Wednesday, February 20, 2019

2019 must be the year Africa’s mobile operators adopt “content+data” bundles...

  Digital content and services have been slow to take off, even in Africa’s largest digital markets. The cost of data and the fear of...

Postponed Polls: Ekweremadu Raises the Alarm over Missing Result Sheets

  …Says no retreat, no surrender The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Monday, raised the alarm over the missing Independent National Electoral...

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) joins call for Nigeria to ensure...

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined more than 15 rights organizations and the #KeepItOn Coalition to call for Nigerian authorities to ensure that internet...

“Nothing to drink and nowhere to sleep” – Tens of thousands...

More than 35,000 Nigerians have crossed into Cameroon in recent weeks following an upsurge in violence around the northeast Nigerian town of Rann. Having...

Viral Video: NCS Narrates How Citizen ‘Godwin’ was Killed at Shagamu

  The attention of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has been drawn to a disturbing video going viral with conflicting narratives. While it is painful and totally...

The Northern Forum of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria,...

The Presidential election coming up this weekend is an opportunity for Nigerians to endorse and validate the activities of the Buhari presidency, according to...

200-Level Student Bags One Year, Hard Labour Over Dating Fraud

  Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday, February 14, 2019, sentenced Festus Ojomola, an internet fraudster to...

BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS ON THE RUN ALONG JEBBRA – FIRGI CROSSING...

  In their resolve to dominate their general area of operation as well as to deny the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) freedom of action, the...

Polls Postponement: PDP To Reopen Campaigns…Says INEC Erred In Its Prohibition...

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), after due consideration of the provision of the Electoral Act, is set to reopen its open campaigns consequent upon...

ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRMAN, INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC), PROFESSOR MAHMOOD...

ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRMAN, INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC), PROFESSOR MAHMOOD YAKUBU, TO THE STAKEHOLDERS’ MEETING ON THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE,...

Air Peace sets new record with Bayelsa airport, commends Dickson

  West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace on Thursday increased its tally of firsts, setting a new record as the first commercial airline to fly...

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT BUHARI ON THE POSTPONEMENT OF GENERAL ELECTIONS BY...

  I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed...

ONLINE – REAL TIME ELECTRONIC VOTING OPTIONS CAN BE DEPLOYED ONLY...

At the last minute, Nigerians were given the heartbreaking news that elections has been postponed to another week! This have  given political pundits and...

ELECTIONS: INEC POSTPONES ELECTIONS TO 23 FEBRUARY 2019

The #NigeriaDecides2019⁠ ⁠ Elections now to hold on; 23rd February, 2019 for Presidential and National Assembly while the Governorship, State House of Assembly and...

US SECRETARY OF STATE, POMPEO CALLS ATIKU , REAFFIRMING INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY...

As the country prepares for elections tomorrow, the President has assuaged Nigerians that all would go on as planned and there is no need...

UNION BANK PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE TO BRING FREE SUPER FAST INTERNET...

  In line with deepening Broadband penetration in Nigeria from thirty percent to sixty percent , private sectors have over the years deployed internet connectivity...

Strong Momentum & Continuous Growth in Economy Further Show Buhari Administration’s...

In what is a clear indication of the effectiveness of the economic policies of the Buhari presidency, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures recorded...

Switzerland working to prevent violence in Nigeria’s upcoming presidential elections

By signing the Abuja Peace Agreement, the main candidates have today renewed their commitment to conducting peaceful presidential elections and promoting post-election peace. Switzerland...

Eight Ways We’re Preparing for Elections Across Africa

With a number of upcoming elections across Africa, we want to share an update on our work to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect...

Hunger on the rise in Africa, new UN report reveals

  A new United Nations report reveals that hunger is on the rise in Africa following years of decline due to a number of reasons,...

Romantic Phishing is on the Rise – How Not to Lose...

  Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.com) experts have detected a sharp increase in phishing activities from criminals offering users various romantic goods on the eve of St....

NIMC FCT COORDINATOR VISITS NCC

-Solicits Support For Enrolment Centres The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Coordinator of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Ndi Awan, paid a familiazation visit to...

Conlog launches blockchain incubation programme in partnership with Tshimologong Precinct

  Leading smart metering solutions provider, Conlog, has partnered with Wits University’s Tshimologong Precinct to launch an innovative technology programme. With a strong focus on...

NSCDC arrests 2 fake currency circulators

  The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kebbi State has arrested two suspected fake currency circulators. The suspects, Abubakar Shagari from Sokoto and...

