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Nigerian telecom consumers spend $6.6 bn in 2016 – NCC

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Nigerian telecom consumers spend a whopping 6.6 billion dollars in 2016. Danbatta disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja during the  launched the NCC Year of Consumer. He said that in 2015, the Nigerian telecom consumers spent 5.6 billion dollars, adding that consumers’ contribution

FG to provide enabling environment for success of digital training

The Minister of Communication, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday said government would provide an enabling environment for the youths to thrive digitally. Shittu said this during the media briefing organised by Google to mark the Digital Skills for Africa to reach one million people, tagged: Digital Million Milestone. The minister was represented by Mrs. Monisola

Ford, Vodafone offer Wi-Fi vehicles

Ford has partnered Vodafone to bring 4G LTE connectivity to vehicles in Europe via the new FordPass Connect built-in modem and Wi Fi hotspot capability. Incorporating an external aerial, the Wi-Fi hotspot enables up to 10 devices to connect to the network at once. This will enable passengers to surf the internet with improved connectivity.

Airport closure: NRC transport passengers in special coaches

Air passengers en route to Kaduna International Airport from Abuja by rail are being conveyed in specialised coaches different from the ones that transport other regular travellers on the same train service. Similarly, those travelling from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to the KIA were escorted by at least an armed police officer in

Kaduna airport ready for 24-hour operations – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said the Kaduna International Airport is now fit and ready for 24-hour operations. The General Manager, Public Affairs of NCAA, Mr. Sam Adurogboye , said in Lagos on Tuesday that the airport was ready for local and international flights. Adurogboye explained that all necessary steps to ensure that

Oil output dips to 1.875m bpd

The exploration and production arm of Shell in Nigeria – Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) has announced the shutdown of its flagship facility, the 225,000 barrels per day (bpd) Bonga oil field, for maintenance. With this development, Nigeria’s oil production that ramped up to 2.1 million bpd has dipped to 1.875million bpd.

Kaduna Airport ready for international operations – FAAN, NAMA

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) say the Kaduna International Airport is now set for international operations. The Managing Director of FAAN, Mr. Saleh Dunoma, said the organisation has installed all safety equipment needed for the operation. “All the things we need for international operations are on