Buhari’s aide, Okpeke, others examine risks, benefits of AfCFTA
Stakeholders have highlighted the importance of public-private partnership (PPP) in boosting Nigeria’s participation in regional and global trade. They also noted that Nigeria’s active involvement in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area...
Buhari’s aide, others to review AfCFTA risks, rewards
Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Public Sector Matters, Francis Anatogu and Chief Executive Officer of MainOne, Funke Opeke...
Need for faster implementation of new national broadband plan
One major thing identified by stakeholders in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry that will impact both the sector and the economy as a whole will be the faster implementation of the New National Broadband Plan (NNBP 2020-2025). Indeed, a notable achievement of the sector in the last one year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s…
COVID-19 accelerates worldwide adoption of connectivity tools
Despite its toxic nature, the coronavirus pandemic seems to have shifted attention of people to the adoption of connectivity tools in Nigeria, and other parts of the globe.
New broadband plan ready March as unserved areas get FG’s attention
The Federal Government has said that the 2020-2025 Broadband Plan is expected to be ready within the first quarter of 2020. According to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami
FG sets up committee for new National Broadband Plan 2020-2025
The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to develop a new National Broadband Plan 2020-2025, to help reposition the country for a digital economy.
Stakeholders urge terrestrial fiber infrastructure investment in Africa
Experts at the ‘Africa Panel Session’ of the 2019 International Telecoms Week (ITW), held recently in Atlanta, USA, have stressed...
Academics, practitioners want Nigeria’s tech ecosystem rejigged
The current state of Nigeria’s technology ecosystem may not position the country better among the comity of nations, except some drastic measures are taken.