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NCC holds stakeholders forum on emerging 5G technology

Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector on Tuesday in Abuja held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology.
Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Danbatta,

Why Africa must be involved in 4th industrial revolution – NCC chief

The executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said Africa must take cognizance of the digital economic eco-system as the world gears up for the 4th industrial revolution.

NCC: We cannot regulate OTT’s activities in isolation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it cannot unilaterally regulate the activities of Over-The-Top (OTT) technology service providers deployed by fintech operators in the country.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC boss wants right policies to fast track digital growth in Africa

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, has called on stakeholders in the telecommunication sector to put in place right polices to fast track digital growth in Africa.

NCC: Broadband access critical for communication infrastructure policy

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of Nigeria Communication Commission, says broadband access is an important feature in communications infrastructure policy and should be treated as a key economic indicator.

DSO: Governor Ugwuanyi offers free 10,000 setup boxes

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has offered to distribute 10,000 setup boxes valued N15 million free to low income households in rural areas to enable them access digital television.

House of Reps caution agencies over selective implementation of budgets

The House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values has called on government agencies to refrain from selective implementation of their budgets.

United Nations defines standards for global flight tracking

The United Nations has defined new technical standards to guarantee the seamless tracking of aircraft and to prevent flights from disappearing off the radar.

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"We hope that children will not be dumped but they will instead be brought to safe places. We are hoping to see a decrease in the numbers of baby dumping," permanent secretary of the gender equality ministry, Wilhencia Uiras, told AFP on Friday.

Namibia decriminalises baby abandonment to reduce cases

The Namibian government on Friday said it hoped a new law to remove criminal penalties for mothers abandoning their new-born babies would ensure women who cannot look after their children can hand them safely to authorities.
Enoch Adeboye

Pastor Adeboye: May God use this election to declare glory on Nigeria

Ahead of the presidential election, General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has prayed for free, fair and peaceful elections in Nigeria.

REC: No ballot papers missing in Niger

The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Niger State, Prof Sam Egwu, has debunked reports of missing ballot papers for Niger East and Niger North senatorial districts.
Scott Edwards

Court sentences boxer to ten years in prison for sexual abuse

A one-time champion boxer has been jailed after he was found guilty of having sexual intercourse with a minor.
Gernot Rohr Super Eagles

Gernot Rohr to invite Flying Eagles player for AFCON tie against Seychelles, Egypt friendly

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr says one of the Flying Eagles players would be invited in to the Eagles team for the last Group game of AFCON 2019 game against Seychelles and international friendly against the Pharaohs of Egypt in Asaba, Delta State on March 23 and March 26 this year.