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The Senate Committee on Communications has said that it was impressed by the various regulatory interventions which the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken to ensure improved service delivery and bridging access gaps in the country.

Senate hails NCC’s achievements in service delivery, bridging access gaps

The Senate Committee on Communications has said that it was impressed by the various regulatory interventions which the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken to ensure improved service delivery and bridging access gaps in the country.
Debt Management Office (DMO)

Investors stake N458.2 billion for N140 billion FGN Bond

The appetite of investors to take up Federal Government Bond has remained unabated, as they staked a total of N458.2 billion for the N140 billion bond put on offer by the Debt Management Office (DMO), yesterday.
Debt Management Office (DMO)

DMO: Federal government bond auction over subscribed in October

The Debt Management Office (DMO), says investors’ confidence in Federal Government Securities remained high at the Federal Government Bond Auction conducted by the office on Wednesday.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

Telecoms sub-sector loses N221 billion in two years

Value Added Service (VAS) operators, a sub-sector in the telecoms industry, operating under the aegis of Wireless Application Service Providers Association of Nigeria (WASPAN), has decried the heavy loss it incurred in the last two years, amounting to N221 billion.
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Digital banking startup raises $10 million for mobile banking in Nigeria

FairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a $10 million-euro Series A round of investment led by Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, the partners of DST Global, and existing seed investors Newfund, Speedinvest, and Le Studio VC to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria and other countries.

NCC: Why we crashed USSD price cap

Today’s global economy is increasingly dependent on mobile technology. This is not just for telecommunications services but also for a number of other services offered by adjacent industries.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC: Why unclaimed dividends are increasing

The capital market has continued to record high incidence of unclaimed dividends due to the provision of inadequate proof of ownership of shares by investors, the acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk, has said.
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Google raises price of YouTube TV, adds Discovery, Animal Planet

Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday raised the monthly membership price of its YouTube TV online service by 25 per cent to 49.99 dollars, while adding channels such as Discovery, Animal Planet and TLC.
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Nigeria’s Internet speed ranks low amid rising 3G, 4G subscriptions

The Internet speed in Nigeria has remained slow despite recording increasing subscriptions to third generation of wireless technology, 3G and fourth generation of wireless technology, 4G in the past one year.
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Pirates hijack Apple’s enterprise certificates to put hacked apps on iPhones

Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and other popular apps on iPhones, Reuters has found.

DMO: N150 billion federal government bond oversubscribed

The Debt Management Office (DMO) on has disclosed that the first N150 billion FGN bond auction for 2019 offered in three instruments was oversubscribed.

CPC lauds NCC’s threat to sanction network providers over illegal deductions

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has welcomed and lauded the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) announcement to sanction Mobile Network Operators with respect to unsolicited value added service subscriptions and unlawful deductions from consumers.
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NCC: Telcos to refund N36 billion illegal deductions to customers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will order network providers in the country to refund N36 billion to customers.

NCC weighs pros, cons of Value Added Services on consumers

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Thursday said that the positive impact of Value Added Services on consumers outweighed the negative impact.

Sub-Saharan Africa mobile telephone subscriptions to hit 990m by 2023

Network solutions provider, Ericsson, said on Friday that that mobile telephone subscriptions in sub-Saharan Africa would increase to 990 million by 2023.

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The novel coronavirus has infected more than 1,016,000 people and killed over 53,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Veteran Actor, Yinka Quadri, has urged Nigerians to take the fight against COVID-19 as a collective responsibility of all and not to be left for government alone.

Yinka Quadri: Fight against coronavirus should be collective responsibility of all

Veteran Actor, Yinka Quadri, has urged Nigerians to take the fight against COVID-19 as a collective responsibility of all and not to be left for government alone.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police burst syndicate posing as health officials, selling unhygienic sanitisers, others

Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have arrested members of a four-man gang posing as officials of the Ministry of Health in their bid to sell unhygienic sanitisers in the state for the prevention of Coronavirus Disease.

Lockdown: Security agent kills 28-year-old man in Delta

The Delta State Government has called for an investigation into the alleged killing of a 28-year-old man, Joseph Pessu, in Warri on Thursday by a security agent.
Olumide Oyedeji has stated that the consideration of Nigerian athletes by the International Olympics Committee to continue to be beneficiaries of grants is a great relief for Nigerian athletes who will have some funds of their own to continue preparations towards the Olympics games next year.

Olumide Oyedeji: IOC grants great relief for Nigerian athletes

Olumide Oyedeji has stated that the consideration of Nigerian athletes by the International Olympics Committee to continue to be beneficiaries of grants is a great relief for Nigerian athletes who will have some funds of their own to continue preparations towards the Olympics games next year.