Nigeria: Gombe Keys into ICT For Development

Posted by - January 24, 2020

Gombe State government has restated its commitment towards embracing Information Communication Technology (ICT) as panacea to 21st century challenges and socio-economic development. Deputy governor, Dr Manassah Daniel Jatau stated this when the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) rose from its meeting recently at NGF’s Secretariat in Abuja. The deputy governor, who represented Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya,

NCC Lauds Sweden’s ICT Capacity Development Initiatives

Posted by - January 16, 2020

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently hosted the Swedish Ambassador to ECOWAS, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria, Carl Michael Grans, in Abuja. Discussions at the meeting focused on enhancing ICT capacity development and broadband penetration in Nigeria. The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, while receiving the ambassador, noted that the meeting was

FG to integrate ICT into socio-economic development

Posted by - December 6, 2019

The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to integrate Information and Communications Technology (ICT) into the socio-economic development of the country, to transform the economy to knowledge-based. According to the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Musa Istifanus, Nigeria must work to harness all efforts towards this end. Istifanus, at the 7th

MTN Transforms 510 Communities, Harps on Increased Development

Posted by - October 22, 2019

Telecommunications giant, Mobile Telephone Network (MTN), has said it has impacted development in 510 communities across 454 Local Government Areas of Nigeria. The company revealed this recently in Port Harcourt, during the presentation of awards and appreciation dinner to nominators for communities’ development in Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Imo