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Finance Bill becomes an Act, signed into Law by President Buhari

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has signed the finance bill into law. He made the announcement on Monday via his Twitter handle. “I am pleased to announce that this morning I signed into Law the Finance Bill, 2019. I am pleased to announce that this morning I signed into Law the Finance Bill, 2019.— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) January 13, 2020 The ...

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Internet users in Nigeria to Expect Cheaper, faster Data in 2020!

Better days are here for all Netizens in Nigeria, as Federal Government has given approval for the N265bn broadband infrastructure in all 774 local governments. Commencing from this 2020, 30,000 kilometres of fibre will be rolled out to reduce the costs of service providers.  This is one of the strategies India adopted in solving Broadband penetration and Internet Affordability issues, ...

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How Africa Lost $5.3 Billion to Internet Shutdowns in 2019 alone!

Africa lost a whopping $5.295 billion in 2019 alone to internet shutdowns. This is according to a latest report on internet shutdowns in Africa and around the world. The shutdowns, usually orchestrated by governments, were strategies employed to control information and crush protests in a bid to retain a firm grip on power. African countries whose governments employed internet shotdowns in 2019 ...

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Youth Crime Watch of Nigeria commends “Operation Amotekun” initiative

The Youth Crime Watch of Nigeria has commended the effort of the South West Governors in setting up “Operation Amotekun” recently launched in Ibadan. According to a Press Statement signed and released earlier today by Casey Samuel Idowu, South-West Regional Coordinator, Youth Crime Watch of Nigeria “This shows that our governors are sensitive to the plight of their people and ...

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Kano moves to domesticate Child Right Act!

The Kano State Government on Thursday said the state child right bill forwarded to the Kano State House of Assembly last year to guarantee the right of children in the state would be passed. The state Commissioner of Information, Mallam Muhammad Garba, stated this while receiving the Kano State executive members of the National Council for Child Advocacy of Nigeria ...

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Shocking but True! TB Joshua’s Prophecy About British Royal Family comes to pass!

When God speaks, the wise listens. Barely three days after his global prophetic warning to the world, the 11th prophecy released by internationally acclaimed TB Joshua of Synagogue Church of All Nations has come to pass. The clergy in his prophecy warned against rift, disunity and breakaway in the Royal family : Pray for unity and understanding among the Royal ...

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Minister of Health commends the good services of Disease Control Centre in Nigeria!

The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has expressed satisfaction with the good services and the commitments of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) toward the prevention of epidemic across the country, since inception. The Minister made this known during his visit to NCDC’s National Reference Laboratory (NRL) in Gaduwa, Abuja on the 9th of January 2020, which was ...

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Stakeholders synergize to provide infrastructure to drive Research, Education in Nigeria

In an effort to promote sustainable development through research and education in Nigeria, Galaxy Backbone Limited and the Eko-Konnect Research and Education Initiative (Eko-Konnect) have signed a joint venture agreement to collaborate on a backbone network for research and education as a critical step towards the development of robust national infrastructure that provides reliable high-speed connectivity, access to research outputs, ...

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“Cult-rivalry killings in Khana, Gokana of Rivers State must be stopped” – Amnesty Int’l

Amnesty International has called on relevant authorities in Rivers state to put an end to the cult rivalry clashes in Khana and Gokana communities of the state which has led to the killings of several citizens with impunity. According to Amnesty report, the frequent fight for supremacy by rival armed groups has created an atmosphere of fear in different communities ...

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Global ranking: Nigerian Passport ranks 95th amongst countries’ passports

The latest Henley Passport Index (HPI) report regarding the world’s most powerful International Passport places the Nigerian passport at 95. According to the list put together by HPI which occasionally curates a list of the world’s most travel-friendly passports, Nigeria is just above countries like Djibouti, South Sudan, and other war-torn countries in the middle-east. In the recently published report, ...

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