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Residents of Oyo community commend former minister over rehabilitation of water works

Some residents of Saki town in Oyo State on Wednesday commended Mr Adebayo Shittu, a former Minister of Communications, for his efforts in drawing attention to the need to rehabilitate the community’s water works.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: We would no longer comment on 2023 elections

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has decided to desist from commenting on issues pertaining to the 2023 General Elections, but, rather, focus on governance.

NigComSat’s $150 million satellite procurement under threat

Negotiations for over $150 million Chinese loan for procurement of back-up satellite in the orbit by the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat), might have been abandoned due to technical hitches.
President Buhari at the event

Ministerial list: BYO hails President Buhari for bringing new hands

The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State Chapter, on Wednesday applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for replacing most of his first-term cabinet members with new hands.

Adebayo Shittu: Why I withdrew my suit against APC

Adebayo Shittu, a former Minister of Communications, on Friday said he voluntarily withdrew his suit against the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Supreme Court.

Oyo guber: Supreme Court dismisses Adebayo Shittu’s suit against APC

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Adebayo Shittu, former Minister of Communications, against his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the exclusion of his name from the list of gubernatorial aspirants in the primary for the 2019 general elections.

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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Edo guber: PDP chides Pastor Ize-Iyamu for adopting Comrade Oshiomhole’s style

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Manu Garba: Victor Osimhen will be big hit for Napoli in Serie A

“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.

Nigerian Breweries earns N152 billion revenue in six months

Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right), Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor (right), Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor (1st left), and Arc. Kester Ifeadi, project consultant, (2nd left), during the Governor’s inspection of the Leisure Park and Film village under construction in Asaba Monday

Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.