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Internet Society, NiRA Mark 25 Years Free Internet Advocacy

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Internet Registration Association (NIRA) will on September 19 this year join Internet Society Nigeria chapter to celebrates 25th year of advocacy for an open, trusted Internet available to everyone, everywhere all over the world. IT NEWS NIGERIA gathered from a statement that today the challenges to the open Internet have never been greater – and everyone is ...

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Nigeria Ranks 3rd in Global Internet Crimes – Danbatta

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that Nigeria currently ranks third globally in cyber crimes behind the UK and the U.S.   Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, NCC disclosed this on Tuesday at the ongoing 2017 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos.   Danbatta, at a breakout session with ...

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Landrush for .AFRICA Domains Hits Final Week

IT NEWS NIGERIA THE Landrush Phase for the newly launched .africa domain name enters its 4th Phase and final week from 26th June 2017, according to a statement weekend. It added that the Landrush Phase for .africa domain name system offers companies, organizations and individuals to apply for domain names containing keywords valuable enough to pay a premium for. Domain ...

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NiRA Fully Lifts Suspension On Domainking.ng Effective Today

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Executive Board of Nigeria Internet registration Association (NiRA) has announced today it has fully lifted the suspension on Domainking.ng, according to a statement. The statement added that “whereas Hannu Pvt (Domain King) has met all requirements set by NiRA Board, The Executive Board of Directors resolved to fully lift the suspension on Hannu Pvt aka Domainking.ng effective ...

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Nigeria: Lagos State Government Partners MainOne On Free Wi-Fi

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Lagos State Government yesterday launched a free public Wi-Fi project at parks and gardens in Lagos in partnership with MainOne. The initiative which was kick-started at the popular Ndubisi Kanu Park, Alausa, Ikeja, is part of activities organized by the State Government to commemorate the 50th year anniversary of the creation of the State. Speaking during the ...

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NiRA Lifts Temporary Suspension On Domainking.ng

IT NEWS NIGERIA Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has announced within the week that it has lifted the temporary suspension on Domainking.ng, according to a statement from the body. NiRA said “on Friday 24th March 2017, an official representative of Hannu Internet Corp PVT LTD, the manager of DomainKing.ng, informed the .ng Registry that since 20th March 2017, the organization ...

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Turkish Airlines now offers Internet On-board

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*Introduces eXPhone service for roaming passengers IT NEWS NIGERIA: Turkish Airlines has announced that it now offers “eXPhone” service for an uninterrupted communication during the flight in order to further improve the comfort and satisfaction of its passengers. Turkish Airlines, which is Europe’s Best Airline for the sixth consecutive years, said the revolutionary service, will redefine flight experience for its ...

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Facebook Partners W.TEC For 2017 Safer Internet Day

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) in conjunction with Facebook, marked 2017 Safer Internet Day recently at Reagan Memorial Baptist Girls School, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally every February to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology – including the Internet – for children and young people and inspire conversations about ...

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NiRA 2017 Retreat: OBJ Vows To Adopt .ng

Isaiah Onwuanumba Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo GCFR, has vowed to adopt .ng domain name in all his online activities. Chief Obasanjo was speaking recently during Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)2017 Retreat at the Green Legacy Resort, Abeokuta, Ogun state. Obasanjo was quoted as “thanking the NiRA team for the great ...

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NiRA Records 27% Increase Domain Name Registration In January

Staff Writer: Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has recorded 27% increase in the number of domain names registered in the month of January 2017. According to the Association’s monthly information data forwarded to IT NEWS NIGERIA, it said within the week that it put together a total of 5,574 Domain names and renewals last month. Our Correspondent also gathered that ...

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