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Nigeria partners Microsoft to boost internet, digital expansion

by on May 3, 2021 0
The Nigerian government and Microsoft have detailed several projects aimed at intensifying the nation’s move to become a more digital economy. Microsoft said Monday that after extensive consultations with the government, it identified three key pillars that will help to build strong foundations for a digital economy in Nigeria: connectivity, skilling and digital transformation. The partnership... Read More

US VP Kamala Harris to lead effort to close digital divide

by on April 30, 2021 0
The United States Vice President Kamala Harris is in charge of President Joe Biden’s initiative to close the digital divide, he has stated. Biden had expressed his plans to make broadband and internet access more affordable for low-income Americans. In his first address in a joint session of Congress, Biden said that the vice... Read More

NCC says working to bridge digital infrastructure divide in Nigeria

by on April 4, 2021 0
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that robust digital infrastructure and literacy are key to reaping the transformational benefits of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) across public and private institutions in the country. Danbatta stated this when he received a delegation of the Top Management Committee (TMC) of the Aminu... Read More

Nigeria to introduce digital insurance policy to curb fake policy

by on October 6, 2020 0
The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) said it plans to introduce digital version of insurance certificates in a bid to ensure seamless process of tracking and eliminate fake policy. Accoridng to NAICOM chief executive, Sunday Thomas a real-time digital platform to aid the process is receiving speedy attention from the commission and will be concluded... Read More

Nigerian banking future hinges on tech disruptions, says Ecobank chief

by on September 19, 2020 0
The future of Nigerian banking would continue to be shaped by innovations and technology disruptions, while only financial institutions that are amenable to such transformation will remain relevant in the sector, chief executive of Ecobank Nigeria Patrick Akinwuntan has said. Akinwuntan, who spoke at the just concluded 13th annual banking conference in Abuja stated... Read More