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Minister Commissions NCC, USPF, NITDA Projects

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has commissioned more projects executed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) towards advancing the digital economy vision of the government. The projects include the NCC’s Emergency Communications Centre, Ado –Ekiti; the Digital Awareness Programme (DAP) for Secondary […]

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Lagos PDP Tells Sanwo-Olu: Curfew Will Only Trigger More Violent Protests

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has faulted the declaration of curfew in the state. The spokesman for the Lagos PDP, Gani Taofeeq, in a statement on Tuesday, warned that curfew will trigger more protests in the state. The statement was titled, ‘Curfew declaration: confrontational, ill-advised’. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, earlier […]

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Biden, US Democracts Canditate Tells Buhari, Military: Stop Violent Crackdown on Protesters

Former United States (U.S.) Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, says the U.S. must stand with Nigerians “who are peacefully demonstrating for police reform and seeking an end to corruption in their democracy.” “My heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one in the violence,” Biden said in […]

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#EndSARS: Soyinka Asks Govs To Demand Immediate Withdrawal of Soldiers From Streets

Elder statesman, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on governors in states where protests against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad forced declaration of curfews to immediately demand the withdrawal of soldiers deployed by the Federal Government. The playwright, in a message on Wednesday from his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, titled, ‘DÉJÀ VU– In tragic vein,’ spoke […]

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Thugs invade Oba of Lagos’ Palace, Steal Valuables, Staff of Office

Thugs on Wednesday stormed the Palace of the Oba of Lagos located at Iga Idugaran, Lagos Island, vandalising vehicles and carting away several artefacts. In a video which has gone viral on the Internet, the thugs are seen making away with the staff of office commonly referred to as ‘Opa Ase’. A resident of Lagos […]

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Buhari Begs Nigerians For Calm, Says ‘My Commitment To Extensive Police Reforms Not in doubt’

At the last count, no fewer than 13 States have gone ahead to establish the Judicial Panels of Inquiry as resolved by the National Economic Council to address the question of redress and justice for victims of police brutality across the country. The States that have set up the panels so far are: Lagos, Kaduna, […]

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Obasanjo Calls For Mature Leadership, Says Nigeria on the Edge of A Cliff, Tells Buhari To Act Now Before It’s Too Late

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Nigeria is on the edge of a cliff and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to act now before it is two late. He appeals to the president to restrain military from using brute force against protesters In a statement he issued on Wednesday, Obasanjo said “We are in […]

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Jumare resigns from Union Bank Board

A Non Executive Director of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc  Board of Directors, Mrs Furera Jumare,  has resigned her position from the board of the financial institution. Mrs Beatrice Hamza-Bassey, Chairman of the board, made the disclosure in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday. According to […]

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#EndSARS Protests Force Banks To Shut Down Operations in Benin

Banks in Benin, Edo State since Monday, shut down operations over the inability of their staff to access their duty posts. #EndSARS protesters had as at 6 a.m. blocked major roads within the Benin metropolis, preventing vehicular movement. The roads are Oluko-Isihor-Ugbowo-Uselu, Ring road-Sapele, Ring-Ekehuan, Aduwawa – Akpakpava, Airport, amongst others. Security men at the […]

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Pantami Engages Stakeholders on Broadband Implementation, As Danbatta Promises to facilitate new target of 70%

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Ibrahim Pantam has engaged relevant industry players and agencies under the Ministry to discuss ways for achieving accelerated implementation of the new Nigerian National Broadband Plan (NNBP), 2020-2025. At the first stakeholders’ consultation with the industry players held under the auspices of the Ministry in Abuja […]

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#ENDSARS: SENATE TELLS BUHARI TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS

The Senate on Tuesday 20, October 2020, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to make a national broadcast in the wake of the youth protest associated with the atrocities perpetrated by operatives of the disbanded dreaded Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). This was sequel to the adoption of a motion entitled “#EndSARS: Need for comprehensive and holistic […]

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CBN releases framework for financing of mass metering

Nigeria’s apex fnancal sector regulatory authorty, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released its framework for National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP). The framework was released by the Development Financing department of the apex bank through its official website on Monday. It stated that introduction of the Service-Based Tariff (SBT) in the Nigeria Electricity Supply […]

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