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Nigeria’s Telnet close to selling mobile money unit to Opera

Telnet Nigeria Limited, the Nigerian technology conglomerate, is near closing a deal to sell stakes in its mobile money business subsidiary, Paycom to the maker of popular Opera Mini browser, Opera Software. Technology Times checks reveal that barring any last-minute change, Telnet and Opera will this month sign the dotted lines of an agreement by […]

Data Protection in Nigeria: 11 facts you should know

9Mobile | Lawmaker threatens to halt sales deal

Saheed Akinade-Fijabi, Chairman, House Committee on Telecommunications, has threatened that the House of Representatives may be forced to stop the ongoing sale of 9Mobile to Teleology Holdings. He disclosed this while reacting to petitions and concerns raised by government regulatory agencies, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), for telecoms and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for banking […]

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CBN to Nigerians: Don’t use unregistered money transfer operators

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned Nigerians to be wary of using the service of unregistered money transfers done across national borders. “The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wishes to advise Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora to beware of the unwholesome activities of some unlicensed International Money Transfer Operators (IMTOs) in […]

Data Protection in Nigeria: 11 facts you should know

FG: Buhari, reason Nigeria shifted compulsory ID number deadline to January 2016

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the Issuing Authority for National Identification Number (NIN) says the shift in date for the take-off of the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) was prompted by a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari. [blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”NIMC”]NIMC, the nation’s identity manager said the deadline was moved from September […]

Data Protection in Nigeria: 11 facts you should know