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Experts at PIAFo List Challenges to FG’s 90,000km Fibre Project

Stakeholders in the telecommunications industry have said the Federal Government’s plan to deploy 90,000 kilometers of fibre optic cables across the country will face several obstacles, especially from state governments, that might truncate the project. According to them, without addressing…

Matawalle Sees S’Court Libration of LGAs as Milestone in Grassroot Dev.

The Honourble Minister of State for Defence, H.E. Dr. Bello Muhammed Matawalle MON has applauded the Supreme court judgement on Local Government Autonomy, describing it as a significant milestone in promoting grassroot development, good governance, and democratic decentralization in Nigeria….

Ibom Air Receives Additional Airbus A220-300 to deepen dominance

Ibom Air is set to add an additional Airbus A220-300 to its fleet. The airline’s acquisition of this new aircraft is a strategic move to boost its capacity and meet growing demand for its product. In October 2021, Ibom Air…

The Origin/History of Ikwerre People in Rivers State

The Ikwerre (natively known as Iwhuruọha) are one of the Igbo Subgroups in Rivers State. Traditional history has classified Ikwerre into seven groups called “Ikwerre Essa”. They are Elele, Isiokpo, Rumuji,  Emohua, Choba,  Aluu Igwuruta and Obio group. This division…

Story behind viral photos of Messi, six-month-old Lamine Yamal

Old photos of a young Lionel Messi with an infant Lamine Yamal have resurfaced and gone viral, just as Yamal’s outstanding performance at the 2024 European Championship captured widespread attention. Messi was photographed bathing a young Yamal, in a photo…

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Unveiled Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6, Z Flip 6 take AI to New Heights

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Wednesday launched its all-new Galaxy Z Fold6 and Galaxy Z Flip6, along with Galaxy Buds3 and Galaxy Buds3 Pro at the Galaxy Unpacked in Lagos. Recall that earlier this year, the tech giant Samsung, ushered in…

With S’Court Ruling, LG Chairmanship election’ll be tougher than guber

Following today’s Supreme Court judgment that grants financial autonomy to 774 local government areas in the country, LG chairmanship elections shall be very competitive and tougher than guber election. Recall that the Supreme Court, on Thursday, July 11, 2024, declared…

Czech Republic, IMSG partner on food security, others

The government of Czech Republic has held business discussion around the exploitation of abundant agricultural and other natural resources in Imo State, with the aim of boosting food production, creating jobs and wealth for the indigenes. The Ambassador of Czech…

NGX Unveils Impact Board for Sustainable Instruments

Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) has unveiled its Impact Board, a dedicated platform for listing sustainability instruments, following approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This initiative was announced during a Closing Gong Ceremony in Lagos on Wednesday, July 10th,…

Tinubu to meet Organised Labour in Abuja today on Minimum Wage

Whereas indications have emerged that strike may resume sooner than later over the stalemated negotiations on deciding an agreed new minimum wage, President Bola Tinubu will meet with the Organised Labour in Abuja today, Thursday to further discussions on a…