Taking ICT in Nigeria to the Next Level

Nigeria witnessed tremendous growth in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector of its economy in the last decade. As at the year 2000, the country had 400,000 connected lines and 25,000 analogue mobile lines with teledensity standing at 0.4 lines per 100 inhabitants. Compare this to over 76 million lines at the beginning of 2010…

Nigeria’s Electoral Chief Sacked!

The Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Maurice Iwu has been ordered to proceed on pre-disengagement leave by the country’s Acting President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement signed by spokesman of the Acting President Mr. Ima Niboro, Iwu was directed to: “proceed on pre- disengagement leave with immediate effect.” Iwu has…