Nigeria’s belief in multi-lateralism and readiness to serve as exemplified by its many international commitments make its bid for re-election into the International Telecommunications Union, ITU, worthy of support from African countries and the world.Read More
ENUGU—IN keeping with his administration’s promise to facilitate the speedy upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu for safety and security of lives and property, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday, inaugurated an action committee.Read More
ASABA—KIDNAPPERS have abducted a female Superintendent of Police in Delta State.Read More
National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Lagos State, in collaboration with First Massive Achievers Ltd., MAF, has trained no fewer than 93 persons in catering, hairdressing, barbing, solar energy, soap making and agriculture.Read More
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians and the international community that the forthcoming general elections in 2019 will be free and fair and will usher the country into another clime of maturity, peace and unity.Read More
Telecommunications companies, telcos, in Nigeria are not leaving any stone unturned in their quest to play in the mobile money space.Read More
THE drab Nigerian political environment has lightened up. The expected ‘unexpected’ happened. Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria was elected at the PDP primaries held in Port Harcourt recently. It looked like this was never going to happen. Not just that this was the fifth and to my mind the final attempt of Atiku to become presidential candidate, but so much obstacle was put on his way by seen and unseen forces. As if those forces were not strong enough, the competition became even stiff in his new ‘old ‘ party. For the first time in the history of PDP, there were twelve solid contestants, each who could easily have become a formidable presidential material.Read More
THERE has been jubilation in most parts of Igboland following the nomination of former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, as the vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the 2019 general election, despite opposition by a group led by the governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Dave Umahi.Read More
A remark by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that Nigeria needed a president that will sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, AfCFTA, has elicited mixed reactions from Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN.Read More
Abuja—The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, yesterday, called on the federal and state governments, organized private sector and other stakeholders to immediately resolve the impasse in the ongoing negotiation for a new minimum wage in the country before political campaigns begin in November.Read More
THE Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation rate, rose for the second consecutive month to 11.28 percent Year-on-Year, YoY in September 2018, attributable to food price increases.Read More
THE Managing Director of APM Terminals Apapa, Martin Jacob, has made a case for the proper disposal and recycling of plastics in order to reduce harmful effect on the ocean, wildlife and humans.Read More
UGHELLI—YOUTHS from Delta State under the aegis of Anioma Youths Mandate for Buhari, AYMB, have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore media attacks on the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, describing same as the handiwork of political jobbers.Read More
Last week I introduced a discussion of how lie telling can be categorised and how given some circumstances, lie telling may or may not be criminal. This week I intend to relate the background already made to recent events in the world and particularly Nigeria’s political climate. It is however important to firstly state that there are instances where the law expressly criminalises the conduct of lie telling.Read More
The Nigerian digital economy appears to be growing from strength to strength despite problem of infrastructure deficit. In fact, it is expected to generate up to $88 billion and three billion jobs for Nigerians before the end of 2021, if the statistics given by the Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Companies of Nigeria, ALTON, Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, is anything to rely upon.
In this interview with Emeka Aginam, Adebayo also spoke on a number of industry issues, including the abysmal growth of financial inclusion in Nigeria.