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NISS seeks to collaborate with NCC on national security

Bukola Afeni The Director of Research Estimates and Library Services, Dr Adegboyega Karim of the National Institute of Security Studies (NISS) has sought collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) to advance strategic collaboration that would enhance the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) towards improving national security. Karim …

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President Buhari Approves operational licenses for 67 new broadcast stations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved operational licenses for 67 new broadcast stations in Nigeria. Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission,  NBC, Balarabe Ilelah  disclosed this in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the achievements of the commission. Ilelah said President Buhari has approved hundreds of broadcast licenses, noting that it is a demonstration …

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FG charges African countries to serve as change agents in postal development plan

Bukola Afeni The Federal Government has charged African countries to serve as change agents in implementing the Postal development plan. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof  Isa Pantami stated this while unveiling the Universal Postal Union (UPU) operational readiness for E-commerce and readiness start-up project workshop for the …

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Danbatta becomes EFCC Ambassador

Bukola Afeni The  Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has received an ambassadorial badge from the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa. The Ambassadorial badge came in recognition of his effort toward entrenching a …

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D-8 countries should leverage on technological advancement to boost GDP, impact livelihoods- Dr Ado Muhammad

Bukola Afeni  D-8 countries have an enormous opportunity to leverage available capacities in technological advancements across the bloc to grow the SME markets which will contribute to boosting member countries’ GDP and impact livelihoods, said the D-8 Health and Social Protection Programm(D-8 HSP). The Global Director D-8 HSP Dr Ado …

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Nigeria re elected as ITU member

 Bukola Afeni Nigeria has been re elected as a council member of the International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations specialised agency that oversees global telecommunications operations. Nigeria will serve on the Council again from 2023-2026. The election of Nigeria and other countries, on Monday, October 3, 2022, into different regional …

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