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FG set up centres, policies to support digital economy- Pantami

The Federal Government has established more than 1,667 centres and developed 16 policies within two years, geared towards supporting the digital economy sector in...

MTN yet to renew Universal Access Service Licence – NCC

MTN is yet to renew its Universal Access Service Licence (UASL), the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. This is contained in a statement by...

Buhari approves N8.5bn for research in Medicine, others – TETFund Boss

Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N8.5 billion for ground-breaking research in Medicine and...

Minister seeks partnership with media to move Nigeria forward

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, said the strategic partnership with the media on science, technology and innovation (STI) is the...

Minister advocates improved school safety through science, technology

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has called for increased partnership in harnessing science and technology to improve the safety of...

5G will become fastest adopted mobile generation in history- Report

Ericsson, a multinational telecommunications company says that 5G will soon become the fastest adopted mobile generation in history. Ericsson made this known in a statement...

FG declares readiness to deploy 5G network

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isah Ali Pantami, has declared that Nigeria is ready for the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network...

UAE plans to land spacecraft on moon in 2024

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced it had launched a new project to explore the moon and would land an unmanned spacecraft on it...

Facebook Launches “My Digital World” to boost literacy in Africa

Facebook says it has launched “My Digital World”, a programme designed to equip the youths in Africa, including Nigeria with skills needed to navigate...

Lagos allays fears over 5G technology

Oziegbe Okoeki Lagos State Government has assured there is nothing to fear over purported danger posed by 5G technology to their health. It declared controversies over...

Minister: E-conference more efficient in running government

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the decision by the Federal Executive Council meeting to hold via virtual platform has proven...

Nigeria tasks scientists, researchers to step forward with coronavirus discoveries

The Federal Government has challenged corporate organizations in the country to scale up efforts at sponsoring researches to develop a local cure for the...

Morocco launches fleet of drones to tackle virus from the sky

Morocco has rapidly expanded its fleet of drones as it battles the coronavirus pandemic, deploying them for aerial surveillance, public service announcements and sanitisation. “This...

Lagos approves e-lecture portals for state-owned tertiary institutions

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved special e-portals that will allow Lagos State tertiary institutions to commence online lectures as part of measures to reduce...

Ekiti, Kwara unveil digital options to fight virus

 Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti EKITI and Kwara State governments on Thursday unveiled digital alternatives in their bid to take the COVID-19 fight to another level. While...

5G Not Responsible For Coronavirus, Nigerian Institute Of Physics Says

The Nigerian Institute of Physics has allayed fears that the Fifth-Generation Communication Network (5G) is linked to the deadly Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world. There...

5G tech has great potential, no health hazards – NIEEE

The Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE) says the 5G technology has potential to accelerate global industrial and environmental advancement without health...

‘PrimeAlert’ free mobile testing app debuts

Faith Yahaya, Abuja A group has created an emergency response app to assist the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),...

5G and COVID-19: Technology, conspiracy and ignorance

In the last few days, there has been so much fuss about the 5-G mobile technology. Corporate and Crisis Communication Expert EMEKA OPARAH separates the facts...

Nigerian government trains over 3,000 online in digital skills during coronavirus lockdown

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction at the 3,000 Nigerian youth that have so far taken advantage...
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