TOP 20 CEOs exclusive interview with Malam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). How has the commission faired in respect of regulating the industry? In 2017, the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission [NBC] celebrated its 25th anniversary. We used the opportunity to engage Nigerians and shared what we have done in the last 25 years. NBC has set up ... Read More »
Government Must Make and Enforce Law to Curb Cybercrime – Pastor Lekan Balogun, MD, Bitflux Communications-Interview conducted by Senior correspondent Tayo Adewusi.
As one of the top practitioner in the telecommunication ecosystem, can you say we have the necessary infrastructure we need to offer telecommunication seamlessly? There’s always room for expansion and improvement. As a licensed telecommunication service provider, we have done a lot for the networks. We have also signed on some partners and they are major mobile network operators and ... Read More »
Hosting Data Abroad: Whoever Host Your Data, Owns and Controls You
TOP 20 CEOs exclusive interview with Malam Yusuf Kazaure, MD, GALAXY Backbone Limited. Interview conducted by Tayo Adewusi.
Galaxy Backbone is charged with the responsibility of building government services and offshore data services with the internet and promoting data sovereignty across the country and securing government information system. How has Galaxy Backbone fare in this industry? I think we need to look into why and when Galaxy Backbone was created. I think when Galaxy Backbone was being created ... Read More »
Being the communiqué issued at the conclusion of Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum with the theme “Broadband Access, National Scorecards and RoadMap to 2020” and Africa Digital Awards held at Oriental Hotel on July 27, 2018 in Lagos
The eight CEOs of some of the best firms in the information and communication technology [ICT] who spoke at the Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum and Africa Digital Awards including Engr. Abiodun Omoniyi, MD/CEO, VDT Communications, Engr. Ike Nnamani, CEO, Medallion Limited, Femi Adeoti, MD/CEO Africa Operations, Inlaks Limited, Olusola Teniola, President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Ferdinand ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Destiny Amana, President, Nigerian Internet Group in this Special appearance interview of the TOP 20 CEOs revealed how he learnt how to use the internet through correspondence with the group while he was in the UK, and NIG’s plans to extend similar opportunity to youths. Excerpt. What does Nigeria Internet Group [NIG] really do? Before I returned to Nigeria ... Read More »
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 »