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Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk

Paradigm Initiative says it is collaborating with the Presidential Office on Digital Engagement (PODE) to organise a talk on digital engagement and rights. The upcoming round-table talks will come up on July 20, 2017, at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja. The event will feature discussions between representatives of civil society and […]

NITDA | Why non-compliance with IT Guidelines ‘attracts penalty’

NITDA | Why non-compliance with IT Guidelines ‘attracts penalty’

Dr Isa Pantami, Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says the IT regulator will publish non-compliance with guidelines for IT projects in Nigeria. The Agency’s Act of 2007 empowers the NITDA to penalise defaulters by “fine and or up to three years imprisonment”, Pantami says. Pantami made this known during a courtesy […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk

Etisalat Nigeria, creditors reach ‘amicable resolution’, FG says

The Federal Government says that Etisalat Nigeria has reached “amicable resolution” with creditor banks poised to take over the number four mobile phone company. Mr Tony Ojobo, Director Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission confirmed this in a statement issued this morning by the telecoms industry regulator and made available to Technology Times. NCC […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk

MONEY TRANSFER | US Provider offers ‘no fee’ transfer to Nigeria

US Digital financial services company, P2P Cash says it has opened a new money transfer service from the US states of Georgia and South Carolina to Nigeria. P2P Cash says the service now offers cross-border money transfers at competitive exchange rates without any transfer fees. “We are very excited to be adding Nigeria as our […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk

Microsoft’s Gates stakes $450m on polio eradication in Nigeria

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation set up by Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates has announced a $450 million fund to support polio eradication efforts by Rotary International in three countries, including Nigeria. Rotary President John Germ and Bill Gates, who is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the commitment of up to […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk