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NCC Says Over 100m Sims Produced Locally

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) says over 100 million  Subscribers  Identity Module (SIM) has so far been  produced locally within a year of the first Nigeria  Telecommunications  Indigenous  Content  Expo. This was made known by Aderonke Sola-Ogunsola, NCC’s Head of Financing and Stakeholders Engagement Team at this year’s AfricaNXT  in Lagos. Sola-Ogunsola spoke on: Mandate and Strides …read more →

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NCC Urges CSOs To Safeguard Telecoms Infrastructure in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called for the support of Civil Society Organisations to help safeguard telecommunications infrastructure in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta said this during the 2023 Youth, Civil Society and Stakeholders Summit on Curbing the Destruction and Vandalisation of Telecom and other Critical National Infrastructure in Nigeria on …read more →

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Techsocietal Partners NCC, TikTok On Online Safety for Kids

A Non Profit  Organisation, Techsocietal, the Nigeria  Communication Commission  (NCC) Internet Society  Nigeria and TikTok on Tuesday held workshop for parents and educators on online safety for children. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the workshop hosted by TechSocietal is to commemorate Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrated every second Tuesday in February The Executive …read more →

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Second Niger Bridge to Be Completed May 15 — Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has given May 15 as the expected date of delivery for the Second Niger Bridge with four kilometres until completion. Fashola made the disclosure during a live appearance on a live television show, The 2023 Verdict on Monday. Asked when the project will be delivered, he said, …read more →

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Lagos to Spend N482 bn on Infrastructure Projects in 2023

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday signed the State’s N1.77 trillion “Budget of Continuity” into law to consolidate the development strides of his administration and satisfy the yearnings of the residents.  The Governor said the fiscal document not only “aggressively” focus on completing ongoing capital projects, but it would also expand intervention programmes and intensify …read more →

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FG Commences Second Phase of NNPC Road Infrastructure Tax Credit Scheme

The Federal Government has stated that the approval of phase two of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) Road Infrastructure Tax Credit Scheme will ensure the sustainability of funding of critical infrastructure in Nigeria. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), who disclosed this in Abuja, noted that unlike in the past …read more →

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Heifer, Coldhubs, Launch Solar-Powered Storage Solutions in Lagos to Enhance Smallholder Farmers

Heifer International’s sponsored agritech storage solution; ColdHubs, was yesterday formally introduced into the Lagos market with the launch of the facility for smallholder farmers and sellers of perishable farm produce at the ABAT CBD Market in Ibeju-Lekki.   The ColdHubs innovation, which is being sponsored on a large scale by Heifer International, is part of …read more →

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Julius Berger Restates Commitment to Business Expansion

Julius Berger Plc restated commitment to development and expansion of its business into the future. The company, in its 2021 Sustainability Report, said: “we remain committed to also growing and expanding our potential for a positive impact on people and the planet. “Maintaining the trust of our stakeholders through collaboration, transparency, and superior service will …read more →

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Ogun: Abiodun Signs N472bn 2023 Budget

Signing the N472,250,694,447.57billion Appropriations Bill as passed earlier by the State House of Assembly, yesterday, Abiodun said he would ensure full implementation of all the items on the bill to sustain the momentum of Building Our Future Together Agenda of his Administration. “This budget is reflective of what the people of Ogun State want. I …read more →

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ICT Drives Diversification Of Nigeria’s Economy

The drive for economic diversification of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has been boosted by the milestone in the digital economy sector especially the Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Following this development, President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the effort of the federal government over the $547 million generated from the sale of the 3.5 …read more →