Networks in Nigeria

IHS Holding Limited Acquires Etisalat Towers to enhance Network sharing

IHS Holding Limited has acquired 2,136 of Etisalat’s Towers to enhance Network sharing and improve the quality of Etisalat’s services and to accelerate roll out of 2G and 3G coverage and new services to its customers. The deal is supposed to be finalised later this year. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher, said: […]

MTN and Diamond Banks

Diamond Bank partners with MTN to unveil Diamond Y’ello account

The era of mobile telephone banking in Nigeria received a huge boost on Friday, August 8, 2014, as one of Nigeria’s leading banks, Diamond Bank Plc in partnership with MTN Nigeria, officially unveiled the “Diamond Y’ello Account” (DYA) in Lagos. The ceremony which was held at The Wheat baker Hotels, Ikoyi, Lagos was attended by […]

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Nigerian Scammers turning to professional hacking – a study from Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks

Nigerian scammers are developing beyond 419 advance-fee fraud scams against individuals by using trojans to steal valuable information from businesses instead. Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks reports that cyber criminals in Nigeria have evolved common malware campaigns to infiltrate businesses that have not previously been their primary targets. Over the last three years or […]

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25 Million Payment Cards in Nigeria could be at Risk

According to a post by AllAfrica, Unless quick measures are put in place, your digital wallet, particularly the payment cards which you so much treasure, may sadly be like the proverbial basket used to store water. If recent developments are anything to go by, only God will prevent hackers from being smarter than you. Do […]

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Funny #ASKJESUS for Jesus Navas on Twitter

Spanish and Manchester City Star Jesus Navas appeared live on Twitter to take on questions from fans. You could tweet to him with the hashtag #AskJesus and he would answer. And bet me, several comedians took advantage of that to sell themselves. See the funny tweets below, but not everything would be answered.  

Jack Dorsey

World’s Most Eligible Bachelors – Tech Founders lead

For the ladies, if you are able to tie the knots with any of these, you could have made a lifetime investment even if you divorce the next day. World’s most eligible Bachelors. Sorry that’s an expensive joke. It’s an invaluable info for the ladies, but a motivation for the men. Jack Dorsey, founder of […]

DoroTV

DoroTV launches with DoroBucci video

As soon as the popular Dorobucci video was released, Masterweb Solutions decided to launch the DoroTV that has been under construction for sometime. This service used to be on tv.9jamkt.com but has now moved to dorotv.com  DORO TV’s mission is simple – make interesting things easy to find online. The aim of the DORO TV […]

MH17 Recording

Last Video Recording of the Downed Flight MH17 emerges

Last video from the  downed Malaysian flight MH17 just before it was shot down by Russian Separatists in Ukraine.  All Passengers died. Russia has praised the Malaysian government for staying neutral in accusation while investigations went on. Meanwhile, the US and the West blame Russia for this and have imposed sanctions on some Russian owned […]

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Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes In Borno State

A Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashed This Afternoon at a location South of Bama in Borno State.  A statement by the Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, explained that the plane had been on a training mission but crashed due to technical fault.  “Investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances that led to the accident,” he said, […]

Basket Mouth

Men of God could be Insistent – or Stubborn – Learn from them

Men of God like to insist because they are sure of the God they worship. They have strong faith in He who sent them to spread the Word. And now it looks like I’m turning Evangelical, that’s not bad; I could be that one day. The point is in us behaving like Men of God […]

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Twitter logout tweak – when mentioning goes wrong

There’s been lots of stories on twitter, especially those of a blue whale, momentarily hiccups and hacked accounts. This one is none of those. Imagine when you want to bring something to our attention with the mentioning tag @, you simply type in @MasterwebNG and twitter would automatically link it to https://twitter.com/masterwebng Mentioning Gone wrong […]

Google Project Zero

Search for Online Bugs and Hackers, The Project Zero Mission

Google announced today it is building an all-star team of security researchers who will act like anti-hacking superheroes to protect the Internet. Their mission: To make the Internet a safer place by searching for online bugs and hackers. The “Project Zero” team will be tasked with trying to prevent another Heartbleed virus. “We also commit […]

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Amazing Google Doodle for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil

Google replaces its logo with a doodle in any major event or at birthdays of popular and important persons. Today, although it didn’t start today, I found this amazing Google Doodle that shows an animated E beating drum and a Tree-like L dancing to the tune with a walking stick. From Today, till the end […]

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Could Spammers be earning greatly from this?

Could Spammers be earning greatly from this? I believe the answer could be YES, although not all. In fact, as Achebe wrote in his book, if birds learn to fly without perching, hunters would learn to shoot without missing, I believe spammers are getting creative and discovering loopholes in the heart to exploit, a such […]

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MTN Launches A Business Directory App For Africa

African telecommunication giant, MTN has launched the MTN Business Directory Services app that helps entrepreneurs place their business on a map. This will provide adequate visibility for small business owners in Africa. The Business Directory Services app uses new location and algorithm technology to highlight the most appropriate businesses and point of interest locations and […]