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FEC approves N10 billion for irrigation project in Kwara

Nigeria, Feb. 19 -- The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N10 billion for the completion of irrigation projects in Shonga, Kwara State. The minister of water resources, Suleiman A... Read More


AfDB launches $500 million project to boost agriculture in Nigeria - Official

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a $500 million project to begin the implementation of special agro industrialised processing zones (SAPZ) to aid agricultural growt... Read More


Cybercrime growing at speed of light - Pantami

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said cybercrime is growing at an alarming rate globally. He also explained how cybercrime 'generates' massive i... Read More


Nigeria to get harmonised citizens' database

Nigeria, Feb. 12 -- With the recurring security challenges bedeviling the country, the Nigerian government has set up a committee to collect and harmonise data on her citizens with the objective of fi... Read More


Terrorists using social media to recruit - Minister

Nigeria, Feb. 11 -- Terrorists now use social media to communicate, recruit new followers, and commit crimes, the minister of communication and digital economy, Isa Pantami, has said. Mr Pantami on T... Read More


Telecoms holds greatest promise for financial inclusion in Nigeria - Official

Nigeria, Feb. 10 -- Telecommunications remains the best enabler in expanding the frontiers of financial inclusion in Nigeria, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commissio... Read More


NITDA, NOA to review MoU to accommodate digital economy

Nigeria, Feb. 9 -- The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have agreed to review the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that exists betw... Read More


VAT: Minister says can't help with complaints about increased phone call charges

Nigeria, Feb. 8 -- The minister of communication, Isa Pantami, on Thursday said his office cannot help Nigerians complaining about the newly introduced 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax that has caused inc... Read More


Minister orders new sim card policy

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- The Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy has directed the Nigeria Communication Commission to revise the policy on sim card registration and usage. In line with Section 25... Read More


What we're doing to educate children, youth on cyber-crime - Communications Commission

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Tuesday, said it is carrying out several initiatives including massive enlightenment to educate children and youth on the ills of cy... Read More