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OLX partners with Interswitch to enhance User Experience

A one of a kind partnership which has never been witnessed  in the country between a payment portal and a classified Advert site which...

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack. British advertising agency WPP is among those to say...

CBN Releases Regulatory Framework For USSD Transactions

This is to reduce the risk by bank customers who carry out transactions through the USSD platform. In the proposed framework, USSD based financial transactions...

Why MTN sacked 280 workers

  MTN Nigeria said it had to disengage 280 staff because it wanted to delve into full Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and digital operations. An...

GTBank popularity wanes in South East as Igbo and others Besiege...

The Innoson and Guarantee Trust Bank Plc has taken another dimension as the bank puts up a Publicity stunts at their Facebook showing how...

Ajengunle not Ikorodu is the Headquarters of the “One Chance Robbers”...

    Badoo and other cultist group are notorious criminal group that have been terrorizing Ikorodu, a suburb of Lagos state has come under the intense...

93 Days of Internet Shutdown in Cameroon: Advocacy Lessons Learnt

  April 20, 2017, was  the 93rd day of the Internet shutdown in the English speaking regions of Cameroon. On January 17, 2017, the Cameroonian...

NCC Discusses Call Masking/ Refiling and SIM Boxing at TCP, Lagos...

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at its 85th Edition of Telecoms Consumer Parliament held in Lagos on September 27, 2018 discussed one of the...

PAPER PRESENTED ON “LOCAL CONTENT DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA’S ICT SECTOR: STIMULANT...

    The benefits of liberalizing the telecom and ICT sector would not accrue to Nigerian teeming population until the necessary action is taking by the...

WHY I AM TEACHING PEOPLE HOW TO BE TECH SAVVY FOR...

Hello friend, I want to tell you about a part of me you might not be aware of. I was once termed technologically lazy,...

NITDA: Accounteer, Beat Drone, Cloudoria,Dropque and Six other Nigeria Start Ups...

The Nigeria government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will be promoting ten startups at this year’s Gitex technology expo and conference holding in...

The 2018 Social Media Week Lagos and How it Affects us...

Social Media has come to stay, it allows firms ,citizens and other to tell their stories without gatekeeping or bottlenecks. The Advent of social...

NCC Holds 91st Consumer Outreach Programme in Mangu, Plateau State

  In keeping with the Commission’s mandate of educating consumer, the Commission held the 91st Edition of its Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) in Mangu, Plateau...

Exposed: Reasons why OEMs and Device Manufacturers like Infinix, Itel, and...

  Europe, Asia and America receive updates to their devices, Africa is often left in the dark by the so called popular OEMs. Android 7.0...

NCC: KPMG Presents A Report At The Recently Held Cost Based...

  Pursuant and consistent with its mandate of regulating the telecommunications industry, the Strategic Management Plan (SMP 2014-2018) and the 8-Point Agenda, the Commission has...

Uber and BBM Messenger Partner to Bring On Demand Rides to...

  Request an Uber on BBM seamlessly Creative Media Works, operating as BBM Messenger, has partnered with Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, to launch...

Nigeria’s original startup city is making a big play for Africa’s...

When most people think of Nigeria having an ecosystem of innovation and technology they instinctively think of Lagos, and understandably so. After all, Lagos...

PUBLIC INQUIRY ON THE TRANSFER OF LICENCE AND RESOURCES FROM VISAFONE...

  The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta on June 25, 2018 hosted a public inquiry on the transfer...

Datally: Google launches app to reduce high mobile data usage in...

  Brand new app Datally helps Android users understand and control their mobile data to get the most out of their data plans Google announced Datally,...

GTS-Infotel Unveils its new “GTS Network” with the “Mobinawa” mobile App

      GTS-Infotel, one of the leading licensed VAS providers in the country, now positioning as the first Mobile VAS Network Operator dedicated to Businesses (B2B...

GOOD BUSINESSES TO START IN A RECESSION ECONOMY

  By Samuel Chinedu   A few days ago, the IMF confirmed what everyone had feared for a long time now – Nigeria has officially slipped into recession....

A Kaleidoscopic View of Digital Rights in Africa

Aside the glaring characteristics of most African governments as perpetual landlords in the corridors of power, they typically leave damning trails of repression in...

TStv: Paradigm shift, Disruptive technology and the rest of Nigerians

    Varieties they say is the spice of life and with the announcement of TSTV entrance into the Nigerian digitally broadcasting space which has been...

NCC presents Award Letters to the Winners of the 2016 &...

  In his opening speech the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta stated that it was in recognition...

