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Ezekwesili Threatens to Sue Omojuwa
Ezekwesili Threatens to Sue Omojuwa

Ezekwesili Threatens to Sue Omojuwa

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has threatened to sue a blogger and social media influencer, Japheth Omojuwa, for alleged impersonation. Ezekwesili, in a letter by her lawyer, Marshal Abubakar, on behalf of Falana and Falana chambers, expressed shock she was listed as a director in... read more »

MTN snubs Banks, links 77 Million Subscribers to Fintech Platforms
MTN snubs Banks, links 77 Million Subscr...

MTN snubs Banks, links 77 Million Subscribers to Fintech Platforms

MTN customers in Nigeria now have alternative electronic payment platforms to recharge their phones as the mobile network operator on Saturday announced that customers can recharge airtime through payment solutions platforms such as Flutterwave, Jumia Pay, OPay, Kuda, Carbon and BillsnPay. MTN in a... read more »

Court Orders Extension of NIN Enrolment by Two Months
Court Orders Extension of NIN Enrolment ...

Court Orders Extension of NIN Enrolment by Two Months

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the extension of the deadline for National Identity Number enrolment by two months with effect from Tuesday, March 23, 2021. The extension was granted by Justice Maureen Onyetenu while passing a ruling in a fundamental right suit file by a legal... read more »

NCC Clamps down on Street Vendors of Copyright Works
NCC Clamps down on Street Vendors of Cop...

NCC Clamps down on Street Vendors of Copyright Works

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has increased efforts at curbing street trading of pirated books, musical works and movies across the country. The commission has arrested three piracy suspects and impounded pirated works estimated at N250,000 in Abuja. This move, according to NCC... read more »

Buhari approves Paternity Leave for NITDA Staff
Buhari approves Paternity Leave for NITD...

Buhari approves Paternity Leave for NITDA Staff

The Federal Government has approved paternity and compassionate leave, among others, for the staff of the National Information Technology Development Agency. This was disclosed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, at the unveiling and presentation of the NITDA’s... read more »

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Buhari approves N5b for NIMC

Buhari approves N5b for NIMC

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved N5billion for the National Identity Managment Commission (NIMC) to enable it deliver the national digital economy project with appropriate... read more »

Sports Minister Petitions IG Over Alleged Fake News

Sports Minister Petitions IG Over Alleged Fake News

Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to investigate Sylvanus Ofekun for alleged criminal defamation and incitement capable... read more »

NIN Mandatory for Bank Account Opening, Voter Registration - Pantami

NIN Mandatory for Bank Account Opening, Voter Registration – Pantami

Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, says the national identification number (NIN) is compulsory for transactions such as bank account opening, payment of taxes and... read more »

Tambuwal Revokes Contracts Awarded by Wamakko

Tambuwal Revokes Contracts Awarded by Wamakko

Over five major contracts including that of a General Hospital in Wamakko town awarded by the former  Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji  Aliyu Wamakko were revoked by the Governor Aminu... read more »

NIN Compulsory for Bank Accounts, Voter Registration – FG

NIN Compulsory for Bank Accounts, Voter Registration – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said that the National Identity Number, NIN, is compulsory for the opening of bank accounts, payment of taxes, and voter registration. This was disclosed by the... read more »