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Nigeria warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules

The Federal Government today says the Nigerian Internet community faces “huge impact” when new data protection regulations by European Union (EU) take effect from May. Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Director General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA), the nation’s IT agency says in a statement made available to Technology Times today that Nigerian businesses […]

NCS, NITDA square up over IT registration in Nigeria

NCS, NITDA square up over IT registration in Nigeria

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) are squaring up over registration and licensing of IT contractors in Nigeria. The turf war has started between NCS, which prides itself as the apex body of computer professionals in Nigeria while NITDA says that by law, it is the IT industry oversight agency in the […]

Nigeria warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules

Nigeria’s TheCable raises security level after cyberattacks

TheCable, Nigeria’s independent online newspaper, says it has raised its security level after its website on www.thecable.ng came under cyberattacks. Management of TheCable said in a statement that the malicious cyberattacks witnessed since Monday that made the website temporarily inaccessible on Wednesday has been contained. “This is to inform our readers that the website of […]

Nigeria warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules

National Identity: Ambode captured and asks Lagosians to do same

Mr Akinwunmi Ambode , Lagos State Governor, who has joined a growing list of prominent Nigerians enrolled into the National Identity Database has asked Lagosians to do same. The National Identification Number (NIN) managed by the National Identification Management Commission (NIMC) captures the information of Nigerians for the National ID card, and several other security and […]

Nigeria warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules

Telecoms | Regulator brings ‘illegal’ advertising under radar

Telecoms operators will be required to obtain approvals before placing any form of advertisement to the public under planned regulatory oversight by the industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). NCC is tightening the rules on claims that telcos can make to the public as they must obtain NCC approval before airing or placing any form […]

Nigeria warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules