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Communication Minister Adebayo Shiitu Says FG knows Nothing about Data Hike Price!

Nigeria’s Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu has denied knowledge of an increase in data tariff by the Nigerian Communications Commission. The NCC raised the data floor price for telcos on Tuesday effective December 1, forcing mobile telecommunications operators to drive up the price of data. The move has been received with disappointment from a populace already groaning under the weight of a severe ...

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#NoToDataPriceHike: Senate condemned the proposed increase of data tariffs by Telcos

Today, the Senate condemned the proposed increase of data tariffs by Service Providers, in line with the directive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). “We strongly believe that we must protect the Nigerian people that sent us to Abuja to represent their interests from the height of the irresponsible plan that has been put forward by the NCC”. At a ...

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BRITISH COUNCIL UNVEILS BUILDING WRAP AS PART OF “GO WOMAN GO!” IN ABUJA, NIGERIA

The British Council – the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities – today unveiled a building wrap, a work by British artist Laura Aldridge. The work was created following a visit to the Nike Arts Centre in Abuja and a textile workshop with 35 women based in Abuja as part of the Go Woman Go! Project. The ...

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[Video] Phil Roberts Releases Video & Audio of his new single “As We Worship” featuring Manus

The A-List Abuja based Gospel Rock Artiste Amb. Phil Roberts has concluded plans to release the official Audio/video/Lyrics of his hit worship single AS WE WORSHIP featuring Min.Manus. The video will be officially released on the 2nd of December, 2016. Phil Roberts who is also the music director of KICC Abuja says fans and all lovers of Rock music should happily anticipate the release of this video. The song ‘AS WE ...

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NACC, FME seek ways to reposition a Common Cause of making Clean Cooking Energy affordable for all Nigerians

Nigeria Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (NACC) in collaboration with other major stakeholders in environment, power and energy sectors in Nigeria such as Federal Ministry of Environment (FME), International Center for Environment and Energy Development (ICEED), Shell, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves among others have held yet another forum on Clean Cooking Energy in Abuja today with the theme “Clean Cooking ...

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Youth Unemployment and Nigeria’s Economic Aspirations by Kehinde Ibiteye

By Kehinde Ibiteye Since 1962, through its first National Development Plan (NDP), Nigeria has had several economic aspirations. The country has strived to employ a considerable number of economic strategies, plans and programs to achieve development. One can factually debate that Nigeria has had more economic policies than any other developing country. Virtually all models of development have been experimented ...

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[Video] “We have reduced crime and unemployment among the youth in Abuja by 15 percent through Basketball Initiative” – The Karu Hilltop Warriors Basketball Club

Just as the saying goes ‘an idle hand is a devil’s workshop’ in other words when active minds are not positively engaged, possibility of being preoccupied with all manner of unthinkable ventures is inevitable. This among other reasons why an initiative for youth development and empowerment should be encouraged amongst the young people in Nigeria, so as to shun negative ...

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Recession: Don’t hope in economists, social scientists for solution, clerics tell Nigerians

Nigerians have been told to stop wasting their time and effort in hoping that the nation’s economists and social scientists would provide solution to the current socio-economic problems bedevilling the country, rather they should look onto God and pray for solution. The Head, Kingsway International Christian Centre,(KICC),Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo and the factional General Superintendent of Assemblies of God Church,Rev. Dr.Chidi ...

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Amnesty International: Fire and demolitions that left 30,000 homeless must be urgently investigated

The Lagos State authorities must take immediate steps to provide alternative accommodation for as many as 30,000 people who were made homeless, in direct contravention of a court order, when their homes were deliberately set alight in the Otodo Gbame community in Lekki, Lagos, Amnesty International said today. Although it is unclear who started the first fire on the morning ...

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#OndoDecides: YIAGA Holds Three Days Intensive Training For Election Observers

Ahead of the postponed Ondo State Gubernatorial election formerly slated for November 26th 2016, The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA), with support from the National Democratic Institute (NDI) held a three-day intensive training for Election Observation Supervisors, drawn from the 18 Local Government Areas of Ondo State. The training which held in Akure, Ondo State on 14-16 November 2016 ...

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