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NCC backs telcos over ₦145 right-of-way tax

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has defended telecoms companies (telcos) over the ₦145 per square metre right-of-way tax urging tiers of government to abide by the harmonised rate. Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of  NCC says the National Economic Council’s (NEC) harmonisation of the ₦145 right-of-way tax has been approved and is applicable across […]

NIGF 2018: Internet to disrupt power monopoly in Nigeria, Ezekwesili says

NIGF 2018: Internet to disrupt power monopoly in Nigeria, Ezekwesili says

Dr Oby Ezekwesili, Senior Economic Advisor, Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative has told the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF 2018) conference in Abuja that the Internet has come to disrupt the monopoly of power  between government and citizens of Nigeria. Ezekwesili, a former Minister in the Ministry of Education on Tuesday told attendees at the […]

GSMA: Africa to get $150b mobile ecosystem lift by 2022

NIGF 2018: Use Internet to grab business skills, NCC tells Nigerian youths

Younger generation of Nigerians should seize digital opportunities offered by the Internet to raise their entrepreneurship skills, the Nigeria Communication Commutations (NCC) says Monday at the opening day of the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF 2018) underway in Abuja. Sunday Akin Dare, Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Engagement at NCC gave the advice while speaking on digital […]

GSMA: Africa to get $150b mobile ecosystem lift by 2022

NIGF 2018: Nigerian youths offered one million for digital businesses

Nigerian technology company, O-mobile Multimedia Limited on Monday announced at the ongoing Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF 2018) that it is offering Nigerian youth entrepreneurs one million naira in capital to begin their digital business. Benjamin Aduli, CEO of O-mobile says that lucky young entrepreneurs stand the chance to get a credit worth one million […]

GSMA: Africa to get $150b mobile ecosystem lift by 2022