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DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Today's Headlines: Pantami Makes New Announcement On NIN, Umahi Reacts To Nweze's Death

Pantami Makes New Announcement On NIN Nigeria's communications minister Isa Pantami says Nigerians need the National Identity Number (NIN) for digital identity, describing it as the foundation of President Muhammadu Buhari regime’s digitisation project. Mr Pantami, who spoke at the ninth edition of the ‘Digital Africa conference and exhibition’ on Monday, explained that since the commencement of the SIM-NIN linkage, over 56 million Nigerians had enrolled.

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Today's Headlines: Pantami Makes New Announcement On NIN, Umahi Reacts To Nweze's Death

RELIGION

Reactions As Pastor Adelaja Calls On Isa Pantami To Put All Nigerians Under A Biometric Database

The popular Nigerian Pastor, Sunday Adelaja has called on the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy of Nigeria, Isa Pantami, to put all citizens under a biometric database. Sunday Adelaja is the founder of popular church in Kyiv, Ukraine called Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations.

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Reactions As Pastor Adelaja Calls On Isa Pantami To Put All Nigerians Under A Biometric Database

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Several emerging technology centers are being planned by the federal government.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced its intention to build emerging technology centers throughout the country. This was revealed on Tuesday by Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, during his keynote talk as the special guest of honor at the Digital Africa Annual Conference, which was hosted online.

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Several emerging technology centers are being planned by the federal government.

JUSTICE

"We Were Promised N1000 To Support Buhari, But We Have Not Been Paid"- Buhari's Supporters Allege

Today, 12th of June, 2021, human rights activists and other groups organized a protest and urged all Nigerians to join. The protest has 14 agendas, which includes the removal of Isa Pantami as the Minister of Communications, the demand for President Muhammadu Buhari's resignation, the release of all activists unjustly arrested and other ills in the Nigerian society.

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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari And Biden Clash On Fundamental Rights, My Appointments Based On Merit - Buhari

Buhari And Biden Clash On Fundamental Rights The United States President Joe Biden and other world democratic leaders need to know fully that Nigerians’ fundamental rights, especially the right to expression are under siege by their President Muhammadu Buhari. At the time of this writing, the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, that is somewhat modelled after the American Constitution, continues to fully guarantee the right of expression.

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Today's Headlines: Buhari And Biden Clash On Fundamental Rights, My Appointments Based On Merit - Buhari

POLITICS

Lai Mohammed, Malami, Fashola, others to lead talks with Twitter

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a team headed by the minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed which will engage with Twitter. According to a statement on Tuesday by Mohammed, the team will also have the attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami; minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami; and foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyema.

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Lai Mohammed, Malami, Fashola, others to lead talks with Twitter

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Twitter Ban: FG Sets Panel To Dialogue With Twitter Over The Lifting Of Twitter Ban.

They Federal Government is now considering revising the indefinite ban it placed on Twitter since last month. President Muhammadu Buhari asked Babatunde Fashola (minister for works and Housing) and Abubakar Malami who is the Arttoney-General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to dialogue with Twitter over the recent ban of it's activities in Nigeria.

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Twitter Ban: FG Sets Panel To Dialogue With Twitter Over The Lifting Of Twitter Ban.

POLITICS

Pantami Wins Most Outstanding Minister Of The Year Award

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isah Ali Pantani, reaches another milestone in his enviable career after he bags the award for the most outstanding minister of the year. The minister got the accolade barely 4 days after President Muhammad Buhari commended him for the great strides and landmark accomplishments under his supervision.

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Pantami Wins Most Outstanding Minister Of The Year Award

POLITICS

Suspension of Twitter in Nigeria: Buhari approves FG's Team, to engage with Twitter over Suspension.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has agreed to engage with Twitter over the suspension of the activities of the microblogging site in Nigeria. This announcement was made by Nigeria's Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement in Abuja, on Tuesday the 22nd of June, 2020.

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Suspension of Twitter in Nigeria: Buhari approves FG's Team, to engage with Twitter over Suspension.

JUSTICE

Nigeria Has Joined An Exclusive List Of Countries That Have Fallen Out With Social Media Platforms

Yesterday, the Nigerian government made a dramatic decision which has incurred massive reactions from her citizens. In a recent statement, the government decided that the activities on popular social media platform, Twitter was undermining their efforts in ruling the country. They have therefore banned the social media platform in the country.

