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Technology turf war: Shittu to lose NIGCOMSAT, NITDA, Galaxy Backbone

Technology Times has just learnt that Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications is to lose three Federal Government technology agencies to Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, his Ministry of Science and Technology counterpart amid protracted turf battle between the two Ministers over supervision of the agencies. The two Ministers have been locked in protracted turf battles over supervision […]

Ex-CommTech Minister leads charge for startups amid $40m funding  

Minister: Buhari will decide on MTN’s N1.04 trillion fine ‘in public interest’

Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the new Minister of Communications told Technology Times today that final decision on the N1.4 trillion fine imposed on MTN Nigeria will be taken by President Muhammadu Buhari at the appropriate time “in public interest.” The Minister, who spoke with Technology Times this afternoon on the sidelines of the Alliance 4 Affordable Internet […]

Ex-CommTech Minister leads charge for startups amid $40m funding  

Aziz, ex-insider, within radar to head NIMC

Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz, an ex-insider and former Director of IT/ Identity Database National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is within radar to named the next chief executive of the public sector ID services organisation of Nigeria. Technology Times can confirm that barring any last minute change, Engr Aziz will be announced this week to succeed […]

Ex-CommTech Minister leads charge for startups amid $40m funding  

MTN Group: No deal yet with Nigeria on ₦1.04 trillion fine

  South Africa’s MTN Group has confirmed that the mobile phone giant is yet to resolve the N1.04 trillion fines imposed on its Nigerian subsidiary, MTN Nigeria, with the government of Nigeria. Technology Times had on Sunday November 1, 2015 exclusively broke the news of the N1.04 trillion fines imposed on MTN Nigeria by the […]

Ex-CommTech Minister leads charge for startups amid $40m funding