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EXCLUSIVE | Etisalat Nigeria shareholders want regulatory concessions

Etisalat Nigeria shareholders have requested a basket of regulatory concessions from the Federal Government to make the number four mobile phone company remain competitive as it battles some banks over debts. Technology Times can exclusively confirm that the Etisalat Nigeria shareholders that met with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Monday submitted the list of requested […]

GoOnline Nigeria to empower SMEs for Digital Age

GoOnline Nigeria has announced the imminent roll-out of its business growth programme for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across Nigeria that will equip the ecosystem lead competitiveness in the Digital Age. GoOnline Nigeria is a business growth programme for SMEs in Nigeria delivered by an alliance of Programme Partners and SME Growth Drivers across the […]

Etisalat Nigeria | UAE’s Mubadala group in Nigeria over takeover threats

A top delegation of Mubadala Development Company of United Arab Emirates, one of the three major shareholders of Etisalat Nigeria, has arrived Nigeria, in an apparent move to stave off the takeover of the mobile phone company by local creditor banks. Invoking the local equivalent of the principle of too-big-to-fail, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), […]

WannaCrypt | Nigeria opens helpline in wake of cyberattacks  

  The Nigerian government has announced helplines to provide local assistance to address the cyberattacks underway called “WannaCrypt.” Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Director-General/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) says the nation’s IT agency’s Computer Emergency Readiness and Response Team (CERRT) will provide local assistance for the raging cyberattack. “The management of National Information […]

National ID | Kaduna to register every citizen, Gov says

Nasir el-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State says every citizen of the state will be enrolled for the National ID programme as the scheme gets underway. The National ID programme, conducted by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), lets the agency enrol Nigerians and residents across the country, and keep their biometric information for the delivery […]