ICT – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:00:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg ICT – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 NCC chairs ministerial broadband implementation steering committee https://thenewsguru.com/telecom/ncc-chairs-ministerial-broadband-implementation-steering-committee/ Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:18:08 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=262952 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been saddled with the responsibility of leading the team that will ensure effective monitoring and steering of the overall implementation of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020-2025. This followed the designation of NCC’s Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, Engr. Ubale Maska, as the Chairman of the newly-inaugurated Broadband Implementation Steering […]

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Nigerians to start enjoying Internet speed of 25 Mbps at N390 per 1GB https://thenewsguru.com/telecom/nigerians-to-start-enjoying-internet-speed-of-25-mbps-at-n390-per-1gb/ Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:08:46 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=262699 The federal government has designed a new broadband plan for Nigerians to start enjoying Internet speed of minimum 25 Mbps in urban areas and 10 Mbps in rural areas, with effective coverage available to at least 90% of the population at a price not more than N390 per 1 GB of data. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports […]

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ICT and digital economy trends: Challenges and opportunities in Nigeria https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/ict-and-digital-economy-trends-challenges-and-opportunities-in-nigeria/ Sun, 21 Jun 2020 18:11:47 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=259264 By Ibrahim Muhammad Coronavirus (COVID-19); the deadly virus hit a great number of countries. It proved to be even worse than the crucial economic, strategic, and political battles happening around the world. The coronavirus outbreak has and still is impacting all industries, including the information and communications technology industries. With COVID-19, we are already seeing […]

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COVID-19: NITDA academy admits 14,000 learners https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/covid-19-nitda-academy-admits-14000-learners/ Fri, 05 Jun 2020 10:15:13 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=256600 The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has admitted over 14,000 active students into its virtual academy to study 47 courses on emerging technologies. The Director-General of NITDA, Mr Kashifu Inuwa, disclosed this on Thursday in an online meeting organised by the Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). The meeting focused on the Socio-Economic […]

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Reps set to unravel alleged massive fraud ongoing in NIGCOMSAT https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/reps-set-to-unravel-alleged-massive-fraud-ongoing-in-nigcomsat/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:47:19 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=256173 While the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami was holding a virtual meeting with Chief Executive Officers under his Ministry, including with Dr. Abimbola Alale, the Managing Director of NIGCOMSAT, members of the House of Representatives were setting in motion forensic probe of activities of the operators of the Nigerian Communications […]

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COVID-19 shows how critical ICT is to economic growth – Pantami https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/covid-19-shows-how-critical-ict-is-to-economic-growth-pantami/ Sat, 30 May 2020 19:21:29 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=255702 Dr Isa Ali Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has said the emergence of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has shown how critical the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector is to economic growth. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Pantami stated this against the backdrop of ICT’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first […]

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GBB defends controversy surrounding virtual FEC meeting chaired by Buhari https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/gbb-defends-controversy-surrounding-virtual-fec-meeting-chaired-by-buhari/ Thu, 21 May 2020 10:35:02 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=254139 Galaxy Backbone (GBB) has come out to defend the controversy surrounding the virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. There have been speculations that the virtual FEC meeting, held for the second time on Wednesday, was held on a platform running a deprecated operating system thereby presenting potential security issues. The virtual […]

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Huawei to make more contribution in 2020 to ICT capacity building in Ethiopia https://thenewsguru.com/technology/huawei-make-contribution-2020-ict-capacity-building-ethiopia/ Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:57:34 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=236605 China’s tech giant Huawei plans to enhance its contribution to capacity building for Ethiopians in the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector this year, targeting increased number of beneficiaries. Huawei’s Ethiopia Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Zhou Tianbing, told Xinhua on Monday that Huawei would continue its activities helping the East African country improve education development […]

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NCC supports CITAD with digital tools, reiterates commitment to promotion of ICT usage https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/ncc-supports-citad-digital-tools-reiterates-commitment-promotion-ict-usage/ Thu, 13 Feb 2020 11:22:46 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=235886 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has emphasised its commitment to the promotion of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) usage for efficient services delivery across private and public organisations in Nigeria. Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, on Wednesday stated this during the presentation of ICT equipment to the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), […]

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Microsoft donates $22,500 ICT items to organisation for projects https://thenewsguru.com/technology/microsoft-donates-22500-ict-items-organisation-projects/ Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:56:15 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=235598 Microsoft Nigeria on Tuesday donated Information Technology (IT) items valued at 22,500 U.S. Dollars to The Zariah Elizabeth Foundation (TZE), an indigenous Non-Profit Organisation to sustain its projects. Mr Akindayo Akindolani, the Executive Director, TZE foundation, acknowledged the donation via a press statement on Tuesday. TZE is an Abuja based NGO that is into building […]

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