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Nigeria’s broadband plan: State Governors are crucial to success, Technology Times Founder says

Shina Badaru, Technology Founder, says that State Governors are crucial stakeholders to the success of Nigeria’s broadband plan expected to create a digital economy in the country. Badaru dropped this hint on Tuesday while speaking on the Proshare-owned WebTV‘s Economy & Politics segment dedicated to #Coronanomics, and focused on ‘Leveraging the National Digital Economic Plan […]

COVID-19: Nigerian smartphone market ‘hit by historic decline’

COVID-19: Nigerian smartphone market ‘hit by historic decline’

A rippling continental decline caused by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic hit the Nigerian smartphone market, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Nigeria, like other African smartphone markets, recorded one of the largest quarterly dips since 2015 in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the global technology research and consulting firm’s latest Worldwide Mobile […]

Nigeria’s broadband plan: State Governors are crucial to success, Technology Times Founder says

VAT Payment: FG links into mobile phone networks

The Federal Government is adopting technology to connect into mobile phone companies’ networks for independent verification of VAT payment. The telecoms regulator and tax counterpart that are collaborating on the valued added tax (VAT) verification scheme assure that mobile network operators that have often borne the weight of multiple taxations by government may soon heave […]

Nigeria’s broadband plan: State Governors are crucial to success, Technology Times Founder says

Nigeria to telcos: Use your frequency spectrum or lose it!

The Nigerian telecoms regulator has threatened to withdraw unused frequency spectrum allotted telecoms licensees across the country. The directive comes into force after the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) suspended the Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2018 for the Nigerian telecommunications industry, Dr Henry Nkemandu, Director, Public Affairs at the telecoms regulatory agency announced in a statement made […]

Nigeria’s broadband plan: State Governors are crucial to success, Technology Times Founder says