FG targets $86m revenue from space satellite
Mr. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, said that the Federal Government has repositioned the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) for global competitiveness to enable it generate an annual revenue of $86 million into government coffers.
Shittu says NIGCOMSAT will be competitive via commercialisation
Mr Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications says Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd. (NIGCOMSAT) will be a competitive commercial service provider via commercialisation.
Reps’ panel demands cancellation of centenary city project
The House of Representatives Committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday directed the immediate revocation of the Centenary City project due to lack of capacity of the firm that won the contract bid.
Ministry to launch e-governance for broadband provision
To facilitate the primary goal of broadband in the country, the Ministry of Communication is set launch an e-governance strategy in two months, according to the Minister of Communication...
Reps uncover NIGCOMSAT’s illegally awarded 500m contracts
The House of Representatives yesterday unearthed how the management of Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) breached the Public Procurement Act (PPA) for three years, awarding insurance contracts ....
Government shuns N144b satellite, shops for two new ones
With over N144 billion ($362 million) spent on its building and more on the construction of ground station infrastructure, the country’s communications satellite ...
Communications Ministry inaugurates committee on legal advisers
The Federal Ministry of Communications has inaugurated a six-man committee of Legal Advisers for the ministry and its agencies to harmonise laws establishing the sector.