‘Banks and telcos will play vital role in achieving financial inclusion strategy’
Dr Olayinka David-West is an information systems (IS) professional with over two decades experience in the Nigerian Information Technology industry. She is currently a senior fellow in the Operations, Information Systems and Marketing Division of Lagos Business School (LBS). She is also academic director at both the LBS and Enterprise Development Centre (EDC). In this…
MTN may halt listing over $10b claims, investors bemoan decision
Embattled telecommunications firm, MTN, yesterday said its current face-off with Nigerian authorities might put on hold its listing billed for this year. The group, which faces a combined $10 billion in claims, said it may no longer raise capital through an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Africa’s largest mobile phone…
2019 elections: ICT missing as politicians chase shadows
Another general election is around the corner, and as usual presidential aspirants are not talking about how to use information and communications technology (ICT) to underpin Nigeria’s regeneration...
Stakeholders decry poor infrastructures to drive digital revolution
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) stakeholders have called on Federal Government to put in place basic infrastructures that will drive Digital Transformation in the country.
NCC moves against vendors of non-approved communication equipment
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said any corporate entity found selling or installing communications equipment without obtaining the type approval test certificate would be liable to a fine of N100,000 or one-year imprisonment.
Invest in data authentication to boost financial inclusion, experts urge banks
Investing in data authentication and detection software by the banks and other financial institutions would lead to the expansion of loan database, improve services and boost financial inclusion.
ICANN set to change internet’s address book
The board of directors for the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved plans for the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the Domain Name System (DNS) – the Internet’s address book.
9mobile affirms commitment to leverage power of IoT
9mobile, telecommunication company, has said it is working with strategic partners and other key players within the digital services ecosystem to help Nigerian businesses deliver breakthrough...
NCC warns against substandard, fake devices importation
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Tuesday, warned against the importation of substandard and counterfeit devices, threatening to henceforth, sanction defaulters. Decrying the influx of sub-standard and counterfeit devices in the country, the Commission said its attendant effect is on reduced Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), threat to green environment, and risk to health. NCC at the…
CSEAN asks Buhari to assent Electronic Transaction Bill
Cyber Security Expert Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) has called on President, Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electronic Transaction bill, which has been passed by the Senate in May last year. The cyber security advocacy group, said that assenting to the bill becomes very crucial at the moment, when cyber criminals are becoming very daring,…