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NCC to commence 2nd Phase of SIM Registration in the Fight Against Insecurity

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed plans to kick of the second phase of its SIM registration verification and compliance audit. Nigeria Gives SIM Card Registration Another Shot https://t.co/klHYUjVZtd #Nigeria #NCC #SIMCard #Security #legal pic.twitter.com/3mhz4yczBN— allAfrica.com (@allafrica) May 10, 2019 The commission says the SIM registration is part of its effort to enhance national security and ensure consumer protection. ...

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Ngige tells NLC to shun Monday protest

Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has asked workers to disregard the call by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for a one- day national protest on Monday. Ngige made the call in a statement issued by Mr Nwachukwu Obidewe, his Special Assistant on Media, in Abuja on Friday, saying the directive by the NLC President, Mr Ayuba Waba, that ...

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CODE Reacts to NFIU LGA Autonomy Policy

Leading Anti-Corruption Civil Society Organisation, Connected Development (CODE), has commended the new policy by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) that seeks to grant Local Government Areas (LGAs) financial autonomy and address gross misappropriation, corruption, money laundering, and security threats at the grassroots level. The NFIU recently released guidelines barring financial institutions from allowing transactions from State Joint Local Government ...

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ANEEJ to hold Pre-OGP Summit National Dialogue in Abuja

Ahead of the 6th Open Government Partnership Global Summit scheduled for Ottawa, Canada from May 29-31, 2019 the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice and Lead Civil Society Organisation implementing the Mantra Project will on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 organise a Pre-OGP Summit National Dialogue in Abuja. The one -day dialogue with the theme “Open Government Partnership (OGP) and ...

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ACCO Nigeria to host a Forum toward improving Women, Girls access to ICT Education

African Centre for Citizens Orientation (ACCO Nigeria), an NGO in special consultative status with United Nations ECOSOC will be hosting a one-day Stakeholders Forum on Improving Women and Girls’ Access to ICT Education and Usage of Existing Facilities. The event which has been set to hold at Community Park, Abuja on Thursday 9th of May, 2019 by 9:30am will have ...

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NIGERIAN STATEMEN PAY TRIBUTE TO LATE PRESIDENT YAR’ADUA

Nigerian statesmen such as Former vice president Atiku Abubakar, Former President Goodluck Jonathan and the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, have paid tribute to late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died 9 years ago. On Twitter, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar hailed the former President as a patriot and a compassionate leader. This day, 9 years ago, ...

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#Insecurity: Red Cross trains 50 volunteers in Taraba

By Justin Tyopuusu, Jalingo Following recent reports of attacks and killings in Taraba state, The Red Cross, an international non governmental organization (NGO) in continuation of its intervention has trained at least 50 volunteers to respond to cases of emergency before evacuation of victims to the hospitals. The organization’s head of Media in Taraba, Mrs. Faith Ilo in a Press ...

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NCDC Launches ‘Turn Nigeria Orange’ Project to Mark 2019 World Hand Hygiene Day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched the ‘Turn Nigeria Orange’ Project to strengthen the culture of hand hygiene and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) generally in healthcare institutions across the country. This is part of activities to commemorate the 2019 World Hand Hygiene Day in Nigeria. Every year on the 5th of May, the World Health Organisation ...

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Business now made easy on Whattapp as Facebook Introduces Product Catalogue for Businesses

Facebook during its annual F8 developer conference has given its WhatsApp users something to look forward to. The social media giant announced that its instant messaging app will soon get a WhatsApp product catalogue feature for Businesses. Product catalogues coming to WhatsApp business pic.twitter.com/T53KLE8iK2— SuperSanusi (@supersanusi) April 30, 2019 Last year, WhatsApp launched its business platform which allows users add their business ...

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“I won’t owe you as your governor”- Omede Idris tells Kogi workers

Leading aspirant for Kogi 2019 governorship election and former President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Dr Omede Idris, has assured all workers in the state that he will offer them the best care possible when he becomes governor of the state later this year. In a release to commemorate this year’s Workers Day, Idris lamented the “shameful and pitiable conditions the ...

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