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Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy orders all network providers to cancel N20 charge for the retrieval of the NIN

The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has ordered all network providers to cancel the N20 charge for the retrieval of the National Identification Number (NIN) with immediate effect.   Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami gave the order in a statement issued on Friday December 18.   Nigerians have been …

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COVID-19: Tanzania chooses local herbs over vaccine

Tanzania has reportedly said it has no plans to import COVID-19 vaccines, instead of pinning its hopes on research into “local herbs”. In an interview with The East African newspaper, Health Ministry spokesperson Gerald Chami went on to cast doubt on the safety and efficacy of imported vaccines. He claimed …

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Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 14.89% in November 2020

Nigeria’s inflation climbed to 14.89 per cent in November, it’s highest level in over 31 months, according to latest figures published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This is the 14th straight month the rate has increased according to the NBS, and could be as a result of increased …

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CJN warns against disobeying court orders as he swears-in 72 new SANs

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on Monday December 14, swore in 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria.   Tanko who was absent from the event but represented by the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, warned against disobeying court orders.   The legal practitioners …

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FG reduces data price by 50 percent

The Federal government has announced that the price of data has been reduced by more than 50 percent.   The announcement which was made on Thursday December 10, came after the Nigerian Communications commission (NCC) was directed to put in place measures to that effect. With the new directive, the price of data of …

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