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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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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.

…admits 15 Contestants in Project Fame Academy

The MTN Project Fame Season II Academy has commenced with the admission of 15 exceptional contestants into the musical academy. The show began on Sunday at Ultima Studios, Omole, Lagos, with the unveiling of the 18 finalists shortlisted from the comprehensive auditions held across major West African cities.The Academy will be in session for 10 weeks.

Nokia unveils mobile computer

Prominent mobile devices manufacturer, Nokia has launched its flagship mobile computer, Nokia N97 into the Nigerian market.

Akunyili denies approval of N11.8 million for NFC

Minister of Information and Communications, Professor Dora Akunyili, has denied approving the sum of N11.8 million for the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), to move its headquarters from Jos to Abuja. Akunyili stated this in a statement, signed by her Media Assistant, Mr. Francis Agbo , she said though she approved the movement of NFC from Jos to Abuja, she did not approve the said sum.