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NITEL/MTEL pensioners commend President Buhari over payment

Pensioners under the auspices of NITEL/MTEL Pensioners Association Northwest Zone have commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government over the prompt payment of their monthly pension.

Abuja ICT park will create investment opportunities – minister

The federal government yesterday in Lagos said the initiative to establish Abuja Information and Communication Technology (ICT) park inside the Abuja Technology Village would open investment opportunities for Nigeria.

Adebayo Shittu launches five mobile radio frequency monitoring equipment

The Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu, on Friday in Abuja, launched five mobile radio frequency monitoring equipment and national spectrum management system for effective monitoring of frequency bands used to provide radio communication services in the country.

NIGCOMSAT expresses concern over inability to achieve 30% broadband penetration

Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.

2019: Adebayo Shittu vows to work against Oyo APC candidate

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said he will work against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, in 2019 elections.

Hate speech: Adebayo Shittu urges responsible political debate on social media

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to engage in responsible political debates devoid of hate speech in the interest of peace and development.
President Buhari addresses national convention in Abuja

Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government saves N24 billion monthly through TSA

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that the federal government is saving a total of N24.7 billion monthly as a result of the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) and the elimination of ghost workers from the country’s civil service.

Adebayo Shittu drags APC to court over NYSC certificate

Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu has sued the All Progressives Congress(APC) for disqualifying him as a governorship aspirant in Oyo state on account of not presenting the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme discharge certificate.

NCC inaugurates new governing board of DBI

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has inaugurated the new governing board of Digital Bridge Institute (DBI).

Adebayo Shittu: Buhari’s endorsement celebration of success

Mr Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has described the just-concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) National Presidential Convention as a celebration of success of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo speaks at TAAC Ease of Doing Business Forum

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is set to deliver the keynote on Technology As A Catalyst (TACC) Ease of Doing Business conference in Lagos on Friday, October 5, 2018, organised by Perchstone and Graeys in partnership with IT consultancy outfit, Knowledge Resources.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala asks supporters to stay away from Oyo APC guber primary

A former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has directed his supporters to stay away from the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary billed for Sunday.

Adebayo Shittu: I’ll serve in NYSC if it becomes necessary

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, says he can still partake in the one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.

Electoral fraud: Communications ministry to partner INEC on ICT

The Federal Ministry of Communications says will partner the Independent National Electoral Commission to explore the role of Information and Communications Technology in reducing instances of electoral malpractices in the country.

Adebayo Shittu: I’m not worried I don’t have NYSC certificate

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Friday, insisted that he has not violated any law by evading the mandatory national service for fresh Nigerian graduates.

NYSC: Political posts can’t replace youth service

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has stated that holding political offices is not equivalent to the one year compulsory youth service for eligible graduates in Nigeria.

Minister: $1 million ICT innovation system to create 50,000 jobs

The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, has launched a $1 million breakthrough innovation which will change the face of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigeria.
Abiola Ajimobi

2019: Governor Ajimobi orders aspirants to resign from cabinet

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on members of his cabinet aspiring to contest elective positions in the 2019 general elections to resign immediately.

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VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

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Oby Ezekwesili: APC, PDP playing politics with Nigerians’ plight

The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has again taken a swipe at both the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC), and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), of playing politics with the plight of the Nigerian people, lamenting that Nigeria was now known as “the world capital of poverty.”