Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the Nigerian Minister of Communication and Mr. Babajide Odekunle, the General Manager, Lagos State said that more and more Nigerians would be able to get access to telecom services if call tariffs are lower. According to them, ...
mtn-nigeria

MTN in its recently released MTN Group Financial results kept R9287 million aside. The management of the company has issued a statement to explain the reason for the action. According to the statement, the action is in line with the ...
Aiki Nigeria

Aiki Nigeria has continued its information and communication technology basic training which is aimed at helping young people develop their skills. This time around, it has taken its training to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso. The basic ICT ...
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Barcelona Football Club has expressed interest establishing its first Football Acedemy in Africa, in Lagos State, Nigeria. The State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, while receiving senior delegates from the football club, welcomed the idea and promised the full support of ...
YNaija

100 most innovative persons in the local technology will be hosted by an online newspaper for young Nigerians known as Y/YNaija.com in partnership with Guaranty Trust Bank popularly known as GTBank. The event will be hosted on 25th February, 2016 in ...
shekau

The Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) have reportedly arrested Bashir Sarkin Yanka, a wanted Boko Haram member, who has been posing as Abubakar Shekau, the purported leader of the sect in several videos that were uploaded to YouTube and the ...
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Minister of Interior, Abudurahman Dambazau, has warned Nigerians not to pay above official fee when obtaining the international passport from the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS). The minister who issued the during the inauguration of one of the 18 new passport ...
david-mark

Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate and former Senator President, Senator David Mark has been declared winner of the Benue South Senatorial District Re-run election, held on the 20th of February. Senator Mark polled a total of 84, 192 while the ...
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Another lawsuit has been initiated against MTN Nigeria, the leading telecom company in the country. The lawsuit was filed by Mr. Rickey Tarfa, (SAN). Other respondents in the case are the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, the ...
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Two Niger Delta militant groups have threatened to confront the Federal government in battle, should it fail to release the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Radio Biafra Director, Nnamdi Kanu. The groups known as the ...
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In a bid to support the growth of made in Nigeria goods, Senator Ben Murray Bruce has acquired a brand new SUV and a Sedan car from Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) Company. It will be recalled that the Senator had ...
abike dabiri, buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a former member of the House of Representatives, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora. Abike Kafayat Oluwatoyin Dabiri-Erewa, was born in Jos, Plateau State. She was a former member ...
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Following the sack of six heads of agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture, more Directors of other federal parastatals have been axed by the Federal Government. This was contained in a statement issued by Babachir Lawal, the secretary ...
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The Federal Government has sacked directors of six parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture. They are the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Voice of Nigeria (VON), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Nigerian Broadcasting ...
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Friday warned Batch A prospective corps members against accepting online requests to make payments for posting. This is contained in a statement signed by Mrs Bose Aderibigbe, the NYSC Director of Press, in ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of Hajiya Fati Koko, popularly called Maitalla Tara, who passed away at the age of 95. It would be recalled that Hajiya Koko had waited nine hours in Kebbi early last year to donate ...
somali president

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants were trained in his country before going back to West Africa. According to Press TV, Mohamud said at a security conference in Germany that militant groups in Africa are associated and ...
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Solomon Arase,the Inspector General of Police, has said his men are on the trail of ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo also known as, Tompolo following the issuance of a warrant for his arrest by a Federal High Court in ...
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The Director of Public Relations of the Nigerian Air Force, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, told Channels Television over the week, that the area bombarded by the Air Force drone in the Sambisa Forest, is the logistics base of the Boko ...
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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, has advised officers and men of the Nigerian police to stop the habit of marrying more than one wife, while urging them to bear the number of children they can cater ...
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The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) will not receive grants from the Ministry of Science and Technology to carry out research work in the country. Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology disclosed while speaking to a team ...
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The Vice Chancellors of National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Vincent Tenebe, and his counterparts in the 12 Federal Universities that were established by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan have been sacked by the Federal Government. A terse ...
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The Minister of Power, Lands and Housing has called for the revitalization of toll gates in Nigeria saying that it would be great for revenue generation if technology is applied. Describing how technology will be utilized, Fashola said, payment with ...
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that it would prosecute under-age voters in Plateau. Dr Godwin Kwanga, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in the state made this known in a Stakeholders’ Forum in Jos ahead ...
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Africa Internet Group has released a statement announcing that AXA has accepted to exclusively provide its insurance products and services to consumers through Jumia one of the leading local online shops and other AIG online and mobile platforms in Africa. ...
PIC. 26. NEWS DIRECTOR, DEFENCE INFORMATION, COL. RABI ABUBAKAR, SPEAKING TO 

