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House of Reps member wants protection for government projects

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.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Nigerian government increases number of N-Power beneficiaries to one million – official

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, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Nigerian government increases number of beneficiaries of N-Power, school feeding, others

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.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

NCC: Phone subscribers increased by 54.2 million in five years

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 on Monday said it had amended regulations to prevent mainland Chinese citizens currently residents of Hong Kong and Macau from moving to the self-ruled island to spy or engage in other illegal acts.

Taiwan approved to buy Harpoon missile system from US

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.

Ministry collaborates with NCC to address unemployment

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.

Kogi government shuts down MTN services over N120 million debt

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.

25 countries to participate in Kano trade fair

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.
Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Osun guber: Why I’m backing Isiaka Oyetola – Asiwaju Tinubu

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.
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ATPN hopes Nigeria will attain 30% broadband penetration by end of 2018

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.

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FILE PHOTO - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, U.S., January 12, 2021. Andrew Harnik-Pool via REUTERS

U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Iran in final days of Donald Trump presidency

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.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Pep Guardiola were honoured at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, the duo named player and coach of the century respectively.

Report: Cristiano Ronaldo to extend his Juventus contract by a year

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.
England, Nigeria and Canada are in a three-way tussle for the services of Fikayo Tomori, with the Chelsea centre-half’s impressive displays putting him on Gareth Southgate’s radar.

AC Milan close to signing Fikayo Tomori on loan with buy option

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.
FILE PHOTO: Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) attends the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing 'Does Section 230's Sweeping Immunity Enable Big Tech Bad Behavior?', on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., October 28, 2020. Michael Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS

U.S. Senate Republican asks tech firms to explain account, content removals

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 Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Coronavirus: Edo governor suspends reopening of schools

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the resumption of schools in the state over the increasing cases of COVID-19.