Lagos generated N25bn during lockdown, leveraging on technology – Head ICT-LIRS
The Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) says it generated a whooping N25 billion through taxation in April when there was total lockdown.
Nasarawa denies receiving COVID-19 fund from FG, foreign donors
Nasarawa State has received no money from either the Federal Government or foreign donors to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the state.
Experts seek technology adoption for manufacturing sector
Worried by lack of automated processes in the manufacturing sector of the country, technology experts have advocated for a collaborative approach in ensuring that the sector
Operators donate kits, offer free SMS in COVID-19 fight
Two players in Nigeria’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector have further donated equipment kits and services to the government in the fight against COVID-19. The two operators are MTN and Interswitch Group.
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…
Minister seeks greater focus on ICT as sector contributes 14.07% to GDP
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has advocated greater focus on information and communications technology (ICT) as the sector’s contributions...
Telecoms body lists challenges of rural connectivity
United Nation’s arm in charge of global telecommunications, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), is worried that rural and remote areas of many countries worldwide continue to be sparsely covered in terms of broadband connectivity.
FG complies with international standards in deployment of ICT
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami yesterday declared that the Federal Government has complied with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) standards in the deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigeria.
Farmers demand bailout packages, inputs as planting season begins
Nigerian farmers, analysts and agricultural scientists have called on the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, roll out a strategic plan to assist crop producers
COVID-19 exposes frailty of Nigeria’s ICT policy on education
The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has once again exposed the fragile state of Nigeria’s educational system. A messy system which lacks information and communications technology (ICT) ingredients