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Telcos Jostle To Meet Customers’ Growing Appetite For Digital Contents

Telecommunication services providers are racing for improved digital contents to meet the yearnings of their customers globally. This is some of the findings in the United States of America, Africa and other parts of the world where customers’ appetite for digital contents is rapidly growing as the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the move to digital […]

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AfDB, EIB Seal Pact On Investment Priorities For Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed a joint partnership action plan highlighting their strengthened cooperation and mutual development priorities and a strong shared emphasis on boosting public and private sector investment in Africa. A news report circulated on behalf of the development finance institutions by African Press Organisation […]

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CISLAC’s Boss At Biden’s Swearing In, Tasks Him On Graft, Human Rights

The Executive Director of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Comrade Auwal Musa Rafsanjani, is among international dignitaries attending the swearing in ceremony today of the United States of America’s President-elect, Joe Biden, at the Capitol, Washington D.C In a statement made available to the media from the United States, Comrade Rafsanjani called on […]

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Finance, Aviation Ministries Begin Ex-Nigeria Airways Workers’ Verification

The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit, (PICA) in the Federal Ministry of Finance, in conjunction with the Ministry of Aviation, have commenced a mop up verification exercise for ex- workers of Nigeria Airways Limited (In Liquidation). A statement by the Director of Press in the Finance Ministry, Mr Hassan Dodo, indicated that the exercise, which […]

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FG Extends NIN Registration Deadline To February 9

As the panic over the linking of National Identification Number (NIN) with telecommunication lines assumed a hypertensive dimension since Tuesday, January 19, 2021 among telecommunication services consumers nationwide, the Federal Government has announced February 9, 2021 as the new deadline for the exercise. The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in its official Twitter handle confirmed […]

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Malawi’s Bank Partners Network International To Boost Nation’s E-Commerce

NBS Bank, a leading commercial bank in Malawi, launches its state of the art e-commerce platform, powered by Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across Africa and the Middle East. The implementation of Network International’s N-GeniusTM Online payment gateway will enable the bank to offer Malawian small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporations, […]

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AfCTA: Buhari, Akufo-Addo, Adesina, Others Bag Pact Facilitation Awards

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, were at the weekend at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, among African leaders honoured for their roles in facilitating the endorsement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by 54 countries in the continent. A news report circulated by the African Press Organisation (APO) […]

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Tizeti Rolls Out High-Speed 4G LTE In Edo

Tizeti, one of West Africa’s leading solar-based Internet service provider, is rolling out its 4G LTE network in Edo State, with monthly fixed broadband costs pegged at four thousand Naira ($8). The deployment of the 4G LTE network, is part of the company’s commitment to ensuring access to affordable broadband connectivity in Africa’s underserved populations, […]

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Oil Prices Slide Amid Global Economic Uncertainty

Oil prices slumped on Monday as Coronavirus cases surge continues to trigger tighter restrictions in Europe and China. However, some signals of growth in gross domestic product (GDP) and industrial production data from China helped to thaw the downward slide in oil prices to some extent. Available data on the early trading in the international […]

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Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Gets ‘AA (IM) Rating

Stanbic IBTC Asset Management, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has been assigned an AA(IM) investment manager rating with a Stable Outlook by Agusto & Co. Agusto and Co, a leading Pan-African rating agency, stated that the rating reflected the company’s sustained capacity in providing exceptional services to its customers. The rating firm stated: […]