Airtime Recharge Codes for All Banks in Nigeria

This article envelopes the easiest way to top-up your mobile airtime directly from your bank account without the stress of purchasing a recharge cards...

Vodacom Business Nigeria scoops three accolades at the Beacon of ICT...

  Lagos - Once again this year, Vodacom Business Nigeria has been honored with three major accolades at the Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards 2018. Adding to...

TERF 2017: Industry Stakeholders Complain Shortage of Qualified Skills in...

The Nigerian telecommunication ecosystem  can be said to have  come of age, having over  billions of dollars invested  over the past decade.  The industry...

NCC, NITDA AND OTHERS ORGANISE NIGERIA INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM 2018

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of communications (FMoC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigerian Internet Registration Association...

REMI AFON EXPLAINS THE PRACTICALITY OF CYBER SECURITY TO NIGERIANS @...

Cyber Security is one important area of any business that can't be overlooked. The importance of data and Information is so critical today that...

MAXIMIZING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR INFLUENCE, IMPACT AND WEALTH

  Since the introduction of social media, influence is something you don't need to get a degree in school for before getting it. A lot...

Anambra State To Unveil Computer Village

In a highly digitized economy and in line with ICT road-map, the Anambra State government and private sector participants will be unveiling a computer...

NITDA tours Start Innovation Hub and other ICT facilities  in Akwa...

  The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has embarked on a tour of critical ICT facilities in Akwa Ibom State. This is in line...

Uche Pedro, Davido,Toke Makinwa and other Nigerians make the list of...

In its vision of recognising young achievers across the African continent, Africa Youth Awards has released its 2nd annual list of the 2017 100...

Facebook to Soon Launch ‘Portal’ Home Video Chat Product

In a reported bid to enter the hardware product market, Facebook is planning to launch a home video chat product titled Portal in May...

NCC Holds 97th Edition of Consumer Outreach Programme in Sokoto State

  The Nigerian Communications Commission organized its 97th Edition of Consumer Outreach Programme in Sokoto State at the Sultan Muhammadu Maccido Institute for Quran and...

CEO NTA Enterprises Visits NCC

CEO NTA Enterprises Visits NCC The Managing Director of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Enterprises, Mr. Maxwell Oko, has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of...

7 Lessons from an African Woman Entrepreneur on Building a Global...

  On Twitter, I am best known as a curator of African tech news and in general as someone promoting tech entrepreneurship in Africa. In...

Conference: B-Sides Lagos Brings A Holistic Approach To Nigerian Cyber Security...

    In a very fast world,  businesses and individuals are very much online, with the high penetration of internet and broadband technology, organisations have  seen...

NCC HOLDS STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT MEETING WITH RELEVANT STATE AGENCIES IN CHARGE...

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) holds a national stakeholder forum on ‘’Optimizing the Benefits of Telecoms Infrastructure in Nigeria’’ on July 17th 2018 at...

Our contract with the Nigerian Youth

  Looking at the present Nigerian situation, one would agree that present and past governments had no plans for the young generation, especially those within...

“ICT Must Provide Solutions to our Day-to-Day Challenges ” –...

  Communications Minister, Honourable Adebayo Shittu has stated that Nigeria must deploy ICT and optimise the inherent benefits to tackle contemporary challenges of life. Shittu said...

NCC Holds North Central Stakeholders’ Parliament with relevant agencies in charge...

The Nigerian Communications Commission organized a North Central Nigeria Stakeholders Parliament with relevant agencies in charge of telecommunications on 6th December 2018 at Lokoja,...

MANAGEMENT OF THE PUBLIC COMPLAINTS COMMISSION PAYS COURTESY VISIT TO NCC

  The Management of the Public Complaints Commission, led by its Chief Commissioner, Hon. Chile Igbawua, paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission’s...

Google “Job Search” Makes Job Application Experience Stress-free

    Connecting job seekers to jobs   Google announced a new job Search experience that aims to help job seekers find employment opportunities. For the first...

Nigerian Delegation at Gitex 2017, Dubai

Nigerian Delegation at Gitex, Dubai today     Nigeria delegation represented the country in the global IT event. Nigeria has identified ICT as a veritable way to...

Broadband Penetration Minimum Target of 20% by 2017 Reached – NCC

    The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, said that Nigeria’s broadband penetration, according to the ITU/UNESCO...

NIGERIAN FIRMS ARE BEGINNING TO MIGRATE THEIR BUSINESS OPERATIONS TO CLOUD

   As an IT consulting Firm, you have evolved from IT infrastructure to consultancy, why? When Netcom entered the market 15 years ago, we were primarily...

