The Federal Government recently announced its Fifth Generation (5G) program. This was preceded by the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) auction of the 3.5Ghz (gigahertz) spectrum, which received great reviews from industry observers. However, there are a few previously unknown features of the auction that made it hugely exceptional, especially when […]

The World Wide Web (WWW), which is commonly known as the Web, is an information system where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), such as (, which may be interlinked by hyperlinks, and are accessible over the Internet. The resources of the Web are transferred via the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), which may be accessed by […]

By Prof. Chidi Emmanuel Akujor Book Title: Catalysing Nigeria’s Socio-Economic Transformation through broadband infrastructure Author: Prof Umar Danbatta Book Reviewer: Prof. Chidi Emmanuel Akujor, FAS, FRAS (UK), FNIP, FSESN, FRAES, FASN Introduction This is a book that has a total of 531 pages including 27 preliminary pages. It is well organized in […]

Earlier this year 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the National Policy for the Promotion of Indigenous Content in the Nigerian Telecommunications Sector, which is aimed at increasing local participation in the sector and reducing capital flight. The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, as the industry regulator is central to the implementation […]