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Lagos To Launch Intra-City Lines By 2020


As part of efforts to reduce the traffic situation in Lagos, the State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State government is planning to launch the first of several planned intra-city lines by the end of 2020.

Clarifications on Conditional Cash Transfer Initiative - Uwais


Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments (SIP), disclosed that 620,947 poor and vulnerable Nigerians are benefiting from the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) initiative.

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the postponement of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending the determination of a suit filed by a public interest lawyer, Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi. At the hearing on October 18, 2019, the applicant prayed the court to ensure that justice was served on the unemployed Nigerians who needed to know their stand in the matter.

USSD Charges: Banks Disown MTN Claim, Say They Did Not Demand Any Charges

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Nigerian banks have slammed MTN's claim that it was the banks who demanded for the charges on customers for using the Telecom firms access codes to carry out financial transactions.

Maina To Forfeit 23 Properties To Federal Government

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Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the temporary forfeiture of 23 properties linked to a former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina.

FG Suspends Controversial USSD Charges

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Following widespread condemnation of the proposed imposition of a levy by MTN on subscribers to USSD access to banking services charges, the Federal Government has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission(NCC) to suspend the N4 per second imposed fee.

The South African Government has granted a request for Air Peace to begin commercial flights to Johannesburg, South Africa. According to Punch, the confirmation was granted last Friday as part of the implementation of the Bilateral Air Service Agreement between Nigeria and South Africa at the meeting of the 9th session of the Nigeria/South Africa Bi-National Commission Summit in Pretoria, South Africa.

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has said no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet, putting to rest agitations from some quarters that the Commission would soon approve increase in electricity tariff.

N730bn Spelt On Sports Betting Annually


According to a recent study, Nigerians spend over N730billion annually on sports betting and a whopping sum of two billion naira is generated on a daily basis. The data also revealed that over 60 million Nigerian punters spend over N3,000 daily placing bet stakes.