Nigeria

‘A gross violation of the people’s rights’ – Paradigm Initiative hits out at Nigerian authorities

Online rights groups vows to monitor ongoing cases against the government and telecommunication stakeholders.
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1:30
Thursday

Twitter users to tweet again in Nigeria

Reuters reports on agreement reached between authorities and social network, including the opening of a local Twitter office in the West African country.
2:10
Wednesday

Big things expected from eNaira in 2022

Fintechs expected offer more support platforms and modalities.
2:20
28 Dec

African e-Learning entrant Edukoya attracts US$3.5m investment

Funds will help move platform from beta to live launch in 2022.
4:10

Nigeria positions Startup Bill to deepen digital economy

Legislation designed by collaboration between public sector and leading tech firms and investors is headed to the National Assembly.
2:30
Dec 17, 2021

AfDB invests US$170m in Nigeria’s digital future

The investment in Digital and Creative Enterprises Program (i-DICE) is a government initiative established to promote investment in digital and creative industries.
2:00
Dec 14, 2021

MTN Nigeria secures spectrum for 5G rollout

Company said move will help to achieve goals of the Nigerian National Broadband Plan.
2:50

Rockwell Automation selects PowerPro to bolster sales in Nigeria

‘We are expecting aggressive expansion of the already significant Rockwell Automation footprint in Nigeria’ says Craig McMaster, Channel Sales Manager.
4:30
Dec 7, 2021

Equinix targets US$320m acquisition of West Africa's MainOne

Deal expected to close in the first quarter of 2022, subject to regulatory approval.
2:20
Dec 2, 2021

MTN Nigeria scouts for retail investors

Operator launches national roadshow, starting with Abuja, as part of efforts to enable enabling broad ownership across its operating companies.
5:40
Dec 1, 2021

Africa’s chance to leverage global mobile momentum

Globally 5.5 billion additional smartphone users since 2011, mobile data traffic in Q3 2021 more than all mobile traffic generated up until the end of 2016, according to latest Ericsson Mobile Report.
2:40

Africa Data Centres unveils new Lagos based datacentre

New facility is the first of four faculties being earmarked for Nigeria.
1:50

Nigeria eager to spend on 5G

Industry regulator confirms US$500,000 earmarked for R&D, and preparations underway for spectrum auction.