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Nigeria Has Joined An Exclusive List Of Countries That Have Fallen Out With Social Media Platforms

CAREER-JOBS

Despite Heavy Criticism And Calls For His Resignation, Dr Isa Pantami Bags Another Prestigious Award

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami has been again honoured with Digital Economy Driver award. This was disclosed through the ministry official Facebook account this evening. According to the report, Dr. Pantami who is serving as Minister of Communications and Digital Economy received the award due to his outstanding contribution towards the growth of digital Economy in Nigeria especially his idea of linking National Identification Number, NIN to SIM cards.

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Despite Heavy Criticism And Calls For His Resignation, Dr Isa Pantami Bags Another Prestigious Award

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

"Develop your own app, Isa Pantami's ministry will support you" - APC urges Nigerian Youths

The leadership of the All Progressive Congress has urged Nigerian youths to see the suspension of Twitter activities in the country as an opportunity for them to showcase their tech skills. The party called on Nigerians who are talented in software development to take charge of the opportunity and develop an app that will be even more superior than Twitter and will serve Nigeria.

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DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Check Out The First Made-In-Nigeria Smart Phone That Was Approved By President Muhammadu Buhari

Technology advancement in Nigeria is becoming interesting, the 21st century depends on technology to achieve a particular task. A lot of improvement has been made in our country which shows that we are fully adapting to technological growth. President Buhari has led an administration on Wednesday, June 9, he was privileged to witness the first locally-made mobile phone in Nigeria.The phone was made and designed by Otumba Niyi Adebayo, which was presented to the president at the Federal Executive Council(FEC) meetings.

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Check Out The First Made-In-Nigeria Smart Phone That Was Approved By President Muhammadu Buhari

JUSTICE

VIDEO: "We were promised N1000 for supporting Buhari, but we have not been paid," -Buhari supporters

Human rights activists and other organisations planned a demonstration today, June 12th, 2021, and invited all Nigerians to attend. The demonstration has 14 objectives, including the removal of Isa Pantami as Minister of Communications, President Muhammadu Buhari's resignation, the release of all unjustly detained activists, and other social evils in Nigeria.

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DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

"Nigeria now has the capacity to produce sim cards and smartphones locally" Lauretta Onochie reveals

The special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media Mrs. Lauretta Onochie has taken to her verified Twitter handle to reveal that Nigeria will cease the importation of sim cards and smartphones and 60-70% of other items needed for telecommunication industry in Nigeria. The reason behind this, is that Nigeria can now produce sim cards and other telecommunication gadgets locally.

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SOCIETY

Today's Headlines:Malami Orders Arrest Of Nigerians Still Using Twitter, Soldier Kills DSS Officer

Malami Orders Arrest Of Nigerians Still Using Twitter Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette Following the ban placed on Twitter operations in Nigeria, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has ordered for the immediate arrest and prosecution of Nigerians who use Twitter.

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Today's Headlines:Malami Orders Arrest Of Nigerians Still Using Twitter, Soldier Kills DSS Officer

SOCIETY

We Have Reduced Kidnapping & Banditry With NIN- Says Isa Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali-Pantami, has made it known that the policy mandating Nigerians to obtain a National Identification Number, NIN by President Buhari has drastically reduced incidents of kidnapping and banditry across the country. According to Punch report, the Minister made this disclosure in Abuja, yesterday while rendering account of his stewardship since he became a Minister, in the year 2019.

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We Have Reduced Kidnapping & Banditry With NIN- Says Isa Pantami

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

President Buhari Presented with First Ever made-in-Nigeria Mobile Phone

The Nigerian President, Mohammadu Buhari has been presented with the first locally made mobile phone in Nigeria. The phone was made by Otunba Niyi Adebayo, and was presented to the president on Wednesday 9 June, during the weekly Federal Executive Council ( FEC) meeting, held at the State House in Abuja.

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President Buhari Presented with First Ever made-in-Nigeria Mobile Phone

SOCIETY

Mixed Reaction After Pantami Said NIN Registration Has Reduced Kidnapping, Banditry

Minister of Communication, Isa Pantami has sparked reaction on social media after releasing a controversial statement. According to Isa Pantami, the Federal Government has managed to reduce the level of kidnapping and banditry through the registration of NIN. He said: "“From end of September 2019, to 2020, you will discover that even kidnapping and banditry reduced to the barest minimum.

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Mixed Reaction After Pantami Said NIN Registration Has Reduced Kidnapping, Banditry

POLITICS

Insecurity Is Being Hyped In Order To Bring Down The Government - Pantami Says

Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has spoken out regarding the issue of insecurity currently plaguing the country. During a stewardship programme organised by the APC, he said that insecurity is being hyped by the opposition in a bid to topple the Buhari-led administration, adding that they will not succeed.

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Insecurity Is Being Hyped In Order To Bring Down The Government - Pantami Says