Wednesday, 6th December 2023

Prof. Isa Pantami

26 Aug
A banker, who simply identified herself as Bukola Adegbaju, was seen at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) office in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, recently.
15 Mar
Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has said while monitoring the cyberspace, about 12.9 million attacks were launched against servers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and others during the February 25, 2023 Presidential and National Assembly elections from within and outside Nigeria.
20 Feb
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, will be in Owerri, Imo State, tomorrow, as Special Guest of Honour at the graduation of 5,000 youths from a digital empowerment programme birthed by Governor Hope Uzodimma.
7 Feb
Nigeria is hoping to create additional three unicorns by the end of 2023, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has said.
31 Jan
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has said the introduction of data protection law in the country will boost the confidence of foreign investors in the nation’s economy and propel them to do business in Nigeria.


17 mins ago
The Kano State Police Command on Tuesday announced the arrest of 15 suspects and the recovery of 20 stolen vehicles in different parts of the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the command’s Public Relation Officer, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa in Kano. He said that the arrest and recovery of the stolen vehicles…
19 mins ago
The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday extradited a British hedge fund trader accused of massive fraud and money laundering to Denmark to face charges, the official WAM news agency reported. Sanjay Shah, who was arrested in Dubai in June 2022, is wanted over an alleged 1.7 billion euro scam to help companies fraudulently claim Danish…
37 mins ago
China said Wednesday European Union export policies towards Beijing do not "make sense", on the eve of a high-level summit in the Chinese capital. "If the EU imposes severe restrictions on the export of high-tech products to China on the one hand, and hopes to significantly increase exports to China on the other, I'm afraid…
37 mins ago
The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan Enoh, has hailed the Super Falcons on their successful qualification for the 2024 African Women’s Cup of Nations (WAFCON) slated for Morocco. The minister said the team displayed an impressive level of determination and teamwork, securing vital victories during the qualifiers to solidify their place in the…
51 mins ago
The Lagos State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Jamiu Alli-Balogun, says plans are underway to create additional technical colleges and vocational centres across the state. According to him, this will help to reduce the number of out-of-school children in the state. Speaking on Tuesday in Ikeja, Alli-Balogun said the administration of Gov. Babajide…
1 hour ago
Former UK prime minister Boris Johnson arrived on Wednesday at a public inquiry where he is expected to be grilled over his government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Johnson, who has faced a barrage of criticism from his former aides for his indecisiveness and a lack of scientific understanding during the pandemic, is expected to…
1 hour ago
The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development Board (NCDMB), Mr Simbi Wabote, says the painstaking implementation of the Nigerian Content Act has encouraged more local modular refineries to increase domestic refining. Wabote explained that Waltersmith Modular Refinery, supported by the NCDMB in 2023, so far produced and sold over 170 million litres of petroleum…
1 hour ago
Nigerian singer Portable, has taken his musical journey beyond Nigeria, after recently sharing an emotional moment with British MC Skepta and Afrobeat queen Tiwa Savage during a UK fashion show. Captured on Portable's Instagram, the video showcases him receiving a generous sum of cash from Skepta, promptly tucked into his blazer. Sharing the news on…
1 hour ago
The Minister of Steel Development, Prince Shuaibu Abubakar Audu, is seeking N35bn funding from financial institutions to re-start the Light Mill Section of the Ajaokuta Steel Plant for diversification of the economy. It said that there are plans to revive the Ajaokuta Steel Plant in phases by its set timelines and benchmarks. Minister of Steel…
1 hour ago
The top diplomats from China and the United States discussed the Israel-Hamas conflict in a call on Wednesday, Beijing and Washington said, agreeing on the need to de-escalate the war. Secretary of State Antony Blinken "reiterated the imperative of all parties working to prevent the conflict from spreading", according to the US State Department. Beijing…