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NCC: 40 million denied access to telecoms services

About two decades after the telecoms revolution, over 40 million Nigerians are still unable to access to telecoms services, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said on Wednesday.

NCC earmarks N500 million for special social Intervention projects

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has earmarked N500 million as special social intervention fund for renovation projects and provision of infrastructure in universities, polytechnics, Government Colleges and secondary schools, its executive vice chairman, Prof Umar Garba Dambatta, has stated.

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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BATNF launches campaign to empower young agric-preneurs

The British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has launched its “Wealth is Here” campaign aimed at changing the mindset of Nigerian youths and igniting the belief that they can flourish in Nigeria by seeking out and creating opportunities for themselves in agriculture.

IPMAN hails automation of downstream sector

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano unit, has commended the launching of the automation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry.

Southwest farmers accuses federal government of neglecting them

A group of farmers under the aegis of Federation of Ethics and Values Cooperative Multipurpose Union, South West Zone, has accused the Federal Government of neglecting in its agricultural policy.