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As the recent Uganda elections example affirms, digital technologies are not going anywhere, and unless we act now, they will continue to be used by repressive governments and other actors to not only maintain the status quo but also erode the gains being made by people to challenge this.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and its related lockdowns, there has been a steep decrease of remittances inbound to Nigeria during 2020 compared to 2019. Now the Central Bank of Nigeria has introduced an incentive scheme to try and boost inbound remittances.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first woman and first African to ever be appointed to the position of Director-General at the World Trade Organization. This comes after the WTO's General Council reached a consensus and selected her to fill the position.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has given a directive to NCAA and NASENI to conclude certification issues on the manufacturing of the proposed first made-in-Nigeria helicopter.
Nigeria's Sparkle, a mobile-first digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle, and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has partnered with Network International to power its recently launched payment card offering.
Tizeti is set to offer affordable internet access in Nigeria's Edo State starting from 1 April 2021. The company with solar-powered Wi-Fi towers will be rolling out its 4G LTE network in Edo State starting in Benin City.