Nigeria Establishes Committee To Monitor Broadband Penetration

Nigeria Establishes Committee To Monitor Broadband Penetration

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has established Broadband Implementation Committee to fast track the deployment of infrastructure to raise broadband penetration in the country.   Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC made this disclosure at the commission’s stakeholders’engagement meeting with relevant state agencies in charge of telecommunications matters.   […]

Nigeria’s 2019 Elections: Buhari Asks Senate To Approve N242bn For INEC, DSS, Others

  President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has requested the Senate’s approval of N242.45 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable it to commence preparations for 2019 general elections. Part of the funds, according to the President’s request, will also be given to the Department of State Service (DSS) and other security agencies […]

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Ethiopian e-Visa Will Enhance Airline’s Operations In Africa – Official

  The Ethiopian Airlines says it is leveraging on the introduction of e-visa system by the Ethiopian Government to enhance its operations in Africa. Tilahun Tadesse, Traffic and Sales Manager of the Airlines, disclosed this during a One-Day Seminar organised for Travel Agencies by the airline on Tuesday in Abuja. The Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality […]

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Nigeria: President Buhari Declines Assent To 4 Bills Over Duplication Of Duties

  President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has declined assent to four bills over what he describes as duplication of duties of existing agencies.   This decision was contained in a letter to the Senate, and read by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki during Tuesday’s plenary.   “Pursuant to Section 58 (4) of […]

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Nigeria: ExxonMobil Lagos Hq Shut By Protesting Workers

  The Lagos headquarters of ExxonMobil has been shut down by the company’s workers’ unions over the sacking of 860 spy police without entitlement. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the workers besieged the office of the oil company, protesting the sacking of workers, mainly Nigerians, on Tuesday in Lagos. The protesters accused […]

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Amaechi, Wike, Abe, Dakuku And The Struggle For The 2019 Rivers APC Guber Ticket: Critical Examination Of The Forces And Factors At Play

  By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze   Preamble   In 2014, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi the undisputable leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Niger Delta region and incumbent Minster of Transportation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria reiterated that, “You see, there are two Nigerians from Rivers state that I respect their […]

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From Country Giant To Prisoner Of War: President George M. Weah Surrendered To Economic Logjam

By Alfred P. B. Kiadii In the wake of the worsening economic condition, the lowering of living standards, the scaling down of investment, the implacable unemployment and permanent inflation that are taking a toll on the mass of people in the homeland, the people have slammed the Weah government for being insensitive. Some have virtually poured […]

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Akwa Ibom: Sustainable Development In Nigeria’s Prime Investment Destination

  By Udeme Etukeye Seen from afar, Nigeria is one large African nation and the continent’s most robust economy, but within the powerhouse that Nigeria represents there are several engines that drive the economy. Best known is Lagos State, which includes Nigeria’s largest city and economic capital, but beyond there a less known success stories […]

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