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Pantami, others to receive awards for nation building

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali-Pantami, will among others receive awards due to their roles in nation building.

NITDA @20: Pantami unveils 4-year roadmap for Nigeria’s digital economy consolidation

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali-Pantami, has unveiled a new Strategic Roadmap and Action Plan, SRAP, 2021 to 2024, for the consolidation of Nigeria's digital economy agenda.

Pantami: Christian clerics hold peace, solidarity rally for Buhari administration

The Forum of Christian Bishops and Clergy Council have thrown their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari on his stance on the allegations that have trailed the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami.

Pantami: ATBU lecturer counters Prof. Achi, says ‘your son was killed by student unionists’

A lecturer at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Associate Prof. Abdulsalam Ya’u-Gital has picked holes in Professor Samuel Achi’s claims that his son was killed by Muslim extremists at the prompting of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami.

Pantami: U.S pays more attention to terror actions, not words, thoughts – Ex-Ambassador Campbell

A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has disclosed that freedom of speech and thought is integral to the American system, hence it could not have terror-watchlisted the minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami.

Keep Pantami away from Yakowa’s death, CAN chair tells Nigerians

The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna State Chapter, Joseph Hayab, has urged Nigerians to stop linking the death of former Governor Patrick Yakowa to the embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami.

NITDA offers 5 creative Nigerians N10m seed fund

National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, on Wednesday in Abuja granted N10 million as seed fund to five innovators that emerged winners in the World Creativity and Innovation Day, WCID, challenge.

MURIC to Buhari: Ignore calls to sack Pantami

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore calls to sack the embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Technology, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami.

Christian group passes vote of confidence on Pantami, says ‘terror watchlist allegations unfair, unjust’

The Joint Council on Civil Society and Religious Affairs Nigeria has passed a vote of confidence on the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami, following calls for his resignation over alleged ties with Boko Haram sect.

Over 51m Nigerians enrolled for NIN – Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami, has disclosed that over 51 million Nigerians have now been enrolled for the National...

Digital Economy: Pantami commends Buhari for approving N5bn to NIMC

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali-Pantami, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving N5billion as capital budget for the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC.

NAVSA program takes off in Gombe, 140 farmers to be trained on Smart Agriculture

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has launched one-week training for 140 farmers in Gombe state on digital farming, under the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture, NAVSA, empowerment programme.

NAVSA: Pantami to launch digital Agric program in Gombe

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr, Isa Ali-Pantami, is set to launch the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture, NAVSA, in Gombe State as part of efforts to digitalise the agricultural sector of the country.

Privacy: Data of Nigeria and Nigerians 99% secure — Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami has assured Nigerians and the international community that citizens’ and the country’s data are 99 per cent secure.

Nigerian govt issues new policy for SIM ‘welcome-back’

The Federal Government has approved a Subscribers Identification Module, SIM, Card replacement policy for subscribers who may have lost, misplaced or damaged their cards.

GITEX 2020: How Nigerian start-ups thrilled investors, showcased ‘problem solving’ innovations

The Gulf Information Technology Exhibition, GITEX, is an annual event held at the World Trade Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, UAE.

Nigerians now paying less for data — Pantami 

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali-Pantami, on Thursday said the average cost of 1GB of data has reduced from the...

GITEX 2020: Nigerian IT start-ups to attract $36bn by 2030, says NITDA DG

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa, has projected that by 2030, Nigeria’s digital start-ups will generate up to $36billion, while African internet economy would be worth $180 billion. 

Pantami orders suspension of sales, activation of new SIM Cards

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami, has directed all the Mobile Network Operators, MNOs, to halt the sales, registration or...

Nigerian govt moves to develop indigenous digital innovation, entrepreneurship

The federal government has organized a one-day stakeholder’s workshop on the review of the draft national digital innovation and entrepreneurship policy, aimed at eradicating all forms of barriers militating against local innovations.

Again, Airtel pledges N300m to Nigeria for COVID-19 fight

Airtel Nigeria says it will spend N300 million to support the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, as part of the activities to mark a decade of doing successful business in Nigeria.

Pantami adopts Massachusetts Institute’s model to create ICT entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali-Pantami has inaugurated members of the Advisory Board of the Abuja Team for the MIT- REAP, with a view to domesticating Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s proven frameworks for breeding entrepreneurs in the ICT sector of the country’s economy.

NITDA poised on using ICT to cut down cost of governance, eliminate corruption – Pantami

According to him, a total embrace of the ICT tools will as well improve national economic growth; enhance access and quality of services as well as render public agencies more transparent and accountable.

NITDA keys into Buhari’s ERGP, trains 100 women in ICT

In a statement signed by the Agency’s Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations, Hadiza Umar, the programme is expected to create 300 hundred direct jobs and over 1000 indirect jobs.

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