AFICTF targets two-year developmental plan for region
The African ICT Foundation, (AFICTF) has unveiled a two- year digital inclusion development plan for the continent targeting policy and infrastructure issues on Internet of Things (IoTs), Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. The Foundation is non-governmental organisation established in 2009 but recently reawakened to urgently address critical issues that bothers on Africa’s digital inclusion. The…
TechX Innovation Hub unveils office in Enugu
Technology Extra, TechX, Innovation Hub, a global organization that is concerned with the slow adoption of technology in the developing countries especially Africa has opened office in Enugu, South Eastern part of Nigeria.
Regulators yet to conclude deal on sale of 9Mobile
The meeting convened by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and other stakeholders to conclude the 9Mobile sales and take a stand on the deal may have ended without any agreement reached. A source monitoring the deal told The Guardian yesterday that the meeting would likely continue today in Abuja. The…
Digital economy: NCC has huge roles to play
The NCC Director of Public Affairs, Mr Tony Ojobo, said this at a three-day Digital Pay Expo 2018, describing digital economy as an inevitable phenomenon of growth, which nations of the world could not resist.
NCC sanctions telcos, bars 750,000 numbers for call masking, others
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has sanctioned three companies and barred 750,000 numbers found to be connected to call masking.
NCC wants government to address lapses in identity management
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged the Federal Government to pay more attention to identity management in the country, saying it will boost ease of doing business in the country.
NCC remits N133.4b to federation account in two years
A document by the NCC Director of Public Affairs Tony Ojobo, revealed this yesterday.Ojobo said the commission remitted over N23 million in October 2015, after an initial remittance of N6, 856,182,132 in September of the same year.
Etisalat Nigeria changes name to 9Mobile
Though, as at press time, Etisalat Nigeria was yet to issue a formal statement to that effect, there are feelers that the new name, 9Mobile, was adopted yesterday after two hours of board meeting in Lagos.
Etisalat Nigeria gets deadline to stop use of brand name
The Chief Executive of Etisalat International, Hatem Dowidar, told Reuters yesterday that Abu Dhabi’s Etisalat had terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the business time to phase out the brand in Nigeria.