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NITDA, EFCC FORGE ALLIANCE TO CURB CORRUPTION IN IT PROCUREMENT

IT NEWS NIGERIA: National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) and the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC) have forged alliance in order to strengthen the anti-corruption war especially on the procurement of Information Technology,(IT) products and service among the Ministries, Department and Agencies of the Federal Government. This was disclosed yesterday when the Director General of NITDA, Dr Isa Ali ...

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400 Communities Benefit From MTN Foundation Initiative

400 Communities, 347 LGAs benefit from MTN Foundation,‘What Can We Do Together’ initiative IT NEWS NIGERIA: MTN Foundation has announced that over 10 million Nigerians in 400 communities and 347 local government areas benefited from its ‘What Can We Do Together’ initiative, according to a statement Monday. It added that this is in fulfilling the promise of improving the quality ...

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Telecoms, Finance Leaders Assess Accelerating Digital Investment Opportunities

Telecom and tech companies are increasing investment across Africa as the rapidly improving digital infrastructure and services, and the take up of smartphones, provide huge opportunities for business and revenue growth Leaders from Africa’s biggest telecom investment companies including MTN, Orange, Helios Towers, American Tower, Eaton Towers, Google, Microsoft, Liquid Telecom and SEACOM are meeting with investment bankers, investors and ...

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ntel 4G/LTE Network Now Live In Port Harcourt

• Commenced commercial operations on December 1, 2016 • Free ntel to ntel calls for Pioneers • Port Harcourt subscribers to enjoy unlimited data • Port Harcourt launch is promise kept to launch 3 cities in 2016 Isaiah Onwuanumba: ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE mobile network operator has formally announced the commencement of commercial operations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. ...

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BoICT ‘17 Lecture/Awards Series Gathers Momentum, Voting Continues

Contributed: Voting has continued for this year’s Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards, as nominees and individuals are wooing friends and associates to cast vote for them. Nigeria CommunicationsWeek investigation shows that most of the nominees have placed special request/calls on their respective websites canvassing for votes, while others adopted WhatsApp Groups, Facebook walls, and bulk SMS drum up support for ...

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FG Says Ready For June 2017 Digital TV Migration

…But Facts Prove otherwise       Federal Government has said Nigeria is irrevocably committed to meeting the June 2017 Digital Switch Over deadline in order to protect broadcast signals from interference and also to unlock the creative potentials of Nigerians in technology and content development. In may, Government approved high subsidy for set-top boxes needed for effective migration from ...

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Disruptive Technologies vital To Nigeria’s GDP Increase – Airtel

    Airtel Nigeria has said disruptive technologies can contribute significantly to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) if ICT start-ups are encouraged to create innovations that deliver value. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, made this submission at the recently held maiden edition of Nigeria International Technology and Exhibition Conference (NITEC), a platform where ...

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Non-IT-complaint Student, University not 21st Century-compliant – UI DLC Director

Prof. Bayo Okunade is the Director of the Distance Learning, Centre of University of Ibadan. In this interview n Ibadan the professor of Political Science says a non-IT-compliant university and student are not 21st century-compliant. Excerpts : The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination using Computer-Based Test conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, was trailed with complaints and nagging ...

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Viber Unveils Public Chats in Africa, Middle East

Viber has on Tuesday announced the first Public Chats launched in Nigeria and other African countries including Middle East. A statement from the company also noted that Brands, celebrities and public figures from Africa & the Middle East are invited to join Viber’s social channel, Public Chats, to experience live conversations. Share This: Share this:FacebookEmail

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