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Zinox boss hails Imo governor for crashing right of way charges

Serial digital entrepreneur and Chairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh, has hailed Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, for crashing the Right of Way (RoW) charges in the state by
“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 lauds Kaduna, Imo, Katsina, Plateau governors for complying with right of way resolution

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), has commended Governors El-Rufai, Uzodimma, Masari and Lalong for implementing Right of Way Resolution.

TELCOs hails Ekiti, Imo for implementing ROW price

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), on Thursday commended Governors and Houses of Assemby of Imo and Ekiti states for the implementation of the approved Right-of-Way (ROW) price.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor crashes right-of-way fee to N145

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Thursday signed an Executive Order reducing the Right of Way (RoW) charges relating to laying of broadband cable or any other telecoms infrastructure in the state from N4, 500 per linear metre to N145.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Lagos explosion: Labour commiserates with government, victims

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday commiserated with the families of the victims of the fatal explosion at the Abule Ado area of Lagos.
Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Monday morning visited the scene of the explosion at Abule Ado area of the state, saying that his government will set up a N2 billion emergency relief fund to assist people affected by the tragic explosion.

Lagos sets up N2 billion relief fund for victims of Abule Ado explosion

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday morning visited the scene of the explosion at Abule Ado area of the state, saying that his government will set up a N2 billion emergency relief fund to assist people affected by the tragic explosion, which occurred Sunday morning.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned a multibillion dollars investment project in Alaro City, Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Lagos to start construction of regional road in Lekki-Epe axis

The Lagos State Government will commence the construction of regional road in Lekki-Epe axis before May to ease traffic on the expressway.
The Senate Committee on Communications has said that it was impressed by the various regulatory interventions which the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken to ensure improved service delivery and bridging access gaps in the country.

Senate hails NCC’s achievements in service delivery, bridging access gaps

The Senate Committee on Communications has said that it was impressed by the various regulatory interventions which the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken to ensure improved service delivery and bridging access gaps in the country.

MTN budgets $1.6 billion to invest in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed delight as the Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) budgeted 1.6 billion dollars to invest in the Nigerian market within the next three years.

TCN: Why we will not wait for DisCos’ recap

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday said its network development will not wait for the recapitalisation of the Distribution Companies of Nigeria (DisCos), because it takes a shorter time to fix distribution infrastructure.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Federal government tackles states over outrageous telecoms right of way charges

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 Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister explains reasons for digital economy drive in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy policy for national development.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Federal government inaugurates committee on new broadband penetration target

To achieve increased broadband penetration after the just ended 2013-2018 target, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on Monday, inaugurated the Nigerian National Broadband Plan Committee for the development of the 2020-2025 target for Nigeria.

Official: TCN collaborating with Lagos, Edo, eight others on networks expansion

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said on Friday it is collaborating with state governments on the Right of Way (RoW) to expand transmission networks.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Lagos government to demolish buildings on right of way in Lekki

The Lagos State Government says it will demolish buildings obstructing government’s Right of Way (RoW) at Lekki in Eti-Osa Local Government Area.

Telecom operators kick as federal government orders NCC to reduce data cost

Telecom operators in Nigeria said yesterday that the directive by the Federal Government that cost of data should be reviewed downward in five days is “unrealistic and insensitive” considering the high operating cost in the country.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

TCN: $1.66 billion from international donors increases power generation

The Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Alhaji Usman Mohammed, said that the 1.66 billion dollars received from international donors increased generation capacity in the country.

TCN board stalls $258 million power projects

The absence of board for Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stalled the approval of $258million JICA loan for the implementation of the payment for material and equipment for the Apapa and Akamgba substation in Lagos.

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