Dr. Bosun Tijani
The Federal Government has unveiled a new initiative targeted at connecting the entire country with Internet facilities.
With some months away from Nigeria’s 70 per cent broadband penetration target set for 2025, about 31 states remain unserved and underserved, a consequence of a sluggish investment in fibre optic cable deployment .
Remarkably, the information and communications technology sector has remained a major pillar of Nigeria’s economy, contributing significantly to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).
•Tijani seeks more investments in fibre optic cables to boost telephony services • Minister seeks Nigeria’s participation in global AI revolution For improved quality of telephony services across the country, Nigeria needs fresh investments in fibre optics cables of about 95,000km. The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, stated this on…
Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani, has said that Nigeria has become Africa’s top destination for tech startups
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, has sealed a N1 billion deal with IHS Towers to build learning communities across the federation for the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) programme
.To explore hardware opportunities at Aba industrial cluster .Promises regulations won’t stifle service providers The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, has said that the full implementation of the Ministry’s blueprint recently released, should see Nigeria become a net exporter of technology in another four years. Tijani said everything is being…
•Tells DMBs services not free, asks telcos to be more innovative •Operators lament fall in CAPEX, foreign direct investments The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, has sought the understanding of Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in resolving the N120 billion Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) debt impasse. Tijani stated this when…
• Ministry eyes 500% rise in broadband investment The Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy is considering enacting the National Digital Economy Law, which is expected to see a drastic reduction in paper-based processes in the country in two years. According to the ministry, the National Digital Economy Bill will be designed as an…
The Cloud Network Foundation (CNF), a non-government organisation (NGO) devoted to the growth, development and emergence of telecommunications and ICT as the chief driver of the economy has congratulated Dr Bosun Tijani on his appointment as the minister in charge of the newly re-designated Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy. The foundation, while welcoming…
The Federal Government has said it will work to ensure that the telecommunications sector sees 15 per cent yearly increase in investment flow into the industry. The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani, made this known in his ministry’s draft strategic blueprint for the next four years. Recall that foreign direct…
16 Aug 2023
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