FG to launch 1.4 petrabytes capacity data centre before May 29

The Federal Government has said it would launch a state-of-the-art data centre capable of storing up to 1.4 petabytes of data before 29 May 2024.

According to a statement from the Interior Ministry, the Minister of interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo made this announcement during a meeting with the delegation of the National Union of Nigerian Associations in Italy (NUNAI) led by its President, Chief Rowland Ndukuba at his office in Abuja on Monday.

He added that the data centre will house a comprehensive range of critical national information, including citizens’ bio-data.