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    FG Unbundles NIPOST Into 5 Commercial Entities

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    The Federal Government said it has unbundled the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) Limited into five entities to make it commercially viable and compete with the other information and communications technology (ICT) companies operating in Nigeria’s emerging electronic commercial sector. Barr. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications disclosed this in Kaduna at the weekend during the 4th…

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    Glo Empowers Subscribers With 3GB Data

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    Globacom has unveiled a new data tariff called TGIF, offering subscribers nationwide 3GB of data for just N500 during weekends available to Glo customers from 12:01 am every Saturday to 11:59 pm Sunday, the company said in a statement in Lagos. Globacom encouraged its teeming subscribers to activate the plan by dialling *777# and clicking…

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    FG Moves To Revalidate Local Content Policy In ICT

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    …As Nigeria loses $2.8 billion to capital flight The minister of communications, Mr Abdul-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, has re-emphasised its stance that the federal government is ready to re-validate its directive on the patronage of locally produced information and communications technology (ICT) products and services by the ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of government as a…

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    MallforAfrica To Improve E-commerce In Nigeria

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    Even as the potential for the e-commerce industry in Nigeria is huge, a relatively new entrant, MallforAfrica, is positioning itself to break down barriers to international commerce by addressing the needs of foreign exchange and global shipping. Founded by Chris and Tope Folayan, MallforAfrica was established as a bridge to the world and a solution…

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    3.9bn People Lack Access To Internet Services – ITU

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    Latest statistics from International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the UN specialised agency for information and communication technology (ICT), show that 3.9 billion people remain cut-off from the vast resources available on the Internet, despite the falling prices for ICT services. The ICT Facts & Figures 2016 shows that developing countries now account for the vast majority…

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    Senator Gaya A Pride To Kano – Abubakar

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    Kano State acting governor, Prof Hafiz Abubakar has described Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya, (APC Kano South) as pride of not just Kano South, but entire Kano State and indeed the whole country. Abubakar stated this when Senator Gaya distributed 40 cars to all the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmen and secretaries in the senatorial wards…

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    SystemSpecs Reaffirms Support As TSA Recoups N3trn For FG

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    SystemSpecs Limited has reaffirmed its full support for the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) which has recouped over N3 trillion for federal government, explaining that the support was fuelled by its belief in the enormous benefits of the Remita software to the implementation of the initiative. SystemSpecs Limited is one of Nigeria’s leading…

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    MTN’s N330bn Fine: Major Lessons From A Telecom Crisis

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    With a final agreement for MTN Nigeria to pay Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) N330 billion over the next three years for the simcard infraction fine for not deactivating 5.1 million unregistered subscriber lines within a specific time, a closure seem to have come for the telecom operator on the matter. However, many lessons are there…

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    Banks Losing 25% Business Share To Technology Firms

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    Banks and other financial institutions are at the risk of losing about 25 per cent of their business incomes to standalone financial technology (FinTech) companies according to the results from a PwC survey released recently, which assesses the rise of new technologies in the financial services (FS) sector and their impact on market players. According…

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