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NITDA PARTNERS PSN TO CREATE DRUG INFORMATION CENTRE

The representative of the DG NITDA, the agency's director, ITIS department, Dr.Usman Gambo Abdullahi, delivering the DG's opening remark The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has expressed its commitment to partner with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) in establishing a Drug Information Centre to address the critical need for reliable and credible information in producing a resilient and efficient healthcare system in the country towards improved and prompt healthcare service delivery to Nigerians. The NITDA Director General, Kashifu Inuwa made this disclosure while giving an opening remark as...
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GROWTH IS FUELED BY INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY BY SECURITY – INUWA

The DG NITDA Kashifu Inuwa represented by Engr. Mohammed Kabiru delivering a keynote address at the Nigeria Teen Cyber Festival 2023 in Abuja Due to the increasing level of dependence on the internet in carrying out daily activities, especially for young people, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa has said understanding online security is not just important for young people but essential. He said growth is fueled by innovation, but sustainability is ensured by security as the most cutting-edge platforms can collapse in...
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NASENI BOSS RESTATES COMMITMENT TO DELIVERING ON PRESIDENTIAL PRIORITIES, INAUGURATES STAFF WELFARE COMMITTEE

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Halilu, has charged the management staff of the Agency to put forward ideas on how NASENI can effectively support the priorities of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu such as large-scale switching of petrol and diesel-powered vehicles to alternative fuels to reduce the cost of living for Nigerians. He stated this as he began receiving briefings from the Managing Directors of the Agency’s 10 Development Institutes, situated in Enugu, Minna, Awka, Okene, Nnewi, Kano,...
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NIGERIA SUBSCRIBES TO FREE, OPEN, SECURE INTERNET

The Nigerian government has subscribed to a free and secure Internet for Africa, which is capable of bridging the digital divide and creating innovative opportunities within the continent. Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, who canvassed this position at the just-concluded Africa Internet Governance Forum at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, said the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is committed to engendering necessary collaborations and international dialogues to achieve these objectives. The Minister, who addressed the forum virtually, said Nigeria, as the largest telecommunications market in...
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NCC EXTENDS SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FOR HACKATHON

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has extended the deadline for submission of applications and entries into the 2023 Talent Hunt through Hackathon to Saturday, September 30, 2023. To this end, the deadline for application/entries into the contest, which opened on September 1, 2023, and initially closed today (September 22, 2023), has now been extended to close on the last day of September 2023. According to the Director, Public Affairs of NCC, Reuben Muoka, in a statement on Friday, the approval of the extension window by the Commission is to give...
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CJN PRONOUNCES NCC WORTHY TELECOM REGULATOR

L-R: Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Adeleke Adewolu; Administrator, National Judicial Institute (NJI), Justice Salisu Abdullahi; Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Adamu Jauro;  Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta; Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola; Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Mohammad Lawal and Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Ubale Maska,  during the NCC’s 19th Annual Judges Workshop on Telecom Issue, a three-day event started in Kano on Monday, September 18, 2023. The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola...
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ARASE, EGBETOKUN, OGUNSAN LEAD THE SURGE AS NAOSNP HOSTS 2023 NATIONAL SECURITY CONFERENCE

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), IGP Solomon Arase (retd) will lead other dignitaries to grace the 2023 National Security Conference of the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP) scheduled to hold in Lagos. The event will hold at the Civic Centre on Ozumba Mbadiwe Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Thursday, September 21, 2023, under the Chairmanship of the distinguished PSC boss. Arase will also give the keynote address at the event. This will be the third edition NAOSNP is organising the National Security Conference as...
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TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY THRIVES ON COLLABORATION – DG NITDA

National Coordinator, Office for Nigerian Digital Innovation (ONDI), Yakubu Musa delivering the Director General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa,  keynote address at the Innovation Support Network (ISN) Gathering 2023. To accomplish sustainable innovation, all players in the ecosystem must work together because it cannot be completed by one person or organisation. This was contained in a speech delivered by the Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, at the Innovation Support Network (ISN) 2023 Annual Gathering with the theme “Unlocking Potential: Collaborating for Growth...
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NCC OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 TALENT HUNT RESEARCH THROUGH HACKATHON

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has kicked off activities for the third edition of its Talent Hunt Research through Hackathon as part of giving expression to its Strategic Vision Plan 2023-2025, which is to encourage the development of new technologies and indigenous content through cutting-edge research. The goal of this initiative is to stimulate sustainable economic growth and development in Nigeria. Disclosing this in a statement by the Director, Public Affairs of NCC, Reuben Muoka, the Commission, therefore, has invited Tech Hubs, and Innovation-Driven Enterprises (IDEs) in Nigeria to enroll...
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BROADBAND PENETRATION ON FAST-TRACT, SAYS DANBATTA, UNVEILS ACHIEVEMENTS IN KANO

L-R: Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications  Commission (NCC), Reuben Muoka; Chairman, Nigerian Union of Journalists, Kano Chapter, Aminu Garko; Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Ubale Maska; Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta; Head,  Women and Children Department, Nasara Radio, Aisha Abdulmalik and Head of Station, Rahma Radio/TV Abuja, Nafiu Yahaya,  during an interactive session with media stakeholders in Kano at the weekend (Saturday, September 16, 2023). The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said the national target to achieve 70 percent broadband penetration by 2025 is receiving renewed attention,...
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