Category: Technology

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) warns against new SMS-based Android Malware, TangleBot

Olisa- January 29, 2022

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again been informed of a new high-risk, critical and Short Messaging Service-based malware, TangleBot, which infects Android mobile devices. ... Read More

A Look at The Impact of GSM on Digital Transformation in Nigeria 20 Years After Its Roll Out

Henry Solomon- November 15, 2021

Making a call using a mobile phone has over the years become some sort of a norm but it wasn't always the practice; at least ... Read More

APC Lists Dangers of VPN

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2021

The All Progressives Congress has alerted Nigerians of the risks involved in accessing contents, especially social media using the Virtual Private Network VPN, which is ... Read More

Nigeria Emerges Chairman of WATRA

Henry Solomon- March 11, 2021

Nigeria has, by consensus, emerged as Chairman of the West Africa Telecommunications Assembly (WATRA) for 2021. The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. ... Read More

SON Commits To Utilize ICT For High Performance

Suleiman Idris- February 21, 2021

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed its commitment to the effective deployment of information and communication technology towards becoming a high performing agency. ... Read More

Federal Government Lauds Citizens, Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Deadline by 8 Weeks

Suleiman Idris- February 5, 2021

The ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise has been extended by 8 weeks, with a new deadline of April ... Read More

Food Security: Buhari orders NASENI to deploy refurbished tractors to farmers

Abdul Jimoh- December 30, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to deploy all refurbished tractors to farmers to boost agricultural activities ... Read More

NCC implements new SIM registration rules

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2020

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has implemented the new Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) Cards rules in the country. NCC Director of Public Affairs, Dr Ikechukwu ... Read More

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

AMT 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

AMT 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