Nat’l social register: Humanitarian affairs partners CBN, communications ministry

December 2, 2020 Editor 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development is to collaborate with the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy to expand the National Social Register for targeting the urban poor. The Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq, made this known in Abuja on Monday at a ministerial press briefing to acquaint Nigerians with the Read More

Indigenous innovations key to unlock Nigeria’s position in global digital stage—Minister

November 20, 2020 Ayhoni M. Agbabiaka 0

he Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has stated that digital innovation and digital entrepreneurship in Nigeria will help position the country in its rightful place in global digital space. The minister who was speaking at the stakeholders review and validation workshop of the National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy (NDIEP) organised by the National Read More

Nigeria ready for 4th industrial revolution— NITDA DG

November 5, 2020 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Director-general National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi has stated that Nigeria is prepared for the 4th Industrial Revolution. He said NITDA implementation of the IT roadmap has created ways for the adoption of the 4th industrial revolution which will serve as yard stick for digitalisation of the country’s mode of operation and the economy at large. The Read More

NIPOST joins UPU to celebrate World Post Day

October 7, 2020 David Agba 0

Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) will join other 192 countries under the umbrella of the United Nations Postal body, Universal Postal Union (UPU) to celebrate the World Post Day on October 9, 2020. In this year’s World Post Day celebration, NIPOST is organising a virtual lecture titled ‘The Role of the Post in Digital Economy’ slated for today, 8th October 2020 to be delivered Read More

Cyber security: Embrace healthy practices on cyberspace, Pantami tells Nigerians

October 6, 2020 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

As the world marks the Cyber security Awareness Month in October, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami has directed NCC, NITDA, NIMC, Galaxy Backbone and NigComSat to embark on nationwide cyber security awareness programme.  This 31-day awareness drive according to the minister will enable Nigerians obtain the knowledge required to embrace the digital economy and Read More

FG partner’s AfDB, Microsoft on digital skills for Nigerians

September 29, 2020 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has said the country was committed to developing capacity of Nigerians to use technology to solve problems. The minister stated this at the official launch of the digital Nigeria portal and mobile App in Abuja. The digital Nigeria programme will provide a platform to empower Nigerians to develop Read More

NigComSat-1R powers first African, Indian Ocean strategic satellite navigation service

September 22, 2020 John Oba 0

NigComSat-1R, the Nigerian Communication Satellite is successfully utilising its L-band/ SBAS payload as the backbone in a partnership between NIGCOMSAT Ltd, Thales Alenia Space and the Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa, and Madagascar, ASCENA to provide a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) that broadcasts signals over the Africa and the Indian Ocean (AFI) region. A statement by the General Read More