Minister inaugurates more digital economy projects by NCC, USPF, NITDA

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Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has commissioned more projects executed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) towards advancing the digital economy vision of the government. The projects include the NCC’s Emergency Communications Centre ((ECC), Ado –Ekiti; the Digital Awareness Programme (DAP) for Secondary Schools, whose beneficiaries are Methodist Girls’ High School, Yaba, Lagos State and Bishop Okoye Girls’ Secondary School, Ukpor, Anambra State; as well as the School Knowledge Center (SKC) at Ijaloke Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, executed by…

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NCC, USPF, NITDA, others execute over 500 ICT projects in 5 years


In the last five years, agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy have executed more than 500 projects across the country. This disclosure was made recently by Isa Pantami, the Minister of the Ministry while commissioning yet another set of projects just completed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) and three other agencies. The other agencies are the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), Galaxy Backbone and the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST). Pantami stressed that the…

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