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The Federal Government has suspended its planned implementation of 5% excise duty on telecommunications services. The suspension was announced by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on Monday during the inaugural meeting of the Presidential Committee on Excise Duty for the Digital Economy Sector in Abuja. The Minister who had earlier rejected […]

The Federal Government of Nigeria said it has signed an agreement with tech giants, Huawei and CISCO, to establish a minimum of 300 academies in Nigeria and train a minimum of 30,000 citizens in advanced ICTs. This is even as the country is pushing its digital economy through partnerships with various global tech companies. Recall […]

The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has called on the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to facilitate the deployment of emerging technologies such as blockchain to promote Nigeria‚Äôs educational sector. This was disclosed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami when he received the management of TETFUND, led by the Executive […]

THE Federal Government has said it is creating an enabling environment for new businesses especially in the Information and Communication Technology sector, as no fewer than five start-ups, each of which is worth over $1bn, operate in Nigeria but are registered in other countries. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Ali Isa Pantami, who […]


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