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National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy
The Council for the Regulation of Engineering Nigeria (COREN) has pleaded that the Engineering Regulations Monitoring (ERM) teams nationwide be given maximum cooperation and unrestricted access to engineering facilities and project sites while conducting their official assignments.
The Federal Government has launched a Digital Nigeria Portal and Mobile Application in furtherance of the Digital Nigeria Programme, which was kick started by President Muhammadu Buhari on March 19, 2020.
As part of efforts to fast-track enrolment of all Nigerians, the Federal government is to commence the capturing of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of the National Identity Management Commission to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Director-General, National Information Technology Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has described the African Continent as a centre with great potentials especially in the development and domestication of digital innovation.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Monday released Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), report for in the second quarter of 2020 (Q2 2020), showing 17.83 per cent contribution by the Information, Communication and Technology sector.
Nigeria’s Minister for Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, has declared that Nigeria needs to reboot the entire ecosystem with digital technology in order to survive the present regressive economic outlook as a result of Covid-19 disruption.
Three other projects by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), IT Community Centre in Katsina and IT Hub each in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria Main Campus, Kaduna and University of Lagos, were also commissioned.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been saddled with the responsibility of leading the team that will ensure effective monitoring and steering of the overall implementation of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020-2025.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed delight over the growth of ICT’s contribution to Nigeria’s GDP in the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 2020).
As part of efforts to mitigate the impacts of the deadly Coronavirus, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), on Commissioned NITDA Academy Virtual Learning Centre in Abuja.
The Federal Government has frowned over the disregard of agreed Right of Way charges by some states and increased their own charges by over 1000 per cent.
Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Mallam Ali Pantami, yesterday, insisted that it is the duty of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) to collect Stamp Duty for the Federal government instead of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), saying it is selfish and an injustice trying to deny NIPOST of collecting the duty
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has lifted the curfew he imposed on the state after the #endsars protest was hijacked by looters and hoodlums.
Two top Turkish officials who work closely with Turkey’s president have said they tested positive for COVID-19.
Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Senator George Akume, said the Buhari-led Federal Government plans to spend N75 billion on youth development in form of support for communities, skill acquisition and realisation of their potentials within the next three years.
The Minister of Imformation and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the clarification on Saturday in Lagos when he inspected the headquarters of The Nation newspaper and TV Continental (TVC) that were attacked during the #EndSARS protest.
The Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, has called on Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to step aside to enable an interim administration teach him how to handle administration and governance.
Nigeria's police chief ordered the immediate mobilisation of all force resources on Saturday to try to control the worst street violence in Africa's most populous country in two decades stemming from protests against police brutality.
South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.
A yet-to-be-identified driver lost his life on Thursday during an accident in the Owode-Elede area, along Ikorodu Road, Lagos State.
Voting in Tanzania’s presidential election began on Wednesday, with an opposition leader who survived being shot 16 times facing off against an incumbent who claims prayer can prevent COVID-19.
Following the violent attacks that have trailed the peaceful EndSARS hash tag protests in Ekiti State, as in other parts of the country, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have been engaged in a bout of accusations.