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Vice President: Without connectivity, development trajectory of Nigeria is truncated

Text of keynote address by Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, Nigeria at The Google Nigeria Event in Lagos held Thursday, July 26, 2018 in Lagos.

NTA Social Media Gag Order: Dictatorship in Democracy

By Adeboye Adegoke and Adeboro Odunlami On the 15th of January 2018, the management of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), the official government-owned television station, sent an internal circular to its staff expressly restraining them from relating with online publications which concern sensitive and topical national issues. According to the circular which emanated from the […]

President Buhari’s secret war on free speech 

Sodiq Alabi, Communications Lead at Paradigm Initiative writes that free speech by the Nigerian media industry is being suppressed under President Muhammadu Buhari  One of the biggest news websites in Nigeria went offline late October and has remained unavailable since. Here I refer to naij.com, a website that has repeatedly ranked among the top ten most visited […]

Buhari: ICT will be major change driver for Nigeria

Text of speech by President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria delivered Tuesday November 7, 2017 at the opening of the 2017 eNigeria Conference organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in Abuja. I am delighted to be here today to witness the commencement of the 2017 e-Nigeria Conference. The theme of the event – […]