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Telecoms sector contributes N2.3trn to Q2 GDP, stakeholders commend NCC

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that telecoms sector unprecedentedly contributed 14.30 per cent to Q2 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) amid COVID-19...

Oil prices steady as ‘double trouble’ storms bear down on Gulf of Mexico

Crude oil prices remained steady, on Monday, as storms closed in on the Gulf of Mexico, shutting more than half the region’s oil production. Although,...

CAMA Act 2020: we will regulate e-signature, e-meeting – CAC

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it will regulate e-signature and e-meeting promoted by the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 to checkmate...

NCC’s projects, others adding value to Nigeria’s digital transformation journey – Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer  (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that the various...

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment shuts 7 fuel filling stations in Niger

The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has shut down seven fuel stations in different part of Niger state due to faulty meter...

Telegram launches video call service, eyes videoconferencing

Instant messaging app, Telegram, has launched a video call service as part of activities marking its seventh anniversary. In a blogpost, the company said the...

Oil rises after bigger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories

Oil prices rose on Wednesday after an industry report showed U.S. crude inventories last week fell more than analysts expected, bolstering hopes that fuel...

NGTNC to go-live Monday — Derefaka

Mr Justice Derefaka, Technical Adviser,  Gas Business and Policy Implementation to Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the National Gas Transportation Network Code...

USSD:  Banks owe Telcos N17bn – NCC Boss, Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has said that commercial banks in the country are owing...

Agriculture will create more jobs for Nigerians than oil and gas – Farm4Me CEO, Adama

Although Nigerians have heard a lot about the merit of agriculture since the time of Operation Feed the Nation and The Green Revolution, the...

Oil prices fall as rising coronavirus case numbers cast shadow over fuel demand pickup

Oil prices slid on Tuesday amid concerns that a nascent recovery in fuel demand could stall as a fresh wave of COVID-19 infections around...

Shoprite announces intention to quit Nigeria

South African superstores, Shoprite Holdings Limited, has stated it will auction its outlets in Nigeria, The Nation reports. The decision, it said, was informed by...
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What the papers say – September 19

FBI uncovers fresh evidence against Hushpuppi THE tide seems to be rising in the United States against suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly called...

Patanmi, Danbatta, others set for 2020 Virtual Internet Governance Forum

The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and...

FG Made U-turn, apologises for asking all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has apologised for asking all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite...

Afghan president approves inclusion of mother’s name on ID cards

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday approved the inclusion of a mother’s name in the country’s national identity cards. For years activists have fought for...