Nigerian telecoms regulator: Why Digital Economy Unit was created

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The Nigerian telecoms regulator says it created a new Digital Economy Unit to promote the Federal Government’s National Digital Economy Agenda. The Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) approved the new Digital Economy Department created to implement programmes and policies to support the Federal Government’s agenda, Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of […]

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HiiT Plc offers online training scholarships amid COVID-19

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HiiT Plc has offered Nigerian students online training scholarships valued at N20 million in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading ICT training services provider, HiiT PLC says that the scholarship offer targeting students of Nigerian tertiary institutions to complement Federal Government’s COVID-19 Economic Palliatives. Mr. Kayode Shobajo, Chief Executive Officer, HiiT Plc, all that […]

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Why is COVID-19 Exposure Notifications now on your phone?

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Nat Cole dispels the social media rumours surrounding COVID-19 Exposure Notifications, and explains how the tool makes for easier contact tracing on smartphones. I am sure that this past week some of us must have received messages with some questions like: Do you know that COVID-19 tracker was recently installed on your phone without your […]

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Nigeria’s broadband plan: State Governors are crucial to success, Technology Times Founder says

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Shina Badaru, Technology Founder, says that State Governors are crucial stakeholders to the success of Nigeria’s broadband plan expected to create a digital economy in the country. Badaru dropped this hint on Tuesday while speaking on the Proshare-owned WebTV‘s Economy & Politics segment dedicated to #Coronanomics, and focused on ‘Leveraging the National Digital Economic Plan […]

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Nigeria’s broadband plan: State Governors are crucial to success, Technology Times Founder says

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Shina Badaru, Technology Founder, says that State Governors are crucial stakeholders to the success of Nigeria’s broadband plan expected to create a digital economy in the country. Badaru dropped this hint on Tuesday while speaking on the Proshare-owned WebTV‘s Economy & Politics segment dedicated to #Coronanomics, and focused on ‘Leveraging the National Digital Economic Plan […]

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COVID-19: Nigerian smartphone market ‘hit by historic decline’

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A rippling continental decline caused by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic hit the Nigerian smartphone market, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Nigeria, like other African smartphone markets, recorded one of the largest quarterly dips since 2015 in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the global technology research and consulting firm’s latest Worldwide Mobile […]

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COVID-19: Nigerian smartphone market ‘hit by historic decline’

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A rippling continental decline caused by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic hit the Nigerian smartphone market, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Nigeria, like other African smartphone markets, recorded one of the largest quarterly dips since 2015 in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the global technology research and consulting firm’s latest Worldwide Mobile […]

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VAT Payment: FG links into mobile phone networks

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The Federal Government is adopting technology to connect into mobile phone companies’ networks for independent verification of VAT payment. The telecoms regulator and tax counterpart that are collaborating on the valued added tax (VAT) verification scheme assure that mobile network operators that have often borne the weight of multiple taxations by government may soon heave […]

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Nigeria to telcos: Use your frequency spectrum or lose it!

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The Nigerian telecoms regulator has threatened to withdraw unused frequency spectrum allotted telecoms licensees across the country. The directive comes into force after the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) suspended the Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2018 for the Nigerian telecommunications industry, Dr Henry Nkemandu, Director, Public Affairs at the telecoms regulatory agency announced in a statement made […]

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