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  • Ambode Meets Owners of Hotels, Restaurants, Night Clubs, Drinking Pubs over Tax Payment - The Lagos State Government on Thursday introduced Electronic Revenue Assurance System (ERA) to enhance collection of consumption tax. The electronic device is in accordance with the Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant Consumption (Fiscalisation) Regulation signed into Law on Dec. 7, 2017. The introduction of the electronic device was done at a...
  • 2018 UTME: Blind Candidates to Write Exam by ‘Dictation’ – JAMB - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said that the examination mode for blind candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was likely to be conducted by dictation, as was done in 2017. Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head, Media and Information, JAMB, gave the hint in an interview on...
  • Why i Don’t Mind Spending My All in Football – Aiteo CEO - What does Aiteo stand to gain from its N2.5billion investment in football in Nigeria? Or what does the Aiteo Group’s Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer consider as reward from the recent big money contract signed with the country’s football governing body? This and follow up questions are bound...
  • Stranded Passengers yet to Retrieve Luggage from Damaged Dana Aircraft - About 24 hours after the 49 passengers of the Dana Air plane that on Tuesday night skidded off the runway, while landing at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa in Rivers State are yet to retrieve their luggage from the damaged aircraft. The displeased passengers, as at press time Wednesday, were not...
  • Full Time: Sevilla 0 – 0 Man Utd – Mou happy with De Gea - FT: Sevilla 0-0 Man Utd Pogba on early; Herrera injured Pogba had started on bench Champions League last 16 Second leg: March 13 SEVILLA 0-0 MAN UTD Goalless, and advantage United. You could have predicted this after around half an hour. In the main it has been a good example...

Ambode Meets Owners of Hotels, Restaurants, Night Clubs, Drinking Pubs...

The Lagos State Government on Thursday introduced Electronic Revenue Assurance System (ERA) to enhance collection of consumption tax. The electronic device is in accordance with the Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant Consump...

2018 UTME: Blind Candidates to Write Exam by ‘Dictation’ –...

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said that the examination mode for blind candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was likely to be conducted by dictation, as was done ...

Stranded Passengers yet to Retrieve Luggage from Damaged Dana Aircraft

About 24 hours after the 49 passengers of the Dana Air plane that on Tuesday night skidded off the runway, while landing at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa in Rivers State are yet to retrieve their lugg...

Students with Carry-overs Stage Protest @ BSU – VC

The students protest that forced management to close down the Benue State University ( BSU ), Makurdi was masterminded by students with carry-overs, according to its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Msugh Kembe. “The protest tha...

Dana Airplane Again! 49 Passengers Escape Death by the Whiskers...

Forty-nine passengers on Tuesday escaped death after a Dana Air plane overshot the runway of the Port Harcourt Airport. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAA...

TECH/TELECOMS

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Microsoft 365 Education launched in Nigeria

Microsoft has announced the launch of Microsoft 365 Education in Nigeria – a single, affordable technology solution built for education. Microsoft revealed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the Microsoft ‘Windows...

Don’t Use Huawei Phones, say Heads of FBI, CIA, &...

Should Nigerians Be Wary of Huawei? Security is a concern in this West African country especially with ubiquitous use of mobile technology devices if loose ends are not tied. The recent warning from America has...

Facebook Seeks Safer Internet for Africa

Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”, Facebook has announced a number of partnerships across Africa wi...

Social Media Week: Emerging Ideas, Trends, Techs, Economy for Discuss

The annual Social Media Week will hold its sixth edition from February 26 to March 2. Launched in Nigeria in 2013, Social Media Week is a convergence of Africa’s most innovative minds; thought leaders, entrep...

Digital: iSON Technologies, OutSystems Partner on Advance Low-Code/No-Code Solutions

iSON Technologies and OutSystems have sealed a strategic partnership on digital low-code solutions for African and Middle Eastern regions.  The burgeoning Low-Code/No-Code space has become an extraordinarily d...

NCC Bags “Best Website” Award @ Web Jurist

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday clinched the “Best Website Award’’ in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) category of the Web Jurist Awards 2017. The Head, Information T...

e-BUSINESS

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Interswitch Dangles N20M on Nigerian Students to Revive STEM Education

An integrated digital payment and commerce company, Interswitch on Wednesday said it has kicked off a special intervention program that will revive the fast declining interest of Nigerian students in Science Te...

