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    Nigerian Govt. to connect half the population to broadband in 2015

    January 7, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigerian Govt. to connect half the population to broadband in 2015

    The Nigerian Government has revealed plans to connect 50 percent of its population to 3G broadband during the course of 2015. Nigeria’s ICT Ministry intends on achieving this through the “Wireless Broadband Infrastructure Upgrade and Expansion...

  • 2014’s Most Important Africans in Tech

    December 22, 2014 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 2014’s Most Important Africans in Tech

    The technology space in Africa is growing at an exponential rate. Naturally, the African continent is booming with potential in this sector. Over the past few months, we have seen a great number of influential technology leaders as well as entrepreneurs greet...

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    Nigeria: MasterCard-branded National eID Card launched

    August 29, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: MasterCard-branded National eID Card launched

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan received his National eID card, heralding the official launch of the eID pilot program. In the pilot phase, the Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) will issue MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic...

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    Nigeria to seek accelerated African tech transformation

    February 21, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria to seek accelerated African tech transformation

    The UN Economic Commission for Africa in collaboration with the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria through the Ministry of Communications Technology (FMCT), and Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) will hold a high level policy dialogue on the...

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    Nigeria to intercept text messages

    January 29, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on 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...

  • Nigeria: Bringing broadband to the masses

    October 2, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Bringing broadband to the masses

    Nigeria’s Communications Commission has announced that the framework for the implementation of the National Broadband policy has been concluded. The actual implementation of the policy is set to start at the end of October. The country’s National...

  • Nigeria to include ICT in school curricular

    September 27, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria to include ICT in school curricular

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan announced that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) will be incorporated into the National Education Curricular at primary school level. Jonathan inaugurated the presidential committee on broadband, and said that...

  • New DG for Nigeria Institute of Transport Technology

    April 21, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on New DG for Nigeria Institute of Transport Technology

    Alhaji Aminu Musa-Yusuf has been appointed as the permanent Director-General (DG) of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria, Kaduna State. His appointment was approved by President Goodluck Jonathan in a press statement signed by the...