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Panel Clears Pantami on Appointment as Professor of Cybersecurity

The panel set up by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, chapter of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, has put to rest the controversy over the appointment of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, as a professor of Cyber-Security by the university. The panel in its report said […]

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Don’t succumb to cheap blackmail, MURIC tells Pantami

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged Minister of Communications and Digital Planning, Dr. Isa Pantami, to ignore calls for his resignation. The group made the call, on Monday, in a statement issued by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola. MURIC alleged that internet fraudsters and kidnappers were behind the online campaign against the minister. Recall […]

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Those linking me with Boko Haram are fraudsters afraid of NIN -SIM linkage

By Amidu Arije Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami has dispelled reports linking him with the Boko Haram terrorist organisation. Pantami in a series of tweet on Monday said those linking him with Boko haram are fraudsters afraid of his ministry’s moves to get rid of insecurity in the country […]

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FG Extends NIN – SIM Integration Exercise Deadline

The federal government has announced an extension on the deadline for the National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise till 6 April, 2021. According to a statement jointly signed by Director Public Affairs, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde and Head, Corporate Communications, National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Mr […]

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FG releases fresh guidelines for stolen, damaged SIM cards replacement

Hope rises as the Federal government released fresh guidelines for the replacement of SIM cards that are damaged, stolen or lost as part of efforts to tidy up the processes of obtaining fresh cards.SIM replacement over lost or damaged has been placed on embargo prior to this new fresh guidelines. The Minister of Communications and […]

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Buhari approves transfer of NIMC to Communucation ministry

Given the important role the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is playing in the economic development of the nation, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved its transfer to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. What this means is that the ministry of Communications and Digital Economy will now take up responsibility of controlling and […]