Again, NCC reiterates December 31st deadline for takeover of 9Mobile

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has again reiterated its position that the December 31, 2017 deadline for the takeover of 9Mobile by a successful bidder remain sacrosanct . The Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who reiterated the Commission’s position on the sideline of the 82nd Edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament… Read more Again, NCC reiterates December 31st deadline for takeover of 9Mobile

West Africa: Comodo to End Online Financial Fraud, Others in West Africa

By Tayo Oredola A cyber security company, Comodo, which has launched its operation in Nigeria through Trus Technologies, has hit the market with an end point protection means that can check online financial frauds among other malpractices on the Internet. Speaking in Lagos during the launch of the Comodo IT solutions, the Managing Director, Tros… Read more West Africa: Comodo to End Online Financial Fraud, Others in West Africa

Nigeria: Osun Kicks Off Distribution of ‘Opon-Imo’ in Public Schools

By Tunji Omofoye Osogbo — Osun State government has commenced the distribution of 30,000 e-learning computer tablets for final year students in the state public schools. The distribution of the tablets commenced at Osogbo Government High School, with beneficiaries lauding the government for the gesture. While it lasted, 30,000 units of the tablets will be… Read more Nigeria: Osun Kicks Off Distribution of ‘Opon-Imo’ in Public Schools

Nigeria: How Provision of Online Information Could Stir Healthy Competition Among Schools

By Ujunwa Atueyi Providing information online about schools’ programmes, performances, school fees and other extra curricular activities for parents to be guided when choosing a school for their ward has proved to be one sure way of inspiring healthy competition among schools. Chief Executive Officer of SchoolsCompass, a school discovery platform, Mr. Adeboye Oshinaga, who… Read more Nigeria: How Provision of Online Information Could Stir Healthy Competition Among Schools

PayU Nigeria goes bigger on online payments with PayU Receive

PayU Nigeria goes bigger on online payments with PayU Receive Businesses in Nigeria can securely request and receive payments directly from their customers without any hassles using PayU’s innovative and secure product called PayU Receive. PayU Receive is a secure payment solution that facilitates business-to-business and business-to-consumer payments easily via email or SMS. It allows…… Read more PayU Nigeria goes bigger on online payments with PayU Receive

How Nigeria Can Benefit From Its Current Low ICT Development Index Ranking

Nigeria’s current disappointing ranking on the 2017 Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Index (IDI), should serve as a wake-up call on the pressing need to exploit ICT in order to enhance the country’s economic development, Halogen Security’s MD, Mr. Wale Olaoye, has said. Mr. Olaoye made the comments following the latest United Nations International…… Read more How Nigeria Can Benefit From Its Current Low ICT Development Index Ranking

Nigeria: Telcos’ N16.4bn Ad Spend, Highest in the Nigerian Advertising Space

By Raheem Akingbolu With N16.4 billion advertising spend, which is the 18 per cent of the total above the line (ATL), advertising expenditure in 2016, the telecommunications service providers have continued to maintain dominance among top advertising categories in ad spend in the Nigerian advertising space. This is contained in the 2017 edition of mediafacts,… Read more Nigeria: Telcos’ N16.4bn Ad Spend, Highest in the Nigerian Advertising Space

Nigeria: Sterling Bank, Others Commence E-Ticketing in Brt Buses

Sterling Bank Plc in collaboration with Primero, LAMATA and E-Purse Systems Limited have begun implementation of e-ticketing system for Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) in Lagos. This, according to a statement from the lender, followed the recent launch of the scheme by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The e-ticketing system is an integral part… Read more Nigeria: Sterling Bank, Others Commence E-Ticketing in Brt Buses

Nigeria: Reps Wade Into Feud Between NCC, Telcos

By Fabian Tarpael Abuja — House of Representatives committee on Telecommunications has asked the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); IHS Nigeria Ltd and SWAP Technologies & Telecoms Plc to within two weeks’ resolve impending crisis over infrastructure sharing market. Saheed Akinade-Fijabi, chairman of the House committee, issued the directive during an investigative hearing on the… Read… Read more Nigeria: Reps Wade Into Feud Between NCC, Telcos