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Nigeria, Tunisia to forge tech ties

Nigeria and Tunisia are to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries especially in the areas of trade, economy and technology. Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs made the statement in Abuja in his remarks at a business forum preceding Nigeria-Tunis Joint Ministerial Commission, which he says marks another breakthrough in the bilateral relations existing […]

NITDA brings Startup Friday to Akwa Ibom

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it has launched the first Startup Friday programme to harness local tech talents in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Startup Friday programme is an initiative of NITDA’s Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship, OIIE, aimed at identifying and developing indigenous talent in the various areas of the tech […]

NCC chief advocates ‘modern thinking’ in telecoms policy

Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says telecoms sector policy makers should wear a new thinking cap. The Nigerian telecoms regulatory chief believes that if new ideas are introduced, handlers of telecoms policies would move the telecoms sector forward. According to Danbatta who unveiled a strategic plan he tagged 8-Point Agenda […]

NIGCOMSAT gets new governing council

A new governing council has been inaugurated for the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) by Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication in Abuja. The 9-member Council which is the highest policy making organ of the government-owned communications satellite service provider, NIGCOMSAT, is chaired by Chief George Moghalu and Ms Abimbola Alale, CEO of the company, as secretary. […]

Lagos, LED seal $7m deal to power 10,000 street lights

Lagos State government has sealed a deal valved at  $7 million with UK lighting company,  Low Energy Designs Limited (LED) to construct street lights using LED technology across the state. The deal is also expected to complete construction of 300 kilometers LED lighting and  Hybrid Energy Power Assembly Plant in Epe . While speaking at […]