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NCC to Fine Network Providers over DND

A fine of N500,000  per subscriber will be paid by any telecom network provider that violates the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) instruction, Nigeria Telecommunications Commission (NCC) has warned. Mr Philip Eretan, Deputy Director, Licensing and Authorisation, NCC, gave the warning in Lagos at the 83rd edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP). …

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Uganda to Host 7th DStv Eutelsat Star Awards

Government dignitaries, the academic community, scientific world and students will convene when MultiChoice Africa together with its partner, Eutelsat, hosts the 7th edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards in Kampala on 12 April to announce continental winners. Uganda, popularly called the “Pearl of Africa”, has produced the most winners …

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We are Burdened by Taxes, Telecoms Lament

From Adedeji Adeyemi Fakorede, Lagos     Telecoms operators in Nigeria who had been gnashing their teeth over the endless number of taxes, levies and unimaginable payments that are very hard to explain across the states, have made a passionate appeal for either a downward review or scrapping of some …

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NNPC signs $2.8bn Contracts for 614km Gas Pipeline

By Tony Obiechina Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has signed contracts for engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and financing for 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline and Stations. NNPC spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, made this known in a statement in Abuja. He said the AKK Gas Pipeline and Stations Project comprised Lots …

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Kebbi Govt Adopts Asset Tracking, Management Policy

From Laiatu Augustine, Kebbi Communities in the state have been urged to maintain and supervise projects executed by government in their area for the overall development of the state and country in general. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu made this known, recently, while declaring open a 2-days workshop on Effective Implementation …

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Rising Oil Prices Opportunity to Diversify Economy – Dangote

By Deshi Munkuwe   Increased crude Oil receipts driven by upturn in Oil prices and improved volumes, offer Nigeria a great opportunity to diversify its economy and address fundamental vulnerabilities by deepening and expanding the nation’s non- Oil sectors, President/CE, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has said. Aliko, who was Special …

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CBN predicts promising economic growth for 2018

By Tony Obiechina Following the growth of the Services  Sector of the economy,  the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has predicted a fragile but promising economic growth for Nigeria in 2018. Arising from a two-day meeting on Wednesday, the reconstituted MPC said it based its forecast on …

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