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MTN and Samsung partners to support the fight against COVID-19

… Donates communication gadgets and SIM cards to Isolation Centres As part of ongoing drive to support the Federal Government’s continued effort against the spread of the corona virus, Samsung and MTN Nigeria have provided communication support to health workers…

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Minister, NGF keep InfraCos, MNOs incommunicado over real stand on RoW fees

Following the observed silence of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) to match action with words on its assurance that all issues relating to exorbitant charges on Right of Way (RoW) for telecoms Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) and main network operators (MNOs)…


Now Okpeke chaired new NBP, did her report resolve issues she raised earlier?

Several years back and precisely in 2018, the CEO of MainOne Cable Company and the chairperson of the new National Broadband Plan 2020-2025, Ms Funke Opkeke took a swipe on the then prevailing NBP which elapsed this year. Recall that…

Infraco digging

Exclusive: Infracos, telecoms yet to receive any notice on slashing RoW by NGF

Whereas many telecoms stakeholders had expressed happiness on the January assurance from states’ governors to crash their respective charges levied per square meter of Right of Way (RoW) for laying of fibre optic cables, nothing or no official statement of…

NITDA and Govs

(Special Report) Another look at Fayemi’s NGF assurance on RoW fee slash

A cursory review of the response of the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), His Excellency, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, at the recent meeting with the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isah Pantami on the exorbitant charges…

Just in: FG, Organized labour kickoff make or mar meeting to avoid strike Tuesday

Feelers from the Office of the Secretary General of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha confided in Business Hilights Bureau Chief in Abuja that all relevant officials of the Nigerian Labour Movement (NLM) and government officials are now attending today’s (Monday)…

Twist as FG rejects NGF’ N22,500 minimum wage, mute on Committee’s N30,000

Less than 24 hours after the leadership of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) announced after an emergency meeting in Abuja that governors have agreed to pay N22,500 as new minimum wage, the Federal Government has dissociated itself from the figure,…

Govs forum’s view alien to tripartite Committee decision, labour movement—NLC

The leadership of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), yesterday voided to the decision of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) who proposed N22,500 as minimum wage, saying the existence of the forum is strange both on issues of deciding new national minimum…