To fight cybercrime, courts need to understand digital forensic -Digital Encode

The management of Digital Encode, comprising Wale Obadare, chief operation officer and Seyi Akindehinde, chief technical officer, shared their insights on how to defeat cybercrime. Excerpt.   Can we look at the challenges of cybercrime, which is your area of expertise? Anything that has to do with computer, you have to remember that it would be connected to the internet ... Read More »

Nigcomsat markets ISPs not compete with ISPs – CEO Nigcomsat

The MD/CEO of Nigeria Communication Satellite Company [NIGCOMSAT], Abimbola Alale clarified misconception between the company and Internet Service Providers [ISPs]. Excerpt. What is the present position of NIGCOMSAT? We’ve been able to grow the company to be commercially ready because it’s not easy coming from a full dependent company to standing on your own. In the past four years, that’s ... Read More »

States get mandate to use technology to improve governance, payment, tax collection – Lanre Osibona, SSA to the President on ICT

With over 20 years’ experience in the ICT space, Osibona believes government must build efficiency in terms of how government is run and that technology can help to improve services and provide knowledge based outsourcing in this interview. Excerpt.   Let us focus on digital economy. What is digital economy? Is Nigeria running a digital economy? A whole revolutionary change ... Read More »

Government has mandated banks to accept National Identification Number for transactions – NIMC DG

Engr. Aliyu Aziz, DG and CEO, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) spoke on the imperatives of national identify number [NIN] and its advantages to eliminate fraudsters and ghost and more. Excerpt. I was enrolled in 2016 and I was asked to go and check online for the status Yes, we started enrolment in 2012 so far Nigerians enrolled in 2012, ... Read More »

Osibona to Chair Broadband Access Event, as NCC, MTN, others receive honours

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Information and Communication Technology [ICT], Lanre Osibona will chair this year’s edition of Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum (NIICF) and Africa Digital Awards (ADA), where the country’s broadband access challenge would be examined and solutions proffered on July 27, 2018 at the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Lagos. Themed Broadband Access: National Scorecard and Roadmap to ... Read More »

TOP 20 CEOs IN ICT (SPECIAL APPEARANCE) Over 22 Million Nigerians Lack Access to Mobile Devices -OLUSOLA TENIOLA

OLUSOLA TENIOLA, engineer and President of Association of Telecommunication Companies in Nigeria [ATCON], spoke about the challenges and development in the telecoms industry as well as what led to the death of CDMA operators. Excerpt. Let’s look at the IT revolution in the last 17 years, beginning from year 2000, what is your scorecard? Well, you said it is a ... Read More »

TOP 20 CEOs SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY Engr. GBENGA ADEBAYO : Telecom has become infrastructure of infrastructures

Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria [ALTON], who is making a special appearance in this interview bared his minds on the state of the telecom industry including the vex issue of the right of way, multiple taxation and others. Excerpt. Seventeen years after telecoms evolution in Nigeria, how has the industry fared? I’m glad that 17 years in ... Read More »

TOP 20 CEOS DR. ISA PANTAMI, DIRECTOR GENERAL, NITDA Our law does not allow MDAs to host data outside Nigeria, it is illegal

Dr. Isa Pantami, Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency [NITDA], explained why it is illegal for ministries, departments and agencies of government to host data outside of Nigeria. Excerpt. You have regulations on cyber security, digital job creation and inclusion, local content development, capacity building and government’s digital service promotion. These are on your table as the Director General ... Read More »

Engr. Bayo Banjo-Top 20 CEOs [ICT] SPECIAL APPEARANCE Government bureaucracy is delaying take off of Digital Switch Over – Engineer Bayo Banjo

Engineer Bayo Banjo, former vice president, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), two term president of Nigerian Internet Group (NIG) is making special appearance in this edition of Top 20 CEOs and says: Looking at Digital Switch Over (DSO), certain dates were announced and the new Director General of NBC also announced a deadline and then it was postponed. ... Read More »

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