ICT & Tech News

Active telecoms subscribers rose to 154.5m in December, says NCC

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos Active users of telecommunications services in the country increased to 154,529,780 in December 2016, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

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Lagos moves to turn Sabo Industrial Estate to ICT hub

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed the desire of the state government to turn Industrial Estate in Sabo, Yaba to an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) hub.

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Internet users decline to 94.4m in November – NCC

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos The number of internet users in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks have further reduced to 92,446,687 in November, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

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Lagos to embark on audit of utility infrastructure next month

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA) has said that it would commence audit of underground and over the ground utility infrastructures within the geographical boundaries of the State in January 2017.

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FG says MTN has paid N80bn out of N330bn fine

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos The Federal Government has revealed that telecom service provider, MTN has paid N80 billion of the N330 billion fine imposed on it for failing to deactivate more than five million unregistered SIM cards.

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Minister says NIPOST set to provide e-commerce, e-government services

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos The Federal Government said on Monday that the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) would be repositioned to provide e-commerce and e-government services in 2017.

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NIPR advises practitioners to embrace new media

Toyin Ojo , Ololade Akinwande and Toyosi Adegunle Stakeholders in Public Relations practice have been urged to embrace the social media as a tool for reaching out to their audience.

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Cyber Security experts proffer solutions to curb cyber crime

Victoria Hanson In a bid to curb the high rate of cyber crime in the country, Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN)

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Etisalat lawsuit: We filed appropriate processes before court, says MTN

By Ismaheel Ojo

  MTN on Monday said that it has as confirmed that it has filed appropriate processes before the court for necessary determination of summons it received based on a lawsuit

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Pay your fine before out-of-court settlement, FG tells MTN

 By Ismaheel Ojo 

NCC and MTN out of court settlement may end deadlock as the federal government said the telecommunications company has to pay some fraction of the fine before any form of review.

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