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International Telecommunications Union (ITU) estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 per cent of the global population, or 3.9 billion people, will be using the Internet, according to its latest 2018 global and regional ICT estimates
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.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis to ensure continuous peace in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to embark on real campaign and not to beg, insult and force voters.
Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, said that the presidency had directed All Progressives Congress (APC), candidates should base their campaigns on issues in the 2019 elections.
A human rights group, the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), has cautioned against the withdrawal of police from the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly premises, saying such moves could leave room for an attack by hoodlums.
The Senate has asked the police in Akwa Ibom to immediately vacate the state House of Assembly complex.
Senator Ita Enang, an aide to President Muhammadu, has said that compensation will be paid for only the existing structures in 1976/77 with approved building plans on the Calabar-Itu federal road now under construction.
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on Monday sacked four more lawmakers who defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nigeria’s belief in multilateralism and readiness to serve as exemplified by its many international commitments makes its bid for re-election into the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) worthy of support from countries within Africa and the globe, the Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Nigerian Permanent Mission in Switzerland, Ambassador Audu Kadiri, has said.
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.
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.
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.
Nigeria will host this year’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) annual regional human capacity building workshop on “Strengthening capacities in Internet governance in Africa”, according to Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Administrator of the Digital Bridge Institute...
The Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State chapter, has assured the people of Uyo and Itu Federal Constituencies of free, fair and credible conduct of the forthcoming party primary.
Akwa Ibom State Government has cleared the air on its award of contracts, saying that the processes are in tandem with the international best practices.
Pope Francis plans to visit Bulgaria and Macedonia from May, the Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, said on Thursday.
Following his inability to return N120m allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has filed 59 charges against a former Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association says Federal Government must conclude all legal processes for the implementation of the 30,000 minimum wage before Dec. 31, to ensure its implementation by January 1, 2019.
Federal government says $4.2 billion of textiles, garments imported or smuggled into Nigeria annually
The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, said the cumulative value of textiles and garments imported or smuggled into the country annually was estimated at 4.2 billion dollars.
Some athletes and spectators at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja say they are getting worried at the quality and performance of those officiating at the competition.
Russians on Tuesday paid their last respects to human rights icon Lyudmila Alexeyeva, with President Vladimir Putin expected to attend a memorial ceremony despite the activist’s criticism of his rule.
Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.
The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Maoist rebels in the Philippines declared a ceasefire on Friday for the Christmas and New Year holidays, but the government said it would not be fooled into joining the truce.
RB Leipzig manager Ralf Rangnick has stated his uncertainty as regards signing Everton winger Ademola Lookman.