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Abuja ICT park will create investment opportunities – minister

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.

Hate speech: Adebayo Shittu urges responsible political debate on social media

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.

Electoral fraud: Communications ministry to partner INEC on ICT

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.
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Health ministry gets new permanent secretary

The new Permanent Secretary of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health, Abdullahi Mashi, has assumed office, a press statement from the ministry has stated.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido: Military annulled June 12 election because of N45 billion debt to MKO...

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.

Minister Shittu advocates more capital allocation to communications ministry, agencies

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.

Federal government to increase broad band penetration in rural areas

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.

Telecom operators calls for speedy implementation local content order by MDAs

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.

Federal government commences automation of governance process

The federal government says it is developing an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) to automate the entire government processes.

Minister Adebayo Shittu sacks two aides

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Thursday relieved two of his aides of their appointments.

Ex-Governor Lawal Kaita’s demise, big loss to Katsina, Nigeria – President Buhari

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.

Nigeria must solve economic problems with ICT – Shittu

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.

Fed govt to address challenges facing tier two telecom providers

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.

Osinbajo inaugurates 15 new permanent secretaries

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, inaugurated the 15 new permanent secretaries who were appointed recently.

Smart cities key to building smart connections – Osinbajo

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.

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