Towards a Smart City: Lagos eliminates multiple RoW charges


The Lagos State Government has promised to soon remove multiple Right of Way (RoW) approvals for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs). Western Telecoms and Engineering, the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) in charge of the unified fibre duct infrastructure and connectivity project in Lagos State, disclosed this in press statement on Sunday. The company also stated that as the project commences, the infrastructure would be laid across all the Local Government Areas (LGAs) and local community development areas in the state. The statement entitled ‘Smart City: Lagos State begins fibre duct infrastructure…

Read more

‘Why Implementation of Nigeria’s broadband plan is strategic to national development’

WhatsApp Updated Privacy Policy: FG moves to prevent violation of Nigerians’ privacy rights by WhatsApp, Facebook, others

Before his appointment as the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy in 2019, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) was the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). A graduate of the Federal University of Technology Bauchi (popularly known as Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University) where he obtained his first degree of BTech in Computer Science in 2003, he also obtained an MSc in Computer Science (2008/2009 session) and MBA in Technology Management (2010/2011 session) from the same University. He later bagged a PhD in Computer Information Systems and…

Read more