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In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
The Federal Government has frowned over the disregard of agreed Right of Way charges by some states and increased their own charges by over 1000 per cent.
A team of Nigerian media professionals have launched (DEMS Volunteers’), with a view of leading nationwide awareness and campaigns on Digital Economy.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy policy for national development.
Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami says Nigeria must begin now to embrace Open Data initiative to be able to grow and become globally competitive.
Telecom operators in Nigeria said yesterday that the directive by the Federal Government that cost of data should be reviewed downward in five days is “unrealistic and insensitive” considering the high operating cost in the country.
The Director General of the National Information and Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Kasheem Inuwa, says the digital economy when implemented will make Nigeria globally competitive.
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The federal government has opposed the move of telcos to increase charges on use unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) channels to access banking services.
Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Communications (FMC), has frowned at wrongful profiling of young persons operating computing devices, urging for restraint.
The Federal Government has deactivated over 2.2 million improperly registered mobile telephone lines in the country.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday uncovered 9.2million improperly registered subscriber identity module (SIM) cards in use across the networks in the country.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communications, Mr. Musa Istifanus, has called for the continuous use of emerging technologies at workplaces especially the public sector to drive service delivery in the country.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communications, Mr. Musa Istifanus, on Tuesday said the Ministry would adopt electronic or e-management systems in work place to create higher level of transparency and efficiency in its operations and service delivery.
The federal government yesterday in Lagos said the initiative to establish Abuja Information and Communication Technology (ICT) park inside the Abuja Technology Village would open investment opportunities for Nigeria.
The Federal Ministry of Communications says will partner the Independent National Electoral Commission to explore the role of Information and Communications Technology in reducing instances of electoral malpractices in the country.
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Arsenal are prepared to step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, a report from The Daily Star claims.
Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters.
Members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria in the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources and some of its agencies on Wednesday commenced a three-day warning strike.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased by 453, with total infections now 46,140.
Imo State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede Wednesday said one native doctor and 67 Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members have been arrested for unlawful assembly.Imo State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede Wednesday said one native doctor and 67 Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members have been arrested for unlawful assembly.
The 29-year-old is considered one of the world’s best centre-backs and was the subject of an €80 million bid from the Red Devils in 2018, which Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis sensationally turned down.
The Lagos State Film and Video Censors Board (LSFVCB) has issued a 30-day notice on content producers in Nigeria to duly register their contents with the body.