Information and Education As Catalyst For Consumer Protection – NCC

NCC, Keffi: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) held the 25th Edition of Consumer Town Hall Meeting (THM) at the New Keffi Hotel, Keffi-Akwanga Express Way, Keffi, Nasarawa State. The NCC Director of Consumer Affairs, Mr. Abdullahi Maikano, represented by one of his deputy, Mr. Ismail Adedigba declared the programme opened in a remark that underscored…

Former Minister of Information Emerges Igbo Leader

Uche Anichukwu, Abuja: The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has hailed the election of the former Minister of Information, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, as the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Reacting to the Tuesday election of the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ekweremadu described Nnia Nwodo as a cerebral intellectual with well established contacts across…

Nigeria Sets To Launch Information APP Dec. 15

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that the Federal Government Information App (FGIAPP) will be launched in Abuja on 15 Dec. 2016, as part of efforts to enhance the dissemination of government activities. The Minister made the announcement in Abuja on Thursday at a meeting with Resident…

Information Portal For Nigerians At Home and In Diaspora

Information Minister and SA to the President on Diaspora discussing on Nigeria’s Portal The Federal Government will soon launch an Information Portal to keep Nigerians at home and in the diaspora abreast of government’s programmes and policies and also get their feedback. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja…

NOUN Shuts 5 Illegal Study Centres In Lagos

The National Open University of Nigeria said yesterday that it had identified and closed down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos. The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, explained that the decision was taken following reports from some concerned Nigerians. He said that NOUN had to constitute…

Insure users of your facilities, govt. directs recreation park owners in Enugu

The Enugu State Government has directed recreation and event centre operators in the state to provide insurance cover for users of their facilities. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Dr Godwin Udeuhele, said this after the State Executive Council meeting in Enugu on Friday night. He said the directive was aimed at providing some…

APC’s Change Agenda Is A Labour In Vain – Niran Malaolu

A former commissioner of Information and Strategy in Ogun state, Dr. Niran Malaolu, has advise the ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC, to change strategy as its ‘Change’ agenda is a labour in vain. Niran Malaolu while speaking as a guest speaker at the exploratory conference heralding the third Lagos Open Parliament organised by the…

Coalition warns FG against negotiating with Boko Haram

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has advised the Federal Government not to negotiate with the Boko Haram. The group stated this during a protest march to the Ministry of Defence in Abuja, the Nigerian Army Headquarters and the Federal Ministry of Information on Thursday. The protesters led by the Secretary General of CATE,…

Kano approves N939m for health, road projects

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje Kano State Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba says the state government has approved N137 million for the renovation of Filin- Mushe, Gwale and Makoda health centres in Kano. Garba made this known while addressing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting on Friday in Kano. He…

NOUN shuts down five illegal study centres in Lagos

The National Open University of Nigeria,(NOUN) on Friday shut down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos State. The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, said the decision was taken following reports from some concerned Nigerians. The management had to set up a committee to monitor the activities…

Group warns FG against negotiating with B’Haram

A socio-political organisation, Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism, on Thursday in Abuja called on the Federal Government to shun any form of negotiation with the Boko Haram sect. The organisation also commended the military for wiping out the Boko Haram sect from the North-East. “Any attempt to negotiate with terror groups in the country will…

NOUN shuts five illegal study centres in Lagos

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) said on Friday that it had identified and closed down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos. The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, explained that the decision was taken following reports from some concerned Nigerians. He said that NOUN had…