NEWSMEN AFTER ASSUMPTION OF OFFICE IN ABUJA ON MONDAY (3/8/15).
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Nigerian military has denied claims by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, that troops fighting insurgents in the North-East were doing so with substandard weapons purchased by the former administration of Goodluck Jonathan. Speaking on Africa Independent ...
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No fewer than 60 people were killed in two separate attacks on the refugee camp in Borno State, vigilante and government officials confirmed. The suicide attacks occurred when two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in the refugee camp. Reuters’ ...
MTN-Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has released a statement denying report making rounds the social media online that its CEO, Mr. Ferdi Moolman has been avoiding the service of court papers by the Copyright Commission (NCC) in which MTN was accused of infringing ...
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In a bid to effectively prosecute its anti-corruption crusade, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is putting finishing touches to recruiting additional 750 workers of various cadres before the end of the year. Also, the anti-graft agency wants to ...
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The Nigerian Army has released a statement on the current war against the Boko Haram sect, through its Spokesman, Col. Sani Usman. The statement which buttresses on many issues surrounding the war against insurgency and published on the Nigerian Army ...
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The Chief Security Officer to  President Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered thorough checks of all vehicles entering the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This was contained in a circular dated 26th of January, 2016 with Reference number C-in-C/CSO/LTU/558. According to him, most of ...
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The Ultimate Power Group which is a Portuguese based Energy Firms has collaborated with Cruz-B Limited to introduce a technology that can reduce fuel consumption and exhaust emissions by 30% and 80% respectively. The unveiling ceremony of the Ultimate Power’s ...
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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has appealed to candidates who sat for the examination in the past, to come and collect their certificates. Head of Public Affairs Unit of the council, Mr. Damianus Ojijeogu, made the appeal in an ...
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is the air arm of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is one of the largest in Africa, consisting of about 10,000 personnel and aircraft including 12 Chinese Chengdu F-7s, and 11 Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets, armed ...
PIC. 26. NEWS DIRECTOR, DEFENCE INFORMATION, COL. RABI ABUBAKAR, SPEAKING TO 

NEWSMEN AFTER ASSUMPTION OF OFFICE IN ABUJA ON MONDAY (3/8/15).
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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), through its Spokesman, Brigadier-General Abubakar Rabe, has confirmed that the Boko Haram sect, has been knocked out of their strongholds in the North-East, especially Borno State. It said the only battle ground left is in the ...
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The president is not sick, the president is well, according to Femi Adesina, his special adviser on media and publicity. Adesina said this on Monday when he appeared as a guest on Politics Today, a programme on Channels Television. Dismissing ...
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The Nigerian Army has said it has established a Special Court Martial in areas in the North-East, that has seen renewed attacks from the Boko Haram sect in recent times. This is to try officers and soldiers found wanting in ...
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Etisalat Nigeria which is one of the leading telecom companies in the country has dragged MTN Nigeria and Visafone Ltd to court. Etisalat in the lawsuit is contesting against the utilisation of the 800megahertz (MHZ) by MTN after it has ...
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The Nigeria Army has drawn about 1,000 soldiers and officers from the 242 Reconnaissance Battalion in Badagry, as replacement for troops fighting insurgency in the North East with. This was disclosed by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur ...

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