FG develops draft policy on virtual meetings
The Federal Government has developed a draft policy on virtual meetings and engagements in the federal civil service.The document was initiated by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy in partnership with the office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation.
New NIPOST licence fees were not approved, minister says
Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, on Saturday said the new licensing fees for logistics companies were not part of the new regulations he approved for the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST). "Pls @NipostNgn, our attention has been drawn to an increase of license fee, which was not part of the regulation I…
Nigeria, others need $100 billion for affordable broadband Internet
To manage the possible effect of the pandemic on the economy post-COVID-19, Nigeria and other parts of the Continent will require about $100 billion for universal, affordable and good quality Internet access by 2030.
Buhari approves Danbatta’s reappointment as NCC’s boss, says Minister
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Prof. Umar Danbatta as Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC).
PDP deplores Buhari’s ‘divided’ presidency, wants FEC disbanded
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday declared that “the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive Council (FEC) has become cancerous, disorganised
HURIWA blames women groups for not protesting against Isa Pantami for allegedly hating women
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has blamed the women rights group in the country for not protesting against the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami for allegedly hating women over office space.
Dabiri-Erewa, Pantami fight over office space gets messier
After a series of confrontations between Nigeria's communication and digital economy minister Isa Pantami and chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the fight over an office space took another turn late Sunday. The disagreement between both government officials became public after NiDCOM published a video in February on its Twitter and accused…
Dabiri-Erewa, Pantami disagree over alleged eviction of NiDCOM from office space
Nigeria's communication and digital economy minister Isa Pantami is alleged to have evicted staff of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) out of their office space in Abuja. “The office we got, given to us by NCC (Nigeria Communications Commission), we were actually driven away by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mr…
‘Without RoW tariff slash, telecoms infrastructure gaps will remain’
The Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has restated the call for further slash in Right of Way tariffs across the country.
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.