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Digital Economy: State Governors Resolve To Address Right of Way Challenges

The State Governors under the auspices of the Governors’ Forum, resolved to address the lingering issue of Right of Way (RoW) charges in a bid to deepen broadband penetration in the country and promote a Digital Economy for a Digital Nigeria.   The resolution followed a presentation made by Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, during the meeting of the Governors’ Forum held on the 22nd of January, 2020. He was accompanied to the meeting by Prof Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Kashifu Inuwa, CCIE, Director-General of...

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ATCON Throws Reception For Pantami, Assures Collaboration

The Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON),  assured the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami that the association is ready to  work closely with the Ministry to achieve the true gains of the Digital Economy agenda. Engr. Olusola Teniola, President of ATCON, gave the assurance at a special reception dinner in honour of he Minister to formally introduce him to the captains of the industry at Barcelona Hotel, Abuja. “ATCON pledges to work with the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy in order to understand how we can shape, mold and create an industry that attracts further...

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Pantami Chairs National Frequency Management Council, Effects Major Changes

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM has reinstated the autonomy of the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), in accordance with the provisions of the Act establishing it. At his inaugural meeting as Chairman of Council, Dr Pantami faulted the domiciling of the Council as a department under the Ministry, citing Section 30(2) of the Act which expressly states that officials of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, shall serve as Secretariat to the Council. This he emphasised, does not translate to the Council being reduced to the status...

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Adebayo Shittu and Patami Lead Nigeria to Smart Africa Summit 2017 in Kigali…

[caption id="attachment_682" align="aligncenter" width="768"]Nigeria's Hon. Ministers of Communication (Barrister Adebayo Shittu) and Foreign Affairs (Geoffrey J.K Onyeama) with the DG of NITDA (Dr Isa Ali Pantami) at the Africa Summit 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda[/caption] Rwanda is hosting the third edition of Transform Africa, a Summit that brings together different players from across Africa and the globe to fast-tract the continent’s digital transformation agenda. The DG NITDA, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami with Director, e-Govt Devt & Regulatory Dept. NITDA, Dr. Usman Gambo Abdullahi – Extreme right and other participants at the Summit In Kigali. The event is currently holding in Kigali, Rwandan capital city....

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Pantami Reads Riot Act To Defaulting IT Companies

The DigiVation Network crew recently caught up with the Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in an interview where issues surrounding the new view on NITDA mandate and how he intends to push forward. Question One: From the NITDA  mandate, NITDA plays a key in ensuring that Nigeria evolves a digital culture and develops a digital economy; Since you came into the saddle of leadership in the agency, to what extent would have you been able to achieve certain things in line with your mandate?   PANTAMI: I came with my own strategic plan, which we recently finished reviewing critically, and...

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