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NASENI, NPF Partner to Enhance Operational Efficiency

In a significant move to enhance operational efficiency, the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has pledged its commitment to refurbish and modernise redundant operational assets of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF). This initiative encompasses the renovation of vehicles, helicopters, as well as confiscated and forfeited vehicles, aiming to boost the force’s operational …read more →

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Robust FinTech Critical for Deepening Financial Inclusion in Nigeria – Maida

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has described the Financial Technology (FinTech) industry as a critical driver of financial inclusion of Nigerian citizens living in the underserved and unserved communities across the country. Dr.  Maida made this known in his keynote address at …read more →

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DG NITDA says Blockchain Technology will Revolutionize Governance, Enhance Transparency

Mallam Inuwa Abdullahi Keshifu, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, says Blockchain technology, with its inherent principles of transparency, security, and decentralization can streamline governance and enthrone accountability. He said NITDA is fully committed to supporting and nurturing the growth of the blockchain and digital assets ecosystem in Nigeria as …read more →

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Digital Sector: FG Gets $500m for Local Funding – Minister

Communications and Digital Economy Minister, Dr. Bosun Tijani, has disclosed that the Federal Government has secured a $500 billion loan for a local funding programme. This initiative, he said, is aimed at boosting innovation and entrepreneurship within the country’s digital sector. The minister, who stated this at a dinner Friday organised in his honour in …read more →

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Tinubu Meets Oracle Chief, Hints at Partnership with Big Techs for Efficiency

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, expressed his support for new partnerships with global technology companies to ensure that data from public institutions are accurate and transparent in providing templates on which proper public sector planning and accounting can occur across sectors. Speaking at a meeting in the State House with the Global Vice President of …read more →

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NNPCL Seals Deal with NIPCO to Deploy CNG Stations Across Nigeria

In line with the directive of President Bola Tinubu to provide alternative fuel option to Nigerians following the removal of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has entered into partnership with NIPCO Gas Limited to develop Compressed Natural Gas stations across the country. Kyari said the move is part of …read more →

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Danbatta Advises Businesses to Adjust with Disruptive Technologies

Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has advised businesses to adjust to the potentials of disruptive technologies which have been adopted across the globe for enhanced productivity and sustainability. He told industry leaders and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) innovators, who gathered at the 2023 edition of the …read more →

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How MSMEs can increase Nigeria’s GDP by $50bn – NITDA

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says that digitalisation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) could increase Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 50 billion US dollars. The Director-General, NITDA, Mr Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, said this during his visit to the GIZ/Digital Transformation Centre, Nigeria office as a special guest at its Techmybiz pitch-a-thon event in Victoria Island, Lagos. Abdullahi said …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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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 →