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Why Government ‘banned hosting of websites outside Nigeria’

Federal Government stopped hosting of public sector websites outside Nigeria to grow the local tech sector; official documents seen by Technology Times have shows. National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the nation’s IT sector regulatory agency, had hinted that it is reviewing rules mandating government institutions to host their websites locally. The tech agency says […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

Government bans hosting of websites outside Nigeria

The Federal Government has said that all Nigerian government websites must be hosted in Nigeria. The mandatory requirement for local hosting of government websites is one of the highlights of standards and guidelines on Nigerian Government Websites by National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). Technology Times review of the guidelines show that government institutions are […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

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 […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

.ng | Why Obasanjo became Nigeria ‘Internet Ambassador’

ormer President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, was named an Ambassador for Nigeria’s .ng Internet domain name, in recognition of his role in transfer of management of the online resource to the country. The honour came the way of the former President in recognition of his role in the successful re-delegation of the online real estate […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

NIGERIA | NIRA 2017 .ng Awards nominations opened

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), managers of Nigeria’s .ng Internet domain name, has unveiled categories for nomination for the NIRA 2017 .ng Awards. NIRA recently called for nominations for its 2017 .ng Awards scheduled to hold later this year. Revered Sunday Folayan, President of NIRA, says the awards seek to recognise and acknowledge those who […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk