President Muhammadu Buhari has named Engineer Tukur Funtua, as the new Managing Director of Nigeria Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT). According to a statement on Friday by the Senior Special Assisitant on Media, to the minister of communications and digital economy, Mrs Uwa Suleiman. TheFact Daily reports that Funtua’s appointment which is with immediate...
The Nigerian Communications Commission's Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has identified a malware, “Schoolyard Bully” that steal Facebook account credentials, advising users of the app from Android devices to download applications from official sites and stores only. The commission in an advisory made available on Wednesday by the Director...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami has signed the Artemis Accords to signal Nigeria’s participation in the next phase of space exploration to be coordinated by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). According to a statement on Wednesday by his Technical Assistant on Research and...
The Federal Government has said it would embark on several initiatives aimed at upskilling and reskilling Nigerians in line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS). The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the creative technology programme...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is seeking collaboration with stakeholders in the industry in order to identify and address emerging risks in the telecommunications sector to ensure sustainable and impacting growth. The Executive Vice Chairman, of the commission Prof. Umar Danbatta, stated this at a conference titled: “Nigerian Telecommunications Industry:...
Stakeholders in the telecommunications industry have lauded the federal government for its commitment in providing leadership and guide for sector growth. According to a statement by the Director Public Affairs for the Nigerian Communications Commission(NCC) Reuben Muoka on Thursday, the commendation came after the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy,...
The Nigerian Communications Commission's Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT), has advised owners of Android devices whose gadgets have been compromised by Xenomorph Malware to do factory resetting in order to clear the malicious software. NCC-CSIRT in an advisory made available on Wednesday by the Commission’s Director Public Affairs, Reuben...
The Nigerian Communications Commission's Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has warned against participating in the Invisible Challenge on short-form video hosting service, TikTok, saying it exposes devices to Information-Stealing Malware. The warning was contained in a statement signed by the Director Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka on Tuesday in Abuja. The...
The Nigerian Communications Commission's Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has alerted that a new Phishing, Attacks Exploit Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability, can load a malicious QBot malware on the compromised device without triggering any Windows security alerts. This was contained in an advisory made available by the commission’s Director Public...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on the Judiciary to make contributions towards Information and Communication Technology (ICT) advancement in Nigeria, saying trends in the sector had affected ways in which justice is delivered across the globe. The Chairman, NCC Board of Commissioners, Prof. Adeolu Akande, made the call...