NCC to enforce consumers’ rights

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that it would commence enforcement of “all the rights” of the telecommunications’ consumers in the country in order to eradicate sharp practices against end-users. Already, the NCC has started enlightenment campaigns for the consumers across the country. Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, disclosed this yesterday during the 99th edition ...

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Nigerians on Twitter react to Atiku emergence as PDP presidential candidate!

Former Nigeria’s vice president Atiku Abubakar has been elected as the People’s Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the next general elections. The former vice president wins the election with 1, 532 votes with the governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, coming a distant second with 693 votes. The ever vocal Nigerians on Twitter have reacted to Atiku’s win as the ...

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UN HUMANITARIAN, DEVELOPMENT CHIEFS JOIN FORCES TO SUPPORT CRISIS-AFFECTED PEOPLE IN NORTH-EAST NIGERIA

United Nations Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock on Friday called on national and international partners to reinforce joint efforts to address the dire humanitarian needs in the conflict-affected north-eastern Nigerian states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, while at the same time speed up the recovery of livelihoods. During a two-day joint official visit to ...

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FCT Minister, Musa Bello, Nasir El-Rufai officially declare Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham in Abuja open!

The Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Musa Bello alongside the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State and Erstwhile Minister of FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai have officially declared Hawthorn Suite by Wyndham in Abuja opened for full and maximum operations in delivering excellent hospitality services for its esteemed and valued customers which include Nigerians and Non-Nigerians. Speaking at the ...

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Ahmed Baruwa emerges winner at the Microsoft and Bluechip Data Science Bootcamps

Ahmed Baruwa, a 500-level student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, has emerged winner of the Inter-Campus Machine Learningcompetition. Mr Baruwa and other successful students will go on to participate in a 5-day Bootcamp organised by one of the competition’s sponsor, Bluechip Technologies. We congratulate @barux96 the winner of the Kaggle phase of the @BluechipTechNG InterCampus ML competition. He is Ahmed Baruwa, 500-level Electrical/ Electronic ...

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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Denis Mukwege, ISIS survivor Nadia Murad for fighting sexual violence

Nadia Murad, a rape survivor, who raised awareness about the abuses on 3,000 Yazidi women by the ISIS army, has won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. She was awarded for showing “uncommon courage in recounting her own sufferings and speaking up on behalf of other victims”. Murad was awarded alongside Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecologist, who has spent most of ...

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‘There Maybe Shortage Of Rice In Nigeria By Next Year’ – Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said that if appropriate measures were not taken to replant after the recent flood, the country may experience rice shortage. Ogbeh disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday at the inauguration of National Agricultural Seed Council Molecular Facility and the 2018 Seed Fair and Farmer’s field day. He said that ...

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Tribunal restrains INEC from tampering with Osun gov poll results

The Election Petition Tribunal constituted to hear the petitions arising from the Osun State governorship election has granted an ex parte order to Senator Ademola Adeleke, restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission from altering election results as well as information contained in the card reader machines and other documents used for the poll. The tribunal, headed by Justice T.A. Igoche, ...

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Police allegedly harass Saraki, Dino Melaye, others during Osun election protest

The Nigerian Police Force on Friday allegedly harassed members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during their protest against the just concluded Osun state governorship election. The protest was led by leaders of the PDP including the president of the Nigerian Senate Bukola, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal, senators Ben Murray-Bruce and Dino Melaye and the national chairman of ...

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#WorldTeachersDay – “The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher”

Joint Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization, Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF, Achim Steiner, Administrator, UNDP and David Edwards, General Secretary, Education International on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day “The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher” – 5 October 2018 Education is a fundamental human right ...

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