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Are Independent Projects the Future of Nigerian Energy?

The successful completion of the Azura Edo 450 MW gas-fired power project in 2016 was hailed at the time as setting the blueprint for future independent power projects in Nigeria. The $900-million plant, which gathered 20 international banks and equity...

Nigeria Now Expects to Lift Twitter Ban by End of Year

Last week, IT News Africa reported that Nigerian authorities were expecting to lift the country's ban of social network Twitter "in the next few days or weeks", according to Nigeria's Information Minister, Lai Mohammed. The Minister said that the Federal...

Nigerian Government and Huawei partner on Smart Cities initiative

According to reports by the Nigerian Communications Week, Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, speaking at a Smart Cities summit held in Abuja this week confirmed that the Federal Government would partner with Huawei, a global technology giant, in its...

Airtel, Wari partner to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria

As part of its contribution towards Federal Government’s efforts to deepen financial inclusion in the country Airtel Nigeria has collaborated with payment solution provider, Wari, to provide a new payment platform for Nigerians. Designed as a convenient and easy-to-use payment...

Nigeria to intercept text messages

Nigeria’s Federal Government has brought into action a draft bill that will allow the government to intercept and record electronic communications, and acquire internet usage data from internet service providers and mobile networks. While the bill still needs to be...

Nigeria to use space technology to improve communication

Nigeria’s Federal Government unveiled plans to make use of space technology that will improve the nation’s communication, national security and industrialisation sectors. “We should rededicate ourselves to building a better, technologically advanced, stable and prosperous Nigeria for our children. We...

Nigeria’s National Assembly to probe NCC

Nigeria’s National Assembly has announced its intention to initiate an investigation into the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), after the body was given N6.1 billion by the Federal Government for SIM card registration. "The National Assembly will definitely probe the N6.1...

Nigeria govt eager to use ICT in education

The federal government of Nigeria has revealed that it is committed to the increased application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) within the education sector. This includes the curriculum of primary and secondary schools for the purpose of empowering the next generation...

Nigerian Defence saddling up ICT

Federal government public enterprise Galaxy Backbone is collaborating with the Nigerian Defence Headquarters to host an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) forum next week. The forum will be held on 15 March in the capital Abuja. Gerald Ilukwe, Galaxy Backbone...

National ICT plan for Nigeria

Nigeria's federal government has stated interest in developing a local national holistic ICT plan yesterday. The government promised that following the aggregation of comments and suggestions on the draft Information and Communication Technology policy have been discussed, they would...
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Digital Identity Verification For Businesses

Digital verification plays an important role in improving security and customer experience in businesses. It involves the use of...
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