Ali Pantami appointed Nigeria's new Minister of Communication
Replaces Adebayo Shittu who was dropped following president Muhammadu Buhari's reelection.Paul Adepoju
Nigeria secures US$100-million loan to increase broadband rollout
Fund will be used to deploy solar-powered telecommunication sites, according to officials.
Nigeria moves to root out fake devices
Mobile phone market losing approximately NGN200-milliion daily, says Communications Minister.
Broadband costs remain highest in Africa
A4AI's latest findings reveal 1GB in Africa costs 9.3% of a citizen's average income even though the highest reduction globally was applied in this region.
2017 Indo-Africa ICT Expo identifies opportunity in Africa's mobile market
3rd edition of annual showcase aims to strengthen ties between Indian ICT companies and those from across Africa.
Nigeria's govt launches new broadband-related policy
Authorities look to ease telecoms right of way and promote colocation in a bid to bolster broadband rollout.
Internet groups lobby Nigeria's NCC for net neutrality
Submissions in support of an open internet aim to bring 96 million Nigerians online.
Five minutes with Nigeria's communications minister
Adebayo Shittu offers some perspective on the West African country's ICT sector and relevant issues, including internet freedom and industry localisation.
Africa’s broadband pays the price for bureaucratic fumbling
Slow regulatory reform, complicated licensing regimes and monopolistic practices remain challenges.
Nigeria first to endorse A4AI's '1 for 2' affordability target
Alliance for Affordable Internet has committed to ensuring that Nigeria's Communications Ministry's formal endorsement results in benefits for all citizens of the West African country.
Nigeria steps up a gear on ICT transformation
West African country considers the strength of Rwanda's example, the issue of Foreign Direct Investment and the need to bolster efforts to transform into a digital and knowledge-based economy.
'ICT is the new oil in Nigeria'
Delegates attending ITU Telecom World 2016 told that to date US$68-billion has been invested in Nigerian telecoms.