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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.

Headies 2018: Full list of nominees

The music awards academy released this year’s nomination list on its Instagram page after shortlisting thousands of entries submitted in the year under review (from July 2016 – December 2017).

Ex-Governor Abubakar Umar threatens Globacom over illegal deductions

Former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Abubakar Umar, has threatened to take legal action against Globacom, one of Nigeria’s major telecoms service providers.

DSS, troops arrest suspected killers of Taraba lawmaker Hosea Ibi

Troops of 23 Brigade deployed in Wukari, Taraba State on Exercise Ayem Akpatuma and a team of the Department of State Services from Jalingo conducted a cordon and search within Takum on Saturday during which three suspects were arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hon. Hosea Ibi, a member of the Taraba State House of Assembly.

Ishaq Oloyede: Why some UTME applicants could not write mock examination

Out of the 258,000 candidates that applied for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, mock examination, only 211,000 candidates took part in the test on Monday, the JAMB registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, has said.

Nigerian internet users hit 98.3 million in December

Nigerian internet users increased marginally to 98.3million in November, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said.

Total deregulation of downstream will attract more revenue to govt – Obafemi Olawore

Mr Obafemi Olawore, the Executive Secretary of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), on Wednesday said that total deregulation of the downstream sector would attract more revenue to the government.

Internet users hit 94.8 million in November – NCC

The internet users increased marginally to 94.8 million in November, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said.

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NOA urges Nigerians to resolve political grievances through lawful means

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to always resolve political issues peacefully through lawful means instead of taking laws into their hands.

FRSC tasks federal government on dualization of Idiroko road over accidents

Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
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Australian Open: Simona Halep staggers into clash with Venus Williams

World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.
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Tokyo Olympics: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu to compete at UWW in Bulgaria

Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.
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US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

The US embassy in Zimbabwe says it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labour leaders. A local doctors' rights group says it has treated 68 gunshot cases.