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President Buhari Directs Govt Agencies To Protect Critical National Infrastructure

IT News Nigeria:  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja directed the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy to work with all relevant government agencies to ensure full protection of critical national infrastructure. According to a statehouse release signed Thursday by Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President, on Media & Publicity, the President issued the directive at the unveiling ...

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Unruly and disrespectful: Video showing Minister Pantami Twice Interrupting NCC’s Danbatta before Mr President emerges

IT News Nigeria:  A VIDEO  has emerged across the social media showing how, in crass disrespect to the office and the laws establishing the nation’s telecoms watchdog, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami twice interrupted the speech of Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission; Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta while pointing fingers ...

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No more manipulations: Public Servants to Declare Assets Digitally- Code of Conduct Bureau

IT News Nigeria: *The Bureau introduces its Online Assets Declaration System to public servants The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), at a forum with stakeholders, Wednesday, introduces its Online Assets Declaration System (OADS) to public servants. This initiative was created to ease the rigors involved in assets declaration by public workers, and to avert corrupt practices in the public sectors. ...

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Deepening Nigeria’s Digital Economy: Our Doors Are Always Open For Collaborations – DG NITDA

IT News Nigeria: The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE has described the partnership  with Abuja Enterprise Agency, (AEA) as imperative to President Muhammadu Buhari’s resolve to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years.   Abdullahi expressed this view on Monday while playing host to the Management of AEA at ...

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Nationwide broadband access: Minister Pantami urges Swedish Govt support for Infrastructure

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has urged the Swedish Government to support Nigeria’s quest to deploy more robust broadband infrastructure in the country, for economic growth and prosperity.  Speaking at a dinner hosted by the Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria in Abuja, Carl-Michael Grans, Dr. Pantami, who was represented by the Executive Vice Chairman ...

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10 years jail awaits importers, sellers, users: Nigeria Senate goes after the masses, to ban generator use

IT News Nigeria: If passed into law,  importers, distributors and users of generating sets are liable on conviction to imprisonment, not less than ten years Nigerians were dismay as Senate today embarked of first reading of a bill criminalising importation, sale and use of generating sets in the near absence of reliable electricity across  the country The Bill tagged, “Generating ...

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Thorough and comprehensive: FG’s Digital Economy Policy Well-conceived, on Track – Minister Pantami

IT News Nigeria: The National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) unveiled by President Muhammadu Buhari on November 28, 2019, is well-conceived, on track and built on objectives that will boost development of digital skills in both private and public sectors in Nigeria. Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, stated on Monday at the ...

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Nigeria’s technology regulator says time is now manufacturers Adopt IT

IT News Nigeria: The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, (MAN) has been advised to leverage on Smart technology in order for the country to be a player in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE gave this advice yesterday while delivering his address as the Special Guest at a Conference organised by ...

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Timely Delivery: Minister Pantami Receives Nigeria 5year Broadband Plan Draft Report

IT News Nigeria: Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, today received the draft report of the National Broadband Plan Committee 2020-2025. The report was presented to him in his office by the Chairman of the Committee, Ms Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), MainOne Cable.  The Committee is co-chaired by Dr. Bashir Gwandu, former Executive  ...

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Why Govt must Reinforce Cybersecurity – Pantami

IT News Nigeria:  The volume of money being lost to cyber criminals globally explained the  government’s commitment to securing the country’s national telecommunications infrastructure through necessary technical, legal and policy initiatives  The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has re-stated that the Federal Government is irrevocably committed to strengthening cybersecurity in the country. Pantami gave ...

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