Tag: Pantami

Professorship: CAN suspends Gombe chairman for congratulating Pantami

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has sacked its caretaker committee chairman in Gombe State, Rev. Sunday Congo, over a congratulatory letter to the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, without the approval of its National Executive Committee. The CAN chairman had extolled Pantami over his[Read More…]

Federal Government approves 5G deployment in Nigeria

The Federal Government has approved a national policy on Fifth Generation (5G) Networks in Nigeria. This development was after a presentation  by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, during a Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. Announcing the approval, the Minister’s Technical Assistant on Information Technology,[Read More…]

Pantami becomes Professor of Cyber Security

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has been promoted to the rank of Professor of Cybersecurity. Pantami is among seven Readers (Associate Professors) promoted to Professor by the Governing Council of Federal Univerity of Technology Owerri (FUTO) at its 186th meeting held on Friday,[Read More…]

Federal Government to deploy 5G network soon — Pantami

The Federal Government says it will soon deploy 5G network in the country to increase connectivity. Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, disclosed this in Abuja when he featured on a special News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) interview programme. Pantami said that the decision to deploy the 5G[Read More…]

Pantami says Buhari could not eat on the day of Jos muslim attack

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, says President Muhammadu Buhari could not eat food on the day of Jos Muslim attack. At least 25 Muslim travellers were killed by hoodlums at Rukuba, Jos while returning from a religious gathering organised by Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi in Bauchi. In[Read More…]

Outrage as Nigeria joins digital group with Islamic countries as members

Nigeria’s minister of communications, Isa Pantami has once again courted controversy as he adds Nigeria to a digital group dominated by core Islamic countries. The minister who had earlier this year faced backlash for past religious affiliations signed up Nigeria as member of the Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO) with countries[Read More…]

Aisha Yesufu vows to disregard NIN-SIM linking exercise in protest

Nigerian activist, Aisha Yesufu, Friday has vowed to disregard the ongoing ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise over the allegations of links to terrorist ideologies hovering around the ministry’s boss. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami had recently been in the spotlight for[Read More…]

‘Forces of evil’ will soon release doctored videos against me – Pantami

The embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has claimed that some persons were planning to release some doctored videos to blackmail him. The minister raised the alarm in a statement issued by his media aide, Uwa Suleiman, on Monday. The minister has recently been in the spotlight[Read More…]

Isa Pantami: ‘Non-Muslims are his target’ CAN says

The Christian Association of Nigeria has expressed its displeasure with the Presidency for defending the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, and his past radical pro-Taliban comments. According to the association, non-Muslims have been the target of the minister right from his days as Chief Imam of Abubakar[Read More…]

Presidency defends Pantami, says he’s the victim of a ‘cancel campaign’

The Federal Government has spoken in defense of the embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami. The minister has been facing public backlash for past controversial preachings that linked him to terror groups and a letter that alleged he was part of an assassination plot. In a[Read More…]