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Nigerian Telecoms Sector: Reforms and New Policies Will Enable Sustained Growth

CONTRIBUTED:   The liberalisation of the Nigerian telecommunications sector almost two decades ago, catalysed and opened up the sector to local and foreign direct investment (FDI) estimated at over $68 billion as at November 2016. Telecommunications is currently considered a key sector that contributes to economic growth and one that can help lift Nigeria out of recession.   It has ...

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Restructuring: OneVOICE Calls On Civil Society Groups, Nigerians To Stand Up To National Assembly

  IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Civil society group, OneVOICE has today  called on well meaning Nigerians and other change advocacy bodies to reign on National Assembly for long overdue restructuring of the country.   In a passionate paper presentation at a Media Parley, Organized By OneVOICE at Centre for Constitutional Governance in Lagos, Pastor Adedeji Adeleye  said unless all Nigerians ...

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Social Media Influence On Youth: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Olalekan Ajia

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Social Media and social networking platforms are insidiously weaving themselves into the fabric of our existence as Nigerians. The networking platforms now determine for our critical populations issues of personal happiness and unhappiness, social harmony and disharmony, good and bad governance, and even, peace and war.   These are the views of Olalekan Ajia, a public commentator ...

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Technology – The Key To Future Public Transport

By Alon Lits The power of technology and collaboration is vital in building the transport systems of the future. Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has reinforced this sentiment in his plans to remove Danfo yellow buses from Lagos’ roads. This landmark decision reveals an intention to reduce congestion and pollution, as well as pave the way for an efficient mass ...

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Deepening Nigeria’s Development: The Role of Culture and Communication

Being a paper presented by Omoniyi Ibietan, Head, Online Media and Special Publications at Nigerian Communications Commission at a National Colloquium in Sokoto earlier this year We are gathered here today to reflect on the promises of culture and strategic communication for Nigeria’s development. As you all know, this gathering is among the sequence of activities planned to mark the ...

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Nigeria: Govt Sets To Declare Telecoms Facilities ‘National Critical infrastructure’

*Telecoms facilities to be listed critical infrastructure soon *Sector’s FDI hits $60bn in 17 years Isaiah Onwuanumba: Minister of Communications has revealed that Federal Government is set to declare telecoms facilities across the country as critical national infrastructure to protect the $60 billion investment . Barr Adebayo Shittu said this at the presentation of the Board of Commissioners of the ...

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How New Technologies Reduce Health Risks Associated With Oily Diets

Contributed: It is a well-known fact that too many fats and oils in your diet can increase one’s risk for a number of potential health challenges including obesity, heart disease or cancer. In continuation with its knowledge-sharing series, Yudala – the largest online and offline retail chain examines these health risks and identifies how new technology is helping a lot ...

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tBs: Knowledge-Led Market Key To Nigeria’s Economic Dilemma – ICT Experts

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigeria must become a thinking Nation if it will survive the coming, disruptive revolution which is upon the world. This is the view of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts who were gathered at the maiden edition of ‘Think Breakfast Series’ (tBs) organized by Nigeria CommunicationsWeek and CFAtech.ng in Lagos, recently. They agree that one of the ...

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WHy Tech Trends Is A Must For Entrepreneurs – Experts

    Entrepreneurs require ‘Shark Instinct’ Staying on even when success is not in view Learn from experts and successful entrepreneurs   Our Reporter A successful technology entrepreneur has challenged young people and small business owners on Tech start-ups on key requirements to win   In the face new normal in business today, Nigeria entrepreneurs owe themselves the duty to ...

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