5G: NCC Restates 97% Readiness Level

5G: NCC Restates 97% Readiness Level

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) plan for Fifth Generation (5G) technology deployment in the country continues to gather momentum with the Commission confirming that its readiness to begin full implementation is at 97 percent.The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof....
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FRSC Impounds 432 Vehicles In Lagos

FRSC Impounds 432 Vehicles In Lagos

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had arrested 432 drivers without driver’s licences within the past two weeks in Lagos State.  The Sector Commander of FRSC in Lagos, Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, disclosed this to the News Agency...
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Shell Reiterates Commitment To Nigeria’s Quest For Gas Hub In Energy Transition

Shell Reiterates Commitment To Nigeria’s Quest For Gas Hub In Energy Transition

As part of the global quest for cleaner energy, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) is working to transform Nigeria into a gas hub within the Gulf of Guinea.  Speaking on Monday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State at the 7th Annual Public...
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Danbatta: NCC’s Regulatory Instruments Set To Facilitate 5G Deployment, Tackle Insecurity

Danbatta: NCC’s Regulatory Instruments Set To Facilitate 5G Deployment, Tackle Insecurity

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that three of the Commission’s regulatory instruments are set to offer enabling provisions that will help the country in tackling securi...
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Buhari Vows To Eliminate All Forms Of Violent Crimes

Buhari Vows To Eliminate All Forms Of Violent Crimes

President Muhammadu Buhari has again promised to eliminate all forms of violent crimes across Nigeria.  He said in Kaduna on Saturday that the administration will continue to do everything within the ambit of law to stamp out heinous crimes creating...
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CAC: NNPC Share Capital Of N200b Highest In Nigeria

CAC: NNPC Share Capital Of N200b Highest In Nigeria

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited had made history for being the company with the highest share capital in the country.  The Registrar General, Corporate Affairs Commission, Alhaji Garba Abu...
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NIPOST Increases Domestic Postage Rate By 400%

NIPOST Increases Domestic Postage Rate By 400%

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has increased its domestic postage rate from N50 to N250.   The Zonal Manager, NIPOST, Enugu, Mr Friday Aba,  disclosed this on Friday at a customer forum in the state to commemorate the “World Post Day”...
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GOCOP Inducts New Members

GOCOP Inducts New Members

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), swelled in ranks on Thursday with the induction of 21 new members. The induction was part of the activities of the fifth annual conference of GOCOP held at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja in Lagos. ...
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FIRS Boss: Only 41m People Pay Tax In Nigeria

FIRS Boss: Only 41m People Pay Tax In Nigeria

The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has said that only 41 million pay taxes in Nigeria out of the over 200 million population in the country.  Nami made the disclosure at the ‘Public Presentation and Breakdown of the Highlights...
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Coca-Cola Unveils N560b Investment Agenda For Nigeria

Coca-Cola Unveils N560b Investment Agenda For Nigeria

The management of the Coca-Cola System in Nigeria, comprising Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) and Coca-Cola Nigeria is to invest N560 billion in Nigeria within five years.   Addressing Journalists on Thursday as part of activities to mark the company’...
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NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

The outgoing Director-General,  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has challenged the media to carry out more advocacy roles as part of measures to curtail the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Speaking on Thursday in Lagos at ...
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NGX Group To List 1.96b Shares By Introduction

NGX Group To List 1.96b Shares By Introduction

The Nigerian Exchange Group Plc. (NGX Group) on Thursday confirmed its intention to list on the main board of the Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX).  A statement sent to City Business News explained that the planned listing follows successful completion of...
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FirstBank Pledges Support For Startups, Innovators In Fintech Ecosystem

FirstBank Pledges Support For Startups, Innovators In Fintech Ecosystem

First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. has pledged support for startups and innovators in the fintech ecosystem by providing relevant data and infrastructure that would enable them to succeed.  FirstBank’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Dr Adesola Adedu...
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Reps Summon NNPC GMD Over Award Of Shipping Contract To Foreigner

Reps Summon NNPC GMD Over Award Of Shipping Contract To Foreigner

The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, over the alleged award of a coastal shipping contract to a foreign company.   Legor Idagbor, the Chairman, House&nbsp...
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