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Digital Economy

2 Dec 2020
• Recommends redundant network infrastructure for service availability The next two years may see the emergence of a telecoms bank for infrastructure development in the sector, the new President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Ikechukwu Nnamani, has stated. Nnamani, in an interview with journalists, shortly after taking the mantle of leadership from the…
17 Nov 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted the Nigerian team to the 2020 Huawei Global ICT Competition for showing the resilience that saw them coming first out of over 150,000 contestants
21 Oct 2020
FG sees the strategic importance of Tech Experience Centre to the digital economy The Federal Government is optimistic that the newly-unveiled Tech Experience Centre in Lagos will give the maximum boost to Nigeria’s digital agenda.    The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, who stated this at the unveiling of the Centre,…
29 Sep 2020
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has solicited the support of the private sector in actualizing Nigeria’s digital agenda.
17 Sep 2020
World Bank has advocated a robust authentic management system to help boost the country’s digital economy. Nigeria Country Director, World Bank, Chubham Chaudury, said this during a pre-summit (Pre-#NES26) event organised by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group
15 Sep 2020
Some stakeholders in the financial technology sector have highlighted ways to will enable the sustainable transition of Nigeria’s economy from cash-based and manual activities to a digital economy. While the country had put in place a cashless policy anchored by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Federal Government had declared as a priority a…
8 Sep 2020
The Country Director, Korea International Cooperation Agency in Nigeria, Woochan Chang, has tasked the Federal Government to proactively implement the National eGovernment Master Plan, to ensure digital transformation of the Nigerian economy. Chang noted that the National eGovernment Master Plan is not just about the roadmap, but that its actual implementation will lead to the…
26 Aug 2020
Computer engineers and scientists have made a case for the professionals in advancing the prospects of Nigeria’s digital economy. They submitted that the merit of the digital economy is underscored by its rise to many new trends...
25 Aug 2020
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, has declared that Nigeria needs to reboot the entire ecosystem with digital technology to survive
21 Aug 2020
Dr Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has stressed the need to give preference to skills over paper qualifications in the recruitment of manpower in the various sectors of the economy.
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.


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