts could survive a rocket failure.  “Since the spacecraft has a very powerful base heat shield, and even a leeward-side heat shield, it should be […]

Huawei prepares new processor far more powerful than Kirin 990

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
Rumors around Huawei’s next high-end processor are already circulating. It seems that the next SoC will be known as Kirin 1020 and will have a performance increase of 50% vs. Kirin 990 Equipping Mate 30 Pro. If these If these values are confirmed, we will see a surprising increase in performance across generations. As a […]

FREE SPEECH: Senate reintroduces ‘hate speech’ bill

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 12, 2019
The Senate has reintroduced a bill that seeks to penalise persons found guilty of hate speech. The National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech Bill, sponsored by the deputy chief whip, Aliyu Abdullahi, was one of the 12 bills introduced on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday. The lawmakers are expected to debate […]

BREAKING| Nigerian students develop software to expose human traffickers, track, rescue and rehabilitate victims

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
Three Nigerian students have reportedly invented a software that can track and expose human traffickers as well as rescue and rehabilitate victims. David Popoola, Eyitayo Ogunbiyi and Chukwudumebi Onwuli, students of System Engineering and Computer Engineering Departments at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, developed the software called ‘Let’s Fight Trafficking’ to help tackle the problem […]

BREAKING| Google buys Fitbit for $2.1bn

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 3, 2019
Google will pay $7.35 per share for Fitbit, a wearables company in an all-cash deal that values Fitbit at $2.1bn. Relatively speaking, this is a great landing for Fitbit, as reported by TechCrunch. The company’s price has fluctuated significantly as it worked to adjust to a changing market and fumbled on some of its more […]