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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: 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

Govt to oversee ‘use of social media’ in Nigeria

The Federal Government is to oversee social media usage by Nigeria’s growing online community as part of a broader Internet Governance programme championed by the telecoms industry watchdog. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which hinted of the Internet oversights plans, says it will develop a “Technical Framework for Use of Social Media Networks” under its […]

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

10 years after WSIS, ‘a lot of progress made’, ITU’s Toure says

Hamadoun Toure, the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has said that ten years after the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), significant progress has been made in the global effort towards advancing the Information Society. The UN General Assembly Resolution 56/183 (December 21, 2001) endorsed the holding of the World Summit on […]

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