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U.S. approves over $1.2 billion grants to 405 airports

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The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports...
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Nigeria’s active GSM subscribers now 199.3 million – NCC chief

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Fix Africa News Magazine Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, says active GSM subscribers in the country have increased from 184 million...
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NSE strengthens investor protection, upgrades X-Whistle

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the upgrade of its whistleblowing platform, X-Whistle. X-Whistle which was first launched in 2014, is a web-based whistleblowing...
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Minister: Why I said cost of data should come down by 40 percent

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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has explained that his earlier statement that cost of data should come down...
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ICT contributes 14% to GDP in Q1 of 2020 – NITDA chief

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Commonwealth of Nations Kashifu Inuwa, Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), on Friday said Information and Communication Technology (ICT) contribution to Gross Domestic Product...
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Minister: We are ready for 4th industrial revolution

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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says Nigeria is ready to play in the 4th Industrial Revolution. He also...
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NITDA opens entry for technology innovation, entrepreneurship support scheme

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Commonwealth of Nations The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has called on eligible Nigerians to apply for its technology innovation and entrepreneurship scheme programme....
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Central bank unveils non-interest guidelines for AGSMEIS, MSMEDF, others

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has unveiled series of guidelines for Non-Interest Financial Institutions under its Agri-Business, Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS),...
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Nigeria hits 40.18 percent broadband penetration – minister

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Nigeria has achieved 40.18 percent Broadband penetration, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Alli Ibrahim Pantami, has said. The Minister revealed this...
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LIRS: Lagos generated N25 billion during lockdown, leveraging on technology

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Pool Photo The Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) says it generated a whooping N25 billion through taxation in April when there was total lockdown. Mr...