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Sports Enthusiasts Laud NCC On Youth Tennis Championship’s Sponsorship

Stakeholders in the nation’s sports arena have commended the Nigerian   Communications Commission’s support for sports development, especially for its sponsorship of the popular tennis championship for youths in the country. The commission’s initiative dominated discussions at the launch of a book titled ‘Sport in Nigeria: Going Round in Circles’ authored by Godwin Kienka, at the […]

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New Betting Platform, Gobet247, To Commence Nigeria’s Operations

Gobet247, a Nigerian technology-powered company in the betting industry, is set to launch its operations in the country on May 14 with a commitment to rewarding the passion of Nigerians by creating a world-class and hassle-free experience for the betting populace. The company assured that with more bonuses, great odds and instant payouts, it would […]

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Why I sold Twitter To Elon Musk – Jack Dorsey

Twitter founder, Jack Dorsey, has explained why the multibillion dollar microblogging app board decided to sell it to Elon Musk, who on Monday night reached an agreement to buy the app for approximately $44 billion. Musk acquired the company at $54.20 a share, the same price named in his initial offer on April 14. Clarifying […]

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Tribunal Stops Multichoice From Raising DStv, GOtv Subscription Rates

A Competition and Consumer Protection (CCP) Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Thursday restrained MultiChoice Nigeria Limited from hiking its subscription rates for DStv and GOtv packages scheduled to take effect from tomorrow, April 1. A three-member tribunal, presided over by Thomas Okosun, which had Sola Salako Ajulo and Ibrahim EL-Yakubu as members, gave the order […]

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FCCPC Parleys MultiChoice Over Pay TV Packages’ Revised Prices

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has opened discussions with MultiChoice Nigeria over its increase of subscription prices for users of the DStv and GOtv packages. The Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Mr. Babatunde Irukera, was quoted by the News Agency of Nigeria, as confirming the discussions with the pay TV services […]

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FIRS, MultiChoice To Settle Tax Dispute Out Of Court

MultiChoice Nigeria and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have agreed to settle the pending dispute over the company’s tax liability outside court. Part of the agreements reached requires the company to withdraw all pending lawsuits, while FIRS will now conduct a forensic system of the company’s accounts. A statement jointly signed by the parties […]

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Danbatta Says 5G Will Revolutionize Creative Industry, As NCC Receives Award

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that current efforts of the commission to facilitate deployment of the Fifth Generation (5G) technology will further catalyze the innovativeness and creativity of the entertainment industry in Nigeria. Danbatta, who stated this in a keynote address […]

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CBN Approves N500Mn Grant For Undergraduates, Graduates’ Entrepreneurship Scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has initiated a scheme to support Nigerians in tertiary institutions with a N500 million grant to promote entrepreneurship and reduce unemployment. The apex bank made the disclosure in a report published on Wednesday with the title ‘Guidelines for the implementation of tertiary institutions entrepreneurship scheme’. Specifically, it stated that […]

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Fearless Energy Drink Extending Positive Energy Through Sponsorship

Fearless energy drink, from the stables of Rite Foods, has extended its positive energy to an admirable status with the sponsorship of this year’s Felabration. The event was organized to commemorate the Late Afrobeat King, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, who was presented a posthumous award, as Africa’s foremost talent with positive energy, a creative genius, intentionally different […]

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China Reduces Children’s Online Gaming To One Hour

China’s video game regulator has directed that online gamers under the age of 18 will only be allowed to play for an hour on Fridays, weekends and holidays. A news report by BBC.com indicated that the National Press and Publication Administration told state-run news agency Xinhua that game-playing would be only allowed between 8pm to […]