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TheCable of Nigeria lands MacArthur Foundation grants

heCable, Nigeria’s fast-growing online newspaper, has received a grant from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to advance investigative journalism in the country. Simon Kolawole, CEO of TheCable, had early this month announced that TheCable’s partner, Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF), won a three-year grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation […]

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Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola | Norms ‘to guide conduct in cyberspace’ underway

bdul-Hakeem Ajijola, the Nigerian cyber security expert who was named Commissioner at Global Commission for the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) has told Technology Times that the body is developing norms to guide conduct on the Internet. Ajijola was recently named as part Commissioners for the Global Commission for the Stability of Cyberspace, says GCSC is […]

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Govt finally wades in to ‘oversee’ Internet in Nigeria

  The Federal Government says it can no longer stand aloof with growing local online communities and is now to oversee Internet in Nigeria. Nigeria is home to a growing connected communities counting 155,064,812 active phones and Internet users split among GSM networks, (91,274,446); CDMA networks, (30,309) and ISPs (390,794), according to January 2017 market […]

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Regulators save Etisalat Nigeria from receivership

Regulators of the telecoms and banking sector say they have managed to stave off receivership of Etisalat Nigeria over owed a group of local banks. Etisalat Nigeria, the number four mobile phone company in the country by subscriber numbers came under a looming threat of takeover by the bank consortium over alleged debt payment default. […]

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Telcos to get CBN forex relief, NCC says

Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), the nation’s telecoms regulator, says telcos are to get forex reprieve following ongoing talks with the banking industry regulator to ease difficulties faced by Mobile Network  Operators (MNOs). According to a statement made available to Technology Times, the telecoms regulator says the intervention was necessitated to address the issue of the incessant […]

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