ELECTION BOYCOTT AND THE IMPLICATIONS TO THE IGBO IN FUTURE

  For those clamouring for election boycott let me brief you on the implications and consequences if they succeed in deceiving you. The Catalan independence movement...

New Board of EMTS Nigeria visit NCC.

  The New Board and Management of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Nigeria Ltd (EMTS), that’s 9Mobile paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission....

US Position on the Upcoming Nigerian Elections

The United States government supports a free, fair, transparent, and peaceful election that reflects the will of the Nigerian people. It is critical that...

South African AI Tech Start-Up, Cortex Logic, Secures Investment To Grow...

  South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic secures growth investment to expand it’s reach to new clients in Europe &...

Anambra State :How Innocent Man Was Mobbed To Death After Being...

  A man met his untimely end at the hands of angry villagers in Umuoji area of Anambra state. The deceased identified as Paschal Chinazor...

This administration has given 20 Billion in Life – Yemi Osibanjo

  The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo has berated those that have raised eyebrows on the financial and social interventionist scheme by this administration. Tradermoni,...

Ecobank and Terre des Hommes launch Safe Savings Project to empower...

Ecobank (Ecobank.com), the pan-African bank, is partnering with leading international children rights NGO Terre des Hommes (TdH.ch) to offer digital financial services to some...

Uphold Integrity and Transparency, Magu Charges Students

  The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has again called on youths and students to shun internet fraud...

SAHARA REPORTERS LIED ON BHT CAPTURE OF FIVE ADAMAWA TOWNS

  The attention of Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE has been drawn to a misleading news story on Sahara Reporters website, posted on 4th February...

Scholars and experts chart pathway against fake news at Pan Atlantic...

  • INEC outlines five core tasks for media in Elections 2019 • Misinformation distorts the capital markets and poses risks to assets, reputations and lives...

Over $10 billon of Africa telecom, media and technology (TMT) infrastructure...

Over $10 billon of Africa telecom, media and technology (TMT) infrastructure initial public offering (IPO) and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals predicted in 2019...

EFCC Secures 40 Convictions In January

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC recorded a landmark 40 convictions in the month of January 2019 alone. This number is a cumulative...

“We are safe and sound” said Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo

  The nation was thrown into confusion when the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo helicopter crash landed somewhere in Kogi but the Vice President came out...

Emmanuel Esezobor & Wife Bring “Laughter & Miracle” To Abuja Residents

  The City of Abuja and its environs is yet to experience another awesome packages from one of the fast growing church of Bishop Emmanuel...

Ekweremadu: Why we will return PDP to power The Deputy

  The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said that the sense of belonging given to the South East region and infrastructural...

BIG BROTHER 2019 AUDITIONS: THE CROWD, THE CASUALTIES , WHERE DO...

Where do I start from? From going for BBN auditions to turning to a casualty specialist and helping admit unconscious bodies in the hospital? Mentally traumatized:Permit...

EFCC Arraigns Woman for Alleged N17.6m Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arraigned one Ngozi Anumudu on January 31, 2019 before Justice Anna Akobi of a Federal Capital Territory,...

NCC takes cybercrime crusade to Niger State

…Fortifies consumers with safety measures The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on 31st January 2019, stormed the Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State to sensitise...

Standard Chartered launches second wave of digital-only retail banks across four...

Standard Chartered (www.SC.com) today announced the start of the second phase of its digital-only retail bank across Africa. In response to growing consumer demand...

Former President of Tanzania to head Commonwealth Observer Group for Nigerian...

Former President of Tanzania to head Commonwealth Observer Group for Nigerian elections The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, constituted the observer group following an invitation from...

Troops Nab IPOB Members for Attacking Place of Worship in Aba...

  Between the 20th to 27th of January, 2019, the following are the major occurences or gains of Exercise EGWU EKE 111 in the South...

FAAC Shares N649bn to FG, State, LGCs in January 2019

FAAC Shares N649bn to FG, State, LGCs in January 2019 A total of N649.198 billion has been distributed as Federal Allocation for the month of...

Labour Minister Clarifies Issues on 2019 National Minimum Wage Bill

The attention of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has been drawn to the various misrepresentations being given to the Press Briefing...

Axiz partners with Innova to provide High Throughput Satellite (HTS) connectivity...

  In an African channel first, Axiz has announced the signing of Innova HTS, a new partner that enables cost-effective broadband satellite solutions into Africa. Innova HTS complements an...

