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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 […]

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

Smile, Samsung in Nigeria’s LTE voice service on smartphone pact

Smile Communications Nigeria Limited, a provider of broadband service in Nigeria has joined forces with Samsung Electronics West Africa to launch its first Long Term Evolution  (LTE) voice over broadband service on smartphones. According to the companies the new product promise to offer high quality and improved voice and video communications, enabling faster, better video calls, […]

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

DERMALOG, Nigeria’s BVN contractor gets biometrics prize

Frost & Sullivan has awarded Germany’s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG and solutions for Africa with the “2015 African Biometrics Company of the Year Award” for its achievements in 20 African nations including Nigeria, where it closed the Bank Verification (BVN) deal. In Nigeria, DERMALOG currently cooperates with the Central Bank and 23 other banks in a […]

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

Nigeria’s ID manager, Chams dispute National ID card deal gone sour

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the ID managers of Nigeria and Chams Plc, a Nigerian technology company specializing in identity management services, have continued to trade blame over alleged breach of contract regarding the nation’s National ID Card project. Demola Aladekomo, Founder and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian technology company, Chams Plc, claimed that […]

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

Udotai advocates ‘single law enforcement’ for cybercrimes in Nigeria

Mr Basil Udotai, Managing Partner of Technology Advisor has told attendees at Technology Times Outlook in Lagos that Nigeria should establish a single law enforcement agency to effectively combat cybercrimes. Udotai, who delivered the thought leadership keynote presentation Friday at Technology Times Outlook Review of the Nigeria Cybercrimes Act 2015, agrees that the new legislation […]

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