The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) disclosed that it has deployed 84 assistive Information Technology projects between 2012 to 2020 to aid the estimated 3.5 million people with special needs across the nation. This development was contained in a statement by the Commission’s Director, Public Affairs Reuben Muoka on Tuesday. According to...
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission( NCC) Professor, Umar Danbatta, has lauded four retiring staff of the commission for their dedication to duties as they bow out of service. The commendation was contained in a statement signed by the commission’s Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka on...
The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa has called on the global tech community to put measures in place that would ensure that Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are built according to policies, regulations, and laws. Inuwa’s call was contained in a statement by the Agency’s spokesperson,...
The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa has urged the over 859 young Nigerians who participated in this year’s Science Technology Engineering Mathematics, (STEM) bootcamp to start early in deepening their interest in different areas of Information Technology (IT) and emerging technologies. The charge was...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is collaborating with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to tackle some of the criminal activities bedeviling the telecom industry in the country. The development was contained in a statement on Saturday by NCC’s Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka. Some of the criminal activities...
The Nigerian Communications Commission's Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) said it has identified five malicious Google Chrome Extensions that secretly track online browser’s activities and steal their data. The commission’s Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka disclosed this in a statement on Friday. According to NCC-CSIRT, the five malicious extensions which...
The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has described reports of the purported sack of it’s Postmaster General, Dr. Ismail Adewusi as fake news. NIPOST made this known in a statement by the Director, Corporate Communications, Franklyn Alao on Tuesday in Abuja. The service has called on Nigerians to disregard the report saying,...
The Federal Government has announced the suspension of the proposed 5 per cent Excise Duty on telecommunications services. The development was contained in a statement by the Nigerian Communications Commission‘s (NCC), Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka on Monday in Abuja. Also, a committee has been inaugurated to review the policy immediately....
The Nigerian Communucation Commission (NCC) has revealed that over 50,000 cases of major destruction to telecom infrastructure and facilities have been reported across the country in the past five years. The revelation was contained in a statement signed by the commission’s Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka on Friday in Abuja. Executive...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has said, Nigeria’s march towards attaining 95 per cent digital literacy by 2030 as contained in the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS), 2020 - 2030, now looks more promising than ever. The was contained in a statement by...