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NCC Reacts to Disqualifying Under 18 from SIM Acquisition

NCC Reacts to Disqualifying Under 18 from SIM Acquisition

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has tagged the report that the Commission is developing a regulation to disqualify Nigerians below 18 years of age from getting Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) as misleading and misinformation. The commission made this known in a statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Dr …

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NITDA Commits to Pushing Digital SMEs with Start up Policy

NITDA Commits to Pushing Digital SMEs with Start up Policy

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has reiterated its commitment to support the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through the development of the Nigerian Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Start up Policy (NDIESP). According to the agency, this is in line with the Nigerian Digital Economic Policy and …

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Reactions as 2.1 Million Phone Subscribers Lose Access in Zamfara, Others Suffer Telecoms Service Disruption

Reactions as 2.1 Million Phone Subscribers Lose Access in Zamfara, Others Suffer Telecoms Service Disruption

Multiple reactions have trailed the shutting down of telecommunications services in Zamfara as directed by the regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission last week. Recall, Business Remarks reported that the shutdown in Zamfara is expected to last for two weeks. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that Zamfara has …

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Cybercrimes Rises by Nearly 300% Post COVID – Deloitte

Cybercrimes Rises by Nearly 300% Post COVID - Deloitte

A cyber-attack occurs every 39 seconds, and cybercrimes increased by nearly 300 per cent last year following the COVID-19 outbreak, the Senior Manager, Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte, Ms Funmilola Odumuboni, has said. She said this at the annual conference organised by Central Securities Clearing System Plc, with the theme ‘Cybersecurity: …

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Zenith Bank Launches AI Powered Chatbot, ZIVA on WhatsApp

Zenith Bank Launches AI Powered Chatbot, ZIVA on WhatsApp

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered Chatbot on WhatsApp named ZIVA (Zenith Intelligent Virtual Assistant), which enables customers to perform financial transactions and enjoy real-time customer service from their mobile phones. Customers can enrol by simply adding the bank’s verified WhatsApp mobile …

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Skills Acquisition: Wema Bank Empowers 1,000 Women

Skills Acquisition: Wema Bank Empowers 1,000 Women

Wema Bank Plc says it has, in partnership with SheCan Nigeria, empowered 1,000 women through a skills acquisition programme in order to help women achieve their personal and business potential. To further help women realise their personal and business potentials, Wema Bank Plc again partnered with SheCan Nigeria on a …

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