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The charge was given on Saturday by Elder Leke Abejide, member representing Yagba Federal Constituency in the lower House of the National Assembly. The lawmaker was speaking in Takete Ide MopAmuro Local Government Area of Kogi State during the inauguration of Cyril Adejoke Information Technology Center, ICT constructed by the National Communications Commission, NCC.
The Federal Government has increased the number of N-Power beneficiaries to one million, up from 500,000 under the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP)
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, who disclosed this Monday, at a ministerial press conference in Abuja, said President Muhammadu Buhari raised the number of the beneficiaries of the programme which included the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, HGSFP, N-Power, Conditional Cash Transfer, CCT and Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, GEEP, to accommodate more beneficiaries.
The National Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said active phone subscribers in Nigeria grew by 54.2 million in the last five years.
Taiwan’s government appreciated the United States on Tuesday for its plans to sell a coastal defence cruise missile system with 100 Harpoon anti-ship missiles for 2.37 billion dollars.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development says it would explore a “viable working partnership’’ with the National Communications Commission (NCC) to lift at least, 10 million Nigerian youths out of poverty.
The Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KSIRS) Thursday shut down the telecom service provider, MTN, in the state over alleged refusal to pay N120 million debt.
Kano State government has been commended for the promoting business activities in the state and supporting state chamber of commerce to organize forthcoming 39th edition of the Kano International trade fair, which is schedule to take place from 22 November to December 8, 2019.
Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has solicited support for Isiaka Oyetola, the APC governorship candidate in the forthcoming poll, describing him as the best man for the job and the one to beat in the race.
The Association of Telecommunication Professionals of Nigeria has expressed optimism that the country would attain 30 per cent broadband penetration before the end of 2018.
The United States on Friday sanctioned companies in Iran, China and the United Arab Emirates for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and on three Iranian entities over conventional arms proliferation.
There have been talks of the Juventus attacker leaving the club in the nearest future, however, the latest report from Momblano via Calciomercato says that the attacker will sign a one-year extension to his current deal soon.
Serie A leaders AC Milan are aiming to secure the loan signing of Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea with a buy option in the next few days, reputed journalist Fabrizio Romano reports.
The outgoing Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee asked the chief executives of major U.S. tech firms Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc and Twitter to answer detailed questions about decisions to restrict or permanently ban accounts of conservative users and other steps to restrict content or platforms.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the resumption of schools in the state over the increasing cases of COVID-19.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo received his first shot of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, Sinovac, on Wednesday, marking the launch of the country’s mass immunisation programme, reports said.
A new Commissioner of Police, Nasiru Mohammed, has assumed duty at the Imo State Police Command.
Finally, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa have conducted their state congress elections after a long battle between the two factions of the party.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has cautioned those threatening the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Dr Matthew Kukah, to stop their “unlawful” actions and also asked the security agencies to ensure the safety and security of the cleric.
Tunisian Health Ministry on Friday night reported 2,649 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections to 154,903.