NiMet targets N100bn annual revenue through ‘MobileMet’

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:45

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) is targeting to raise over N100billion in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) by selling weather information through mobile phones to Nigerians.NiMet intends to achieve this by selling weather information to least 30 million Nigerians on a daily basis via the mobile networks in a product tagged Mobile Meteorology (MoileMet). NiMet, whose weather forecasts before now, where mostly used by the aviation industry, some farmers and other organisations, said it planned to liberalise weather information dissemination using the GSM platforms to be available to all Nigerians on the go, real time and on demand.