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Insecurity threatening over $80b investment in telecom sector

By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says investment in the telecommunications sector has risen to over $80 billion.  The Nigeria  Bureau of  Statistics NBS  also explained that foreign capital investment in the sector rose by 725 percent in 2019 from the $114.43 million recorded in 2018; which was the lowest annual investment […]
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Telecom business challenges in Nigeria are surmountable— Helios Towers boss

By Prince Osuagwu AS infrastructure sharrng is fast becoming the preferred option to multiplicity of telecom infrastructure and an antidote to unhealthy competitive practices of telecom operators that hamper environmental friendliness, telecom infrastructure sharing equipment providers in the country are having their hey days. But that is not also without challenges. So, surrounded by a […]

Porter worries overNigeria’s poverty

PERHAPS, not so many people would have known that Nigeria ranks poorly in the 2009 Global Competitiveness Rankings of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness of the Harvard University, United States. But the arrival of world’s renowned business strategist and revered scholar at Harvard Business School, Professor Michael Porter penultimate week, at a seminar sponsored by MTN Nigeria to discuss Nigeria’s economy, threw more light into the survey.

Nokia, CPC to tackle substandard e-products in Nigeria

THE world’’s leading maker of mobile devices in, Nokia, in collaboration with the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), the apex consumer protection agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria, have teamed up to address issues relating to the physical safety and economic interest of Nigerians consuming electronic produce flooding the market from the international market.In a capacity building event held last week that brought together stakeholders in the electrical/electronic sub-sector at the Alaba International market, participants at the event noted that there was need to tackle the incidence of fake products as well as sub-standard e- goods flooding the Nigerian market.

Ndukwe leads 9 other OAU alumni for awards on advancing ICT in Nigeria

Quite coincidentally the ICT industry today is replete with past products of the Obafemi Awolowo University OAU. Chief among them is the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Engr Ernest Ndukwe, whose NCC has been repeatedly regarded as the change agent in the telecommunications history of Nigeria.