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FG keen to ’empower Nigerian girls with ICT skills’, CommTech Minister says

Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communication Technology, has said that the Federal Government is keen to empower Nigerian girls and women through its ICT gender empowerment initiatives.[blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communication Technology”]“What we have is that the Ministry of Communication Technology has three programmes under the GWIN programme and this is one of them […]

Omobola, CommTech Minister: Nigeria more wired now than ever before

FG to tackle youth unemployment with ICTs, CommTech Ministry says

The Ministry of Communication Technology has promised to explore ICTs in addressing the country’s troubling unemployment rate.[blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”Tope Fashedemi, Director of e-Government in the Ministry of Communication Technology”]This initiative has paid off as a young graduate of the initiative has received a $10m grant from the U.S., he adds noting that, “we have many […]

CommTech Minister rues low Internet presence of Nigeria public sector

Video: Nigeria’s 100+m mobile connections will empower development, CommTech Minister says

In this interview with ITU TV, Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communication Technology for Nigeria and m-Powering Development Initiative Advisory Board Member of ITU talks about how the country will leverage its ubiquitous mobile telephony connections to drive development. The m-Powering Development Initiative aims to capitalise on the availability and reach of mobile networks to strengthen […]

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