Kashif Inuwa Abdullahi: Nigeria’s ICT Troubleshooter

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By Mohammed Saleh Manzo When it comes to card game, the best is selected. As the cliché goes, “If you want to go fast go alone. But if you want to go far go together.” Mallam Kashif Inuwa Abdullahi (CCIE) – the Director-General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is a hard-nosed technocrat. A young man full of positive youthful exuberance. He is the J.F. Kennedy of our time; he leads effortlessly. His encompassing quality of leadership makes NITDA work in unison. He carries everyone along. He is a…

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How NCC Averts Telecoms Service Breakdown During Pandemic

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Following the lockdown triggered by the novel Coronavirus pandemic, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken steps to fortify the quality of telecommunications service delivery in the country as the country’s telecoms infrastructure started to bear more loads. According to Muhammed Rudman, chief executive officer of Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (iXPN), just one week into the lockdown, internet traffic had increased by as much as 10 per cent. This, occasioned by migration of many activities online, put more pressure on existing telecoms infrastructure in the country, which ordinarily should lead…

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