When the pandemic struck, the Nigerian government slashed the revenue expectations of different government departments. For the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the target was slashed from an initial target of ₦1.2 trillion ($3,145,478,375) to ₦900 billion ($2,359,108,781). But contrary to expectations, at the end of last year, the NCS generated ₦1.5 ($3,931,847,969) trillion; its highest […]
Nigeria’s advertising regulatory body’s plan to vet adverts on social media is in peril after two historical court cases ruled the agency had no jurisdiction over non-members.
In a recent interview, Babatunde Fowler, the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), disclosed that his agency is considering imposing a new tax specifically for e-commerce.
The Nigerian government is eyeing 11,000 megawatts of electricity by 2023 after signing an agreement with German multinational company Siemens to improve the country’s erratic power supply.
Musa Kalenga and Andile Masuku discuss some of the things that Malawian policy-makers ought to prioritise in building digital foundations for the country.
Here are a few observations as to why technology has not been embraced by Nigeria at the same level like it has been embraced in Kenya or South Africa.