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Pantami Lists Benefits Of Digital Economy’s Agenda To Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami,  has pointed out that through diligent implementation of the digital economy agenda, Nigeria has the potential of critical mass of ‘digital natives’ that can transform the country into a regional and global digital powerhouse Pantami, who spoke as the special guest at the commissioning of […]

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Nigeria’s Connected Mobile Lines Hit 301.5Mn In May

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the nation’s telecoms industry regulator, has reported that a total of 301.5 million lines were connected to mobile network operators’ (MNOs’) networks nationwide as of May 2022. However, the just published report by the commission indicated that only 204.2 million of the numbers were in active use, thereby implying that […]

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FG To Train 1Mn Software Developers To Boost Digital Economy

The Federal Government at the weekend said that it was making arrangements to train one million software developers in the country over the next 18 months as a strategic step towards enhancing the nation’s digital economy’s drive. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, made this disclosure in his keynote address […]

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Stakeholders’ Collaboration Key To Successful 5G Deployment In Nigeria – Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, on Thursday said collaboration among telecommunications sector’s stakeholders was essential to successful deployment of 5G services in Nigeria. The industry regulator, who made this remark at the 90th Edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) hosted by the Consumer Affairs Bureau of […]

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Nigeria’s ICT Industry Recording Impressive Growth – Pantami

…as broadband penetration hits 42.79% The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has told the global digital community that Nigeria is recording phenomenal growth in its Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry, thus enabling socio-economic development in Nigeria and across the African continent. The minister gave this hint during the tea break […]

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9Mobile Launches App For Smartphone Users’ Security

9mobile, one of Nigeria’s leading Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), has launched a fully embedded safety application ‘9mobile Safety App’ for smartphone users to improve security. The telecommunication company’s Head of Products and Digital Services, Mr. Aminu Sani, in a statement issued on Tuesday, confirmed that the 9mobile Safety App was launched due to the company’s […]

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NDIC Restates Commitment To Nigeria’s Financial System Stability

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has restated its commitment to its mandate by ensuring that depositors’ funds are secured and by so doing, support the monetary authorities’ efforts to ensure the nation’s financial system stability. The NDIC’s Managing Director, Mr Bello Hassan, made this promise at a retreat with the theme ‘Deposit Insurance In […]

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NCC Seeks Consumers’ Support To Improve Telecom Services

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on local communities to provide adequate security for telecommunications infrastructures to promote and enhance efficient service delivery in the industry. The Commission indicated that by doing so communities would be complementing its efforts aimed at ensuring improved telecoms service delivery in their communities. The commission’s Executive Vice Chairman […]

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Capital Market Participants To Get Unique Identifiers – SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nigeria has unveiled plans to give capital market participants unique identifiers in its bid to frontally address fraudulent acts in the capital market as well as reduce to the barest minimum the quantum of unclaimed dividends, The Director General of the commission, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, who gave this hint […]

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AfreximBank Disburses $300Mn Facility To Titan Trust Bank

Afreximbank, one of Pan-African multilateral financial institutions statutorily mandated to finance and promote intra-and extra-African trade, has disbursed $300 million Intra-African Investment Financing Facility to Titan Trust Bank (TTB) to support its acquisition of a majority stake in Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) plc. A statement issued by the Afreximbank’s Media Contact, Amadou Sall, on […]