Wednesday, 8th December 2021
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21 Feb 2020
Mr Isa Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has called on the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to ensure Subscriber Identification Number (SIM) cards registration
21 Feb 2020
Tax authorities and other critical stakeholders have said there is an urgent need to address some key issues in the Finance Act, as well as improve the tax system if the government
19 Feb 2020
The requirement of Bank Verification Number (BVN) for issuance of an electronic-passport by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has been faulted by Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike.
3 Jan 2020
A recent report that Bank Verification Number (BVN) introduced into the Nigerian banking industry in 2014 to serve as a unique identifier of bank customers in the country under a centralised...
27 Oct 2019
The Bauchi State Government has revealed that over 41,000 civil servants on its payroll do not have their account number linked to their Bank Verification Number (BVN).
19 Sep 2019
The Bankers’ Committee in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria recently put in place a credit risk protection clause that should be put in its proper context. It is a banking industry-wide shield against loan default in the wake of the CBN directive requiring each deposit money bank...
23 Apr 2019
The Nigerian Police Force is upgrading its operations with technology innovations and personnel information with a view to enhancing its service delivery. The Force said the upgrades are aimed at unifying the Nigerian Police database through a digital case management solution, which infuses biometric technology in its core. The upgrade will also enable the Nigerian…
22 Mar 2019
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released draft guidelines for transition to electronic offering of shares and other securities in the capital market.
13 Feb 2019
Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, the presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party (YPP), in this interview with LEO SOBECHI, says Nigerians are hopeful that the election would be credible, stressing that President Buhari allowed Nigeria to drift. Prof, a lot of people did not take you serious. How did this journey actually begin? FIRST of all, I…
4 Feb 2019
A financial expert and former Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Coronation Trustees Limited, Mrs. Oghogho Osula, has stated that out of 35 million with Bank Verification Number (BVM), 25 million are generally considered to be financially underserved. Osula , who stated this while addressing capital market participants at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos,…
10 Jan 2019
Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has raised a biometric data capture panel on pensioners’ documentation and pension payments for retired workers. Inaugurating the committee recently at the Government House, Maiduguri, Shettima said that the panel headed by Yerima Saleh, an ex-Head of Service (HoS), is saddled with the responsibility of uncovering the problems besetting…
10 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has identified glaring endemic corruption that engulfed the country prior to the emergence of the All Progressives Congress led-government as one of the factors responsible for his victory in the 2015 presidential election. The president stated this when he declared open the Corruption Risk Assessment training for heads and senior officials of…


Nigerian states and the federal government have been using surveillance technologies to snoop on citizens' data and communications on their devices, according to a report. A report by the Action Group on Free Civic Space said the government is using the technologies to track down rights activists, journalists, opposition politicians, and other targeted citizens. The…
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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Wednesday that he was returning to Addis Ababa from the battlefront after pro-government forces claimed major advances in their fight against Tigrayan rebels.
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Saudi Arabia's de facto leader pressed on with a Gulf tour Wednesday after French police said they had arrested a suspect linked to the notorious killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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The long-awaited film “West Side Story” to be released later in the month has been banned in several countries. The epic love story, set to be released on the 10th of December, will not be watched by people in some Middle East countries. Steven Speilberg-directed adaptation of the classical musical has been banned in Saudi…
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The group managing director of Creditville, Richard Rotoye, has highlighted the importance and necessity for young Africans, particularly Nigerians to become technologically savvy in preparation for the next phase of industrialisation. He stated this at the recent Elev8 Talent Summit, with the theme: ‘Future of Jobs: The implications and role of people, businesses, and governments’.…