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Nigerian govt postpones Abuja Carnival 2019

Nigeria, Nov. 19 -- Nigeria's Ministry of Information and Culture has rescheduled the 2019 Abuja Carnival. The announcement was contained in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES by the ministry's spokes... Read More


Reported violence not enough to discredit Kogi election - Yahaya Bello

Nigeria, Nov. 19 -- The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday said the just-concluded governorship election in the state was free and fair despite damning reports to the contrary by electio... Read More


Nigerian govt orders deactivation of automatic voicemail on existing phone lines

Nigeria, Nov. 14 -- Nigeria's Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has ordered the Nigerian Communication Commission to deactivate automatic voicemail on existing phone lines. ... Read More


Nigerian govt grants NCC more time to resolve illegal data deduction

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- The federal government has granted the request of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) for an extension of the five days ultimatum issued it by the government to resolve iss... Read More


NCC to sanction telecom firms who ignore customers complaints

Nigeria, Nov. 8 -- The Nigeria Communications Commission, (NCC) says it will "punish" telecoms operators who fail to attend to customers complaint within 24 hours. The Executive Commissioner, Stakeho... Read More


Nigeria declares Monday, November 11, public holiday

Nigeria, Nov. 7 -- The Nigerian government has declared Monday, November 11, a public holiday to mark the Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration This is contained in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday ... Read More


Minister bans cash payments in NIPOST offices across Nigeria

Nigeria, Nov. 7 -- The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has directed the termination of cash payment in Nigerian Postal Service offices in Nigeria. This directive is to st... Read More


How African farmers can tap into billion-dollar agro-business chain - Experts

Nigeria, Nov. 6 -- For agribusiness to become a one-trillion dollar industry in Africa by 2030, a revolution has to take place in the sector in the continent. This was the conclusion of a panel sessi... Read More


Communication Minister directs NCC to resolve 'illegal data deduction'

Nigeria, Nov. 5 -- The Minister of Communications, Isa Pantami on Tuesday, directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to resolve the issues of illegal data deduction within five days. Acco... Read More


Border Closure: Nigerian rice farmers smiling to the bank - Minister

Nigeria, Nov. 4 -- The closure of Nigerian borders has energised rice farmers in the country who are now smiling to the bank due, the Minister for State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha... Read More