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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 […]

It’s official! MTN ‘reviews’ Nigeria mobile customers

Nigeria: ‘Regulators to blame’ for failed ICT projects

Information and communication technology (ICT) sector regulators have been blamed for failed technology investments by several states in Nigeria. Mr. Silas Vem, Deputy Chief of Staff in Plateau State said that these State governments are not getting value for their investment in ICT because they are being neglected by regulatory bodies responsible for ICT development. […]

President Buhari’s secret war on free speech 

Watch Swift Networks, Cobranet stake N55.3m to win 5.4Ghz spectrum

wift Networks and Cobranet, two Nigerian Internet service providers (ISPs), have offered N55.3 million to win 5.4GHz frequency spectrum slots for delivering broadband service in Lagos. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which auctioned the two slots of 5.4GHz spectrum yesterday in Abuja announced the two ISPs as winners the 5.4Ghz frequency spectrum. NCC said the […]

President Buhari’s secret war on free speech 

Minister: Nigeria to ‘enforce adoption of open data policy’

The Federal Government of Nigeria plans to enforce the adoption of open data policy to drive innovation, investment and economic growth in the country. Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications indicated the policy thrust Tuesday while delivering the keynote address at the eNigeria conference underway in Abuja, the nation’s seat of power. According to the […]

President Buhari’s secret war on free speech