ICT

OPay customers recount loses, frustrations, over deductions, poor network services: besiege Ikeja headquarters to lay complaints.

By Sylva Emeka-Okereke, JP, Publisher OPay customers across Lagos state, yesterday besieged Allen Avenue, Ikeja head office of the mobile banking firm, to lay series of complaints, ranging from unauthorized deductions without remittance: poor network services, as well as general abysmal performance of its operations. As early as 9am yesterday, Monday 11, the second floor of its head office was filled to the brim with aggrieved customers, who were seen, sweating profusely due to overcrowded hall, as they recount their sad experiences, ranging from the problem of mobile app to merchant services. Some of the visibly-agitated customers of the digital ...

Read More »

Musk defends staff-cuts, as advertisers-General Motors, General Mills withdraw Twitter adverts

By Steve Ndubueze, Correspondent Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk said he had “no choice”, but to slash the company’s workforce, as the firm is losing more than $4m, about £3.5m a day from adverts. Already, half of the company’s staff are being laid-off, a week after Musk bought Twitter at the cost of $44bn, about £38.7bn. There are concerns that Twitter could water-down content moderation, but Musk said the firm’s policies remain “absolutely unchanged”. As reports emerged on Friday that thousands of staff at Twitter around the world lost their jobs, many were worried over the future of employees, responsible ...

Read More »