Liberia Blocks Social Media Amid Anti-corruption Protests

Reports sighted says that Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and messaging app WhatsApp have been blocked by internet providers in Liberia as of Friday 7 June 2019, according to real-time network measurement data from the NetBlocks internet observatory. The nationwide disruptions come as Monrovians take to the streets to participate in Save The State protests against […]

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Role Of Underdogs In The Ninth National Assembly Leadership Struggle in Nigeria

s the 9th National Assembly is set for inauguration on Tuesday, LEKE BAIYEWU examines how the aspirants to leadership positions in the next Assembly would influence the voting pattern The Ninth Assembly will be inaugurated on Tuesday June 11, 2019. On that day, leaders of the two chambers – Senate and House of Representatives – […]

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BREAKING: AIT Back On Air — 24 Hours After NBC Sanction

BREAKING: AIT back on air — 24 hours after NBC sanction African Independent Television (AIT) is back on air 24 hours after the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) suspended its licence over alleged violation of the regulatory body’s rule. The development comes after a federal high court in Abuja nullified the suspension of the licence of […]

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14m Households To Embrace Cooking Gas In Next 5 Years, Says Osinbajo

The Federal Government has put measures in place to ensure that up to 13.8 million households in Nigeria embraced the usage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for their cooking within the next five years. Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo made the statement on Friday while inaugurating a landmark LPG cylinder manufacturing plant, built at Ajah, near […]

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NTA Was Removed From Largest UK Cable Platform, Sky 2 Weeks Ago – Punch

The Nigerian Television Authority has been removed from the largest digital satellite television service platform in Europe, Sky Limited. A visit to Sky’s website showed that NTA had been barred indefinitely from airing on Channel 794. A message on Sky’s website read in part, “794: NTA International; currently temporarily removed from EPG (Electronic Programme Guide).” […]

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Gov. Makinde Appoints Tara Adefope As DG Due Process

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Friday appointed Ms. Tara Adefope as the Director General of Due Process Office. The appointment takes immediate effect. In a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Taiwo Adisa, “The new DG, Due Process Office is a United Kingdom-trained Lawyer, who holds an LLB Law, Hons. […]

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Property Manager at Tek Experts Location: Lagos, Nigeria is needed

Role: Property Manager at Tek Experts Location: Lagos, Nigeria   Requirements: – Applicant must be enrolled in an Undergraduate/Graduate degree programme at the time of application and during the internship; – Applicant must possess an Introduction letter from academic Institution; – Applicant must embody Andela’s EPIC Values.   To Apply: click here

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State Data Assistant – Kebbi State at World Health Organization Contract

Role: State Data Assistant – Kebbi State at World Health Organization Contract   Requirements: – Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field with additional data management training; – At least 3 years’ experience in health related data management; – Working knowledge of statistical application programs   Duration: 6 months […]

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AIT, RayPower FM: Nigeria back to military dictatorship – Peter Obi

Peter Obi, the 2019 vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the suspension of DAAR Communication Plc, owner of AIT and RayPower FM by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC. NBC had on Thursday suspended the license of AIT and RayPower FM until further notice. The Director-General of NBC, Modibbo Kawu, disclosed that […]

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Oby Ezekwesili: “NBC Wants AIT To Be Like NTA”

Former presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili, has attacked the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) after it suspended the license of Daar Communications Plc., owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power the  NBC Director-General, Modibbo Kawu, announcing the suspension on Thursday, said the action was taken for failure of the broadcasting station to abide by the […]

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