Friday, 29th September 2023

Digital Economy

27 Aug
For its successes within its first year, SkillUpImo project has attracted more blue chip companies, especially those in the tech space. The latest addition to the list is Wakanow, which was impressed by the project after its training workshop...
11 Jun
The Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT), has urged the Federal Government to create an enabling environment to boost digital economy in the country.
2 Jun
The 300 million plus unconnected people in Africa has blighted various efforts towards advancing technology development in the region. Hence, leaders and policy makers have been enjoined to, as a matter of urgency, find means to close the gap.
5 May
For Nigeria to achieve a robust and sustainable system of national digital identity as well as advance the cause of the digital economy, stakeholders have emphasised the need for synergy among all organs of government both at the national and sub-national levels.
19 Apr
With calls on the National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to focus more on developmental issues, stakeholders in the sector have said that passing the pending NITDA Bill into law is a recipe that would engender regulatory and compliance..
16 Apr
Spokesperson of the Ninth Senate, Senator Surajudeen Basiru, has stressed the need for the country to digitalise the economy to create employment for youths and consequently curb restiveness and criminality.
22 Mar
Africa is in a race to attain global standards in digital transformation for economic growth and sustainability. The continent’s need to achieve growth in its digital landscape is even more pertinent considering that emerging digital ecosystems are predicted by McKinsey to account for more than $60 trillion in global economic revenue by 2025.
14 Mar
To foster growth of digital innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the country and consolidate the achievements made by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, the Federal Government has inaugurated a 27-member committee to implement the Nigeria Startup Act 2023 (NSA).
10 Mar
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has opened the application portal for the maiden edition of its prize for innovation programme, to stimulate innovation and aid the development of a digital economy.
8 Mar
Nigeria’s digital economy space has recorded over $4.4 billion investments as a result of strategic collaborations and programmes. The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, disclosed this in Abuja
10 Feb
Some experts in technology on Friday urged all tiers of government and corporate organisations to engage technology in the promotion of their businesses to attain digital economy
29 Nov 2022
The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) has raised the alarm over the increasing rate of tax revenue leakages in the digital economy.


10 mins ago
Our youths are restive. We cannot pretend to be ignorant about this. Still, our political leaders choose to pretend about it and the danger it portends for the country and its future. Youths are potent forces for change – both positive and negative. When their anger boils over, it turns into a tsunami. The youths…
11 mins ago
Since 1960, when Nigeria became politically independent from the British colonial government, there has never been this level of despondency occasioned by economic hardship, rising poverty, insecurity and other forces widening the national fault lines.
14 mins ago
There are indications that some top officials of various sports federations participating in the ongoing 7th National Youth Games (NYG) in Asaba, Delta State, are under pressure not to send disqualified overaged athletes away from their various camps.
15 mins ago
Telecommunications operators are considering jettisoning uniform tariffs, especially on voice services in the country. The implication of the move, if implemented, is that subscribers would be charged differently for telephony services depending on their locations.
22 mins ago
Nigeria has the best balance sheet of natural endowments to natural hazards and disasters in the world. Its citizens must, therefore, “stop acting like spoilt brats” by embracing enormous opportunities and shunning “primordial sectional agenda”.