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GIS Web Portal costs N700m to develop – ​Fayemi — Daily Times Nigeria

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has spent N700 million to develop an Integrated Automation and Interactive GIS Web Portal to improve ‘Ease-of-Doing-Business’ in the mining sector, the Minister, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed. He stated this in Abuja yesterday at the launch of the portal. Fayemi said “the portal is a cutting edge Read More

Uber launches new products to support driver-partners’ needs — Daily Times Nigeria

Uber today announced a powerful set of new features on the app that will make it even easier for driver-partners across Nigeria to choose when, where, and how they drive. Driver-partners in Nigeria choose to drive with Uber because they can use the app on their own terms. With these new features, Uber is doubling Read More

ECOWAS approves calls free regional roaming for member states

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) ministers in charge of Telecommunications and Information Communications Technology (ICT) have approved free regional roaming regulation for member states. A statement by the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja and made available to The Daily Times shows that the endorsement of the regional roaming regulation was made during the Read More

NCC registers 113m trackable Simcards on database

Mr Tony Ojobo, Director, Public Affairs, NCC The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said it has registered over 113 million subscriber identification module (Simcard) on its database, which has made it possible for Nigerians to use their trackable identity to make purchases of N630 million on Paypal. Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Mr. Tony Ojobo, made this Read More

NCC directs telecoms operators to give 14 days’ grace period

….Sign MoU with CBN on consumers’ BVN fake messagesNigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has continued to enhance subscribers experience in pursuance of this Telecom Consumer year, as the Commission directs all Telecoms Operators to give 14 -days grace for subscribers to exhaust their remaining data after the 30 days expiration period. Ms. Hellen Obi, who represented Read More

Expert explains why Nigeria ranks 119 out of 130 countries on e-readiness

Indication has emerged in Information and communications technology sphere why Nigeria is ranked 119 out of 130 countries on e-readiness status. The Director General, Delta State Innovation Hub, Dr Chris Uwaje, explained this position at the just ended 25th Internet Society anniversary in Lagos, adding that eReadiness refers to a country’s capacity and state of Read More

TSTV ‘Pay-as-You-Consume’ plan challenges DSTV — Daily Times Nigeria

Telcom Satellite TV (TSTV) is coming with “Pay As-You-Consume” plan which every other operator said was not possible in Nigeria before now to challenge DSTV. The “Pay-As-You-Consume” plan already lauded for its simplicity will allow subscribers of TSTV pay for only programmes watched. TSTV’s entrance is a test of strength and will prove if DSTV Read More

Nigeria traffic hits 81%, still ranks world’s most mobilized country-Twinpine

Nigeria has retained its position as world’s most mobilized country, as Twinpine’s 2017 “Nigeria Mobile Trends Report” shows Nigeria gained 5 per cent from the previous report in its mobile traffic. This is coming on the heels of a similar report in 2016, in which Nigeria was placed ahead as the most mobile telecommunications induced Read More