NigComSat-1R, the Nigerian Communication Satellite is successfully utilising its L-band/ SBAS payload as the backbone in a partnership between NIGCOMSAT Ltd, Thales Alenia Space and the Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa, and Madagascar, ASCENA to provide a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) that broadcasts signals over the Africa...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and other key players in the country’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector are set for the 2020 virtual Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (vNIGF). The...
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) in collaboration with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), kickstarted a virtual training programme for 1000 youths in Yobe State. The training programme will focus on GSM repairs, hardware and software engineering, and Entrepreneurship development will to keep them up to...
The Computer Professionals (Registration Council of) Nigeria (CPN) has thrown its weight behind Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on 5G adoption in Nigeria. CPN's position was made known in a Communique signed by the President/Chairman-in-Council, Prof. Charles O. Uwadia, and Registrar/Secretary to Council, Allwell C. Achumba at the end of its...
Major mobile network operators (MNOs) in the country recorded 9,077 cases of service outages on their networks in the second quarter of the year, resulting in unexpected disruptions to operators’ network quality of service (QoS) delivery and intermittent quality of experience (QoE) by the consumers, the Nigerian Communications Commission...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has commissioned additional twelve projects, including the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) built by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Kano. Dr. Pantami commissioned the 12 projects across six geopolitical zones of the country Virtually from Abuja. TheFact Nigeria reports...
The Federal Government has rebranded National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to align with the National Digital Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami at the official rebranding ceremony of NITDA in Abuja today, also commissioned the agency’s newly...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has commended the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) for championing strategic efforts geared towards increasing the pool of Nigerians with indigenous digital contents and skills. The Minister said this during the virtual 'NITDA Stakeholders' Meetup and Hangout'...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has called on the general public to disregard any fake news claiming that the Agency or its staff endorse money doubling Financial Investment scheme. The Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations Unit, NITDA, Mrs Hadiza Umar in a statement said, "the Agency refutes...
The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Malam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi has assured all participants of the Creative Kids online training programme of the agency’s support to further develop their IT skills. The DG who was represented by Dr Usman Gambo Abdullahi, Director of IT Infrastructure...