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7 Apr 2021
In this report, ADEYEMI ADEPETUN writes on the importance of collaboration in deepening broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
26 Mar 2021
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has appealed to state governments to cooperate with service providers in ensuring the realisation of the Federal Government
30 Oct 2020
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has informed that broadband penetration in Nigeria has climbed to 45.4 per cent. Danbatta stated this on Wednesday when the House Committee on Telecommunications visited the Commission in Abuja for an oversight function. He said the Commission was working to ensure…
19 Aug 2020
The Federal Government is waiving Right of Way (RoW) charges on its highways as part of measures for visible broadband deployment in furtherance of move for a digital economy.
19 Aug 2020
United Kingdom, through its Prosperity Fund’s Digital Access Programme, has advised states in Nigeria to prioritise broadband development for economic growth.
31 Jul 2020
Nigeria, Botswana and Seychelles are likely to reach the United Nations Broadband Commission’s target of affordable broadband services of less than 2% of Gross National Income (GNI) per capita by 2023.
15 May 2020
New data seen by the Wired UK has revealed that dozens of mobile phone masts are still being attacked by arsonists on a daily basis because of a conspiracy theory
25 Mar 2020
Going by the new National Broadband Plan (2020 to 2025), Nigeria would need a fresh investment of about $5 billion to be able to take Internet services t
25 Mar 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari, last Thursday, commissioned the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)’s Communications & Digital Economy Complex (CDEC)
26 Feb 2020
To avoid some of the pitfalls that stunted the full realisation of the National Broadband Plan (NBP 2013-2018), the Federal Government would need to make funds available, and ensure policies targeted at growing the local...
18 Feb 2020
The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), is upbeat on the country’s move towards the deployment of broadband facilities to boost Nigeria’s digital landscape.
12 Feb 2020
A new “State of the Industry 2020” report from ‘US Telecom - The Broadband Association, forecasts that by year-end, 84 per cent of American households will be subscribers to fixed broadband connections.


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South Korea on Saturday arrested a former national security chief on suspicion of covering up events surrounding the 2020 murder of a fisheries official by Pyongyang. President Yoon Suk-yeol is expanding an inquiry into the highly politicised case following accusations that his predecessor mishandled the probe to curry favour with North Korea. Suh Hoon is…
4 hours ago
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has told physically challenged people not to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming 2023 presidential election. The former Nigerian vice president, who stated this while speaking at the inauguration of the PDP’s PWD National Campaign Council, said the APC has failed to…
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More than 200 people have been killed in Iran since nationwide protests erupted over the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini, the country's top security body said Saturday. Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian of Kurdish origin, died on September 16 after her arrest in Tehran for an alleged breach of the Islamic republic's dress code…
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Hugo Lloris said Saturday he was "honoured and very proud" at the prospect of equalling Lilian Thuram as France's most-capped player in the World Cup last-16 clash with Poland in Doha. "It is no small achievement. I am really honoured at the figures and very proud, even if it is very much secondary to the…
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Ekiti State Ministry of Arts Culture and Tourism has been selected by the Federal Government to represent the country at the 2023 Surajkund International Arts Festival, holding in India, from February 3 to 19. Immediate past Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Ekiti, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare, made this known to the News Agency…