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The need to boost broadband penetration from its present coverage of 37.8 percent to over 70 percent in the next five years is the pedestal for the new National Broadband Plan (NBP):2020-2025, according to Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami.
To achieve increased broadband penetration after the just ended 2013-2018 target, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on Monday, inaugurated the Nigerian National Broadband Plan Committee for the development of the 2020-2025 target for Nigeria.
Connectivity and data centre solutions provider, MainOne, has promised to champion the development of Information Communications Technology, ICT, in the University of Benin, Edo State, saying universities are the best avenues to spread technology knowledge across a critical mass.
Under this arrangement, MainOne will leverage Avanti’s newest satellite, HYLAS 4, launched in April 2018 to enable highly flexible capacity services with 100% country coverage of Nigeria.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo saturday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), disclosed that the number of mobile telephone subscribers in Nigeria has risen to 163 million barely 17 years after its advent.
MainOne and Tizeti on Monday announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos.
The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.
A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.
An Ikeja Special Offences Court Tuesday remanded a pastor and his wife in custody of Nigeria Correctional Services (NCS) facility for allegedly stealing N63.5 million belonging to one late Mrs. Odemuyiwa Janet Adeola.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, condoled the government and people of Egypt over the passing of its former President, Hosni Mubarak.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the immediate payment of Responsibility Allowance (RA) to officers of the State Road Traffic Management Agency (ORTMA) to serve as motivation to members of the paramilitary outfit across the state.
The British government on Wednesday presented tougher post-Brexit immigration plans, aimed at reducing the flow of “low skills” labour.
Dissatisfied with the discharge and acquittal of Zakzaky’s disciples by a court in Kaduna on Friday, the Kaduna State Government said it will appeal the acquittal of the defendants in the State versus Mahdi Munkaila and 91 others, one of the cases arising from the Zaria clashes of December 2015.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised the Europa League ball and says it exacerbated the already testing conditions as Manchester United laboured to a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.