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NIPOST to be unbundled to six new firms – ex-minister

Nigeria is planning to restructure and commercialise the operations of its postal service, NIPOST, an ex-minister has said.

Adams Oshiomhole destroyed APC – ex-minister

Immediate past minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has again taken the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to the cleaners, alleging that his dictatorship has destroyed the ruling party.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN blackmailed Nigeria into reducing $330 million fine – ex-minister

Immediate past Minister of Communication Adebayo Shittu on Thursday explained that Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) practically blackmailed the federal government into reducing the over $330 million controversial fine imposed on it by the National Communication Commission (NCC).
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In Pictures: President Buhari hails VP Osinbajo, urges him to remain exemplary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.

Ex-Minister Shittu calls for Adams Oshiomhole’s resignation

Immediate past Minister of Communication Adebayo Shittu has thrown his weight behind the call for the resignation of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

NIGCOMSAT launches satelite TV with 140 channels

The Federal government has launched a channels satellite TV provider on the Nigerian Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, limited Direct-To-Home, DTH platform called NextTv.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Failure to embrace advanced technology cause of natural disasters

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo has said that natural disasters have been identified as one of the possible consequences of failing to embrace advancement in technology and innovations.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

SGF: President Buhari government targeting seven per cent growth rate

The present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is targetting about seven per cent Gross Domestic Products (GDP) growth rate with the holistic implementation of its Economic Recovery Growth Plan, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said.

Adebayo Shittu: Over $500 million spent on federal government’s e-government master plan

Dr. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, said on Friday that over $500million was expended in the development of e-Government Master Plan.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN pays N235 billion SIM registration fine

MTN Nigeria Communications Limited has paid a total of N235bn out of the N330bn fine imposed on the mobile telecommunications operator in August 2015 by industry regulatory agency, the Nigerian Communications Commission.

Minister harps on need to bridge standardisation gap in ICT

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Friday in Abuja, stressed the need for the county to bridge the standardisation gap in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector.
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Federal government hails Huawei over impact on Nigeria’s ICT sector

The impact of world’s leading communication giant, Huawei Technologies, has made noticeable impacts in Nigeria, the country’s Federal Government has said.

Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.

NYSC certificate: Court strikes out Adebayo Shittu’s suit against APC

Justice P.I. Ajoku of a Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Friday struck out a suit filed by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, against the All Progressives Congress (APC) for excluding his name from the list of gubernatorial aspirants in the March 9, General Elections over his inability to present his NYSC certificate.

Minister: Projects in 2018 budget not abandoned

The Minister of Communications, Dr. Adebayo Shittu, has said no project in 2018, whose funds were released by the Ministry of Communications, were abandoned for any reason, contrary to speculations that the ministry abandoned 104 projects captured in last year’s budget.

NYSC: Minister Shittu knows fate Thursday

The Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Wednesday, reserved until Thursday, judgment in the case between Communication Minister, Mr Adebayo Shittu, and All Progressives Congress (APC) over the party’s primary election.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

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NIPOST to be unbundled to six new firms – ex-minister

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Afcon: Our match against Nigeria is in our hands – Guinea coach

Guinea coach Paul Put has said they must avoid losing to Nigeria in Wednesday’s second match of group B at the Africa Cup of Nations if they must reach the round of 16.