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Danbatta | Role of social media in Nigeria

Professor Umar Danbatta s a global phenomenon and platform for knowledge, information and person to group communications, the social media has come to shape our lives in very few exciting in remarkable ways. Scholars (Lasswell 1927; Field 1991; Klapper 1960; Cantril 2005) have demon-strated in varying degrees the power the media could exercise on the […]

OPINION | Etisalat Nigeria and logic of CBN, NCC intervention

By Doris Uche According to reports by Premium Times, Reuters and several online news outlets, the curtain appeared to have finally fallen on the long drawn-out Etisalat Nigeria bankruptcy saga, with Access, other local and foreign creditor bankers of the troubled telecommunications company poised to take over the management of the company on Thursday, June […]

Broadcasting | NBC DG on Digital Switch Over in Nigeria

IS’Haq Modibbo Kawu, Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), provides progress report on the Digital Switch Over (DSO) underway in the Nigerian broadcasting industry. n behalf of the Board of Management (BOM) and members of staff of the NBC; as well as all the stakeholder groups working to deliver Nigeria’s Digital Switch Over (DSO); I […]

Privacy of Nigeria Telecoms Users | Regulator’s perspective

By Professor Umar Danbatta T[/dropcap]echnological advances give insights into what constitutes consumer’s needs, wants and behaviours. Businesses collect data in order to deliver personalized services to meet consumers’ yearnings and behaviours. However, as technologies become more intelligent and intrusive, there is an increasingly higher risk of consumer’s personal data being misused or compromised. The Federal […]

Mobile Marketing | Communicating smartly with thumb generation

By Neelam Biirthare s soon as I was born; my parents posted my pictures on social media. All of a sudden I was a star on Orkut, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram. The name of their family groups and friend groups changed to “New-Baby Born”, “Congratulations Eric”, on Hike, WhatsApp and WeChat. Inside my cradle, I […]