Social media: Dealing with the robotic, unthinking
As social media becomes indispensable to many; its positive and negatives have come under scrutiny. Some people advocate minimal use, especially among youths, who are vulnerable.
Disquiet as government’s revenue expansion plans gain momentum
The Federal Government is earnestly looking for how to shore up its revenue and has from every indication settled for an increment in the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate by 50 per cent, from the current...
Licensing of web TV, radio caught in cross fire
The recent move by the federal government to license online radio and television stations has sent emotions flying left and right. While some welcomed the development; others expressed cautious optimism, but critics said the move is inherently wrong, and can never be justified.
Stakeholders seek infrastructure build out to connect the rural areas
Information and Communications Technology stakeholders have reemphasized need to bridge the digital divide between the connected and unconnected in our society.
Ondo partners ATC on digital village infrastructure
The Ondo State Government is currently working with the American Tower Company (ATC) on the establishment of digital villages in the state.
Nigerians count losses as SIM swap fraudsters empty bank accounts
In the mid-day, she walked into the newsroom. The young mother clad in a dark colour linen gown was overwhelmed with anguish. Sadness was written on her face as she sat perplexed. Her countenance, which was not welcoming, reflected the agony in her. Sawari Bolanle is a victim of Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) swap fraud.
Telecos take NCAA to federal government over mast demolition plan
Telecommunications operators in the country have urged of the federal government to call the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to order over its threat to decommission telecoms masts around airports.
‘Non-passage of CNI bill may hinder 70% broadband penetration target’
As operators look to achieving 70 per cent broadband penetration in another five years, failure of the National Assembly (NASS), to pass the Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) Bill, might become a major hindrance. Having crossed the 30 per cent target set for 2018, as enshrined in the National Broadband Plan 2013 to 2018, operators…