FG Warns against Use of Windows 7 Powered Devices

Posted by - February 11, 2020

Following the expiration date of Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System (OS), since January 14, 2020, the federal government has warned Nigerians against the use of all devices powered by Windows 7 operating system. The warning is to avoid vulnerability that could lead to loss of data and money, when using devices that are powered by

Smile Seeks FG’s Intervention to Cushion Effects of Fibre Cable Cut

Posted by - February 3, 2020

Following the recent cut on West African Cable System (WACS) and SAT3 cables that resulted in the disruption of internet services in the country, the Group CEO of Smile Communications, Mr. Ahmad Farroukh, has appealed to the federal government to create an environment where all Nigerian and non-Nigerian cable providers will have active redundancy on

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

FG directs NCC to block 9.2m sim cards

Posted by - September 13, 2019

The Federal Government has directed telecommunication operators, through the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) to block about 9.2 million sim cards without proper registration. The directive followed the submission of the short-term performance by the NCC as directed by the Minister of Communications Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami. Recall that Pantami had directed all Agencies and

Nigeria: FG urges stakeholders to support 2019-2023 national broadband plan

Posted by - February 8, 2019

In a bid to develop the Nigerian National Broadband Plan (NNBP) 2019–2023, the Federal Government has urged stakeholders in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector to support the Nigerian National Broadband Council with credible suggestions to ensure it success. Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu stated this in a statement issued by his Special Assistant