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NCC harps on robust infrastructure to boost innovation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says robust telecommunications/broadband infrastructure is fundamental baseline to engender innovations that will drive economic growth in Nigeria.

Official: Digital literacy’ll enhance productivity in public sector

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.
Teslim Folarin

Senate: Multinational companies must give 30 per cent top workforce to Nigerians

Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Teslim Folarin, has said the committee will ensure that every multinational company in Nigeria complies with 30 per cent involvement of Nigerians in the top management positions.

NCDMB wants National Assembly to move local content act to other sectors

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has urged the ninth Assembly to continue with effort to extend the Nigerian Content Act to other critical sectors of the economy.

NCC: 40 million denied access to telecoms services

About two decades after the telecoms revolution, over 40 million Nigerians are still unable to access to telecoms services, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said on Wednesday.

Nigeria to host African telecoms regulators conference

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to host the Conference of African Telecommunications Regulators on Consumer Affairs (CATCO) in Abuja from August 20 to 22.

NITDA warns interest groups not to set government agencies on collision course

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned interest groups in the ICT sector not to set government agencies regulating them on collision course.
The monarch, who made this call during a visit to The Gateway (ICT) Polytechnic, Saapade, Ogun State, said the country must earmark special allocation for ICT education and training in order not to miss out of the global digital revolution.

Ogun monarch wants more funding of ICT education

The Akarigbo and paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Micheal Babatunde Ajayi, has called for more funding of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) education by both the federal and state governments for accelerated technological development of Nigeria.

Federal government urges states to engage N-Power volunteers

The federal government via the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) has urged states across the country to engage the N-power volunteers who have been trained in various vocations.

MTN Nigeria celebrates 18 years of operations, promises quality ICT

Leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, MTN Nigeria, on Thursday promised improved quality ICT offerings as it marked 18 years of its operations in Nigeria.

Scam: Expert cautions against Whatsapp data freebies

An IT expert, Onu Grace, has warned users of the online messaging app, WhatsApp, not to click on links in forwarded messages offering free internet.

I’m the whistleblower – suspended council chief

Suspended council boss of Estako West local government area, of Edo state Mr. Yakubu Musa, has insisted that he exposed salary fraud before he was suspended.

Kaduna to establish agric e-library to boost food production

The Kaduna State government is set to establish an e-library and data banks for its Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to strengthen the capacity of the staff of the ministry in the areas of planning and budgeting, monitoring, evaluation and coordination.

Thief terrorising OAU bags 15 years imprisonment

One of the thieves terrorising the staff, students and other residents of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) the has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

NITDA outlines regulations for Nigeria’s ICT sector

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has outlined five new regulatory instruments for the improvement of the Information Communications and Technology (ICT) sector in Nigeria.
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to recapitalise to the tune of N500 billion, its Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

FMBN to build 3,700 housing units across states, FCT

Ahmed Dangiwa, Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), said the bank will build 100 housing units in each state and the Federal Capital Territory to address housing deficit in Nigeria.
The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, Federal Ministry of Finance, Dr. Mohammed Dikwa, made the disclosure in Abuja when the alumni of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Abuja chapter, visited him in his office.

Official: Federal government saved N500 billion by plugging MDA’s revenue leakages

Nigeria has saved over N500 billion by adopting various ICT-driven reforms in Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that sealed hitherto revenue-leaking points.
Graduates of Nigeria-Korean Friendship Institute of Vocational and Advanced Technology (NKFI) in Kogi have been assured of employment with Korean Companies operating in Nigeria and the Republic of South Africa.

Nigeria-Korean Institute graduates to get employment in Korean firms

Graduates of Nigeria-Korean Friendship Institute of Vocational and Advanced Technology (NKFI) in Kogi have been assured of employment with Korean Companies operating in Nigeria and the Republic of South Africa.

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COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

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