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FG Lifts Ban on Twitter

The Federal Government has lifted its suspension on Twitter. The decision was announced by Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). Kashifu, in a statement in Abuja, said the approval was given following a memo written to the President by Minister of Continue Reading
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Technological Experts Seek Framework To Recognize Individual Competences

Experts have advocated the development of a National Skills Qualification framework that will recognize individuals competencies, irrespective of how such skills were acquired.  They made the submission during a lecture at the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State. The Raheem Adisa Oloyo Annual Lecture, according to the organizers was put together to enable stakeholders to Continue Reading
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PMB Seeks Confirmation of New DG NASRDA

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm the nomination of Ahmad Shaba Halilu as Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA. In a letter to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, President Buhari said he was acting in line with the NASRDA Act of 2010. Dr Halilu was until his nomination, the Acting […]Continue Reading
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Gov. Makinde Flags off E-Governance

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has flagged off the first phase of E-governance with 1,108 computers and other digital facilities which include fiber-optic cables for the use of ministries, departments and agencies in the state. The flag ceremony took place at the ICT Centre located inside the State Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan. Governor Makinde, while […]Continue Reading
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Telecommunication Industry, A Major Factor Of Economic Growth – Prof. Dambatta

The Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, says the telecommunication industry has become an enabler of economic growth which touches all other sectors of the economy for improved operational efficiency. The executive vice-chairman of the agency, Professor Garba Umar Danbatta stated this during the 41st Kano International Trade Fair organized by the Kano Chamber of Continue Reading
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Blacksmiths Appeal for Government’s Support, Donate Hand-washing Device to FRCN

National Blacksmith, Welders and Iron Benders Association, Oyo State chapter has donated a hand-washing device to the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Ibadan Zonal Station, Dugbe, Ibadan. The device which has a height of about four feet is operated with a pedal to avoid touching the metal. Governor of the association, Mr Munirudeen Adegoke […]Continue Reading