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Tech expert lauds President Buhari on Executive Order 5

An indigenous technological innovator, Sqn Ldr Adefolajuwon Amoo (rtd), has lauded the effort of President Muhammadu Buhari in driving indigenous innovations through the implementation of Executive Order No 5.

Minister: ICT may displace oil, gas

The Minister of Communications, Dr Ibrahim Pantami, has said the contribution of the information communication technology (ICT) may displace that of the oil and gas sector in two years’ time if the tempo of its growth is sustained.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila: ICT tool to fight poverty in Africa

House Speaker Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said effective deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) tools in rural communities would help empower rural dwellers and stimulate increased economic activities in Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari directs ministers to design monthly KPIs for parastatal, agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed ministers to come up with Key Performance Indicators for parastatals and agencies under their ministries which would be evaluated monthly.

Cybercrime: NITDA decries labelling of Nigerians as criminals

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has condemned the labelling of many hardworking Nigerians in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector as criminals.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun governor announces reform on ease of doing business

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday said his administration has introduced some reform initiatives that would help reduce bureaucratic bottleneck and improve ease of doing business in the state.

General Buratai charges RSMs to to embrace information technology

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, yesterday, tasked the 306 Regimented Sergeant Majors (RSMs), who are currently attending a week-long convention in Kaduna to embrace information and communication technology (ICT), so that they could be digital officers.

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.

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.
Tunde Olatunji

Assemblyman urges youths to stop depending only on certificates

Mr Tunde Olatunji, the Chief Whip of Osun House of Assembly, has warned youths against depending on their certificates alone as guarantee to success in life.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Tribunal: Kenyan ICT expert testifies, says INEC has server

An Information Communication Technology, ICT, expert from Kenya, Mr. David Njorga, on Friday, maintained before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, transmitted results of the February 23 presidential election, to a central server.

Anambra to sack unqualified teachers

The Anambra State government has said teachers without requisite qualifications will be disengaged by December 31.
L-R: A beneficiary of the Huawei ICT Training, Permanent Secretary, Civil Services, office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Olusegun Adekunle; Director General, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita; during the visit to Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited, on the closeout phase of the MoU between the federal government of Nigeria and Huawei Technologies Company to train 1000 civil servants as part of the ICT for Change programme in Abuja yesterday.

Federal government commends Huawei on ICT training for 1000 civil servants

The federal government in collaboration with leading global ICT firm, Huawei Technologies, closed out the training for 1000 civil servants under the Information Communication Technology (ICT) for change programme.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Wilifred Oyo-Ita charges MDAs to embrace entrepreneurship, ICT for revenue generation

Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, has charged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to embrace entrepreneurship and Information Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance government revenue drive for national development.
Facebook might be putting Messenger back into its main social media app.

School Proprietor: ICT essential to improve education

The Proprietor of Legacy Nursery and Primary School, Ilorin, Mr David Olusegun has suggested Information Communication Technology (ICT) as important tools to improve teaching and learning in the educational system of Nigeria.
No fewer than 32 Swiss companies have indicated interest in the nation’s oil and gas sector.

32 Swiss investors target Nigeria’s oil, ICT sectors

Amb. Baba Madugu, Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland, disclosed this on the sidelines of the African Day celebration held in Bern.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senator Lawan: I’ll be a fair servant to all

Newly elected President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan has assured that he will lead as a servant and be fair to all in the running of the affairs of the upper legislative chamber.

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30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

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Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

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Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.