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Artificial Intelligence: Why Nigeria Must Implements ITU Mandate –FG

*Government says the country cannot risk being left behind in global AI ecosystem Isaiah Onwuanumba: Federal Government has announced that it is set to key into International Telecoms Union (ITU) Mandate on Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem for sustainable development as the nation cannot risk being left behind in the next global Information Technology revolution. In a document made available to ...

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CBN’s Proposed Electronic Transactions Levy Angers ATCON

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has announced today that it is not happy with a recent directive by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all banks on the collection of 0.005% levy on all electronic transactions into a National Cyber Security Fund account within the regulator.   The businesses which are to be ...

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NCC, CBN Sign MoU On Payment Systems In Nigeria

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Nigerian Communications Commission and the Central Bank of Nigeria today sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Payment Systems in Nigeria.   Professor U.G Danbatta lead a delegation of NCC’s Senior Management staff  to the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele Where the latter recommended the signing of the MoU on Payment Systems ...

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Nigeria Telecoms VAS Market To Hit N180bn In 2021 – NCC

  *NCC VAS Aggregator Framework to boost market   IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has revealed that the nation’s Telecoms Value Added Service (VAS) market is expected to hit N180 billion ($500m) in 2021 and that its VAS Aggregator Framework will further boost the segment.   NCC’s new Director, Consumer Affairs, Mrs Felicia Onwuegbuchulam revealed this at ...

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Smile Announces Free 1GB Data For 365 Days

Smile says customers to enjoy FREE 1GB data daily for 365days on a minimum of 500MB daily usage from their paid bundle   IT NEWS NIGERIA Smile Nigeria has introduced another attractive value adding service from its rich repertoire of value adding services.  This time around, Smile is making it possible for its customers to enjoy FREE 1GB data daily ...

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Facebook, FATE Foundation Offer Free 4weeks Entrepreneurs Bootcamp In Nigeria Cities

*Facebook, in  partnership with FATE Foundation, offers a free four-week bootcamp for select entrepreneurs in seven cities across Nigeria *Interested participants are to register here: http://www.fatefoundation.org/aep/     IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Facebook, in partnership with FATE Foundation, is set to hold the 2018 edition of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Digital Program, a free four-week bootcamp for select entrepreneurs in seven cities across Nigeria. Participants will ...

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Lagos Revenue Service Introduces e-Payment For Remittance Of Consumption Tax For Hospitality Industry

*LIRS unveiled an automated invoicing system called Electronic Revenue Assurance system (ERA) at a meeting with business  owners in the hospitality and Tourism sector  in Lagos for efficient and effective revenue collection and remittance to the state   Isaiah Onwuanumba:   In its effort to leverage on e-payment and multi-modal payment portals, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has ...

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Danbatta To Bitflux and VDT Limited: NCC Will Be Fair To All Players

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission told the Management of Bitflux Limited and VDT Limited when representatives of the companies paid a joint courtesy call to the apex telecoms regulator recently. Danbatta spoke at Abuja on the guiding principles of the Commission of being fair, firm and forthright to all players ...

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Nigeria: Yudala Returns To Profit In 2 Years

  IT NEWS NIGERIA: Online and offline e-commerce outfit, Yudala has disclosed that the company is set to hit a path of profitability by 2020, thereby making it the first e-commerce company in Africa to return profits within its first five years of operations.   Vice President of Yudala, Prince Nnamdi Ekeh told the media in Lagos recently that the ...

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