The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has published its draft regulatory instruments on SIM registration and replacement.
Following series of talks over the past years at the Nigerian legislative space concerning the revamp of the 2007 National Information Technology Development Agency Act (NITDA) of Nigeria’s information and technology body, reports of an intended amendment of the said bill finally emerged on social media. It finally gained confirmation after a leaked link to the alleged amendment copy of the bill were seen circulated and shared on Nigerian social media space.
For past couple of years, the social media has become a subject of disagreements and diverse opinions. For some, the use of the social media has caused more harm than good to the cohesion and integration of the Nigerian space, while for others, social media has done good towards ensuring a democratic country.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in its efforts to ensure that Nigeria benefits maximally from the global digital economy, draws the attention of Information Technology sector stakeholders and the general public on its commencement of the process of repealing and re-enacting the NITDA Act, 2007.
The recently presented book, Digital Innovation for Economic Prosperity in Nigeria at PRNigeria Centre, Abuja provides readers with insights into the latest development in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector in the country.