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Glo has all it takes to connect African research institutions for seamless exchange access


Leading West African integrated telecommunications service provider, Globacom, has opened up on its preparedness to drive infrastructure and international partnerships to connect tertiary institutions in Africa. Explaining more on the capabilities of Globacom, Mr. Folu Aderibigbe, Globacom’s Enterprise Group Commercial coordinator,who spoke at the at the third Annual Conference and fourth Annual General Meeting of the West and Central African ...

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Glo’s Professor Johnbull soup dissects issues of multiple taxation

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Current episode of the weekly TV Drama Series, Professor Johnbull, sponsored by Globacom, is challenging the propriety or otherwise of the age-old problem of multiple taxation in the business environment. The fresh episode, aptly entitled “Tax and Revenue”, according to its sponsor, Globacom “is meant to draw the attention of the authorities to the challenges entrepreneurs face in the hands ...

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How Payporte, others milked N780m from Nigerians in recession, gave 3 only N35.5m

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Whereas the excitements generated by the just ended BBNaija Reality Show is still in the air, Business Hilights Economic Research Team (BHERT) has revealed that a total of N780 million was raked in from sms votes alone from the beginning to the grand finale. The total money was calculated from the fact that the organizers reported that about 26 million ...

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FG debunks news of monitoring citizens’ calls, social media, says it’s false

lai Mohammed

Less than 12 hours after the news went viral that the federal ministry of Interior has started wiretapping of all calls, sms and social media activities of Nigerians, the Federal Government through the Ministry of Information and Culture has described the news as false. In a statement signed by Segun Adeyemi, SA to Hon Minister of Information and Culture in ...

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Again, NCC insists that telecom masts, towers constitute no health hazards


Just like it has been educating Nigerians over the years, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated that there has been no scientific proof showing that there is health issue surrounding telecom masts and towers mounted anywhere in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this in a statement issued at the ongoing 2017 Enugu International ...

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Court declines jurisdiction on suspected killers of Jumia delivery man, adjourns case indefinitely

Jumia Killing

A chief magistrate court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital has declined jurisdiction on the case of the three suspected killers of a Jumia agent, late Eleje Chukwuma, in the Port Harcourt and reminded them in Maximum Prison pending the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on transfer of the case file. The Presiding Magistrate, Chief ...

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Why Nigeria ranked 7th on PoS transactions in Africa, S/Africa, Ghana lead


Poor enlightenment, fear of loss of money, power epilepsy, inefficient network services and deliberate hatred have been adduced by experts as the major reasons discouraging Nigerians from making payments for goods and services using point of sale (PoS) platform. A new report released by Indexmundi, a finance ranking group has shown that after over three years of the introduction in ...

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NCC’s strategic partnership tailored to move industry forward–Danbatta

NCC Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof  Umar Garba Danbatta has said that the agency will continue to partner with governments at all levels and other stakeholders in its bid to move the telecom industry forward. In his remarks at an investment forum of Kaduna State Government, KADINVEST 2.0, Danbatta noted that the symposium struck a ...

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MultiChoice’ll collapse if it adopts ‘pay as you go’ for services in Nigeria—BH Report


A market survey carried out by Business Hilights Economic Research Team (BHERT) has revealed that should the leading Pay TV services provider in Nigeria, the South African MultiChoice group adopt ‘Pay as you go’, it will collapse in less than two months of the tariff regime. Explaining the reasons behind the findings, head of Research, Dr. Ibrahim Lawal said “The ...

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NASS rejects new DStv, GOtv tariff hike, mandates House Committee, NBC to investigate

Yakubu Dogara

Less than 24 hours after MultiChoice, owners of satellite Pay TV services including DStv and GOtv announced planned hike in its tariff regime, the House of Representatives has rejected the moved. Accordingly, the lawmakers have mandated its committees on Information and culture, National Orientation, Ethics and Values to interface with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to conduct an inquiry into ...

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