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Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Isa Pantami: No research links 5G to coronavirus

As controversy over the link between 5G and COVID-19 rages, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has again dismissed the fear of Nigerians, saying that he is not aware of any research linking the dreaded virus with 5G.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Nigeria: No licence issued for deployment of 5G technology

The Federal Government has declared that no licence has been issued for the deployment of 5G Technology in the country.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Isa Pantami: I don’t have comment on Boko Haram threat

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, says he has no comment yet to make on the threat issued against him by the Boko Haram tnsurgents at the weekend.

Federal government harp on importance of databank

Minister for Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim, represented by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Musa Istifanus, disclosed this yesterday in Owerri, the Imo State capital while declaring a two days workshop for stakeholders with the theme “Building the Digital Economy, through ICT resources”.
“The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has granted the prayers of the Minister of Communications Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, to properly position and empower the ministry to fulfil his digital economy objectives”

Minister: Nigeria must embrace open data to be globally competitive

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.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

We must match UAE in technological advancement – minister

Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami has challenged Nigerians to aspire higher to match the technological advancement of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
A survivor of the Nigerian “torture house” raided by police in Kaduna has described being there as “living in hellfire”.

Kaduna ‘torture house’ was ‘like hellfire’ – survivor

A survivor of the Nigerian “torture house” raided by police in Kaduna has described being there as “living in hellfire”.

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.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Isa Pantami: We’ll adopt Rwanda model for Abuja technology village

Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, says he would adopt Rwanda model to translate the dream of Abuja Technology Village into reality.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

NITDA targets 3,500 jobs with data protection policy implementation

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, says effective implementation of the Nigeria Data Protection regulation (NDPR) and Nigeria Cloud Computing Strategy frameworks will create about 3,500 jobs for the unemployed Nigerians.

NITDA warns on hosting official data outside Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned government agencies from hosting public data on cybers and clouds outside Nigeria.
AISHA UMMI GARBA EL-RUFA’I

Kaduna government launches multi-media campaign on child feeding

The Kaduna State Government with support from Alive and Thrive on Friday launched a multi-media campaign to improve Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices in the state.

Cryptocurrency: Federal government raises concern over terrorist financing, money laundering

The Federal Government has raised serious concern over the gradual penetration of the country’s currency market by cryptocurrency, saying the development could facilitate possible terrorist financing and money laundering.
Lekan Akinjide, AfriOne’s director of strategy and government relations and Director-General, National Information Technology Developmental Agency (NITDA), Isa Ibrahim Pantami

NITDA boss commends AfriOne, promises federal government support

The Director-General, National Information Technology Developmental Agency (NITDA), Isa Ibrahim Pantami has commended AfriOne for its innovation and contribution to technology development in Nigeria.

Police parades 13 suspected oil thieves

The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 13 suspects arrested for criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft of product of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.

Save the Children: 3 out of 10 children suffer malnutrition in Kaduna

The Save the Children International (SCI) has said three out of ten children under the age of five are malnourished in Kaduna state.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

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Twitter issues fact check of Donald Trump tweets for first time

Twitter issued a fact check of some of Donald Trump’s tweets on Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. president’s favoured social media platform has pushed back against him spreading falsehoods.

Kogi: We see suspected coronavirus cases, but we cannot test – NMA

Controversy continues over the Covid-19 status of Kogi State. Whereas the State Government affirms it’s position that the State has not recorded any case yet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, opines it is probably because enough tests are not being carried out in the State or they are not coming with all the facts.
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Oyo confirms six new coronavirus cases, two deaths

Oyo State has recorded six new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the latest figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have revealed.

Five passengers die in ghastly accident in Kano

An early Wednesday morning ghastly motor accident has claimed lives of not fewer than five passengers in Rimin Gata in Ungoggo Local Government area of Kano State.
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YouTube fixes error that deleted comments critical of the Chinese Communist Party

YouTube says it’s begun fixing an error in its moderation system that caused comments containing certain Chinese-language phrases critical of China’s Communist Party (CCP) to be automatically deleted.