Monthly Archives: May 2013

Reps Ask FG To Suspend $40m Internet Spy Contract

The Nigerian House of Representatives on Thursday asked the Federal Government to suspend the $40m contract it awarded to monitor Internet communication in Nigeria.                 The contract was allegedly awarded earlier in the

Should Interception Of Phone Calls Be Regulated?

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is proposing the regulation of interception of phone calls as part of its mandate. To some, the Draft Lawful Interception of Communications Regulation is good; others see no reason for it.        

Zinox Technology Builds Digital Plant

Business – Zinox Technologies Group, said it has completed the installation of its 21st Century digital PC/phones assembly plant, ahead of the deadline set last year by management.               Committed to the manufacture of

Airtel Nigeria Introduces Bid & Get Service

The telecoms market is set to witness another major breakthrough in service delivery for consumers as Airtel Nigeria introduces the first-ever bidding service in Nigeria tagged Bid and Get .                   The

Making ATMs Serve Depositors Better In Nigeria

Automated Teller Machine (ATM) is a key element of cash-less banking, which was introduced last year by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). ATM is meant to ease certain banking activities.                  

How Nigeria Can Grow IT Adoption Faster

Lagos – Nigeria is trailing South Africa in the adoption of Information Technology (IT), an expert has said. According to Michelle Bulbring, adoption of IT is low in Nigeria compared with that of South Africa. Bulbring, who is the Regional

NCC Canvasses Local IT Training for Nigeri Delta Ex-militants

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has got the greenlight to train some former militants for re-integration into the society. The training will be at NCC’s Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) in Oshodi, Lagos. Vice President of the Institute, Dr Okechukwu Ugweje

Area Boys Disrupt Market In lagos

The fight among area boys (holigans) has disrupted activities in Ojuwoye Market in Mushin, Lagos. The fight, which started two weeks ago, has put fear in traders and made most of them to close their shop. According to the traders,