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Nigeria targeted in €1.5m plan against online hate speech

Nigeria has been selected among countries where a €1.5 million programme is underway to counter online hate speech in 2020, according to the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID). KACIID says the initiatives for next year will be administered in its focus countries and regions, comprising Nigeria, the Arab region, Myanmar, Europe and the Central African Republic. […]

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Broadband: Nigeria’s plans N65b subsidy for six Infracos

Nigeria is providing six infrastructure companies (Infracos) with a N65 billion subsidy for rollout of broadband links across the country, the telecoms regulator says. Professor Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) dropped this hint Thursday at the maiden edition of Mobile and Disruptive Technology Forum (MoDiTECH2019) organised by TechEconomy […]

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Nigeria broadband penetration peaks at 35.1% mark, NCC says

Nigeria broadband penetration has crossed the 35.1% mark in August this year, after the national target of 30% by last year was surpassed, the telecoms regulator says. Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), who confirmed this in Lagos on Thursday says that the estimated total user base on […]

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