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National ID | Nigeria enlists global forces to capture 50m citizens by 2018

The Nigeria government says it has tied a partnership with World Bank, European Union (EU) and Agence Française de Développement (AFD)  under plans to capture 50 million more Nigerian into the National Identification Number (NIN) system by end of 2018. Engineer Aliyu A. Aziz, who heads National Identity Management Commission NIMC, says the the Federal Government […]

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CAPDAN backs Lagos State deal to relocate Computer Village

The Computer and Allied Product Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN) says its on same page with Lagos State as the government finally close a concession deal to relocate businesses in Ikeja Computer Village, the nation’s largest technology market cluster, to the proposed ICT Park at Katangowa in Lagos. Mr Ahmed Ojukutu, President of the umbrella body […]

Oracle acquires machine learning platform, Datascience.com

NCC blasted over call masking sanctions errors

The Nigerian telecoms regulator has come under fire for allegedly ignoring key facts in its clampdown on six Interconnect companies over alleged call masking activities in the country, Technology Times has been told. The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has pulled off a volte face when it said that it was looking the way of so-called […]

Oracle acquires machine learning platform, Datascience.com

Is Nigeria shifting from oil dependence to tech? IT chief says yes

Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says events have proved that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is resetting Nigeria’s economy from dependence on oil and gas sector towards the tech sector. The IT regulator says that when Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo gave his steering speech […]

Oracle acquires machine learning platform, Datascience.com