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‘Bye bye to…’ and so Onnoghen’s trial becomes a swansong  The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has resigned, a senior lawyer in his legal team confirmed.  “I have just spoken with him. He confirmed to me that he…

Free internet access for Nigerians coming, says FG (Guardian)

Adebayo Shittu, minister of Communications, has said that the federal government will ensure free access to the internet in public places across Nigeria. Mr Shittu said this in Abuja at a one-day stakeholders workshop on the role of the Public…

NCC, NBC set to leverage TVWS for affordable broadband connectivity (Guardian)

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in collaboration with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), is set to develop a framework for the use of Television White Space (TVWS) technology to extend affordable rural connectivity to Nigerians. The initiative, midwifed by the…

APC ‘ll pay dearly for blocking me in Oyo – Shittu (Punch)

The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has threatened to work against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, at the February elections. Shittu who lost in the race for the governorship ticket said without…

Court grants Shittu’s prayer to serve NYSC processes (Nation)

The Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Thursday, granted the application of the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, to serve originating summons on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Shittu had…

Shittu has no justified ground to dodge compulsory national scheme- NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps has dismissed the claim by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, that holding political office compensated for his refusal to participate in the compulsory national service. The spokesperson of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC),…

I’ve not violated any law by skipping NYSC- Minister Shittu (PremiumTimes)

The minister of communications, Adebayo Shittu, has claimed that he did not violate the Constitution by not participating in the compulsory one year National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) scheme. But the minister is wrong as the law is clear on…

Another Buhari’s minister in NYSC ‘wahala’, may go to jail (PremiumTimes)

Another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu,…

Maiden NiOMA unveils 12 nominees

Twelve outstanding players in Nigeria’s online space have been unveiled as nominees for honours at the maiden Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA) holding on Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Main Hall of Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja. A statement issued…

Nigerian Online Merit Award holds July 13

The maiden Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA) will hold on Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Main Hall of Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, the organisers have said. The event had been originally scheduled for May 18 but was postponed due…

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