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Why NCC Is Spearheading National ICT Innovation And Local Content Development

Why NCC Is Spearheading National ICT Innovation And Local Content Development

The Nigerian economy is facing several challenges, including the need to diversify and grow Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The National Development Plan (NDP) 2021-2025 recognizes this need and emphasizes the importance of investing in critical physical, financial, science ...

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FG Awards N85bn 2023 Census Contract To Indigenous Tech Giant, Zinox

FG Awards N85bn 2023 Census Contract To Indigenous Tech Giant, Zinox

The federal government through the National Population Commission (NPC) has signed a landmark N85 billion with Nigeria’s leading integrated technology brand, Zinox, for the supply of the tech components and other accessories for the 2023 national census project. A statement ...

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FG Begins Construction Of 79.5 Hectares Technology Park

FG Begins Construction Of 79.5 Hectares Technology Park

THE Federal Government has begun the construction of a 79.5 hectares of technology and innovation park. The park which would be Public Private Partnership (PPP) driven is expected to be Nigeria’s Silicon Valley for start-up and global technology companies. Minister ...

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Imo Govt Trains Youths On Digital Economy

Imo Govt Trains Youths On Digital Economy

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, has flagged-off the ‘Skill-up Imo Project’ organised by the Ministry of Digital Economy and E-Government targeted at training more than 100,000 youths of the state in digital skills on entry and advance levels. ...

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Expert Tasks Licence Operators On Rural Connectivity

Expert Tasks Licence Operators On Rural Connectivity

A mobile network infrastructure provider expert, Mr Satya Mekala, has tasked licence operators to include a rural connectivity strategy in their plan to capture over 45 million Nigerians who are without connectivity. This is even as Nigeria continue to gear ...

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Huawei Partners Foundation To Provide ICT Lab In Kaduna School

Huawei Partners Foundation To Provide ICT Lab In Kaduna School

Huawei Technologies Nigeria has partnered Sophia EssaAhmed Foundation in the provision of an ICT Laboratory at the Kaduna Capital School in Kaduna State. The ICT Laboratory was remodelled and equipped with computers and internet facilities to assist the students of ...

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BudgIT Launches Mobile App For Citizens To Track Projects, Funds

BudgIT Launches Mobile App For Citizens To Track Projects, Funds

BudgIT Foundation, a foremost civic tech organisation leading the advocacy for fiscal transparency and accountability in Nigeria, has officially launched the Tracka Mobile 2.0 Application to aid participatory governance at the subnational level. The Tracka Mobile 2.0 Application is BudgIT’s ...

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ITU Mobilises $28bn To Improve Internet Usage Among African Women, Ors

ITU Mobilises $28bn To Improve Internet Usage Among African Women, Ors

Only 34 per cent of African women on average are using the internet compared to 45 per cent of men, even as the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) disclosed that it has mobilised over $28 billion to curb the gender divide. ...

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MTN To Offer 365,000 Smartphones Through Financing Scheme

MTN To Offer 365,000 Smartphones Through Financing Scheme

MTN Nigeria Communication Plc is set to enable 365,000 Nigerians with access to smartphones by 2023. The telecommunication firm is set to achieve this through its device financing partnership with Intelligra. This partnership will afford individuals the opportunity to own ...

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FG Bows To Pressure, Suspends Proposed 5% Tax On Telecom Services

FG Bows To Pressure, Suspends Proposed 5% Tax On Telecom Services

The federal government has announced an immediate suspension of the five per cent excise duty it planned to impose on telecommunications services in 2022 even as it set up a committee chaired by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, ...

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