Emeka Ekonkwo

Nigeria launches startup portal, sparking massive response

The portal is part of the Nigeria Startup Act, which aims to promote the growth of businesses and technology talent in Africa's largest economy.
Emeka Ekonkwo

Nigeria launches a manhunt for fleeing Binance exec

Nigeria authorities say a thorough investigation is ongoing to establish the circumstances that led to Nadeem Anjarwalla escape from lawful detention.

Meta's 2Africa cable landing a windfall for African economies

At 45,000 km, 2Africa is the world's longest undersea cable, connecting 33 countries with 46 landing points in Africa, Europe, and Asia when completed.

Nigeria probes possible breach of ID database

The National Identity Management Commission has committed to data protection and privacy, stating that "no stone will be left unturned" during the investigation.

Internet services expanded for Nigeria aid workers

The donation enabled ETC to give data connectivity to 1,230 aid workers from 91 institutions.
Feb 19, 2024

Corruption allegations spoil Nigeria e-auction process

The most damaging claim is that over 300 vehicles were auctioned to one person through the e-auction window after dubious payments.

Nigeria cracks down on cyber bullying and fake news

Africa's most populous country has announced  yesterday that its police service are monitoring online platforms.

Nigeria moves closer to establishing a national transport database

The government says the databank would promote efficiency and synergy across numerous forms of transport, resulting in cost savings, and higher safety standards.

Americans keen to invest in Nigeria tech sector

The US administration says it is working together with Nigeria to promote the development and application of artificial intelligence for good.

Nigeria announces e-auction success despite challenges

Since its re-launch last Tuesday, the agency has received 1,137 bids and 1,099 registered applicants.

Nigeria automates passport application procedure

Nigerians can now apply for international passports online without having to visit the Ministry of Interior in person.
Jan 8, 2024

Nigerian state of Nasarawa eliminates Right of Way costs

The charges were eliminated by the State under the aegis of the State Right of Way Regulation 2023, which became effective immediately.
Nov 13, 2023

Nigeria pins hopes on AI to curb insecurity

In its skirmishes against domestic terrorism, the country’s air force is turning to artificial intelligence to assist.