Buhari seeks $29.6b loan, says oil earnings not enough
President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented what he considers as meagre earnings Nigeria is deriving from oil. Buhari who spoke while receiving in farewell audience the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Trejo Sosa...
Group tips creative industry to add over 40% to GDP
If properly harnessed, Nigeria’s creative industry can add over 40 per cent revenue yearly to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Buhari orders MDAs compliance to digital mode of government operations
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to comply with the ongoing transition of all government operations to digital platforms for efficient and effective service delivery to promote more inter-agency synergy. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the e-NIGERIA 2019 Conference on the Nigerian Digital Economy held at the International Conference…
Lottery commission threatens to arrest, revoke licences of erring operators
In a move to tackle challenges of dwindling revenue, the Director-General, National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) Lanre Gbajabiamila has asked all erring lottery operators to defray all debts owed to the Federal Government or face stiff sanctions which may include revocation of licenses, as well as arrests and prosecution.
How Nigeria can deepen internet access, by stakeholders
Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector have listed ways that can bridge Internet access gaps in Nigeria, and how the service can be more affordable. The Guardian checks showed that between 2000 and 2019, Internet penetration grew to 61.6 per cent in Nigeria, a country estimated to house about 200 million people. The Nigerian Communications Commission…
‘NCC regulation not in conflict with the NDPR’
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said that regulation from the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) is not in conflict...
Has Nigeria fared better in ICT penetration?
As Nigeria celebrates 59 years of independence, one sector that has distinguished itself remains the Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
FG moves against Truecaller over alleged breach of privacy in Nigeria
The Federal Government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is looking into a potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by the social media platform, Truecaller.
Regulator canvasses synergy in curtailing financial fraud, cybercrime
The National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has called for synergy among stakeholders in the industry to curtail the rising cases of financial fraud and cybercrime in the country.