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MTN CEO: Nigeria’s Attorney General ‘playing games’ with $10b tax row

Rob Shuter, MTN Group CEO claims Attorney General of Nigeria is “playing games” with a $10 billion tax evasion allegations made against MTN Nigeria, owned by the South African mobile phone group. Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation of Nigeria and Minister of Justice, last year accused MTN of alleged tax evasion totalling over $2 billion, […]

AI: Nigeria is ‘growth market for smart virtual personal assistants’ 

National ID: Six firms to capture Nigerians in Diaspora

Six Nigerian firms have been licensed to enrol Nigerians in the diaspora for the National identity programme underway in the country. The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says the six licensees will enrol Nigerian adults and children, starting from South Africa this month, into the National Identity Database (NIDB) to issue them the unique National […]

AI: Nigeria is ‘growth market for smart virtual personal assistants’ 

NCC: Nigeria overshot broadband target ‘because of Buhari’

Nigeria surpassed her national broadband target last year because of President Muhammadu Buhari’s “unwavering support” for the telecoms regulatory agency. Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), dropped the hint when he congratulated the President on his victory in the 2019 Presidential Election. “The broadband penetration figure was 8.5% when President […]

AI: Nigeria is ‘growth market for smart virtual personal assistants’ 

Legal tussle over CAPDAN leadership resumes April 9

The legal tussle over the leadership of the Computer and Allied Products Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN), the umbrella body of Nigeria’s largest technology market, resumes at the Federal High Court, Lagos on April 9. This followed the adjournment of the lawsuit filed by CAPDAN’s Board of Trustee asking the Ahmed Ojikutu, the incumbent president […]

AI: Nigeria is ‘growth market for smart virtual personal assistants’