The association’s goals include serving as a coordinating body for background checkers and data verification service providers in Nigeria; building and supporting the verification service industry in Nigeria, which includes the data and identity verification ecosystem as well as all related industries; and liaising with the government on data verification […]

After postings in Dubai, London, Miami, San Francisco, and Singapore, global digital payments giant Visa has built its first innovation studio in Africa and its sixth internationally in Kenya. In order to co-create payment and commerce solutions, the studio will bring together developers, Visa’s internal and external clients, and other […]

The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has officially launched the Nigerian Data Protection Bureau in order to ensure that information technology remains a vehicle for economic growth and development, as well as a means of establishing a veritable machinery for data management, privacy, and protection in Nigeria. The […]

The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has announced that it will follow the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) direction to prohibit outgoing calls on subscriber lines that do not meet the NIN-SIM connection Policy requirement. All Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) must be linked to a National Identification Number […]

Mobile Network Operators in Nigeria will begin blocking outbound calls on subscriber-allotted lines that have not yet been linked to the National Identification Number (NIN) database as of today, April 4th, 2022. Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, spoke on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari […]

According to the Minister, the Committee is in accordance with UNICEF’s global advocacy effort for protecting children online. On Tuesday in Abuja, Pantami inaugurated the National Committee on the Development of a Unified National Strategy on Child Online Protection (COP) in Nigeria. Members of the committee come from the Federal […]

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