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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 Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to engage in responsible political debates devoid of hate speech in the interest of peace and development.
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.
A former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, said he was told by the military that the 1993 presidential out of fears that the winner, late MKO Abiola will pay himself the sum N45 billion he is being owed by the Federal Government and thereby bankrupt the country if he was allowed to assume office.
Mr Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications, has advocated more capital allocation to the communications ministry and its agencies for greater contribution to nation’s economic growth.
Minister of Communication, Dr. Adebayo Shittu, has said the Ministry remained committed to increasing broad band penetration to 30 per cent to accelerate telephone penetration in rural areas and connect rural communities to economic opportunities through improved infrastructure including ICT.
Association of Telecommunications Professionals of Nigeria (ATPN) has called on the Federal Government to ensure speedy implementation of local content order on ICT equipment by Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) to boost the industry.
The federal government says it is developing an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) to automate the entire government processes.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of former governor of old Kaduna State, Lawal Kaita, as big loss to Katsina State and the nation.
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has stated that Nigeria must participate in the deployment of Information and Communication Technology to tackle contemporary economic challenges and other problems of life.
The Minister of Communications, Barr Adebayo Shittu, has said the Federal Government through the Ministry of Communications was poised to support and create enabling environment for telecommunications industry to thrive.
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President, said on Tuesday that smart cities initiative was key to building smart connections, inspire, empower people and deliver innovative in public services.
A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead as he drove home, after a politician called for retribution against him.
As the casualty in the Kenya’s terror attack hits 21, President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Kenya on the attack on a hotel and office complex in Nairobi.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that he was personally involved and participated in crafting the ideas in the working document he released tagged “The Atiku Plan”, which contains his ideas on how to get Nigeria working again.
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, shocked his colleagues when he revealed how some thieves broke into the luxury car of a senator and stole huge sums of money.
As the University of Lagos (UNILAG) prepares to host the 26th Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) Games, its Sports Management Board says the institution will soon be the country’s sports hub.
Fifteen new Special Advisers were on Monday in Port Harcourt sworn into the Rivers Executive Council by Gov. Nyesom Wike.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Aliyu Balarabe as the Medical Director (MD), Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.
Legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has described the proposed trial on Monday of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged failure to fully declare his assets as “denigration of the country’s Judiciary and Constitution.”
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.
The Commander, 23 Brigade, Yola, Brigadier General Bello Muhammad, said his command had succeeded in curtailing clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Adamawa and Taraba States.