Tags: COVID-19 Pandemic

Huawei Opens Its Largest Global Cyber Security Center

Huawei has opened its largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China with representatives from GSMA, SUSE, the British Standards Institution, and regulators from the UAE and Indonesia speaking at the opening ceremony. Along with the opening of the new center, Huawei also released its Product Security Baseline, marking the first…

Huawei Releases Sustainability Report, ‘Tech for Good’

Huawei has released its 2020 Sustainability Report explaining the major progress the tech giant has made over the year in its four strategies for sustainability: digital inclusion, security and trustworthiness, environmental protection, and a healthy and harmonious ecosystem. The company has been publishing the sustainability report over the last 13 consecutive years. One of the…

COVID-19: Reps Raise the Alarm over Omicron, Ask FG to Activate Response Measures

The House of Representatives on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to urgently activate response measures against Omicron, the newest variant of the coronavirus, better known as COVID-19. The fast-spreading Omicron variant, said to be deadlier than the earlier Delta variant, recently popped up in Southern Africa, particularly South Africa. The variant has already entered Europe…

Abiodun Presents N351bn 2022 ‘Budget of Restoration’ To Assembly

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday presented a sum of N351bn as the proposed appropriation bill for the year 2022 before the House of Assembly. Abiodun, while presenting the fiscal proposal christened ‘Budget of Restoration’, said the main task of his administration next year is to increase pace of the implementation of its…

Savvy Secures New Funding From The International Telecommunication Union And The United Nations

Savvy, an entrepreneurial support organization, has secured an extra $25,000 in grant funding, which is their second grant for this year. Earlier in the year, Savvy secured $15,000 in grant funding from The Roddenberry Foundation through its Catalyst Award. Now, it secured $25,000 as one of the 10 winners of the Global South COVID-19 Digital…

Fiscal Federalism: Lagos Demands One Percent in Revenue Allocation Formula

Lagos State Government on Monday demanded for one percent share in the revenue allocation formula, maintaining that the special status of the State and its prosperity directly or indirectly has multiplying effects on the South-West region and the entire country. The Government also proposed that the revenue sharing formula should be 34 percent for Federal…

As UN General Debate Ends, Dangote Volunteers Commence Sustainability Week Initiatives

As the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly winds up in New York, USA today (September 27), Dangote employees across the Group’s operations in Africa are implementing various initiatives aimed at empowering their host communities and ensuring a sustainable present and future for the conglomerate. The initiatives form part of the activities to…

NIPR Recognizes Sanwo-Olu’s Contributions, as delegates discuss Healthcare at Annual Conference

The organizers of the annual Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’ Conference on Thursday, recorgnised the contributions of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to healthcare in Lagos State as part of the activities marking the eight edition of conference. The award was received by the Lagos State commissioner for health, Prof Akin Abayomi on behalf of the governor. Corporate…

NEMA Seeks NITDA’S Collaboration on Disaster Risk Mitigation

In its commitment toward mitigating disaster risk in Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA is seeking for support and stronger collaboration with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on the use of ICT Infrastructure and Digital platform with a view to ensuring timely and lifesaving search and rescue operations. This was discussed on Saturday…

Wakanow Unveils State Of The Art Experience Center In Lekki

As travelers adapt and social interactions slowly return to normalcy, Wakanow, the largest online travel agency in Africa has once again has taken the lead by opening up an experience center in Jubilee Mall, Admiralty way, Lekki, Lagos as it positions to deliver an unparalleled immersive travel experience in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. The…