Category: Science & Technology

NCC says 94m Nigerians used internet in August

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says Internet users on Nigeria’s telecommunications networks rose by 167,819 to 93,591,174 in August 2016. The figure is contained in the commission’s monthly publication “Internet Subscriber Data” obtained by The…

UNN student invents yam-pounding machine

Mr Chibuike Ekwueme, a final year student of Agriculture and Bio-resource Engineering at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), has produced a device for food pounding and shopping for N1 million funding to mass produce…

Apple’s Quarterly iPhone sales drop once again

The company posted $42.4 billion in revenue in the third quarter of FY 2016   The US tech giant sold 40.4 million iPhones in its third quarter, slightly above forecasts of 40.02 million. Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the results reflected “stronger customer demand… than we anticipated”. The firm…