In a significant development for Nigeria’s rural electrification efforts, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Halilu, and the Managing Director/CEO of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Mr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad, have forged a partnership to harness NASENI’s solar resources and […]

To achieve this goal, the NCC has extended an invitation to Tech Hubs and Innovation-Driven Enterprises (IDEs) across Nigeria to enroll their start-ups and innovative solutions in the Talent Hunt Research Hackathon. The competition will focus on three critical areas: Blockchain-enabled Data Protection Solutions for Enhancing Regulatory Compliance, Assistive Technology […]

To accomplish sustainable innovation, all players in the ecosystem must work together because it cannot be completed by one person or organisation. This statement was contained in a speech delivered by the Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE,  at the Innovation Support Network (ISN) 2023 Annual […]

L-R: Country Manager and Managing Director, LM Ericsson Nigeria Limited, Peter Ogundele; Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta; Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria-Ghana and Cameroon, Annika Hahn; Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Ubale Maska and Director, Special Duties, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde at the workshop engagement for regulators in the West African region […]

·     Says broadband penetration to hit 50% by year-end The telecommunications sector’s contribution to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has increased significantly to 16 per cent in the second quarter of 2023, according to the data reported by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) based on the computation by the Nigeria […]

As newly appointed Ministers take up their roles, the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, represented by the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA), has warmly congratulated Dr. Bosun Tijani, the new Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy. In a heartfelt letter addressed to Minister Tijani, Mr. Chike Onwuegbuchi, […]

In a heartwarming event that highlighted the importance of fostering digital literacy and innovation among young minds, Kashifu Inuwa CCIE, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has emphasised the agency’s unwavering commitment to empowering the youths to shape Nigeria’s destiny through technology. Inuwa said this […]