Recession: We’re Open To New Ideas — ICT Minister, Adebayo Shittu

Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has said the present administration is open to ideas that would move the nation forward and enhance the living conditions of the citizenry. Shittu stated this in Abuja when the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), South-West zone, led by its President, Okikiola Ogunsola, paid him a courtesy visit in…

Mark Zuckerberg dined with Kenyan government but ignored Nigeria’s!

After a two-day surprise visit to Nigeria that saw him walk the streets of Yaba and personally lecture developers in Victoria Island, Mark Zuckerberg has popped into Kenya. Howbeit unannounced, I strongly suspect the Kenyans would have had an inkling that would be his next stop. With an Andela in Kenya, it only made sense…

Buhari Begs Nigerians Saying ‘‘I Know How You Feel’’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured Nigerians that things will soon be better, adding that the impact of government would soon be felt by all and sundry. The President gave this assurance while speaking with Muslim leaders in Osun State shortly after joining them in the Zuhr prayer held inside the Government House after he…

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Spotted Eating Local Food In Kenya (Photos)

Facebook Billionaire CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has left Nigeria after a 3-day visit and proceeded to Kenya. Zuckerberg’s first stop was at the popular fish joint Mama Oliech on Marcus Garvey road, Nairobi. He will meet tech entrepreneurs, developers and talk to stake holders in the ICT industry. “I had lunch in Nairobi with Joseph Mucheru,…

EKEDC condemns incessant attacks on its workers

EKEDC logo Mr Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Communications, Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC), has condemned incessant attacks on electricity workers by some residents while performing their official assignment. Idemudia, who made the statement on Thursday in Lagos, appealed to the police and other security agencies to ensure the safety of the company’s staff. He…

Ganduje reshuffles cabinet, signs Land Use Act

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Wednesday night carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle as he swore in Hajiya ‘Yardada Maikano Bichi as the Commissioner for Women Affairs. According to a statement issued on Thursday by the Director-General, Media and Communications in the Government House, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, the erstwhile commissioner in charge…

Kano finalises plans for power project take off

KANO State government is fine-tuning arrangement to evacuate power from Tiga and Challawa Independent Power Projects for distribution to the public. A statement issued by Director – General, Media and Communications, SalihuTankoYakasai, said consequently, the government would procure distributor transformers for rural electrification and augmentation/ distribution network, the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has…

Kwara to pay workers

The government of Kwara State has said it will pay workers despite its lean purse. It added that it will augment the August 2016 federal allocation to local government councils with N180 million to ensure workers were paid. Commissioner for Finance Alhaji Demola Banu, who addressed reporters after the August meeting of the Joint Account…

Google says love trending this week

Love is in the air this week. Love for queen, country, music, football, love of self, neighbour and love for a comedy movie icon, whose life was well spent, Google Trends reveals. Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, the search engine’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager for Anglophone West Africa, said in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday…