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Dr. Bosun Tijani

20 Feb
The Federal Government has unveiled a new initiative targeted at connecting the entire country with Internet facilities.
24 Jan
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 . 
3 Jan
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).
8 Nov
•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…
27 Oct
Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani, has said that Nigeria has become Africa’s top destination for tech startups
24 Oct
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
13 Oct
.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…
10 Oct
•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…
4 Oct
• 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…
4 Oct
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…
4 Oct
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
Sir: President Bola Tinubu is indeed a product of gifted insults! Tinubu is providentially and undoubtedly fulfilling the envisioned progressive agendas of the late Chief MKO Abiola and Chief Obafemi Awolowo.


44 mins ago
The Minister of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy, Hanatu Musawa, says the 617 million dollar investment fund in Digital Economy and Creative Enterprises (iDICE) will spur cultural and economic expansion.
48 mins ago
In a podcast interview, football quarterback, Russell Wilson reflected on his journey to fatherhood, specifically discussing his role as a stepfather to his wife Ciara's son, Future Zahir Wilburn, who she had from her previous relationship with rapper Future. Wilson, 35, said that he met Ciara in 2016 and instantly felt a connection with both…
50 mins ago
Brazilian police officers launched a major operation across several favelas in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, saying they killed at least seven "criminals" during clashes.
54 mins ago
Princess Love has once again filed for divorce from her husband, Ray J, marking the fourth time the couple has decided to part ways. The actress and singer have been married for nearly eight years, but their relationship has been anything but smooth sailing. The divorce filing was made official in Los Angeles County on…
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress Tuesday evening suspended the two-day strike it called to protest worsening hardship in the country. The strike was scheduled to be held on February 27 and 28. But the labour union said the objectives of the strike had been achieved on the first. “Consequently, NEC-in-session resolved as follows: to suspend street…
2 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron has smashed a major taboo by floating the possibility of sending Western troops to Ukraine, raising the stakes in a showdown with a nuclear-armed Russia.
3 hours ago
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Varysian Limited, a United Kingdom-based weather and climate services consultancy. The agreement will see both organizations to partner in key areas that will lead to improved service delivery by the agency. Speaking at the MoU signing, the Director General and Chief Executive Officer…
3 hours ago
The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have given a nod to Zamfara State government’s decision to build vehicle transit parks as component of the ongoing Urban Renewal Project. “I have directed the construction of trailer parks at two entrances to Gusau: one on the Funtua-Gusau road and…
4 hours ago
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the commencement of the sale of Direct Entry (DE) application forms, open to both domestic and international students seeking admission into Nigerian tertiary institutions. JAMB’s spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, said the registration window opens on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, and closes on Thursday, March 28, 2024. Benjamin…
4 hours ago
Five people have been confirmed dead and 26 injured following the collapse of three buildings under construction at the Oduigbo section of Ochanja Market in Onitsha, Anambra State. The incident occurred on Monday evening, trapping several people under the debris. Report said three of the five buildings under construction crumbled, trapping people under the debris.…