FG to break NIPOST into five companies
Adebayo Shittu, minister of Communications, has revealed that the ministry will establish five new companies from the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST).
Ministry unveils ICT roadmap, seeks increased private sector participation
The Ministry of Communications has unveiled the Nigerian Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Roadmap 2017-2018, with a clarion call on for improved participation of the private sector in the development of the industry.
Fueling Nigeria’s digitisation through broadband penetration
Broadband development is critical in stimulating growth, policy harmonisation for enhancing ICT infrastructure and achieving digital economy in Nigeria. This was the outcome of a one-day conference themed: Africa-China Cooperation in ICT and Digital Economy organised by the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs ....
Threat from cyber terrorism, violent extremism remains high, says minister
The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has said the threat to Nigeria from cyber terrorism and violent extremism remains high.Shittu said his ministry would continue to work with the National Assembly to improve counter-terrorism legislation and enforcement,...
Dust yet to settle after APC convention
While delegates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were busy choosing their national leaders at the convention in Abuja, hundreds of members in Edo State were defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Minister wants telcos, corporate Nigeria to emulate Airtel
The Minister of Communications Technology, Adebayo Shittu, has appealed to corporate organizations and wealthy Nigerians to support humanitarian causes as this can help reduce the rate of poverty in the country.
Shittu reiterates FG’s support for local content development
Mr. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication Technology, has commended Nigeria’s indigenous financial technology firm, FinTrak Software, for showcasing its products alongside other international brands.
Financial losses to cybercrimes on steady rise to N198b
Financial losses to cybercrimes in Nigeria appeared unabated, as the menace increased by 35 per cent between 2016 and 2017, according to the 2017 Nigeria Cyber Security Report. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, had in 2016, revealed based on statistics made available to him that the country was loosing N127 billion yearly to the menace.
Tejas Networks unveils ICT products plan for Nigerian market
Tejas Networks Limited, a global optical and data networking company of Indian origin, has unfolded its grand plan for the Nigerian market.
Shittu advocates synergy among ICT institutions
Barr. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has advocated the need to strengthen the weak framework in the ICT sector in order to foster synergy among existing ICT institutions.Shittu spoke at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Ministerial Retreat of the Federal Ministry of Communications held at the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan.
Osinbajo, Shittu, others to grace Airtel Touching Lives season 4’s premiere
Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the Vice President, and Minister of Communications Technology, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, will lead high networth guests who have confirmed attendance at the premiere of Airtel Touching Lives season four.