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FG: Buhari, reason Nigeria shifted compulsory ID number deadline to January 2016

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the Issuing Authority for National Identification Number (NIN) says the shift in date for the take-off of the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) was prompted by a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari. [blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”NIMC”]NIMC, the nation’s identity manager said the deadline was moved from September […]

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Reviewed: Nigeria’s EFCC turns heat on cybercriminals

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency may be turning the heat on cybercriminals to make the Internet a safer space following growing spate of arrests and prosecutions by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). While it is common knowledge that the use of computers and the Internet to commit crime, popularly called cybercrime, has become prevalent in Nigeria, recent focus on […]

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Novus Agro promotes mobile technology to boost productivity for Nigerian farmers

By Olubunmi Adeniyi   Lagos. February 15, 2013: Novus Agro, an agricultural market information service company is promoting new mobile phone and web technologies to bridge information gaps among Nigerian farmers in real time. The company says the initiative support the Federal Ministry of Agriculture transformation agenda of enhancing agricultural productivity in the country by […]

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We can't bank on town criers to convey information to farmers, Minister says of plans to provide mobile access

  By Olubunmi Adeniyi Lagos. February 11, 2013: Akinwumi Adesina, Minister of Agriculture, says the importance of enhancing agricultural productivity in the country by supporting farmers to own cellphone under the Ministry’s Growth Enhancement Support (GES) scheme will improve transparency and accountability in the agricultural sector.  The Minister, who made the observation at a recent […]

Agricultural transformation and rural development through mobile technology