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Nigeria’s active mobile lines hit 162m in September

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says active mobile telephone lines in Nigeria increase to 162,032,053 in September.

9mobile operators mark 10th year in Nigeria

The operators of 9mobile, formerly Etisalat, Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited, has thanked Nigerians for their patronage as the company marks its 10th anniversary in Nigeria.
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.

Six feared killed in Borno boat mishap

Local divers have recovered six bodies out of nine people involved in a boat accident at Zabarmari area in Jere Local Government Area of Borno.

UNDP: Civilian JTF can constitute security threat

The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Saturday said over 30,000 Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) could constitute security threat worse than Boko Haram insurgency if they were not taken off the streets after the insurgency,

Nigerian troops comb Ekiti forests, discover decayed body

Men of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure in Ondo at the weekend invaded forests on Efon-Alaye-Itawure axis to flush out criminals operating in the area.

Katsina government assists fire victims in Funtua with N2.5 million

Katsina State Government has donated N2.5 million to five traders who lost their GSM shops to a recent fire incident in Funtua town.

Senate summons MTN, Airtel, others over unsolicited adverts to subscribers

The Senate yesterday directed the four leading Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) operators in the country; the MTN, Airtel, Globacom, and 9Mobile to appear before its Committee on Communications in the bid to check intrusive and unsolicited adverts from them to their numerous customers.

Minister tasks telcos on inclusive, robust network

The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has charged telecom operators in the country to ensure an inclusive and network coverage across the country.

2019: Group commences grassroots mobilisation for Governor Ugwuanyi’s re-election

Ahead of the 2019 general election, a group, the Gburugburu Solidarity Movement (GSM), Igbo-Eze North Chapter, Enugu State, has commenced grassroots mobilisation and sensitisation across the electoral wards in the state towards the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for a second tenure in office.

Osinbajo inaugurates Abia tele-health initiative

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday inaugurated the Abia Tele-health initiative, otherwise known as “Dial-a-doctor,” describing it as commendable effort in the healthcare delivery system in the state.

Federal government commits to assist 36 states without bias

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said government would continue to assist the 36 states irrespective of their party affiliation and also commit to the people’s welfare, especially the poor and vulnerable.

Police arrest taxi drivers for raping, robbing victim

The police have nabbed two taxi drivers for raping and robbing their female passenger in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Stop blaming PDP for your woes – Governor Fayose tells Presidency

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has carpeted the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on his continuous complaints about alleged corruption in the immediate past Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government.

Stop singing old song of blame – Governor Fayose tells VP Osinbajo

The governor said; “To me, it is time for Prof Osinbajo to say something new and stop playing to the gallery because he is expected to know better. Even if the President does not know, he should know that Nigerians are tired of this directionless government that keeps blaming its predecessors for its inability to prepare even budget.”

NYSC opens portal for registration of Batch ‘A’ corpers

The National Youth Service Corps says it will commence the registration of Batch A set of corps members for the April 2018 mobilisation on Monday (today).

Rep Faleke: Governor Bello gave herdsmen blank cheque to operate in Kogi

Rep. James Faleke, running mate to late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election in Kogi state, has condemned the recent killings in the state, accusing Yahaya Bello, the governor, of giving herdsmen a “blank cheque to operate in Kogi”.

Governor Okowa: Ex-President Obasanjo an outstanding nationalist

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Monday, congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the occasion of his 81st birthday.

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