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NCC Holds Annual Stakeholders Consultative Forum With Academia

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced that it held its second Stakeholders Consultative Forum with members of the academia at the Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The Apex Telecoms regulator revealed this via its Twitter page today, adding, this move is in keeping with the Commission’s item of the 8-Point Agenda of Management for collaboration/ partnership with ...

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NCC Losses Principal Manager

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has anoounced the death of one of its Managers,   According to the regulator’s Facebook Post, the telecom regulator said Mr. Benjamin M. Ogbozor  who was until his death a Principal Manager in the Department of Corporate Planing, Strategy and Risk Management, died after a brief illness and admission at a hospital ...

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2019 Election Security: Why NITDA Clears Air On Misinformation

*NITDA Clarifies on Security Measures Taken About the 2019 General Election   NITDA: The attention of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has been drawn to the news making the rounds in some media outlets ascribing certain statements to Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Director General/CEO of NITDA. The statement, for all intent and purpose, is quoted out ...

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GITEX 2018: NITDA inaugurates LOC to promote innovation, Ease of Doing Business

IT NEWS NIGERIA: To expand Nigeria’s portfolio of technology opportunities, ensure the country’s effective participation at this year’s GITEX and to also expose her startups, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has inaugurated the Gitex 2018 Local Organizing Committee (LOC).  The event holds from October 14 – 18, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Gulf ...

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Glo bags Best Women Enterprise Support Award

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Globacom, has bagged the Best Women Enterprise Support (Company) Award at the 2018 Nigerian Women Digital Agenda Summits and Awards (NWDAS), organised by the Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development, (CECAD).   The President of CECAD, Dr. Bayero Agabi,  opined that while telecoms operators “are the engine rooms for digital liberalisation, Globacom stands out in its support ...

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Stakeholders Endorse Computer Village Relocation

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   The plan to relocate the popular Computer Village in Ikeja Lagos to Katangowa area of Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area, has received a major boost following a successful stakeholders’ meeting where issues affecting the take-off of the project were resolved.   The meeting attended by heads of plazas, officials of trade associations and representatives of ...

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Roar Nigeria Hub hosts Facebook Stakeholders Roundtable at  UNN

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Roar Nigeria Hub recently hosted Facebook Stakeholders Roundtable at University of Nigeria for South-East and South-South Nigeria, according to a statement weekend. It added that the Public Policy Director at Facebook Africa, Ebele Okobi led the global social media giant team to the Forum. The visitors were first received by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor ...

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NITDA To Showcase Nigeria Startups At GITEX 2018

*Nigeria gears up for GITEX as NITDA inaugurates LOC to promote innovation and Ease of Doing Business   IT NEWS NIGERIA: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has inaugurated the Gitex 2018 Local Organizing Committee (LOC) to expand Nigeria’s portfolio of technology opportunities and ensure the country’s effective participation at this year’s GITEX and to also expose her startups, according ...

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