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BIG BROTHER | Lagos begins operation of mobile surveillance cameras

The Lagos State Government has started a pilot operation of mobile surveillance cameras under plans to rid Nigeria’s commercial hub of crime. The Rapid Response Squad (RRS), an arm of the Lagos State Police Command, says the CCTV (closed-circuit television) camera on wheels has also recorded its first success when it led to the arrest […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

NIGERIA | Domain name industry grows as businesses go online

The Nigerian domain name industry is benefiting as more local businesses flock online to promote their businesses to the Internet community. The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the managers of the country’s .ng Internet domain name, says name registrations peaked at 6,797 at Q1 2017. “For the month of March 2017, there were a total […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

Nigeria | ‘Official’ PC market posts record fall, IDC says

Official PC shipments to Nigeria fell 57.1% year on year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC). Babatunde Afolayan, a senior research analyst at IDC West Africa, says this means the market has now fallen to its lowest levels since IDC started tracking it in […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

SOCIAL MEDIA | Nigerians ‘vote’ INEC top among public sector

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is best active government agency on social media in Nigeria, a study of public sector performance on social media by Instinct Wave Media has shown. Instinct Wave Media, an event and consulting firm, says the criteria used in reaching its conclusions are based on the amount of followers and likes […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone