July 25, 2024
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ITU ranks Nigeria high in digital transformation readiness

by on July 24, 2024 0

By Favour Unukaso A NEW report of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has ranked Nigeria very high at 71 per cent, in comparative legal, policy and governance frameworks towards G5 – advanced state of readiness for digital transformation known as G5 with Germany, Finland and Singapore leading the global chart.      In the report...

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FG wants Nigerians to apply for ECOWAS cybersecurity hackathon

by on July 21, 2024 0

By Favour Unukaso THE Federal Government of Nigeria is calling on all Nigerian youths and IT enthusiasts to join the Capture the Flag (CTF) competition by registering to participate in the Economic Community of West Africa’s (ECOWAS) Cybersecurity Hackathon. The event aims to empower citizens across the region with vital cybersecurity skills. The event...

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TECNO, UNICEF partner to boost Nigeria’s digital learning drive

by on July 21, 2024 0

By Favour Unukaso TECNO, a leading innovative technology brand, has partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Nigeria to support the implementation of the Nigeria Learning Passport, a digital learning platform. This initiative forms part of UNICEF’s broader global educational strategy, the Learning Passport, established in 2018. The platform provides curriculum-aligned materials...

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Telecoms operators exchange 1,911 users as Lagos, 2 others get 23% subscribers

by on July 5, 2024 0

By Favour Unukaso DATA from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that in the first three months of 2024, mobile network operators (MNOs) exchanged 1, 911 subscribers through mobile number porting (MNP). NBS disclosed that MTN received 1,296 new users from other networks, while 136 customers left the Yhello network. 343 subscribers...

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Nigeria’s six-geo-political zones to get AI, blockchain research  centres

by on July 5, 2024 0

By Bola Olanipekun THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has announced plans for the establishment of research centres for emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain, among others across the six geo-political zones of the country.     The Director-General of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullai, disclosed this yesterday...

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Germany explores potential of exchange programmes with Nigeria

by on July 5, 2024 0

  By Bisi Olanipekun Lagos recently played host to a delegation of German entrepreneurs, innovators and investors, underscoring the importance of exchange programs in bridging talent and opportunities across continents. The visit, organized by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (AHK Nigeria) and German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) aimed to...

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Nigeria seeks joint W’Africa regional protection of undersea cables

by on March 24, 2024 0

By Staff Reporter FOLLOWING recent undersea cable cuts that challenged connectivities in many countries in the West Afrcan region, Nigeria has called for a coordinated and multilateral approach by the region to protect shared telecommunications infrastructure and diversify connectivity to ensure uninterruptible connections.    Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr....

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Telcos disconnect 40m telephone lines, to bar more SIMs

by on March 4, 2024 0

By Favour Unukaso BY last weekend, telecommunications operators have barred about 40 million Subscribers Identification Modules (SIM) cards not linked to owners National Identity Numbers (NIN). The Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), which disclosed this, said more telephone lines would be barred by the end of March. ALTON Chairman, Gbenga Adebayo,...

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Anambra, Lagos align for Nigeria’s ICT growth

by on February 23, 2024 0

TO advance Information and Technology (IT) development in Nigeria, Anambra and Lagos States have agreed to a collaborative partnership that will see to the strengthening of their respective IT ecosystems.   This collaborative effort, which stemmed from bilateral meetings with the IT Ecosystem members during the Reverse Trade Mission in the United States of...

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