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  • Nigeria’s e-Passport Database In Malaysian Firm’s Custody

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    The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is not in charge of the country’s e-passport central database where all travel documents of its citizens are stored. Investigations by LEADERSHIP has revealed that over ten years after the federal government, through the NIS, entered into a public private partnership with a Malaysian based firm, Irish Technology Limited (ISTL),…

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  • INEC, Police, FRSC Emerge Top MDAs On Social Media

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    Instinct Wave Group Ltd, a consulting firm has released its pioneering report on the performance of Nigerian government’s agencies and parastatals on the social media which showed poor grasp by state governments and ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) despite huge budget allocations. The report titled ‘Nigeria Public Sector Social Media Report’ drew conclusion  on the…

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  • Experts Charge Youths On Entrepreneurship Skills

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    Nigerian youths have been charged not to allow their challenges be their limitations in the quest to become successful in their endeavours. As a way out, the youths are advised to develop the necessary skills, attitudes and attributes to succeed as entrepreneur and excel in their chosen carrier. The call was made during the grand…

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  • Remita Seed Fund Invests N3m In 3 Nigerian Startups

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    Remita Seed Fund, a venture capital arm of SystemSpecs, leading financial technology firm and owner of Remita, has given financial support of N3 million to three technology startups. Each of the companies received N1 million to accelerate their venture. The beneficiaries, Temie Giwa-Tubosun of LifeBank Technology and Logistics Ltd;  Damilare Oguneye of Lasiko Ltd; and…

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  • How Mobile Termination Rates Could Be Renewed

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    The current Termination Rates used in Nigeria for Mobile Network Operators’ voice calls is N3.90k/ per minute. This Termination Rate was set by the industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) after a cost-based study which produced a cost-oriented interconnection rate adopted for the sector in 2013. Recall that the industry had experienced four interconnect cost…

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  • N541bn Debt: Banks Move To Take Over Etisalat

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    Nigeria’s fourth largest telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, is at the verge of being taken over by a consortium of banks, after it defaulted payments for a $1.2 billion loan (about N541 billion) it took four years ago to expand its network. The telecommunications firm however said it is seeking  renegotiation with its creditors over the…

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  • International Women’s Day: Kilimall To Celebrate Nigerian Women With Daring Dreams

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    To commemorate the 2017 international Women’s Day, one of the Nigerian leading   e-commerce service providers, Kilimall Nigeria   will align with the Nigeria women to share their sentiments, dreams, and fears while striving to boldly pursue and achieve their lofty dreams. The #BeBoldWithKilimallcampaign, according to Robin Xie, KiliMalll Regional Director for Africa,  is expected to reward…

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  • New Ways Telcos Can Drive Nigeria’s Financial Inclusion

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    The financial services sector in Nigeria hitherto has experienced operational challenges, but the advent of information and communications technology (ICT) has revolutionized the system. With an almost seamless operation, the financial sector has definitely witnessed significant improvement with ICT. However, there are still some challenges. The Nigerian banking system is evolving with the introduction of…

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  • Ntel Extends 4G/LTE Service To Port Harcourt

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    Ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE mobile network operator has formally commenced commercial operations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. In a letter to Port Harcourt subscribers, Kamar Abass, CEO of ntel, wrote “I am delighted to announce that beginning Thursday December 1, 2016 you can pick up and activate your ntel SIM here in Port Harcourt….

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  • TSA: Technology’s Role In PMB’s Anti-corruption Drive

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    Today, the federal government is galvanising the fight against corruption with a retreat on Treasury Single Account (TSA) kicking off in Abuja over the next two days. The TSA retreat is aimed at bringing together stakeholders in the TSA project, including ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of the federal government across various sectors of the…

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