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President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Presidency outlines 10 salient points from NBS report, says economy on solid footing

The Presidency says the Fourth Quarter 2018 Gross Domestic Product results released by National Bureau of Statistics give a lot of hope as “economic Eldorado beckons’’.

NCAA urges telecoms operators to offset outstanding debts

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Wednesday advised telecommunications operators, who are yet to remit their outstanding payments to the agency, to do so without further delay.

Election: HLSI debunks allegation of jamming phones, funding campaigns

Following some media reports suggesting that the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign funds is being sponsored by an Israeli firm, and the company is planning to jam the network in Nigeria has been debunked.
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Princess Ubolratana disqualified as Thai PM candidate

Thailand's Election Commission has disqualified the sister of the king from running for prime minister, ending a stunning, short-lived candidacy for a populist party after King Maha Vajiralongkorn called the bid "inappropriate".
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MTN Nigeria drags Kogi government to court, claims N5 million damages

MTN Nigeria has instituted a legal action against the Kogi State Government, claiming N5 million damages, an official said on Tuesday.

9mobile appoints new chief financial officer

Telecommunications company, 9mobile, has announced the appointment of Mr Phillips Oki as its new Chief Financial Officer.

CPC resolves 783 complaints in 2018

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) said it resolved 783 complaints out of 2,773 complaints it received between Jan. and Oct. 2018.

AfDB approves $14.12 million to facilitate Nigeria’s ATI membership

Soothing news came the way of Nigeria on Tuesday as the African Development Bank (AfDB), through its trade finance operations, has approved $14.12 million facility to support the Nigeria’s membership of African Trade Insurance (ATI) Agency.

NCC faults Femi Falana’s claim of annual N600 billion revenue loss

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has faulted the claim by Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, (SAN) that the country was losing about N600 billion from the telecommunications industry.

NCC: Mobile porting activities decline by 53 per cent

The Nigerian Communications Commission has reported a decline of 53 percent in mobile number portability activities by telecommunications operators

NCC grants telcos disconnection approval as interconnect ‘debt crisis’ worsens

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval to Airtel, MTN and IHS to disconnect eight telecommunications operators over non-settlement of interconnect and facility charges.

Nigeria surpasses broadband penetration target by 0.9 percent

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday disclosed that broadband penetration in the country has reached 30.9 per cent, thus surpassing the 30 per cent broadband penetration target by a margin of 0.9 per cent.
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NCC holds stakeholders forum on emerging 5G technology

Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector on Tuesday in Abuja held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology.

NCC: Multiple taxations threatening Nigeria’s technology infrastructure

Sunday Dare, the Executive Commissioner (Stakeholders’ Management) of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that multiple taxations and duplicated regulation across Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) was posing threat to the nation’s quest of attaining technology infrastructure objectives.

House of Reps faults Teleology takeover of 9mobile

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Telecommunications on Wednesday told the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to stop Teleology from claiming ownership of 9mobile.

BPE: How privatisation saved Nigeria $3 billion

The privatization and commercialisation process has freed up over three billion dollars consumed by Public Enterprises (PEs) annually in terms of subventions, waivers and unpaid taxes, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says.

Telecom regulator charges operators on code of corporate governance

Telecom regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called on operators to review their governance practices to conform with the Code of Corporate Governance in the industry.

NCC warns against arbitrary shutting of telecoms base stations

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday warned state governments and security agencies to stop arbitrary shutting down of telecommunications base stations and infrastructure.

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Violence: INEC to reschedule elections in Rivers, Lagos, Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, said that it would reschedule elections in some parts of Rivers, Anambra and Lagos States where there were cases of violence and ballot box snatching.
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PDP agent disappears as President Buhari wins polling unit with 523 votes

The agent of the Peoples Democratic Party assigned to President Muhammadu Buhari’s polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, disappeared from the unit shortly before the commencement of the counting of votes.
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PSG denies holding talks with Arsene Wenger

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted that Arsene Wenger is not in the running to be appointed as the club’s new sporting director.

Election: Police arrest four in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested four persons in connection with the disruption of voting and destruction of voting materials in Okota, Okota in Oshodi/Isolo council area of Lagos State.

Nigerian Army deploys troops to troubled spots in Rivers

The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops to halt reported election violence in some local government areas in Rivers.