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NPA redeploys port managers

The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved the immediate redeployment of some Port Managers along with the appointment of a new Technical Assistant, Administration, to the Managing Director.

Umar Danbatta lauds NCC’s performance

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has lauded the performance of the regulatory body, which he said is now aiming at beating the record platinum rating it received from a sister agency, Bureau of Public Service Reform (BPSR) two years ago.
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NCC cautions subscribers against use of counterfeit handsets

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again cautioned telecom consumers to desist from the patronage and usage of counterfeit handsets and other substandard mobile devices in the country.

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.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC seeks collaboration of academia, telecoms on innovation

Executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on the academia and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to collaborate to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.

NCC set to deploy tech solution to combat fraud

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed plan to deploy a technological solution that will enable tracking of SIM boxes used to perpetuate the fraud.

IPOB warns police against interference in sit-at-home

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned police bosses in Igboland not to interfere in Wednesday’s proposed sit-at-home protest, saying that they have no right to determine how Igbos choose to honour their fallen hero.

Governor Bagudu to provide potable water to Fulani settlements

The Kebbi State Government will provide potable water to four Fulani settlements to encourage enrollment of their wards into formal education, the state Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, said.

15 killed as cult members clash in Awka

There was pandemonium in Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday during the Imo Awka annual cultural celebration, as cult members killed about 15 persons.

NCC: Nigeria’s GSM subscribers hit 140 million

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has said there are 140m GSM subscribers in the country as at September 2017.

Police arrest two teachers for alleged homosexuality in Delta

The Delta State police command has confirmed the arrest of two male teachers of a secondary school (names withheld) in Agbor who were allegedly involved in homosexuality.

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NAF: Fight against insecurity collective effort

The Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Ground Training Command, Enugu, AVM Idi Amin, says the fight against insecurity across the country remains a collective effort.
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MAN: Standard organisation is inefficient

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has advised the federal government to re-examine the mandate of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON).
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Nigeria national team manager Gernot Rohr says winning their opening match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be key to their hopes.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA redeploys port managers

The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved the immediate redeployment of some Port Managers along with the appointment of a new Technical Assistant, Administration, to the Managing Director.
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AFCON: We’re challengers, not favourites – Senegal coach

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse played down his team’s billing as Africa Cup of Nations title favourites Saturday as they prepare to face Tanzania in their opening match without suspended star forward Sadio Mane.