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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

NCC begins new round of SIM registration compliance audit

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has kicked off the second phase of its subscriber identity module (SIM) registration verification and compliance audit.

Kaduna government establishes e-library, seeks banks, mobile networks support

The Kaduna State Government has solicited the support of Central Bank of Nigeria, commercial banks and mobile network providers for internet data subscription to connect its newly established E-Library.

NCAA to demolish over 7,000 telecommunication masts

Over 7,000 telecommunication masts and towers belonging to Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) providers erected nationwide may soon be pulled down by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
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Police arrest alleged gun fabricator in Sokoto

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Muhammad Sadiq, confirmed the development while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Sokoto.
Boxing – Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker – World Heavyweight Title Unification Fight – Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Britain – March 31, 2018 Anthony Joshua celebrates with the belts after winning the fight Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

Nigerians fighting their way to glory outside of Nigeria

Nigeria has always had a history when it comes to combat sports. The towering legend of Dick Tiger was impossible to escape, Hogan ‘Kid’ Bassey held a featherweight title as far back as 1957, and in the last three decades the likes of David Izonritei, Ike Ibeabuchi and Samuel Peter have shaken up the heavyweight division.
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Red Cross releases toll-free lines, promises to assist vulnerable during elections

The Nigerian Red Cross Society has released toll-free lines for citizens to reach it in the course of the elections.

Globacom reveals agenda for 2019, unveils Anthony Joshua as new icon

Globacom, a leading African telecommunications company, on Friday revealed its business agenda and unveiled Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, the heavyweight world boxing champion as its new global icon.
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How Atiku Abubakar will lose February 16 election

Get this straight: Atiku Abubakar will lose the presidential election on February 16. I’m not Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka or one of the tongue-in-cheek seers whose predictions you’ll be struggling to figure out after dropping your offering in the bag at midnight of December 31.

Globacom urges unity among Nigerians in 2019

Globacom, the national telecommunication operator, in its goodwill message in Lagos on Monday, has called for unity among Nigerians irrespective of tribe, religion or political leaning, charging citizens to work together to achieve peace in 2019, especially as the year opens with a crucial general elections.

NCC threatens to sanction erring service providers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has threatened to penalise or sanction any service provider that failed to comply with its directive of ensuring effective service to the consumers in the country.
Atiku Abubakar

Government has nothing to lose in sale of NNPC – Atiku campaign

Segun Sowunmi, the spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says the government has nothing to lose in the sale of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Financial Inclusion: Telcos to link 90 minion Nigerians in 30 months

Nigeria’s largest GSM operators, Glo, 9Mobile, Airtel, MTN Nigeria and Ntel, are set to help drive the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) financial inclusion strategy with plans to deepen financial services to 90 million, over the next 30 months.

NCC vows to protect consumers from exploitation by service providers

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, says the commission is committed to protecting telecom subscribers from being exploited by service providers.

World Cup: Supporters protest neglect, attack NFF

The Nigeria Football Supporters’ club is currently locked in a showdown with the Nigeria Football Federation over the NFF’s alleged lack of concern for their presence in the in Russia.

Dangote emerges most admired African brand

Dangote Group from Nigeria has emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers ahead of telecommunication giant, MTN according to the South African based Brand Leadership Movement in collaboration with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

Nigeria’s mobile internet users hit 101.2 million in April

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has released statistics indicating that Internet users in the country increased to 101.2 million in April 2018 from 100.6 million recorded in March.

Jalingo rainstorm causes five death, injures many others

Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, experienced an early morning rainstorm on Saturday which reportedly killed five people and injured many others.

DSTV: We may consider pay-as-you-consume option

Multichoice Nigeria, parent company of DStv, says it may consider the pay-as-you-consume (PAYC) payment option in the future.

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Lagos socialite, four others charged with unlawful interference with property

Lagos socialite, Buhari Oloto, has been charged alongside four others before a Lagos State High Court for unlawful interference with property, contrary to Section 2(1) of the Lagos State Properties Protection Law 2016.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo charges governments to see private sector as engine for economic development

Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has charged government at all levels in the country to see the private sector as the engine for economic development.
The fake soldier, Yusuf Quadri, 22, from Ogun State, was arrested during a cautious stop and search by RRS officers.

Fake soldier, robber arrested in Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), a unit of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a fake soldier and a robber.

Don: How President Buhari’s anti-corruption fight can succeed

A renowned legal luminary, Professor Muhammed Tabi’u has urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to strengthen his war against corruption, so as to ensure probity and accountability in governance.

Police demolish kidnapper’s den in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has demolished a building inside of a forest where kidnappers hid their victims while waiting for ransom to be paid.