The vice presidential debate is over and Nigerian Twitter is awash with comments about how smart some of the candidates’ responses were and how some others simply fell hand. Anticipation ahead of the elections is building just as is excitement around the potential usefulness of blockchain technology across various fields. Sadly, some of us may not even get the chance to cast a vote next year.
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.