On July 15, 2016, during a visit to Galaxy Backbone Plc in Abuja, Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, opened up on his ministry’s plan to float a specialised Information and Communications Technology (ICT) university in the country.
Teniola: ICT varsity will define Nigeria’s digital future
The reality in Nigeria, as it is with other African countries, is that the pace of implementation of capital-intensive public infrastructure projects lags way behind those carried out by private institutions.
Uwaje: Without mastery of ICT knowhow, Nigeria may be awaiting bleaker days
For the records, it is instructive to state that the idea is not to build a new university, but to convert an existing platform of government infrastructure to a most useful, strategic and knowledge-productive enterprise.
Again, Niger Delta on the brink
There is simmering tension in the Niger Delta between the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and the Pan Niger Delta Peoples Congress (PNDPC) that now threatens to impede the peace process and spark fresh violence in the region.
Nwaokobia: Government too lethargic to terms of NDA ceasefire
The Federal Government cannot but attend seriously, and with some sense of urgency to the present threat by the Niger Delta Avengers, knowing that the nation cannot afford another spate of violence in the Niger Delta space.
Counting the people’s economic gains ahead of Anambra governorship election
Since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced November 18 for the Anambra governorship election, the state has been a beehive of activities, even as the election holds within one week.
Procedural lapses threaten 2018 budget
The implementation of the capital votes of the 2017 fiscal plan, which came into force following the late passage of the Appropriation Act by the National Assembly in May...
Golu: Passage of 2018 budget in December impossible
Chairman, House of Representatives’ Committee on Legislative Budget and Research, Timothy Golu, in this interview with ADAMU ABUH, ruled out the possibility of passing the 2018 budget by December this year.
Co-working: A smart way of doing business in Lagos
A typical example is the mechanic workshops and villages, most which have every service one might need concerning motor vehicle maintenance and repairs, with different technicians sharing the spaces and facilities.
Concession: Bitter-sweet lifeline for ailing aviation sector, as workers demand explanation
The planned concession of airports to the private sector by the Federal Government in order to ensure befitting infrastructural upgrade, and full utilisation of the facilities is not going down well with some 6,000 aviation workers, who risk losing current employment in the uncertainty that looms ahead. Though the self-interest sentiment might ring a little…