President Tinubu pledges to reboot Nigeria with a million tech jobs

President Tinubu is in a bid to reduce youth unemployment by a third, and sees digital economy as the catalyst.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
Jan 27, 2023

Nigeria: gov’t will not interfere with the NCC’s jurisdiction

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy on record as having refuted claims the National Information Technology Development Agency would take over the role of industry regulator, the NCC.

Social media regulation may trip Africa up en route to metaverse

World Wide Worx and Ornico Media Monitoring share insight from SA Social Media Landscape 2022 study.

Nigeria’s Code of practice ‘potential tool for abuse’ warns digital rights group

Paradigm Initiative urges stakeholders to review government directive targeted at social media platforms.
Jun 14, 2022

Nigeria reins in social media platforms

West African country releases Draft Code of Practice that compels platforms to establish local offices and provide detailed accounts of content management to authorities.

‘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.

MultiChoice Nigeria urged to negotiate on tax settlement

Pay television firm latest global company to fall out of favour with Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
May 26, 2021

Nigeria’s telecommunications industry grapples with new privacy concerns

Regulator refutes media reports regarding IMEI numbers, Minister concerned over WhatsApp privacy policy.
May 25, 2021

Nigeria’s IT agency taps into Rack Centre infrastructure investment

National Information Technology Agency visits company and emphasis synergy.
Dec 6, 2019

Nigeria in a spam jam

West African country among top 20 nations affected by spam calls and SMS suggests Truecaller report.
Sep 27, 2019

Truecaller denies Nigerian govt's privacy breach claims

App service responds to allegations and Nigeria's intention to investigate its service.
Aug 22, 2019

Ali Pantami appointed Nigeria's new Minister of Communication

Replaces Adebayo Shittu who was dropped following president Muhammadu Buhari's reelection.