NIMC ‘officially’ moves to Communications and Digital Economy Ministry

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Nigeria’s identity manager agency is moving from the Presidency to the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, and this is official, Technology Times has just learnt. Engr Aliyu Azizz, Director General of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has sent on official memo to employees of the ID agency of the relocation to its new supervisory […]

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Exclusive | National Security Adviser to overhaul Nigeria’s cybersecurity

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Technology Times has learnt exclusively that the Office of National Security Adviser has started a major review of the cybersecurity master plan designed to defend Nigeria on the internet.

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Nigeria’s NIGCOMSAT-1R to deliver African aviation safety service

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The African aviation safety agency says it has picked Nigeria’s NIGCOMSAT-1R satellite to boost the airspace safety of airlines in the region.

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Watchdog: ‘Rising e-frauds’ target Nigeria’s 199m phones

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The telecoms regulator has warned of rising cases of e-frauds targeting over 199 million phones in Nigeria.

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COVID-19: To take Nigerian businesses online, NiRA cuts domain name prices

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Nigeria’s internet domain name manager says it has cut prices to encourage businesses go online following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Muhammed Rudman, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the official registry for the .ng internet domain name of the country, says the price cuts offer Covid-19 palliative to support businesses to go online. The […]

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MTN Nigeria issued ultimatum over alleged anti-labour practices

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A Nigerian labour group Tuesday issued a 14-day ultimatum to MTN Nigeria over alleged unfair treatment of workers by the largest mobile phone company in the country. MTN Nigeria, the local business unit of South Africa’s MTN Group, was alleged to employ expatriates for jobs that could have been done by Nigerians, according to the […]

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Data Protection in Nigeria: 11 facts you should know

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Data protection in Nigeria has come under interest with renewed steps being taken to safeguard the private information of Nigerians in the digital era. Last year, the IT regular backed this up with the release of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019 (NDPR) outlining regulatory rules on data protection, data privacy, and allied matters.     […]

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Data Protection in Nigeria: 11 facts you should know

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Data protection in Nigeria has come under interest with renewed steps being taken to safeguard the private information of Nigerians in the digital era. Last year, the IT regular backed this up with the release of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019 (NDPR) outlining regulatory rules on data protection, data privacy, and allied matters.     […]

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Data Privacy: Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, now ‘risk Nigeria sanctions’

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Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, and other popular social media platforms in Nigeria now risk penalties if they breach local data privacy rules, the IT regulator says. The Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has lately taken a tougher stance on data protection calling on organisation holding private data of Nigerians to comply with its Nigeria Data […]

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Data Privacy: Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, now ‘risk Nigeria sanctions’

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Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, and other popular social media platforms in Nigeria now risk penalties if they breach local data privacy rules, the IT regulator says. The Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has lately taken a tougher stance on data protection calling on organisation holding private data of Nigerians to comply with its Nigeria Data […]

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