Human-made earthquake risk reduced if fracking is 895m from faults

The risk of human-made earthquakes due to fracking is greatly reduced if high-pressure fluid injection used to crack underground rocks is 895m away from faults in the Earth’s crust, according to new research. The recommendation, from the ReFINE (Researching Fracking) consortium, is based on published microseismic data from 109 fracking operations carried out predominantly in […]

‘How Google accelerator programme enables Nigeria’s tech startups’

Victor Asemota Victor Asemota founded SwiftaCorp over 20 years ago, a pioneering African software and technology services group with subsidiaries and operations in over 14 African countries. He is also the Co-founder of MFISA, a unique African Mobile Financial Services Accelerator that has powered a number of payment platforms around Africa. Asemota, who is The […]

NCC suspends operators’ licences over call masking

NCC Building The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday suspended the licenses of operators involved in call masking and refilling. NCC also cautioned some operators and barred no fewer than 750,000 numbers assigned to several Private Network Links (PNL) and Local Exchange Operator (LEO) licensees, which number ranges were used for masking and refilling. Technically, call […]