FEC approves N654m to monitor illegal Frequencies in South East

By AdvocateNews on 08/10/2020

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 1,069


The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N653,886,584 to procure and deploy a hybrid spectrum monitoring system that will cover the southern part of the country, most importantly the south-east.

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Issa Pantami, disclosed this on Wednesday, at the end of the 18th virtual Federal Executive Council meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari at State House in Abuja.

According to him, the investigation carried out in five geo-political zones, the north-east, north-west, north-central, south-west and south-south, revealed that out of the 320 frequencies discovered, 106 were illegal and based on the advice of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, the illegal frequencies will be prosecuted.

Mr Pantami described the use of illegal frequencies in the country which according to him, has become very rampant, as worrisome.

He explained that the initial monitoring did not cover the southeastern part of the country, hence the need for the council’s approval.

Posted 08/10/2020 03:42:30 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
How will Umahi square with Ogbonnaya Onu?

Afaka Students: How FG released notorious kidnapper, as...

Ekweremadu to rehabilitate Storm-Ravaged School, Others*

Offor donates $30m Medical Equipment to Nigeria, 18...

SEEDS OF DESTINY 8 MAY 2021 - DISCERNING...

Jail break: 210 inmates escaped from Niger Prison...

Offa bank robbery: Police asked me to implicate...

Zamfara Governor under pressure to name Jangebe schoolgirls’...

Drugs War: 100 widows awaiting benefits after losing...

Aisha Buhari, 36 Govs’ wives want first lady’s...

Senate plans to shut down chambers over herdsmen...

2019 elections: PDP considers boycott, Secondus tells Observers...

 

Latest News Umahi confirms killing of five abducted construction workers in Ebonyi Northerners Forum salutes Soludo, solicits key role, assignment in his administration Mkpurummiri addiction has no cure – NDLEA warns Buhari suspends AEDC management as firm faces internal crisis Man commits suicide after losing company’s N150,000 on bet 30 burnt to death as bandits set bus ablaze in Sokoto Students strip policeman, set school ablaze, principal flees Security agents, not ESN, planting bombs in Igboland – IPOB Fani-Kayode has erectile dysfunction, I had four kids via artificial insemination – Ex-wife claims Omicron Variant: FG asks UK to rescind ban on Nigerians Governor Ugwuanyi Rising To the Occasion in Protecting Enugu State Residents as Yuletide Approaches Three Dowen College Students in Police custody over Sylvester Oromoni ‘s death

 

Most Read Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (228,937 views) I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (228,937 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (228,936 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (228,936 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (228,936 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (228,934 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (228,934 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (228,930 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (222,261 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (222,052 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (172,523 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (170,833 views)

 

 

SECTIONS FAITH (158) EDITORIAL (19) NEWS (7,427) POLITICS (496) SOCIETY (132) SPORTS (58) BUSINESS (370) HEALTH (59) EDUCATION (50) ENTERTAINMENT (55) INTERNATIONAL (183) TECHNOLOGY (6) COLUMNISTS (57) LETTERS (4) OPINION (42)

 

 


There are no video entries posted yet.