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The International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated on 17 May, 2018 annually around the world with the purpose to raise awareness on the growing importance of digital skills to pursue successful professional careers across sectors.

The initiative aims to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider studies and careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies (ICTs), enabling both girls and technology companies to reap the benefits of greater female participation in the ICT sector.

Be Part of Nigeria @ ITU Telecom World 2018 in Durban, South Africa, September 10 to 13.

In his opening speech the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta stated that it was in recognition of the role of the Academia in the development of the telecoms sector that the Commission instituted the Research Proposals Grant project.

Under this project, tertiary institutions submit detailed and well thought out Research Proposals to the Commission on innovative use of telecommunications to provide solutions to solving national problems. These prototypes which can be so varied include the development of a commercially viable prototype of their research that can have direct impact on the society.

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission was represented by Mr. Reuben Muoka, Head Public Relations to receive the Young Entrepreneurs Nigeria Award on Friday May 11, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.  
The Young Entrepreneurs Nigeria Award was organized by His Imperial Majesty, Arole Oodua, Oni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife, to honour personalities/ organizations that have made contributions in human employment and development. 

The Director Spectrum Administration, Austin Nwaulune received a delegation from the National Defence Space Administration on behalf of the EVC/CEO of NCC, Professor U.G Danbatta on May 10, 2018.

Major General EG Whyte, Chief of Defence Space Administration of the Federal Defence Space Administration stated in his opening remarks that they have come to establish strategic collaboration and partnership with NCC to help in actualising their mandate of developing and operating military space technologies, support the operations of Nigerian Military within and outside the country as well as security through agencies responsible for internal security by the use of information through the satellite and other surveillance channels.

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