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Big Data, Entertainment and the Digital Economy In Nigeria, By Inyene Ibanga

Nigeria, March 2 -- Economic and social activities are always generating vast quantities of data daily. The constant generation of data through social media, business applications, and telecoms has re... Read More


Dangote Sugar full-year revenue jumps by N53bn as Lagos contributes half of total sales

Nigeria, March 2 -- Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR) said its gross sales for 2020 accelerated by one third or N53.211 billion to N214.298 billion, with Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos contributing 49 ... Read More


MTNN to pay shareholders N120bn final dividend after record turnover

Nigeria, March 2 -- Telco giant MTN Nigeria Communications PLC (MTNN), whose revenue touched a new high of N1.346 trillion in 2020, has announced a final dividend of N5.90 per share translating to a p... Read More


VIDEO: Nigeria receives 3.94 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Nigeria, March 2 -- Nigeria has received 3.94 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Assess Facility, COVAX. This makes Nigeria the third Africa... Read More


La Liga Round-Up: Real Madrid lose pace as Atletico consolidate first place

Nigeria, March 2 -- Real Madrid missed a chance to cut down the lead enjoyed by their city rivals, Atletico at the summit of the La Liga as they were forced by Real Sociedad to a 1-1 draw on Monday ni... Read More


PHOTOS: Buhari presides National Security Council Meeting

Nigeria, March 2 -- President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) The meeting, which started at 9:00am , is taking place in the Council Chamb... Read More


JUST IN: PDP reconciliation committee visits Obasanjo

Nigeria, March 2 -- Former senate president Bukola Saraki has led the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Reconciliation Committee and Strategy to meet ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo. PREMIUM TIMES gather... Read More


Gombe governor sacks three commissioners, reshuffles cabinet

Nigeria, March 2 -- The Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has sacked three commisioners in a minor cabinet reshuffle. The exercise also involved six commisioners being redeployed to other ministrie... Read More


Again, Nigeria records 'low' daily infections with 360 new cases

Nigeria, March 2 -- Nigeria has now recorded less than 1,000 new daily COVID-19 cases for 10 consecutive days, the first time since the second wave started last December. On Monday, 360 new infection... Read More


UPDATED: 279 kidnapped Jangebe schoolgirls freed (PHOTOS)

Nigeria, March 2 -- The majority of the 317 female students abducted from a school in Zamfara State have been freed. The schoolgirls were kidnapped from the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe... Read More