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May 29, 2017 11:06 PM Infrastructure: NCC secures N221 million waiver for MTN in Kano

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has secured a permit waiver for fibre infrastructure to the tune of N221 million for MTN Nigeria in Kano state. The relief coming as the company battles with the payment of the N1.04 trillion NCC’s sanction money, was seen by stakeholders as a welcome 14

May 29, 2017 11:03 PM Fed Govt’s Social Investment Programmes not a favour, says Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) being implemented by the Federal Government for the citizens are not favours but their right. He spoke at an event showcasing the achievements of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration at the second anniversary 13

May 29, 2017 9:34 PM How we can end building collapse in this state

The Lagos government has insisted that whistle-blowing is the surest way to tackle the incessant building collapse in the state. The statement obtained by is in reaction to the collapse of a building on Monday, May 29 leading to the death of two people. Others are said to be trapped as rescue operations have continued. The government said Lagosians 12

May 29, 2017 8:38 PM Norway to digitise Nigerian literature

The National Library of Norway said Monday it would digitise literature from Nigeria following a seemingly unprecedented agreement which organisers hope will lead to an “African digital library”. In the northern Norwegian town of Mo i Rana, at the rim of the Arctic Circle, the National Library of Norway plans to digitise part of its Nigerian counterpart’s 15

May 29, 2017 2:55 PM BREAKING: INEC’s Electoral Institute DG, Prof. Abubakar Momoh is dead

The Director General of The Electoral Institute, Prof. Abubakar Momoh, is dead. New Telegraph reports that multiple reports are indicating that Prof. Momoh died after a protracted illness. gathered that members of a WhatsApp group, which has the spokesman of the Pro-National Democratic Coalition, Wale Okunniyi, as its Administrator, confirmed 13

May 29, 2017 10:53 AM What is fasting in Islam?

Do you intend to fast? Read and get acquainted with rules of fasting in Islam, Ramadan fasting and the rules concerning breaking of fast during Ramadan. According to Islamic beliefs, fasting is depriving yourself of some human pleasures from dusk to sunset. Ramadan is a time greatly anticipated by Muslims in the whole world. It is a month of thoughtfulness 10

May 29, 2017 8:31 AM 57 per cent of Nigerians approve Buhari’s performance – Report

The Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, Abuja, has released summary of its report titled Buharimeter Citizens’ Scorecard on the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB), and the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, on the three broad campaign promises (Corruption, Economy and Security) in the first two years in office. According 14

May 29, 2017 7:05 AM Democracy day: Osinbajo prays for Buhari, vows to recover all stolen money [Full speech]

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday prayed for good health for President Muhammdu Buhari. He also vowed that the administration ​will ensure that all stolen funds were recovered and culprits brought to justice. Osinbajo said this in a national broadcast to commemorate the nation’s Democracy Day and second anniversary of the President Muhammadu 17

May 29, 2017 5:42 AM Lack of funds stall LG elections in Akwa Ibom

Gov Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has said that local government elections would have to wait in view of the present financial difficulties facing the State. Emmanuel said this during interaction in Uyo on Sunday as part of activities marking the second year in office and 18 years of unbroken democracy in the country. He appealed to people and politicians 14

May 29, 2017 5:41 AM Two years after: President Buhari’s economic plan yet to impact on lives of poor Nigerians

How time flies, people are quick to say. Indeed, two years is gone already since President Muhammadu Buhari became President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. That also means, its two years to the end of the tenure. For some folks, it has been two tortuous years of change, changing from what the country was to what obtains now. For some others, nothing 18