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BON Demands Timeline From NBC On Digital Switchover

BON Demands Timeline From NBC On Digital Switchover

The Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) has demanded a timeline from the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on digital switch-over in the country. The organisation made the call during its 67th General Assembly and 16th Annual General Meeting which took place in Owerri, Imo State. The meeting took place at the Imo Trade and Investment Centre Owerri, where

Internet users in Nigeria now 91m – NCC

Nigeria now has 91 million internet users, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC said internet users increased from 90,124,428 in April to 91,565,010 in May, an increase of 1,440,582. The telecommunications industry regulator made the disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday

Again, Nigeria shifts gas flaring deadline

Nigeria, the seventh largest gas flarer in the world, has endorsed a “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” Initiative, a global effort to end routine flaring, which allows the country to shift the 2020 target to end the 38-year old air pollution by another 10 years. The Ministry of Petroleum Resources revealed this in a document

Bankers, MTN staff, others in N150m fraud

Detectives attached to the Police Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Milverton, Ikoyi, Lagos State, have arrested 11 suspected fraudsters, among them three bankers and MTN workers, for allegedly infiltrating customers’ accounts and withdrawing over N150 million. The bankers are Oyelade Shola-Isaac (32), Osuolale Hammid (40) and Akeem Adesina (33). The MTN workers are Okpetu John (29),

Owners of delisted CBT centres under investigation – JAMB

The Registrar/Chief Executive of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, said on Thursday that owners of some Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres which were delisted over alleged dishonesty in the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are currently under investigation by security agencies. Prof. Oloyede, who stated this at a meeting with owners

Why Nigerians can’t access Customs e-auction portal — Spokesman

Some Nigerians interested in participating in the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)’s e-auction to purchase seized vehicles are complaining of difficulty in accessing the platform. The Nigerians, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja, complained that the e-portal could not be accessed for registration since July 3, when it was

Customs launches E-Auction portal as vehicles’ bidding begins

The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) has launched the Electronic Auction (E-Auction) portal as bidding for seized and overtime vehicles started by 12:00 noon on Monday. Speaking shortly before he launched the portal, Col. Ali said the launch marked the end of the manual process which had many complaints of fraud. He