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Internet Users Net at 90m in April- NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said internet users in the Nigeria stood at 90 million in April. The telecommunications industry regulator made the disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data made available in its website on Thursday in Lagos. The data indicated that internet users on both Global System for Mobile (GSM) communications and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks increased from 90,003,101 in March to 90,154,737 in April. NCC

NITDA Revealed Government Agencies With Inactive Websites

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has berated Federal Ministries and agencies over inactive websites and poor online service delivery. A statement signed by Isa Pantami, Director General of the agency, said an assessment done by the NITDA revealed that some government agencies do not have websites. According to Mr. Patanmi, the assessment was done in compliance with the Executive Order signed by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbanjo, on the

Concerns Over FG’s "Eavesdropping" Satellites

The federal government has said that it will go ahead to build and launch two new satellites, despite an alleged loss of about $10 billion to foreign geospatial information sourcing firms due to what insiders term as lack of awareness on the space potential of Nigeria. Nigeria, it would be recalled, already has two satellites in the orbit, Nigeria Sat 1 and Nigeria Sat X, the second built exclusively by

10 Things To Know About Nigeria's Cybercrime Act 2015

10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT NIGERIA’S CYBERCRIME ACT 2015 This is a high-level overview of what the Cybercrime Act 2015 provides, and things we should be aware of. Gives the President the power to designate certain computer systems, networks and information infrastructure vital to the national security of Nigeria or the economic and social well-being of its citizens, as constitutingCritical National Information Infrastructure, and to implement procedures, guidelines, and conduct audits in furtherance

EXPOSED: Why We Proposed and Reversed Plans to Hike Data Tariffs in Nigeria- NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Wednesday announced the immediate suspension of the new minimum pricing template for data services by mobile operators in the country. The director, Public Affairs at the NCC, Tony Ojobo, said the decision to rescind its earlier directive to telecom operators to commence charging the new floor price rate for data from December 1, was to allow for further consultation with industry interest groups. “Following concerns that