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NIGERIAN GOVT BARS OFFICIALS FROM USING YAHOO MAIL FOR OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the National Policy on the Government, Second Level Domain aimed at safeguarding official communications using government top-level domains.


The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, who disclosed this when he addressed newsmen on the outcome of the Council meeting, presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday in Abuja, stated that government officials must now migrate from using general domains in their websites and their emails to the second level under the government top-level domain.

According to him, the use of private emails like, yahoo.com; hotmail.com or gmail.com for official communications by government officials would no longer be tolerated.


He said that benefits of the new policy would include the protection of the nations cyberspace as well as safeguarding national identity, while also urging Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to key into the new national policy to promote transparency and good governance.

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