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Reps Approve Pay-Per-View, Price Reduction for Cable Satellite Operators

The House of Representatives has adopted pay-as-you-go and a price slash for DSTV and other cable satellite operators in the country. The House considered and approved recommendations of the Ad–hoc Committee on Non–Implementation of Pay–As–You–Go and sudden Increment of Tariffs plan by Broadcast Digital Satellite Service Providers. The Chairman of the Committee and member representing …read more →

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OECD Sees $150 Billion Growth in Global Tax Revenues from Tech Firms, Multinationals

Most of the countries negotiating a global overhaul of cross-border taxation of multinationals have backed plans for new rules on where companies are taxed and a tax rate of at least 15 percent, they said on after two days of talks. The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which hosted the talks, said …read more →

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Microsoft Unveils Windows 11

Microsoft has unveiled Windows 11 during a live-streamed event on Thursday. The announcement comes almost six years after the introduction of Windows 10, which is the world’s most widely used PC operating system, with over 1.3 billion devices using it. Windows, which represents over 10% of Microsoft’s revenue even as the company has grown by …read more →

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Harnessing AI/ML to Transform Your Mission and Save the World

By Wale Akanbi Chief Technical Officer, Aella Credit The field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) is advancing rapidly and the adoption of these technologies across industries in recent years has steadily risen. Unfortunately, the potential of these tools to improve people’s lives and address some of the world’s biggest challenges are barely spoken about across mass …read more →

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Tesla Battery Supplier Catl Says New Design Has One Million-Mile Lifespan

A Chinese car battery-maker says it is ready to manufacture a product capable of powering a vehicle for 1.2 million miles (two million kilometres) across the course of a 16-year lifespan. By contrast, most automakers only offer warranties ranging from 60,000 to 150,000 miles over a three to eight-year period on their cars’ batteries. Contemporary …read more →

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Access Bank Commences Accelerator Program … To Empower Startups Throughs Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF)

The Africa FinTech Foundry (AFF), an initiative of Access Bank Plc has commenced its accelerator programs The initiative is set to empower emerging startups, with mentorship programs, advisory and has committed N10 million in cash to the top three finalists. The accelerator program which opened its entries last month, received 306 registrations and after rigorous …read more →

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Africa Fintech Foundry to Boost Innovation and ‘Techpreneurs’ With 2021 ‘Accelerator’ Programme

Africa’s foremost innovation hub, the Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF), has opened up its registration portal for the 2021 Accelerator program. The initiative, which is being executed in partnership with Access Bank Plc, seeks to fast-track the growth of the best start-ups operating within the African technology ecosystem. The ‘Accelerator’ programme will fast track and assist …read more →

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Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos Unveils First Electric Car in Nigeria

The Governor of Lagos State Nigeria, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled Nigeria’s first locally assembled electric car in Nigeria – Hyundai Kona at Ojo in Lagos State Speaking at the event, Governor Sanwo-Olu commended Stallion Group for believing in the Lagos and the Nigerian dream. Governor Sanwo-Olu said that with the unveiling of the car, …read more →

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African Development Bank to Fund Rwanda Coding Academy

The African Development Bank has signed a grant agreement with the Ministry of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda to support the Rwanda Coding Academy, set up to develop top technology talent to drive a booming, innovation-driven digital economy in the East African nation. The Rwanda Coding Academy was established as a proof-of-concept (PoC) model school …read more →

Banking and Finance News & Reports Technology

Ade Bajomo Becomes President of FinTechNGR Explains Technology and Innovation will Drive Nigeria’s Banking Sector Post-COVID

Access Bank’s Executive Director of Technology and Operations, Mr Ade Bajomo, has been appointed the new President of the FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR). This was first announced during FinTechNGR’s virtual Annual General Meeting held recently. Prior to his appointment as President, FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR), Ade Bajomo served as the Vice President of …read more →