COAS VISITS 3 DIVISION AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY, COMMISSIONS AGENT BANKING AND...

  The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai, is undertaking a 4 day operational visit of units under 3 Division area of...

“I AM PERPLEXED” SAID BUHARI OVER WHAT HE SAW AT ABA

Today we took our Presidential Campaign to Abia and Imo States. In Aba I commissioned the Ariaria Market Independent Power Project. I assured the...

United Nations appeals for Sustained Humanitarian Support amid surge in conflict...

Millions of civilians continue to grapple with extreme adversity across north-east Nigeria and the rest of the Lake Chad region where a recent surge...

LAI MOHAMMED SPEAKS ON JUSTICE WALTER ONNOGHEN SUSPENSION

TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, ALHAJI LAI MOHAMMED, IN ABUJA ON MONDAY, 28 JAN 2019 Gentlemen of the...

Fintech company, e4 backs its strategic transformation plans

ICTITECH   Fintech company, e4, which offers Software-as-a-Service driven digital solutions, has announced the appointment of Ntombi Mphokane, as its first HR and transformation executive. Responsible...

Rolfes Water says total water management solutions are crucial

Water reuse continues to lead as a crucial initiative among industrial and mining sectors. This is according to Andre Opperman, managing director, Rolfes Water:...

Renmoney Integrates Freshworks Support and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Solutions to...

Renmoney (Renmoneyng.com), one of Nigeria’s leading fintech companies, has deployed Freshworks (www.Freshworks.com) customer engagement software to set up an integrated support and CRM system. Renmoney provides convenient loans,...

2019 Elections: Civil Societies Parley With Inspector General of Police M.A...

  Courtesy visit to the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu NPM, mni by members of Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room at the...

Diezani N264.8m Bribe: Two INEC Staff Bag 91 Years Jail Term

  Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court, Lagos has sentenced two former staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Christian Nwosu and...

N264m Diezani Bribe: Court Convicts INEC Staff, Fixes Jan 25 for...

EFCCEFCC Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has convicted Christian Nwosu and Tijani Inda Bashir, both officials of the...

The Federal Government of Nigeria Will Source Forex from Dangote –...

  The Federal Government will soon start sourcing foreign exchange (forex) from Dangote Group, as soon as the latter's refinery, petrochemicals and fertilizer projects come...

2019 Elections: Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race, insists on coalition

  Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili on Thursday stepped aside from the presidential race to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the People’s Democratic...

As Senator Ifeanyi Araraume Dredges River, He Deepens His Presence In...

It used to be a stream that has no serious current and flow. The communities have used it from time immemorial, but with the...

Vote PDP and Return to the Realm of Power, Ekweremadu urges...

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has urged the people of the South East region not to miss the opportunity of...

Obasanjo’s attack on TraderMoni reflects either his ignorance or mischief –...

The statement purportedly attributed to former president Olusegun Obasanjo regarding Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and the Federal Government’s TraderMoni microcredit scheme if, indeed...

Rocket challenge targets local coding skills

Addressing the growing skills gap within software development, local information technology value added distributor, Axiz has sponsored theRocket APT Challenge and encouraged 39 students to...

HABO GLOBAL UNVEILS WINNERS OF INSTAGRAM COMPETITION AND MOBILE APP

  HABO GLOBAL, Lagos based sanitary pad production and distribution firm unveiled the winners of the HABO Instagram competition held December 2019. The company announced...

WE WOULD NOT BETRAY YOUR CONFIDENCE, BUHARI THANKS PLATEAU STATE

  The politics in Nigeria is getting interesting and it as it seems the Middle Belt section of the country is in tandem with APC...

CPAN PUTS FEMI ADESHINA ON HOT SEAT .

. Christian Press Association of Nigeria (CPAN) will host Mr. Femi Adeshina, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to President Muhammadu Buhari, to a Breakfast Meeting...

Let’s Fight Corruption Together, EFCC Charges Lawyers

  Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has charged lawyers across the country to join hands with the EFCC...

EFCC Nabs ‘Pastor’ for N27.9m Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, arrested Anu Ojo Olakonori, a self-acclaimed Pastor and founder of Angel on...

ZETA-WEB NIGERIA LIMITED BECOMES A MICROSOFT AUTHORIZED EDUCATION PARTNER

Zeta-Web Nigeria  announced that it has become a Microsoft Authorized Education Partner (AEP), demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in...
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