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Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.

Minister challenges telcos, corporate organisations on CSR

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has challenged telecommunications companies (Telcos) and other corporate organisations, including wealthy individuals to support humanitarian causes through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as a way of helping to reduce the rate of poverty in the country.

Telcos: Vandalism reason reason for network interruption

Telecom operators on Saturday blamed intermittent interruptions on the network on vandalism of base stations, destruction of optic fibre, high forex, and shutting of base stations by government agencies.

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Police: Bauchi crisis has no ethnic, religious coloration

The Bauchi State Police Command has dispelled reports in some media that the recent clash between two rivals youth groups in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis has ethnic or religious coloration.

WAEC records over 60% failure rate in private candidates exams

The Head of National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Mr. Olu Adenipekun, on Wednesday, announced this at a news briefing in Calabar, Cross River state.

Tunji Olaopa: Civil service reforms failed because of ‘execution traps’

A retired Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Tuesday laid the blame for the failure of various attempts at civil service reforms on what he described as “execution traps.”

WAEC advocates e-teaching in Nigerian schools

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is advocating the deployment of e-teaching in public schools in Nigeria in order to conform to global standards and also help usher in e-assessment of public examinations in Nigeria.
Manchester-born Taylor supports Altrincham, rather than one of the city's two Premier League teams

Pep Guardiola avoids FA charge over Anthony Taylor comments

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has not been charged by the Football Association over comments he made about referee Anthony Taylor in the build-up the Manchester derby.