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NCCN Launches Nigeria’s First Sub-National Index

NCCN will rank the36 States and the Federal Capital Territory across four key areas: Human Capital, Infrastructure, Economy and Institutions The National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) has launched the first ever National Competitiveness Report and Sub-National Index, ranking all 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory across four key areas: Human Capital, Infrastructure, Economy and Institutions.   Lagos State ...

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Jumia Nigeria 31-Day Black Friday Festival Begins November 13

Jumia set to sweep Nigerians off their feet with up to 80% discount on Black Friday sales, free flight tickets to Europe, a free car & more giveaways The much  awaited and heavily discounted buying festival  will run from Monday, November 13th until December 13th IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Jumia Nigeria (www.Jumia.com.ng) today announces its biggest black friday sales event ...

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NCCN Rallies Experts, To Unveil Nigeria’s Competitiveness Survey

  National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) plans to launch its Nigeria’s first national competitiveness report in November. This is part of its efforts in driving the viability of States in Nigeria and spurring viable policies for sustainable national prosperity.   Speaking at a press panel discourse on the theme “Competitiveness: The Viable Path to Job Inclusive Growth’”, NCCN CEO, ...

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NCC Reads Riot Act On Improper SIM Card Registration

… sets up 12-man Taskforce to Address the Dangers Therefrom       Worried by the hydra-headed dangers of incidences of improperly registered, unregistered and pre-registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) Cards, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday said, this menace will no longer be tolerated.     Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta declared ...

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Qua Iboe Power Plant Limited Takes Ownership Of Power Project

*Mobil reached agreement with Qua Iboe Power Plant for transfer of ownership of power project and the supply of gas   IT NEWS NIGERIA: Mobil Producing Nigeria Limited (MPN), operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN joint venture, today announced it has reached commercial terms with Qua Iboe Power Plant Limited (QIPPL) for the transfer of ownership of the ...

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Facebook Launches Africa’s First SME Council in Nigeria

… Says Small businesses are the rock of the Economy   IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Facebook today launched its Nigerian Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Council, the first in Africa and part of its ongoing commitment to support small businesses across the continent.   Speaking in a passionate presentation at the unveiling in Lagos, Facebook’s Small and Medium Business (SMB) ...

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CBN Allow Telecoms Lead Nigeria Mobile Money – Stakeholders

  Every country where mobile money is successful it is led by telecoms Nigeria Mobile would succeed if Telecoms operators champion cashless initiatives IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Apex financial regulator, Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) should allow Telecoms service providers lead mobile money in the country. This is according to stakeholders at Break Fast Meeting organised by British Chamber of ...

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Nigeria: Replace Human Interface With ICT To Overcome Corruption – NCC’s PR Chief

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigeria must replace human interface with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) if it aims to succeed in the fight against corruption.   This is according to Director of Public Affairs at Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Tony Ojobo, in a passionate presentation at 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF DIRECTORS & HEADS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS organised by Nigerian Institute of ...

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GITEX: NITDA To Curb Yearly N720bn Losses To IT importations

… As lawmakers promise tax holiday for tech startups   CONTRIBUTED: As this year’s Gulf Information Technology Exhibition going on at the Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arabs Emirates (UAE) entered second day, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Pantami, has said that the agency was set to reduce $2 billion (about N720 ...

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Nigeria’s NCC, SMEs Shine at ITU Telecom World 2017

*Bagged ITU’s most Valuable Partner *Nigeria won the ITU Telecom World Government Award …   IT NEWS NIGERIA: Leading light in telecommunications regulations in Africa, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) was the toast of the global telecommunications umbrella body, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at the just concluded ITU Telecom World 2017, Busan, South Korea.   According to a statement ...

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