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  • Digital Switch-Over: Users of set top boxes risk blackout after April 30 – Commissioner 25 Apr 2017 04:53 Eagle Online The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that 420,000 boxes were given out to the public for free use that would last one year, at the onset of the switch-over on April 30, 2016 Users of set top boxes of the pilot switch-over from analogue to digital …
  • FG to hold national conference in June to end farmers/herdsmen clashes 25 Apr 2017 04:53 Eagle Online Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, disclosed this when a joint dialogue to analyse the root causes of the crisis submitted its report in Abuja on Monday The Federal Government says it will hold a national conference to …
  • FG gives BOA Board 90 days to recover debts 25 Apr 2017 04:53 Eagle Online The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who inaugurated the board in Abuja on Monday, directed the board to begin the recovery of loans owed by farmers and other customers within 90 days The Federal Government has inaugurated …
  • Nigeria loses 10% in $575 billion global remittances 25 Apr 2017 04:50 The Guardian Nigeria • Regulatory burden, costs, diversion, others drive decline Nigeria had its fair share of the global economic challenges and frequent regulatory intervention aimed at taming money laundering, as its remittance record in 2016 declined by 10 per cent out of …
  • Cote d’Ivoire, others ahead of Nigeria on global logistics hub 25 Apr 2017 04:50 The Guardian Nigeria A recent report by the World Bank index on logistics competence placed Cote d’ Ivoire, Senegal, and Sao Tome respectively above Nigeria in the ranking on global logistics hub. Based on the report, Nigeria occupies the fourth position, while Cote d ’Ivoire …
  • Nigeria still vulnerable to cyber threats, attacks, CSEAN insists 25 Apr 2017 04:44 The Guardian Nigeria The Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) has said that Nigeria is not immune to cyber threats as cyber attacks and threats are continually becoming commonplace, sophisticated and damaging. CSEAN insisted that Governments, organisations …
  • How Nigeria lost Dele Alli to power tussle, Fashanu claims 25 Apr 2017 04:40 The Guardian Nigeria Former Wimbledon FC captain, John Fashanu, says the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) should be blamed over the nation’s inability to lure Dele Alli to play for the Super Eagles instead of the Three Lions of England. Dele Alli joined Tottenham Hotspurs …
  • World Malaria Day: Nigeria loses 150,000 lives, N1.1 trillion yearly, says WHO 25 Apr 2017 04:39 The Guardian Nigeria • One child dies from mosquito-borne ailment every two minutes, says WHO • UN agency to begin vaccine programme in selected African countries Today is World Malaria Day (WMD). The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday declared that despite the …
  • DisCos appeal to FG to release N100bn electricity subsidy 25 Apr 2017 04:38 Nigerian Eye The Association of Electricity Distribution Companies (ANED) has appealed to the Federal Government to provide the N100 billion subsidy it promised after private investors took over the power sector utilities on November 1, 2013. ANED, in a statement by …
  • Presidential panel reduces days required for new business registration 25 Apr 2017 04:20 Y Naija by Azeez Adeniyi The Presidential Ease of Doing Business panel has reduced the number of days required for registration of new businesses in Nigeria from 10 to two days. This was disclosed in a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President …