‘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.
Jan 14, 2022
Jan 13, 2022
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.
Nigeria Startup Bill
Dec 20, 2021
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.
Aug 6, 2021
Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative lead legal action against telcos and government
Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative lead legal action against telcos and government.
Jun 29, 2021
Civil rights groups lobby Buhari to rescind Twitter suspension
Paradigm Initiative, representing a group of organisations and individuals, pens open letter to government.
Jun 23, 2021
MTN to invest US$1.5-billion in Nigeria’s broadband plans
Company reiterates support for West African country’s plans to secure 90% broadband population coverage by 2025.
Jun 7, 2021
Nigeria takes on Twitter as war-talk gets Buhari suspended
Country’s Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed accuses social network of double standards.
Jun 7, 2021
Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter
Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
May 26, 2021
Nigeria’s telecommunications industry grapples with new privacy concerns
Jun 5, 2020
Buhari moves to protect telecommunications infrastructure
Latest development meant to curb vandalism as market progresses on reducing Right of Way costs.
Jan 30, 2020
MTN announces US$1.6-bn investment in Nigeria
Company announces capital investment in network, operations over the next three years.
Aug 22, 2019
Ali Pantami appointed Nigeria's new Minister of Communication
Replaces Adebayo Shittu who was dropped following president Muhammadu Buhari's reelection.
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