Ministry of Information and Communications

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Ministry of Information and Communications

Ministry of Information and Communications IMPORTANT DOCUMENTATION (click below for detail) Communiqué of the Senate Committee on...






Ministry of Information and Communications

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTATION (click below for detail)





Address:
Radio House,
Herbert Macaulay Way (South),
Area 10, P.M.B. 247,
Garki - Abuja

Tel: 09-2346351, 5237183, 5238232, 2344107
E-mail: dakunyilinigeria.gov.ng, abilbis@nigeria.gov.ng



MISSION


To provide the citizenry with credible and timely information on government activities, programmes and initiatives; while creating an enabling technological environment for socio-economic development of the nation.




VISION


To create a proactive technology driven public information hub, with effective feed back mechanism as well as telecommunications transformation in line with global best practices.



MANDATE


To proactively inform, enlighten, and educate the citizenry on the activities, actions, policies and programmes of government and to initiate and supervise telecommunications policies in Nigeria.



The corporate goals and objectives of the Federal Ministry of Information are derived from policy directives and guidelines on management of public information as may be defined or prescribed by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces from time to time.

The specific functions of the Ministry are as follows:
 



  • To serve as the Federal Public Information outfit responsible for professional policy-making, planning, gathering, processing, packaging and dissemination of essential and vital information which will enhance and facilitate democratic governance of Nigeria as a Federal Republic.
     
  • To provide professional information services which will project the image and reputation of the Federal Government and her people as a responsible society.
     
  • To develop, design, institutionalize appropriate and generally acceptable public information and communication policies which will promote information management and control in a democratic society.
     
  • To initiate action programmes, policies, rules and regulations which will ensure the existence and maintenance of civilized and orderly information and communication systems in Nigeria consistent with acceptable cultural and conventional norms and ethics of the Nigerian people and world community.
     
  • To provide broad and specific guidelines for development management and operation of print and electronic media for education, public enlightenment, entertainment and socio-economic and political development and orientation. In this respect, the Ministry maintain appropriate relationship with the Press and the Government.
     
  • To conduct research, surveys and studies which will enhance better understanding of the relevance, impact and approach to public information and their implications for public policies and programmes.
     
  • To provide general printing and publishing services to all ministries for effective public administration and to educational, business and international organizations for their use.
     
  • To represent Nigeria at International level for conferences on information.
     

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE



The Departments under the ministry include:


Department of Administration


Department of Finance & Accounts


Department of Frequency Spectrum Management


Department of Information Technology


Department of Public Communication


Department of Research and Production


Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services



 


The Units under the ministry include:


 


Internal Audit Unit


Legal Unit


Public Relations and Protocol Unit


Ministerial Servicom Unit


Transparency Monitoring Unit


Stock Verification Unit


LINKS TO PARASTATALS


 



















































































S/N


PARASTATAL


WEBSITE


E-MAIL / FAX


PHONE NO.


1.


National Film and Video censors Board (NFVCB).


www.nfvcb.gov.ng


info@nfvcb.gov.ng


234 94139039


2.


Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC)


www.nigfilmcorp.com


dprs@nigfilmcorp.com,


contact@nigfilmcorp.com, md@nigfilmcorp.com, md_nfc@hotmail.com.


234 73463519,


234 73461444,


234 73461455,


234 73465444


3.


News agency of Nigeria (NAN)


 www.nanigeria.org


nanlagos2005@yahoo.com 


234 15850534


4.


Nigeria Television Authority (NTA)


 


nigtvguide@yahoo.com


234 96720030


5.


Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN)


www.radionigeriaonline.com, www.radionigeria.net


info@radionigeria.net.


234 92346484, 2341023, 23492346448


6.


Voice of Nigeria (VON)


www.voiceofnigeria.org


abubakarjijiwa@voiceofnigeria.org


234 92344017,


234 92344016


7.


Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)


www.ncc.gov.ng


ncc@ncc.gov.ng


 


234 94617000


8.


Nigerian Postal  Service (NIPOST)


www.nipost.gov.ng 


 


 


 


234-09-3149533


234-


09 3149531,


3139532


9.


Nigerian  Press Council (NPC)


www.nigeriapresscouncil.org


contact@nigeriapresscouncil.org


234 09 4137081


10.


Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON)


www.apcon.gov.ng


info@apconng.org


234 93140448


11.


National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)


www.nbc.gov.ng


infonbc@nbc.gov.ng


23493147522


234 93147527


12.


Nigerian Institute of Public Relations


(NIPR)


 


info@prcan.org


234 14965213

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