Telecom companies and customers’ protection
The gains of the telecommunications sector appear to be gradually eroding with the creeping in of complacency and indolence by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the various operators.
Journey of Nigeria’s telecoms revolution
The telecommunications revolution that transformed Nigeria in different ways coincided with the dawn of the new millennium. A breakthrough in telephone infrastructure emerged in January 2001 when the sector was totally liberalised....
Protesting Okada riders ground activities in Ota over alleged compulsory riders permit
Commercial and vehicular activities were yesterday grounded, in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Council Area, Ogun State, as commercial motorcyclists popularly called Okada, blocked major roads in the area over alleged imposition.....
Court grants four bail over Ipaja land tussle
A high court has granted Prince Adeniran Owen Alao and three others bail over alleged stealing of 101 acres of land located at P&T Ipaja Akinyele area of Lagos state.
Nigeria should advance technologies in new decade
Tomorrow’S 60th independence anniversary celebration is expected to be, among others, a reflection of how far Nigeria has come in terms of development, and wellbeing of the people.
Aggrieved families insist on proper investigation over NITEL land dispute
The families of Regun and Keyoolu communities have accused both Sonmolu and Aro Efolu families of Itamaga, Ikorodu of peddling falsehood and criticised the police for “bias investigations.”
Affordable housing within abandoned buildings in Lagos
Some minutes ago, Mr Seun arrived work limping and immediately, drew the attention of everyone as he nursed the wounds around his body while setting up...
Dauda becomes professor
The Lagos State University governing council has approved the promotion of Dr. Yunus Adeleke Dauda to the post of Professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management. Dr Dauda was considered at its 121st meeting held recently by the council. Before now, Dr. Dauda was an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Relations and…
How infrastructure gaps, funding, federal government’s inconsistency stalled resuscitation of landlines
Global statistics on fixed line telephony from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), revealed that as at 2000, Nigeria had 553,374 fixed telephony lines. Interestingly, the number went up to 1,050,237 by 2010, but it started the journey to extinction by 2011, falling to 719,406 users.
Telecom stakeholders decry over dependence on mobile data
The ease in the deployment of mobile communications as well as the challenges in the building telecommunications infrastructure required for fixed service have forced the country to depend largely on mobile data service. This is coming as the country seats at 134th position on global fixed broadband speed with 10.90 Mbps download. According to Muhammed…