The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami has expressed optimism that the National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre once completed would fast-track the implementation of the Nigeria Start-up Bill, as he described the ongoing construction project as satisfactorily on course. Prof. Pantami made this known after […]

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Professor Isa Ali Pantami has urged the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Galaxy Backbone Limited, and Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to cooperate with the seven champions of the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) and ensure that their innovative solutions […]

Two Nigerian technology start-ups, Paddy Cover and Pricepally.com have won the Dubai World Trade Centre’s $200,000 Lagos talent show, while TruQ emerged the EIC and Lagos State winner.    The insuretech firm, Paddy Cover, co-founded by Mayowa Owolabi and Tobi Obasa, and the food sourcing and distribution tech firm, Pricepally, […]

In support of Nigeria’s digital transformation program, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Google Global Services Nigeria have stated their commitment to collaborate in order to achieve the national targets for ubiquitous broadband connectivity. This is in line with NCC’s strategic vision plan, which focuses on strategic partnerships and collaboration […]

In Nigeria, as well as the rest of Africa, there is no scarcity of digital banks. These fintechs believe that now is the appropriate time to deliver financial services to every market category, from the banked to the unbanked, as the region continues to experience tremendous rise in mobile usage […]

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