Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the way in which data is stored and handled across a number of sectors around the world. Will hope does it portend for Nigeria’s dreams for free and fair elections in the future?
Code for Africa is using publicly available data to help Kenyans find voter registration centres close to them.
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.
20 Nigerian, African and international rights groups have formed a coalition and delivered a letter to key officials in the Nigerian Senate asking them to reject the bill.
Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has been confirmed as the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) by the Nigerian Senate.
Mr Adebayo Shittu, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, has said that President Buhari will make the final decision on the $5.2 billion (NGN1.04 trillion) fine imposed on MTN Nigeria by the NCC.