CLICKATELL TRANSACT ENABLES UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (UBA) TO LAUNCH CHAT...

  Clickatell (www.Clickatell.com/products/transact), an authorized WhatsApp Business Solution provider, is proud to announce that United Bank for Africa (UBA) will be going live with their...

FPG TECHNOLOGIES @ FIVE, HARPS ON THE NEED FOR NIGERIA TO...

    Being  in the ICT business for  five years is no mean feat, to celebrate this landmark achievement, FPG Technologies and Solutions Limited, a member...

2019 General Elections: NCC collaborates with INEC

The Management of Independent National Electoral Commission lead by its Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission Head...

SERAP to Buhari: End monitoring of Nigerians on social media by...

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to “use your good offices and leadership...

9mobile Promotes SMEs Empowerment at its Market Access Forum in Lagos

Nigeria’s most customer-friendly telecommunications company, 9mobile, held the 18th edition of its quarterly Small and Medium-scale Enterprise networking and empowerment forum, 9mobile Market Access,...

Globacom Sees SMEs as Backbone of Countries’ Economy, Progress

Telecommunication operator, Globacom, has restated its commitment to the growth of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, describing them as the economic...

Andela: Tech startup questions why Nigerian engineer was detained at JFK

"What is an abstract class and why do you need it?" "Write a function to check if a Binary Search Tree is balanced." Those are the...

Houlen Zhao , Secretary General, International Telecommunications Union ( ITU) Visits...

. -Reassures the Union's commitment at ensuring that ICT is employed to drive the establishment of SMEs for employment. -Commends the Commission’s Regulatory Excellence and Operational Efficiency...

2017 Edition of the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF 2017)

  The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (NIGF-MAG) in collaboration with the Government of Kaduna State and other stakeholders in the country is...

We Are Changing the ICT Narratives In The Niger Delta Region...

  Start Innovation Hub, an ICT incubation hub in the Niger Delta, a hub that has made great impacts in a  terrain known for restiveness...

Call Masking: License Revocation or Suspension Looms in the Telecoms Industry...

  - Consumer Satisfaction Data Indicate Noticeable Reduction in Masking following NCC’s Actions. The Nigerian Communications Commission will impose the maximum possible penalties on any of...

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS IN OFFICE ARE UNDENIABLE – PDP

    1. We have read comments made by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC), Alhaji Bolaji Ojo-Abdullahi, Mallam Garba Shehu, Special...

Nedaa & Nokia set Dubai as base of pioneering Innovation &...

Professional Communication Corporation - Nedaa, the Dubai Government security networks provider, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Finnish multinational ICT giant...

Lagos State finalizes plan to relocate Computer Village !!!

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to relocate the Otigba market popularly called Computer Village in a bid to reduce the gridlock that...

Google: Making the Internet Work Better for Everyone in Africa...

By 2034 Africa is expected to have the world’s largest working-age population of 1.1 billion—yet only 3 to 4 million jobs are created annually....

NO FORMAL CONCLUSION BETWEEN ETISALAT AND BANKING CONSORTIUM

Etisalat Nigeria has confirmed that discussions remain ongoing with its lenders regarding existing obligations under the syndicated loan agreement signed in 2013, adding that...

StartConFest Business: Tony Onuk ,Hanson Johnson  Roothub and Global Air Media...

Drones also known as unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is becoming popular in today's world. A military technology used for warfare, drones today have  been...

Google launched “Google Go” in Nigeria!

  Google today announced the launch of Google Go, a new app that provides a lighter, faster, way to search, with everything you need just...

Telecoms Sector Adds N1.5tn to GDP in Second Quarter – Danbatta

    The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta has said that the telecoms sector contributed N1.549 trillion to...

NITDA lifts operations of VON with Digital Capacity Building Centre

  As part of efforts to enhance the capacity of media practitioners, improve access to public information and bring about transparency in government processes, the...

Futuristic Russian Military Suit Gets Nuclear-Proof Upgrade

A high-tech, Russian "soldier of the future" combat suit just got a gear upgrade, with a wristwatch capable of withstanding nuclear blasts. Newly added to...

Mobile Advertising Trojans Exploiting Super-User Rights Became the Top Mobile Malware...

These Trojans are capable of seizing rooting rights, allowing the malware to not only aggressively display ads on the infected device, often making it...

Locally developed technology targets Africa’s banking challenges

Technology specialist, e4, has been named among the top 11 finalists in the Ecobank Fintech Challenge for its new Virtual Identity product. The competition aims to identify innovative...
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