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NITDA Enforces Public Internet Access Regulation

NITDA says time is now for Providers of Public Internet Access Services comply with relevant regulations IT NEWS NIGERIA: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in line with its mandateof promoting and regulating Information Technology in Nigeria, is set to enforce compliance with the Public Internet Access (PIA) Regulation, issued pursuant to Section 6 of the NITDA Act 2007, a ...

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Eko-Konnect To Host Librarians, Researchers To A 3-Day User’s Conference Next Week

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Eko-Konnect Research and Education Initiative is set to host its members,librariansand wider stakeholders including researchers and academics from higher education institutions across Nigeria to its Users Conference andAnnual General Meeting. The 2-day event isthemed “The Role of Library in Open Science and Open Access”. According to a statement signed by Eko-KonnectGeneral Manager, Mr. Owen Iyoha, the conference ...

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Nigeria: NITDA Automates IT Project Clearance Process

Nigeria: NITDA Automates IT Project Clearance Process IT NEWS NIGERIA: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) announced within the week that it has fully automated IT Projects Clearing processes in Nigeria, according to a statement signed by Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami the DG of the agency..  It added that it would like to bring this development to the attention ...

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WAEC Certificate “Forgery”: Sack Obono-Obla Now, House Tells Buhari

…Directs IGP to prosecute him The House of Representatives on Thursday adopted the report of its Ad-Hoc Committee on the Need to Investigate the Legality and Modus Oparandi of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP), demanding the sack of its Panel’s Chairman, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, over alleged forgery of Ordinary Level West African School Certificate. The House also urged President ...

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VAS Illegal Deductions Anger NCC, Orders Refund To Telecoms Subscribers

*NCC says it has uncovers large volume of forceful and illegal deductions by Network providers and it is set to order refund to consumers IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it is angered by sustained forceful and illegal airtime deductions by Value-Added Services (VAS) providers in Nigeria telecoms space and that apex regulator is set to order ...

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Layer3 Powers Civic Innovation Lab With High Speed Internet

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Layer3, a leading tech-solutions and Internet Service Provider, has collaborated with Civic Innovation Labto provide high-speed internet services for entrepreneurs and start-ups. Civic Innovation Lab is an Abuja-based incubator for social entrepreneurs focused on leveraging tech and innovation in creating social impact. With numerous challenges faced by entrepreneurs and early stage start-ups in turning their ideas into ...

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NCC Reaffirms Commitment To Connect Nigerians With High Speed Internet

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Apex in telecoms regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reaffirmed its resolve for the provision of broadband infrastructure across the country to achieve last-mile connectivity. The Commission’s Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta, stated this at the 4th Quarter Seminar/Induction Ceremony of the Nigerian Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA) held in Lagos at weekend. With the theme: ...

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Zinox, Spectranet Join NCC, ALTON For NITRA Fourth Quarter Forum

IT NEWS NIGERIA: As preparations heat up for the Fourth Quarter Forum of the Nigerian Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA), under the supervision of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), more corporate organizations have thrown their weight behind the event scheduled for Friday, December 14, 2018, at the CitiHeight Hotel, Opebi Link, Ikeja, Lagos. NITRA is an umbrella body for ...

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Broadband Challenges: NCC, ALTON To Brainstorm @ NITRA Forum

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   All is now set for the Fourth and last in the series of this year’s Nigeria Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA) Quarterly Forum billed for December 14, 2018, at the CitiHeight Hotel, Opebi Link, Ikeja, Lagos. NITRA, under the supervision of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, is an umbrella body for journalists reporting information and communications ...

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Johannesburg Retains Africa’s Most Popular City – Mastercard Cities Index

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index.   The City of Gold attracted 4.05 million international overnight visitors in 2017. Close on its heels, Marrakech in Morocco is the second most popular African destination city, welcoming 3.93 million ...

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