Category: Technology

NITDA to Suppport NNPC’s Innovation in Petroleum Sector

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2020

(NAN) The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has reiterated its resolve to support the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to drive innovation in the ... Read More

Sanwo-Olu unveils Nigeria´s first electric car

Abdul Jimoh- November 13, 2020

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday unveiled Nigeria’s first locally-assembled full electric car, aimed at reducing pressure on use of petroleum. The Hyundai ... Read More

COVID 19: NDA donates automatic temperature, hand sanitising equipment to NITDA

Abdul Jimoh- November 13, 2020

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has donated some locally manufactured temperature checker and hand sanitising machines to the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). The ... Read More

EU Delegation Visits Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Pantami, Share Insight on 5G

Henry Solomon- November 5, 2020

As part of strategic dialogue with close partners, a delegation from the European Union to Nigeria and Ecowas, led by the Ambassador, Mr Ketil Karlsen ... Read More

Nigeria must prepare its citizens for 4IR -NITDA

Abdul Jimoh- September 3, 2020

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), says Nigeria must begin to prepare its citizens towards embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), driven by emerging ... Read More

Buhari Approves the Transfer of NIMC to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy

Suleiman Idris- August 31, 2020

President Buhari Approves the Transfer of NIMC to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy In an effort to ensure that synergy and effective ... Read More

Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman’s Achievements after One Year in Office

Tanimu- August 25, 2020

When the minister came into office a year ago with an Agenda to succeed and improve on the work done in the Power sector, his ... Read More

Russia Plans to Set Up Base on Moon With China

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2020

Russia is planning to set up a research base on the moon, most likely in collaboration with China, the head of the Russian space agency ... Read More

Digital Economy: FG Inaugurates 6 Projects Across Nation

Henry Solomon- July 23, 2020

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has inaugurated six completed projects across the country under the digital economy sector. The inauguration, ... Read More

Engr. Mamman, Minister of Power Directs Power Contractors to Resume Work, Visits New Gagarawa Substation

Tanimu- July 11, 2020

The Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman has directed all contractors handling power projects across the country to return to their various sites as the ... Read More

Facial recognition Firm Clearview AI probed by UK, Australia for Privacy Issues

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2020

Britain’s data watchdog and its Australian counterpart on Thursday said they launched a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of facial recognition technology ... Read More

AKK Gas Pipeline Project will facilitate establishment of 2 new power plants – Minister

Suleiman Idris- June 30, 2020

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufia (middle) flagging off the construction of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline Project at Ragachikun in Kaduna on Tuesday.(NAN)   AKK Gas Pipeline Project ... Read More

NMBA Stresses Need for Bio-safety Measures on Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), says biosafety measures should be applied in ensuring that genetically modified mosquitoes, aimed at reducing the spread of malaria, ... Read More

COVID-19: NITDA Cautious Against Fake Websites Pledging FG’s Lockdown Funds

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2020

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned Nigerians using the cyber space to beware of fake websites leveraging COVID-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting ... Read More

Customers Complain of Electricity Tariff Increase

Tanimu- May 21, 2020

Some consumers decried the hike in electricity billings which had been proposed to take-off on June 1. They described the move as insensitive to the ... Read More

Reorganization/New Appointments at the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN

Tanimu- May 19, 2020

As part of continuing measures to reposition and improve the performance of the power Sector in the country, the Honorable Minister of Power Engr. Sale ... Read More

Minister Commends Ekiti State Governor for Implementing Right of Way

Tanimu- May 18, 2020

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, is delighted to hear about the Executive Order No. ... Read More

Body Decry Propose Merger of PTDF, PPPRA and PEF

Tanimu- May 9, 2020

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), on Saturday decried the proposed merger of three agencies in the petroleum industry. The agencies are: Petroleum ... Read More

Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman Intervention Leads to Power Improvement Generation in Nigeria

Tanimu- April 16, 2020

A crucial meeting initiated by the Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman with some major Stakeholders in the Power sector has yielded a highly positive ... Read More

Power Ministry Installs 24 hrs Solar Powered Mini-Grids in 4 COVID-19 Isolation Centers

Tanimu- April 16, 2020

Pursuant to the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to some critical sectors of the Government to provide maximum support for the fight against the Covid-19 ... Read More