The registration and domaining prospects of

Image result for niraMany friends and associates have been tagging me up and down on social media, that the promoters of the Airline-in-formation were not smart enough to pre-register their digital asset, and that some smart-alec registered, and all its variants, and is offering it for sale at N48m or more [1].

You see, .ng a Country-Code Top Level Domain(ccTLD) and the rules are different from a Generic Top level Domain (gTLD) such as .com.

The issues and options, for those who are curious …


NCC “Ogboju” and my alleged “Odaran” is now “Itiju!”

Dear Nigeria Communications Commission,

Image result for what does Deja vu mean?I will like to draw your attention and that of the Security Analyst that wrote that piece published in the Guardian ( and The Cable (, which is a rejoinder to my facebook post ( (more…)

The sacred Art of “Intelligent Intelligence” and lopsided Telecommunications Analyses.

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I read the response (…) of the erudite Telecoms Analyst – Kunle Arowojobe, to my facebook post (

I was very amused at the attempt to go after the messenger while ignoring the clear message. Sadly, the “analyst” was too lazy to research and confirm my pedigree and motivation. It is preposterous to assert or assume that I was defending my pot of soup, just as it is preposterous to assume that Arowojobe was commissioned to write the rejoinder. One can however assert that the NCC should be noble in ignoring such sycophants. (more…)

Much ado about Call masking and Call refilling – NCC’s “Ogboju” and Non-neutrality

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A crime is in progress in the Telecommunications Industry. Unfortunately, some innocent operators are being hounded as the criminals, while the real barons are popping champagne, and smiling at the chaos because they are rich, powerful, connected and can toss the law and communications police the way they like. Sadly, it may degenerate into some technological genocide.


Waiting for Buhari’s Saint Ministers

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Nigerians will get new ministers and ministries tomorrow. If the President scraps the Communication Technology Ministry, it will be a colossal loss for those of us who worked hard to nurture the ICT industry, but i will not blame PMB one bit. When the President came 30 years ago, there was NITEL. There was no Facebook, no google, no twitter and no MTN. Oil was the only earner.

Today, Google is worth $360bn, Facebook is worth $200bn, and NCC is worth $5bn. Reckoning just the fine MTN has to pay Nigeria within the next 2 weeks, while ignoring the cost of digital mobile licenses.Of course, NITEL is dead.