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JAMB mega CBT centre will ease exam conduct – Oloyede

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede, on Saturday, said that the planned 5,000-seater Computer-based Test Centre of the body would bring an end to difficulties in the conduct of the yearly examination in the Southwest region of the country.

Telecoms sector attracts $68bn foreign investment – NCC

The Nigerian telecoms sector has attracted $68 billion to the economy in Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, said Tuesday.

SEC in discussion with MTN over listing on NSE – official

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has opened discussions with MTN to ensure successful electronic listing of the telecoms company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Zenith Bank provides for 30% of 9mobile’s loan

Zenith Bank says it has made a provision on 30 percent of its loan to 9mobile, telecommunications company formerly known as Etisalat.

NCC confiscates N10bn pirated items – chief

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has confiscated pirated materials worth about ten billion Naira in the last six year in the country.

NiMet, telecom firms partner on mobile meteorology

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) says it is partnering with telecommunication companies to provide meteorological services to about 50 million Nigerians through mobile phones.

APC must go in 2019 – PDP

The leaders said Nigerians must kick out the APC in 2019 and return PDP to the Villa in 2019, describing PDP as a government-in-waiting and a party that would make life abundant for the citizenry.

PDP extends tenure of Makarfi-led caretaker committee

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has concluded its non-elective national convention, where it extended the tenure of the Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee, NCC.

PDP caretaker committee to get 4 months extension

The National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) headed by Senator Ahmed Makarfi, will today get four months extension to its tenure at the convention holding at Eagle sqaure.

NCC secured 57 convictions in six years – chief

Mr Afam Ezekude, the Director-General, Nigerian Copyright Commission says it has secured more than 57 convictions of persons involved in piracy and copyright entrenchments in the country.

PDP woos Obasanjo, Atiku, G-34 members

He mocked the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) for its inability to hold a convention, noting that the only meeting its leadership held recently, some of its governors came out to threaten that they may dump the party.

NCC takes Nigeria’s $80bn telecom investments to ITU

The Nigerian Communications Commission at the weekend said the nation’s robust telecommunications regulatory environment, guarantee of Returns On Investment (ROI) and investors’ renewed confidence in the fast growing sector will form part of the country’s narrative at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017.

Nigerian banks want to reposition 9mobile before sale – FBN

First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) says the Nigerian Banks who took over 9mobile — formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria — are stabilising the telecommunication company before looking for new investors to buy into the company.

JAMB to determine cut off mark for admission August 22

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, will hold the policy committee meeting on August 21 and 22 that will determine cut of points for admission this year into various courses in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Experts to tackle effect of cybercrime on businesses – coordinator

Mr. Tayo Adewusi, Coordinator, Africa Digital Forum and Awards (ADA), on Sunday in Lagos said that cyber security had become a crucial factor to business growth.

Minister tasks telecos on drop calls, call masking

Mr. Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications, on Friday charged telecom operators and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to stop call masking and investigate its origin.

Ex-PDP ministers pledge support for non-elective convention

Ex-Ministers of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Form has promised to give needed support to the party leadership in ensuring that credible persons were elected to lead the party.

How 90% ISPs shut down in five years – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed reasons for the collapse of over 90 per cent of the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) within the last five year.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.