Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has congratulated Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, on his appointment by the International Telecommunication Union as Chairman of the WSIS Forum in 2022. (ITU). The Minister’s appointment as chair of the […]

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, […]

Interswitch has received $110 million in joint investment from LeapFrog investments and Tiana Africa Capital, according to a statement released by the two private investment companies to help it expand its digital payment services across Africa. Interswitch, with a market capitalization of $1 billion, Africa’s second unicorn. Among the fintech’s most […]

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has verified the issuing of final letters of award of Fifth Generation (5G) Spectrum Licences to MTN and Mafab Communications, the winners of the Commission’s 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum auction on Monday, December 13, 2021. The Commission’s Management, chaired by EVC Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, […]

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has urged community leaders and residents in Ogun State to take ownership of their telecommunication infrastructure and protect it from vandalism. The NCC also urged them not to be afraid to report any form of infrastructure sabotage they may encounter in their respective areas, emphasizing […]

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), the umbrella organization for all information technology (IT) professionals in Nigeria, has urged for the creation of IT departments in federal, state, and local government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs). During a conversation with news journalists in Lagos, Professor Adesina Sodiya, President of NCS, emphasized […]

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 […]

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