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MTN, ETISALAT, AIRTEL AND GLOBACOM TO PAY N1.17 BILLION PENALTIES FOR POOR QUALITY OF SERVICE

Four Nigerian mobile service providers, MTN Nigeria, Etisalat, Airtel and Globacom are to pay a cumulative sum of  N1,170,000,000 (One Billion, One Hundred and Seventy Million Naira) to the Nigerian Communications Commission as penalty for the poor quality of services rendered to their different subscribers in the months of  March and April 2012. Read more

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Reclaiming Nigeria: The Way Forward By Abubakar Sidiq Usman

‘From crisis to sustainable development’, a World Bank publication in 1989 asserts that “underlying the litany of Africa’s development is the crisis of governance; by governance is meant the exercise of political powers to manage the affairs of the nation’s affairs. It thus becomes imperative that the main problem confronting the growth and development of Nigeria is governance and that is due largely because those charged with the responsibilities of the country have failed to manage it for the good of the people. Read more

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I AM VERY SCARED NOW: D’ BANJ TELLS MTV

D’banj in an in-dept interview with MTV The Wrap Up Afrobeats columnist, Nonny Orakwue, talks about how he feels to be a African artist and his plans for the future. He also hinted that his new album may be called ‘The Entertainer Repackage or Entertainer X’ because he wants to continue blazing the trail as an African pop star abroad, especially with his signing to Kanye West‘s new G.O.O.D. Music label. Read the full interview below. Read more

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BABY BORN HOLDING A QURAN SPARKS CONTROVERSY IN LAGOS

A baby boy, who is said to have been holding a small Holy Quran during his birth, is causing a big controversy in Lagos.

The baby was born at a white garment church in the Mushin area of Lagos.

A large crowd gathered at 1, Sonde Street, Ijeshatedo, Lagos home of the boy’s parents  as news of the unusual birth spread like wildfire. Read more

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Tribute To Late Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde

Editor’s note: As the body of Late Olaitan Oyerinde, the Principal Private Secretary to the Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is laid to rest today, Dipo Fashina and Abiodun Aremu write a tribute to eulogise the worthy comrade whom they said must live in our memory. The tribute is courtesy of Premium times. Read more

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FG REITERATES CALL ON AGGRIEVED GROUPS TO CEASEFIRE AND EMBRACE DIALOGUE

 The Federal Government has reiterated its call on all groups to ceasefire and come forward for dialogue.

The Vice President, Arc Mohammed Namadi Sambo, made this call Thursday, in Abuja at the National Symposium, organised by Nasirul-Lahi-Faith Society of Nigeria (NASFAT), tagged Islam and Peaceful Co-Existence in a Contemporary Multi Religious Society.  Read more

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