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A Federal High Court Lagos on Monday, adjourned until Feb.22, a suit challenging the linkage of the National Identification Number (NIN) with Mobile lines amid COVID-19.
The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Kashifu Abdullahi, has said that proper regulation of indigenous content development and adoption is one of the strategic pillars transforming Nigeria’s economy, as well as putting the country on the right tract to achieving Digital Economy.
The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdulahhi, says the agency is engaging in the economic diversification plan of federal government basically to create prosperity by designing a high value market chain for our local production.
The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) Mallam Kasifu Inuwa Abdullahi, says with the introduction of electric vehicles in the country, the nation is definitely advancing towards a vibrant economy.
The federal government had at the expiration of the initial January 16 deadline for the submission of NIN, decided to extend it to February 9 for all telecoms subscribers that have registered for NIN including those that were yet to register for NIN to submit their NIN for linkage with their SIM card.
Badaru, who gave the challenge on Monday in Dutse, said that there was the need for youths to be digitally innovative in order to solve the nation’s challenges.
An Advisory Workgroup made up of representatives of the communication team of the presidency, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON), among other technology experts, has come up with a report, canvassing for policy roadmap for effective social media management in Nigeria.
The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi CCIE, said that Technology is the backbone for growth and development in any country, especially now that the world is eyeing Fourth Industrial Revolution, making government processes and procedures transparent, accountable, easier and faster.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given telecommunications operators in the country two weeks within which they should block SIM cards that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN).
The Federal Government on Wednesday postponed the negotiation meeting earlier scheduled today with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.
The Federal Government yesterday faulted claims by the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi that the government had failed to deliver on the timelines on offers made to the union.
The Federal Government on Sunday says about 50 million dollars foreign investments already attracted into the economy for the support of various start ups in the country through its digital economy and innovations policy.
Ten startups innovations in information technology selected by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will represent Nigeria at this year’s Feature Stars competition as part of the annual Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX).
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says digitization of government process and operations remain key winning to the anti-corruption war of government.
The Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Mohammed Isah, has called for strict compliance with extant laws establishing the bureau, in other to fulfill its mandate.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has commenced the third phase of virtual strategic capacity building training for Federal Public Institutions (FPI) in Abuja.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Wednesday began a two-day virtual strategic capacity building workshop for federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).
The National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) says it is working through Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Stakeholders in the Start-Up ecosystem to create a policy document for Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Abdullahi, has advocated for integration of digital technology to boost Nigeria’s agricultural sector.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has reiterated its resolve to support the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to drive innovation in the petroleum sector.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Pantami, stated this in Abuja, Thursday at a one-day stakeholders workshop on the review of the draft national digital innovation and entrepreneurship policy.
Super Eagles player Wilfred Ndidi has celebrated his FA Cup title win by dedicating the victory to his daughter, Jaina.
The federal government has disclosed that it has concluded a plan to restore mangrove ecosystems in Ogoniland and the rest of the Niger Delta region.
Israeli air strikes killed 26 Palestinians, including eight children, in Gaza early on Sunday, Gaza health officials said, and rockets were fired into Israel as hostilities stretched into a seventh day
Brazil’s Charles Oliveira rallied with brutal efficiency to knock out American Michael Chandler early in the second round at UFC 262 in Houston, Texas, on Saturday and be crowned new lightweight champion.
Most poor households in Nigeria are not connected to the country’s electricity supply network as only 22 per cent of the poorest of them have access to grid power, the World Bank has said.
Palestinian militants fired rocket barrages into Israel from Gaza for a second day on Tuesday and Israeli warplanes struck the enclave in a deepening conflict in which at least 26 people in Gaza and two in Israel have been killed.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the Federal Government to recruit more policemen, soldiers and other security agents as a means of bringing the spate of insecurity to a halt.
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, on Thursday said three persons were killed when the unit repelled an attempt to abduct its officer on duty.
A Minnesota judge has ruled that aggravating factors were involved in the death of George Floyd, opening the possibility of a longer sentence for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the attack on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia Local Government Area (LGA) of Abia.