By Tony Obiechina, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has opposed plans by MTN to charge their subscribers for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) access to banking services from October, 2019. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said the bank’s position at a news briefing by the Nigerian delegation to theRead More
From Dele Ogunyemi, Ibadan A Higher National Diploma (HND) Mechanical Engineering student of the Mashood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Ojere in Ogun State, Olalekan Oladapo Ogunremi, was on Wednesday, found guilty of criminal impersonation and sentenced to six months in prison. The 21-year-old actually found favour before Justice Patricia Ajoku of theRead More
From Dele Ogunyemi, Ibadan Three persons were on Thursday found guilty of criminal impersonation by the Federal High Court, Ibadan Division, and sentenced to prison terms. The trio – Augustine Ekeson, Obinna Ureahi Ifeanyi and Osho Olalekan Micheal – were convicted in cases filed against them by the Ibadan zonalRead More
The Federal Government on Tuesday 20th August, 2019 appointed Mr Kashifu Abdullahi as the new Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). Mrs Hadiza Umar, Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations of NITDA confirmed the appointment to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Umar quoted a statementRead More
By Gom Mirian, Abuja The Nigerian Government has challenged the telecommunications sectors in the country to play bigger role in economic growth and development in Africa saying the sector contributed 10 per cent to Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2019. This was disclosed yesterday Tuesday 20th August,Read More
9mobile, a telecommunications company on Sunday says it has partnered with Gravitas, a property and infrastructure development company, to provide exclusive telecommunications services on Gracefield Island. Acting Managing Director of 9mobile, Stephane Beuvelet, made this known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. “9mobile willRead More
National security : President Buhari Issues Six – Months Ultimatum For Irregular Migrants To Register In Nigeria.
By Gom Mirian, Abuja In a bid to strengthen the country's internal security President Mohammed Buhari has issued out a six-months non-penalty ultimatum to all irregular migrants living in the country to make themselves available for registeration at the Nigerian immigration service. The president said this yesterday while commissioning the migrant eRead More
By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a stop to printing of Nigerian international passports outside the country and directed that the production and personalisation of all Nigerian e-passports and related documentation shall be the sole responsibility of the Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Company (NSPMC). Popularly known as TheRead More
NCC Boss Calls on Critical Stakeholders in the Telecommunications Sectors to Imbibe the Culture of Research.
By Gom Mirian Abuja The executive vice chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) , Professor Umar Garba Danbatta has on 7th July, 2019 charged all critical stakeholders in the manufacturing and telecommunications industry to prioritize research as a panacea to challenges facing the industry. The executive vice chairman said thisRead More
By John Onah, Abuja The Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) is set to educate children and youths on the tenets of copyrights, using illustrations and books. Director-General of the commission, Mr John Asein, said that as part of the mandate to push a positive narrative for copyrights in the country, the commission wasRead More