The Federal Government on Tuesday 20th August, 2019 appointed Mr Kashifu Abdullahi as the new Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). Mrs Hadiza Umar, Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations of NITDA confirmed the appointment to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Umar quoted a statementRead More
By Gom Mirian, Abuja The Nigerian Government has challenged the telecommunications sectors in the country to play bigger role in economic growth and development in Africa saying the sector contributed 10 per cent to Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2019. This was disclosed yesterday Tuesday 20th August,Read More
9mobile, a telecommunications company on Sunday says it has partnered with Gravitas, a property and infrastructure development company, to provide exclusive telecommunications services on Gracefield Island. Acting Managing Director of 9mobile, Stephane Beuvelet, made this known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. “9mobile willRead More
National security : President Buhari Issues Six – Months Ultimatum For Irregular Migrants To Register In Nigeria.
By Gom Mirian, Abuja In a bid to strengthen the country's internal security President Mohammed Buhari has issued out a six-months non-penalty ultimatum to all irregular migrants living in the country to make themselves available for registeration at the Nigerian immigration service. The president said this yesterday while commissioning the migrant eRead More
By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a stop to printing of Nigerian international passports outside the country and directed that the production and personalisation of all Nigerian e-passports and related documentation shall be the sole responsibility of the Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Company (NSPMC). Popularly known as TheRead More
NCC Boss Calls on Critical Stakeholders in the Telecommunications Sectors to Imbibe the Culture of Research.
By Gom Mirian Abuja The executive vice chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) , Professor Umar Garba Danbatta has on 7th July, 2019 charged all critical stakeholders in the manufacturing and telecommunications industry to prioritize research as a panacea to challenges facing the industry. The executive vice chairman said thisRead More
By John Onah, Abuja The Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) is set to educate children and youths on the tenets of copyrights, using illustrations and books. Director-General of the commission, Mr John Asein, said that as part of the mandate to push a positive narrative for copyrights in the country, the commission wasRead More
From Mohammed Muktar Umar, Bauchi A Peasant Farmer in Tafawa Balewa local government area of Bauchi state, Pastor Paul Daniel has developed a solar-powered tricycle (Keke-NAPEP) to enable him help farmers evacuate their harvest from their farm and to help in improving inter and intra city transportation at less cost . Speaking with reporters inRead More
By Funmilola Gboteku and Florence Onuegbu The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector in Nigeria has witnessed tremendous growth during the first four years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Information Technology (IT) experts attribute the growth to the various friendly ICT policies put in place by the Federal Government. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman, AssociationRead More