BREAKING | MTN Loses 714,000 Internet Users

Nigeria’s telecommunications networks lost 1,275,573 internet users in February, with MTN losing  714,700 subscribers, the highest. The NCC made the disclosure in its internet subscribers’ data for February. The publication indicated that internet users on both Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks dropped from 91,304,755 in January to…

Service providers lose over 1m internet users

Service providers in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks lost 1,275,573 internet users in February, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC made the disclosure in its internet subscribers’ data for February. The News Agency of Nigeria obtained the data on Saturday in Lagos. The publication indicated that internet users on both Global System for Mobile……

Internet association receives 300 complaints on internet abuse

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) says it has received over 300 complaints on internet abuse using the .ng domain name. The President of NIRA, Mr Sunday Folayan, said in a statement on Saturday in Lagos that the complaints ranged from domain name abuse to theft of individuals’ personal details and financial fraud. Folayan said……

Internet association maps out strategies against ponzi schemes

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) on Friday, said it had mapped out strategies to deal with issues of internet abuse by various forms of Ponzi schemes. Mr Sunday Folayan, the President of NIRA, who made this known in a statement in Lagos, said that the association had established a Law Enforcement Desk to handle……

Recession Hits Nigerians As Internet Subscribers Decline Drastically

As the economic condition of the country come under heavy setbacks, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced the decline in number of internet subscribers in the country. The announcement was made via the commission’s Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for the month of January which revealed that the number of internet users in Nigeria’s telecommunications……

Active subscribers increase to 154.6m in Jan. – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of active lines have risen to over 154.6 million in January. The telecommunication industry made this known in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data for January 2017, obtained from the commission’s website on Tuesday in Abuja. NCC said that active telecom customers increased by 535,844 against the figure in……

Internet users decline to 91.2m in January – NCC

The number of internet users in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks declined to 91, 274,446 in January, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said. The NCC made the disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for January 2017 on its website on Tuesday in Abuja. According to the data released, internet users dropped to 91,274,446 in January as……

Blac Chyna Attempts To Break The Internet With Almost Naked Photos

American model and mother of two, Blac Chyna has made another attempt to break the internet as she released some raunchy new photos. The model who was rumored to be pregnant yet again three months after welcoming her second child, Dream Kardashian with her estranged fiance, Rob Kardashian released the new photos from a recent……

Nigeria ranks 13 in internet affordability index

The Alliance For Affordable Internet (A4AI) has ranked Nigeria 13 on its Internet Affordability Drivers Index (ADI) out of 58 countries that were studied. This is according to the “2017 Affordability Report’’ released by A4A1 in Lagos on Tuesday. The report said that the ADI assessed the extent to which countries had implemented a number……

New Zealand Court orders extradition of internet entrepreneur, 3 others to U.S.

German-born internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face trial, the New Zealand High Court said in a ruling that was released on Monday. The U.S. has been seeking Dotcom’s extradition on 13 counts including conspiracy to commit racketeering, copyright infringement, money laundering and wire fraud……

Photos Of FUTO Students Protesting Over Unfulfilled Free Wi-Fi Promise

Students of the Federal University of Technology Owerri, FUTO, today took to the streets of the school to express their dissatisfaction to the management. The students trooped out to protest the increase in school fees which according to them was disguised under the umbrella of free Wi-Fi. The students lamented that the free Wi-Fi under……

Nigeria endorses ‘1 for 2’ internet affordability target – A4AI

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) says Nigeria is the first country to endorse the alliance’s ‘1 for 2’ internet affordability target. The alliance said in Lagos on Friday that in 2016 it called on countries to adopt a new, more ambitious target for what was counted as ‘affordable’ internet access. It said that the……