Oando receives first drone operator certificate from NCAA

Oando Plc has become the first organisation in Nigerian to be issued the Remotely Piloted Aircraft/Drones (RPAS) Operators Certificate (ROC), Independent reports. The certificate was...

ExxonMobil makes breakthrough in biofuel technology

J. Craig Venter, the scientist who mapped the human genome, just helped Exxon Mobil Corp. strike a balance of keeping algae fat enough to...

Nigerian startup Tizeti uses solar to bring affordable wi-fi to Nigerians

Tizeti, a Nigerian technology start up company which is attempting to bring affordable and reliable wifi internet to Lagos, before moving across the country...

Siemens introduces new technology solutions for Nigerian oil and gas sector

The Vice-President, Oil and Gas, North America and Africa, Siemens Energy Incorporated, Mr. Patrice Laporte, while speaking at the Siemens Solutions for Oil and...

IOCs, security agencies at odds over use of drones to monitor pipelines

The plan by stakeholders in the nation’s oil and gas industry to find lasting solutions to the menace of pipeline vandalism may have run...

NNPC set to commercialize its communication network

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will commercialise some of its critical Information Communications & Technology (ICT) infrastructure in line with its bid to...

Saipem and Siemens to cooperate on subsea control system technology

Saipem and Siemens have signed a Joint Development Agreement aimed at qualifying and promoting an open standard Subsea Control Systems for Saipem’s Subsea Bus...

BuyPower to ease the pain of power utility payments in Nigeria

Benjamin Ufaruna and Asehinde Oladipo met at one of Nigeria’s emerging technology development services companies in Abuja, Tech Crunch reports. In the hard-charging startup world that...

TCN to deploy drones to monitor transmission infrastructure

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Managing Director, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said on Wednesday that drones will be deployed to check vandalism of transmission...

Robots set to take over oil rig jobs

A combination of more efficient drilling rigs and increased automation is reducing the need for field hands, Bloomberg reports. The Iron Roughneck, made by National...

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