Information Technology

Telecoms operators to pay 5% Excise Duty to FG

Barely two months after the federal government approved excise duty on telephone recharge cards and vouchers, the government has again announced that it would soon start...

NITDA Earns Plaudits For Institutionalizing Performance Management System

The drive to implement a seamless Performance Management System (PMS) in achieving its corporate objectives and consequently moving the Nation’s digital economy...

FEC Approves Tax Relief Scheme For Innovation Driven Enterprises

The Federal Executive Council has approved a tax relief scheme which enables the implementation of strategies to encourage and support the development and growth of more...

NCC Raises Alarm Over Potentially Damaging Vulnerabilities In AVAST And AVG Antivirus Produ

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has released a new advisory on the need for telecom consumers and other Information and Communications Technology (ICT) end...

Telcos demand 40% hike in price of calls, data, blame rising cost of operation

The cost of calls, data, and SMS may soon see an increase. This comes as the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) in letter to the...

Elon Musk No Longer Joining Twitter Board – CEO

Elon Musk has decided against joining the board of the micro-blogging platform. Parag Agrawal, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Twitter, announced in a tweet on...

Elon Musk Becomes Largest Shareholder In Twitter, after acquiring 9.2% stake

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla Inc., has bought a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter. This gives the billionaire major stake in Twitter, regulatory filings showed...

Instagram no longer accessible in Russia

Instagram was inaccessible in Russia on Monday after Moscow accused its parent company Meta of allowing calls for violence against Russians, including the military, on...

Google announces $1m grant for African female entrepreneurs

In celebration of the International Women day (IWD), Google has announced a $1m grant to support female entrepreneurs in Africa. In a statement issued on Tuesday,...

CITAD Harps On Community Networks To Address Connectivity Gaps In Nigeria

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has re-emphasized the need for a National Strategy for community networks to address the various dimensions...