Needed: 72 Data Centres for Nigerian States

Data Domestication Key for Nigeria’s Digital Economy – Experts Nigerian experts on data hosting has called on President Muhammad Buhari to facilitate data operation centres across the 36 states of the feder...

Brace Up for 5G Evolution, Ericsson Tells Africa

By Q4 of 2018, Nigeria and other countries in the continent should have 5G radio and core networks connectivity. Head of Networks, Ericsson Middle East, Chafic Traboulsi in this interview has said, stating a $3...

NCC Uncovers Bank, Club, Firms Tapping Frequencies Illegally on 9Mobile

Confiscates GSM Boosters The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has raided Ikoyi, Lagos to fish out a microfinance bank who has been using GSM Boosters to degrade mobile telecommunication services on the ...
CBN

CBN Wants Shell Banks Abolished in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called for the abolition of shell banks in the country, saying they serve as institutions for money laundering. Shell banks are institutions that carry out activities where...

MTN has Not Applied for Initial Public Offering, says SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission  (SEC) on Monday said that it was yet to be notified by the MTN Group on plans to raise about 500 million dollars from the Nigeria’s capital market. A source who pleade...

SPORTS

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Why i Don’t Mind Spending My All in Football –...

What does Aiteo stand to gain from its N2.5billion investment in football in Nigeria? Or what does the Aiteo Group’s Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer consider as reward from the recent big money cont...

Full Time: Sevilla 0 – 0 Man Utd – Mou...

FT: Sevilla 0-0 Man Utd Pogba on early; Herrera injured Pogba had started on bench Champions League last 16 Second leg: March 13 SEVILLA 0-0 MAN UTD Goalless, and advantage United. You could have predicted this after aro...

Champions League: Messi Goal Earns Barcelona Draw at Chelsea

Football FT: Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona Willian opens the scoring (62) Brazilian hit post twice in first half Messi replies for Barca (75) Champions League last 16, first leg And that is that. Messi’s first goal against...

Cameroon Stops Nigeria for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria’s Flamingoes on Sunday failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup finals scheduled for Uruguay in November. After a 2-2 draw at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin a fortnight ago, the Camer...

Eagles Drops in FiFA Ranking despite CHAN Success

Nigeria now occupies 52nd position in the world and seventh in Africa on the latest FiFA ranking. The FiFA ranking which was released on Thursday was the first after the 2018 Championship of African Nation(CHAN) where th...

ENTERTAINMENT

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BBNaija2018: Nina Had Sex with Miracle, says it’s Cool (See...

See Video ps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgrJ9MkFp38 Big Brother housemate, Nina, has relished her Monday morning sexual intercourse with her strategic partner, Miracle. Both housemates, who claimed to know each ...

BBNaija2018: Miracle Picked Anto & RicoSwavy Picked Bam Bam in...

Miracle beat Ifu Enada, Ahneeka and Leo to win the head-of-house challenge this week. The blindfolded housemates were to pick balls from the red bucket, except the red ball, a task which everyone failed, except...

Update: BBNaija 2018: Vandora And Dee-One Evicted

Big brother housemates, Vandora and Dee-one have been evicted from the ‘Double wahala edition. Bitto and Princess, had earlier been evicted while K-brule, Khloe were disqualified for provocation. They are the...

Tonto Dikeh, Estranged Hubby Celebrates Son’s Birthday

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh and her ex-husband Olakunle Churchill, on Friday came together to celebrate their son,  King’s birthday at his school in Abuja. The estranged couple looked happy together a...

POLITICS

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PDP Targets 1m New Members in Lagos — Chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State says it is targeting one million new members ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state. The Lagos State Chairman, Mr Moshood Salvador, said this on ...

2019 Election: IBB Denies Statement on Buhari

Former President I brahim Babangida has denied a widely circulated statement in which he urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election  in the 2019 election. The statement was issued on his behalf b...

Breaking: IBB Writes Buhari – ‘Do Not Contest in 2019,...

Barely two weeks after a similar advice, ex-Military President, Ibrahim Babangida has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. He urged Buhari to complete his first term and allow a new...

Jonathan, Dickson to Buhari: Implement Recommendations on Restructuring

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State have made a passionate call on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to be sincere wit...