The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has commenced operations of the National Public Key Infrastructure (NPKI). The commencement of the national PKI operations was unveiled by the Director General, Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi on Tuesday 29th June, 2021, in a Key Generation and Handover Ceremony for Root Certification Authority...
The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to the 26th of July, 2021. The decision to extend the deadline was made after a request by stakeholders on the need to consolidate the enrolment and NIN-SIM verification process following the rapid increase in the...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 and Thursday, June 24, 2021 marked this year's International Library/Museum Day with the charge on Nigerians to imbibe reading culture and preserve cultural artifacts. Recall, Library is a building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, films, recorded music for...
The Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional bodies in the engineering field in the country, has presented an award to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in recognition and appreciation of its support of the activities of the academy towards enhancing economic development. The NAE is a...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has put in motion, plans to establish emerging technology centres across the country. This disclosure was made by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami today 22nd June 2021 during his Keynote Address as the Special Guest of Honour at the Digital...
Following the Senate investigative hearing which gave the Fifth Generation (5G) technology a clean bill of health, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken a major proactive regulatory step by inaugurating a committee to develop the Information Memorandum (IM) for the auction of 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum band which...
As part of efforts by the Federal Government of Nigeria to grow the nation’s economy through digital technologies, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), under supervision of Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, has made second presentation of Nigeria Digital Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Startup Policy (NDIESP) to...
The effort of positioning Nigeria’s digital economy sector on the path of sustainable development has once more been brought to the spotlight as the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami was conferred with the Digital Economy Driver Award. The Ministry in a statement said, the accolade was...
In demonstration of its responsiveness to global trends and the dynamics in the Information and Communications Technology ecosystem, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has initiated the process for the review of existing licensing structure in the Nigerian telecommunications industry. An important step towards achieving this was taken on Wednesday, June...
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has urged stakeholders in Nigeria to support the Commission in its noble quest to ensure ubiquitous adoption and use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), with a view to transforming the nation’s economy. This is...