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President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

President Muhammadu Buhari has stopped the takeover of three technology agencies, National Informational Technology Development Agency NITDA); Galaxy Backbone Limited and Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd (NIGCOMSAT), by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.

BIG BROTHER | Lagos begins operation of mobile surveillance cameras

The Lagos State Government has started a pilot operation of mobile surveillance cameras under plans to rid Nigeria’s commercial hub of crime. The Rapid Response Squad (RRS), an arm of the Lagos State Police Command, says the CCTV (closed-circuit television) camera on wheels has also recorded its first success when it led to the arrest […]

NIGERIA | Domain name industry grows as businesses go online

The Nigerian domain name industry is benefiting as more local businesses flock online to promote their businesses to the Internet community. The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the managers of the country’s .ng Internet domain name, says name registrations peaked at 6,797 at Q1 2017. “For the month of March 2017, there were a total […]

.ng | Why Obasanjo became Nigeria ‘Internet Ambassador’

ormer President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, was named an Ambassador for Nigeria’s .ng Internet domain name, in recognition of his role in transfer of management of the online resource to the country. The honour came the way of the former President in recognition of his role in the successful re-delegation of the online real estate […]

NIGERIA | How to switch on Free TV

ree TV, the broadcasting platform created under the digital migration underway in Nigeria says consumers wanting to enjoy its service will need a Digital TV Pass. Free TV says its offering will deliver “a wide range of home entertainment to Nigerians through highly entertaining and informative channels.” The National Broadcasting Commission, the broadcast regulator is […]