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Lagos Govt Insists On Relocation Of Computer Village

Lagos State government has said it is committed to the relocation of Computer Village from Ikeja and denied approving the construction of an ICT mall in its place. In a statement on Tuesday, the Commissioner For Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr Wasiu Anifowose, said the government was not involved with Master Plan Reality International Concept Ltd, an infrastructure firm, ...

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NITDA DG, Pantami Urges Nigeria Internet Service Point Utilization

*Non utilization and regulation led to illegal online news, radio and television stations *Galaxy Backbone should prevail on service providers to adopt NITDA policies *Local data hosting important. Microsoft establishing data centre in South Africa regrettable IT NEWS NIGERIA: Director General, the National Information Technology Development Agency,(NITDA) Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has called for the utilization of the Nigerian ...

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NCC, SERVICOM Build Capacity For Improved Service Delivery

IT NEWS NIGERIA Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and the National Office of SERVICE COMPACT (SERVICOM), recently met in Mararaba, Nasarawa State at a capacity building workshop organised by SERVICOM National Office in partnership with Royal Field Consult, for NCC SERVICOM Unit & SERVICOM Networking Committee. Picture above (Form Left to Right) shows Mr. Akintola of Royal Field Consult; Mrs. Akajemeli, ...

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Nigeria: Govt Sets To Declare Telecoms Facilities ‘National Critical infrastructure’

*Telecoms facilities to be listed critical infrastructure soon *Sector’s FDI hits $60bn in 17 years Isaiah Onwuanumba: Minister of Communications has revealed that Federal Government is set to declare telecoms facilities across the country as critical national infrastructure to protect the $60 billion investment . Barr Adebayo Shittu said this at the presentation of the Board of Commissioners of the ...

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Innovation, Technology, Youth To Drive Economic Recovery Plan – Nigeria Govt IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Nigerian Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) will be driven by Science, Technology and Innovation, with the youths being targeted to deliver the Plan success, the Minister of Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has disclosed. Senator Udoma, while receiving the Country ...

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NIMC Deploys NIN Enrolment Centre at Technology Times Outlook 2017 Summit

Contributed: The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has concluded plans to deploy a special National Identification Number (NIN) Enrolment Centre at the Technology Times Outlook 2017 Business Summit. The summit with the theme ‘National Identity-Unlocking Possibilities for Knowledge-Driven Nigeria’, is scheduled to hold in Lagos on the 23rd and 24th of February, at the Muson Centre, Onikan. Deployment of the ...

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Nigeria: Vodacom, Kaduna State Partner To Tackle Health, Agric With ICT

* The project to support mass service delivery in healthcare, education and agriculture Staff Writer: Vodacom has partnered with Kaduna State in Nigeria to launch an ICT for development initiative, according to a statement from the company. The company said the project will support mass service delivery in healthcare, education and agriculture through the deployment of tailored ICT solutions to ...

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NITDA Gets New DG IBRAHIM Pantami

President Muhammedu Buhari has on Monday appointed Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami as Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), according to a release from the agency. Pantami before his appointment is a Professor of Computer Information System at the Islamic University of Madinah and he replaces Dr. Vincent Olatunji who was in acting capacity. Pantami and 12 ...

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NCC, NIMC Agree To Harmonize Data

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have on Wednesday agreed to harmonize data for a unified national data base access. Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta announced this when Director General of NIMC, Engr. Aliyu A Aziz visited the commission. ITeddge reports that the NCC would connect its data ...

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FG Says Ready For June 2017 Digital TV Migration

…But Facts Prove otherwise       Federal Government has said Nigeria is irrevocably committed to meeting the June 2017 Digital Switch Over deadline in order to protect broadcast signals from interference and also to unlock the creative potentials of Nigerians in technology and content development. In may, Government approved high subsidy for set-top boxes needed for effective migration from ...

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