Saturday, 9th December 2023


27 Oct
The newly appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), Mrs. Nkechi Jane Egerton-Idehen, indicated her resolve to foster partnership with the public and private sectors for strategic innovation to improve the economy. Egerton-Idehen, who stated this in Lagos, during her first official visit to inspect NigComSat’s facilities domiciled in the…
12 Oct
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed new leadership across the Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy Ministry.
10 Aug
The Army has resolved to strengthen partnership with Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) for formidable communication infrastructure. This resolution was reached, yesterday, when the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja...
24 Jul
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. William Alo, has charged Nigerian Communications Satellite (NigComSat) to work towards a policy to strengthen its operations and services or risk being merged.
21 May
Nigeria Communications Satellite Ltd (NigComSat) in partnership with Ethnomet, a Canadian leading firm in healthcare technology recently launched ‘NigComHealth’, a telemedicine platform that will allow millions of Nigerians to have access to quality healthcare.    ‘NigComHealth’ will transform the way patients and healthcare providers connect will transform the way patients and healthcare providers connect country…
5 Feb
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) to collaborate with the aviation sector in the 54 African countries towards a successful implementation of the Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) in Africa.
23 Dec 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Engineer Tukur Mohammed Lawal Funtua, as the new Managing Director of Nigeria Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT), The appointment which takes immediate effect, follows the retirement of the erstwhile Managing Director, Dr Abimbola Alale. A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the Minister of Communications and Digital…


32 mins ago
The Chief Medical Director, the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof Darlington Obaseki, has said cervical cancer represents a significant and pressing public health concern for adult females in Nigeria and other developing nations. Obaseki asserted while delivering the 296th Inaugural Lecture of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) entitled, "Microscopes, Milestones And The Maelstrom:…
37 mins ago
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Benin region on Saturday embarked on facilities expansion and upgrade at work centers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti states aimed at expanding the grid for increased capacity and improved quantity of power transmission to the distribution companies in the areas. The TCN General Manager in the region, Engr.…
1 hour ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Insurance and Actuarian matters, Mr Ahmed Jaha Babawo has decried the appalling level of contribution of the insurance sector to Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP).
1 hour ago
The management of Tantita Security Services Limited has described as bizarre, and mischievous an accusation by the Nigerian Navy that the company is involved in illegal activities along the coastal areas of Ondo State. The Navy had issued a statement on Thursday on the arrest of a 77-meter  long motor tanker for crude oil theft…
2 hours ago
The President of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Dr. Ike Neliaku, has inaugurated two committees on the forthcoming first edition of the Nigeria National Spokespersons' Awards (NNSA) scheduled for March 2024. This is part of the historic deal with the Image Merchants Promotion Limited (IMPR) - publishers of PRNigeria, Economic Confidential, Spokespersons' Digest…
2 hours ago
The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has allayed the fear about artificial intelligence in communication and national security. Kashifu spoke at the 2023 Security and Emergency Management Awards (SAEMA) and Spokespersons’ Communication Awards (SCA); 29 awards were presented to eminent security personnel, agencies, public relations experts, public…
3 hours ago
Manchester United went one step forward against Chelsea but have gone two steps back as they fell to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
5 hours ago
Nigerian government has said that the surge of military coups in the West African is fast becoming a threat to the democratic culture in the region.
5 hours ago
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to create quality jobs for its teeming unemployed youths to stem the trend of brain-drain bedeviling the continent.
5 hours ago
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ola Olukoyede has stated the commission's plan to go after international countries warehousing monies illegally moved out of Nigeria.