Isa Ali Pantami
Nigeria moves to become Africa’s digital economy capital by 2023
Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, who disclosed this at the 2020 International Legislative-Stakeholders Conference on Digital Technology and Cybersecurity yesterday in Abuja,
Minister breaks silence on NIPOST, FIRS feud over stamp duty collection
Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Mallam Isa Ali Pantami at the weekend broke silence on the ongoing feud between the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service...
President reassigns NIMC to communications ministry
President Muhammadu Buhari has relocated the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
FG inaugurates IT projects to boost skills, digital economy
The Federal Government has inaugurated 11 projects in different parts of the country aimed at boosting digital economy and digital skills.
Pantami urges media to embrace multimedia journalism
Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, has urged the media, especially the print category to be at the forefront of promoting multimedia journalism in the country and ensure video, audio and link inclusion to convey real time massages to the audience in an effective manner.
Digital technology adds 4.07% to GDP as NNBP gets steering committee
The Federal Government has inaugurated an Implementation Steering Committee for the Nigerian National Broadband Plan 2020-2025. The new broadband plan, which hopes to have 90 per cent of the population connected to broadband Internet, is equally targeting 70 per cent broadband penetration in another five years.
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…
Nigeria will take 'informed decision' on 5G, says Pantami
Nigeria's minister for communications and digital economy Isa Ali Pantami Saturday said the country has not approved any 5G - the fifth generation of wireless communications technologies - license. Pantami made the clarification in the wake of growing rumours that 5G is responsible for coronavirus. "The National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), of which I am…
Pantami tasks government agencies, private sector on data protection
Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has urged all agencies of government and the private sector to ensure security of data of Nigerians under their custody.