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1 Mar
In recent years, Nigeria has received relatively sizable funding from China for infrastructure development, especially for the construction of railways. In late June 2018, the Nigerian government announced that Chinese companies have invested a staggering $16 billion in Nigeria's telecommunication industry. By September same year, the government also agreed to a $328 million loan from…
25 Nov 2021
The Managing Director, Galaxy Backbone (GBB), Prof. Muhammad Abubakar, has said that the agency has saved over N3 billion for the Federal Government from championing video conferencing last year.
24 Nov 2021
The Managing Director, Galaxy Backbone (GBB), Prof. Muhammad Abubakar, has said that the agency has saved over N3 billion for the Federal Government from championing video conferencing last year.
8 Sep 2021
The Federal Government and other industry stakeholders have partnered to increase efficiency and service delivery through e-Government adoption.
8 Jan 2020
Federal Government owned Galaxy Backbone(GBB) Limited and the Eko-Konnect Research and Education Initiative (Eko-Konnect) have signed a joint venture agreement to collaborate on a backbone network for research and education in the country.
21 Sep 2019
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has put structures in place to deepen the growth of Information and Communication Technology...
6 Sep 2019
Mr. Yusuf Kazaure, managing director/CEO, Galaxy Backbone and his executive management team, recently played host to Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro, executive secretary (ES), Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND)
21 Jun 2019
Galaxy has been and continues to obtain the satellite capacity required from its sister agency, NIGCOMSAT. This has given federal government the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of economies of scale and encourage local partnerships.
12 Jun 2019
Galaxy Backbone is expected to provide the infrastructure that will facilitate the implementation of Nigeria’s electronic/e-Government Master Plan, which was approved by the previous Federal Executive Council.Galaxy Backbone....
27 Apr 2018
Mr. Yusuf Kazaure, managing director, Galaxy Backbone, has said that his organization is putting in place modalities to incorporate the private sector in its digital services.
18 Oct 2017
The Managing Director, Galaxy Backbone, Yusuf Kazaure, while interacting with journalists in Busan, South Korea, disclosed this, adding that the company is gradually entrenching technology culture among MDAs in the country.
14 Jul 2017
Pantami while expressing his dismay on non-utilization of the Internet Service point at the Galaxy Backbone headquarters in Abuja said this gave room for many illegal online news, radio and television stations across the country.


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