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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says active mobile telephone lines in Nigeria increase to 162,032,053 in September.
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.
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 State Government has donated N2.5 million to five traders who lost their GSM shops to a recent fire incident in Funtua town.
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.
The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has charged telecom operators in the country to ensure an inclusive and network coverage across the country.
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.
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.
The police have nabbed two taxi drivers for raping and robbing their female passenger in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
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.
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.”
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. 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 Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Monday, congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the occasion of his 81st birthday.
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Britain’s upper House of Lords on Thursday voted to block the suspension of a parliamentarian who allegedly tried to force a woman to sleep with him in exchange for a promotion.
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the Senate to desist from interfering with the executive in running of state affairs but to concentrate more on its duties of providing adequate legislation for the growth of the nation.
Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
To boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon establish People Money and Entrepreneurship Banks.
No fewer than 420 million adults have diabetes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, adding that the number has been increasing steadily over the last three decades.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to name any member of the APC who offered him bribe either in foreign or local currency to influence him and members of the National Working Committee to take decision in their favour before, during and after the party primaries or face legal action.
The Lagos East Senatorial District candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Sikiru Osinowo, has promised to plough back his entire salary to the district if emerged winner at the 2019 elections.
Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, is reportedly not on the list of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 governorship election.
James Rodriguez faces several weeks on the sidelines after Bayern Munich announced the midfielder has a knee injury.