Concerns as Buhari allegedly waives N70b spectrum fee for telcos
Facts have emerged on how President Muhammadu Buhari, through the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), allegedly waived over N70 billion in spectrum fees for Emerging Market Telecommunications Service (EMTS), trading as 9mobile in Nigeria.
UNILAG unveils project ‘Innovation to Market’
In its efforts at empowering innovators and researchers in the country to take their products to the market, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has unveiled its Innovation to Market (I2M) project. It is an initiative funded by UKAID’s Research and Innovation System for Africa (RISA).
Customers to face USSD hitches as Telecoms disconnect banks over N120b debt
Telecommunications operators are set to disconnect Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) from the use of the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) over accumulated debt, which has amounted to N120 billion.
Why we’re building emergency communication centres in 36 states – NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has commenced building and equipping emergency communication centres in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja to bridge the gap between distressed and emergency response agencies in the country.
Cabinet approves N24.2 billion for internet in airports, markets
Nigeria’s cabinet has approved the sum of N for the provision of N24.2 billion for the provision of internet facilities at 20 airports, some institutions of learning and markets across the country.
Fact-check: Did America-based award-winning professor denies embarrass Nigeria’s president-elect?
Social media posts claimed that an American-based professor Saheed Aderinto ’embarrassed’ Nigeria’s president-elect Bola Tinubu after congratulating the former on winning an award.
FG records 12.98m cyberattacks during Presidential, NASS elections
The Federal Government said it has recorded 12,988,978 cyber attacks during the Feb. 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Ojodu ICT Training participants laud initiative
Participants at the ongoing Ojodu LCDA ICT Training have lauded the Technology Development Initiative of the Segun Odunmbaku administration as they undergo certified digital skills and software training at the ICT Training Center in Shogunro, Ogba.
What Kwankwaso, Obi, Atiku,Tinubu Have on Digital Economy Sector By Omoniyi Ibietan
I am re-storying here, the review by Timi Olagunju on the leading presidential candidates and statements of intentions for the growth of the Digital Economy Sector. Olagunju, is a lawyer and tech policy analyst, and I am starting with his conclusion.
Google to cut nearly 12,000 jobs worldwide
Google’s parent company Alphabet announced about 12,000 job cuts globally on Friday, becoming the latest US tech giant to enact large-scale restructuring.