Traditional rulers hail Danbatta over role in security, national development

Traditional rulers hail Danbatta over role in security, national development

Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta (centre) flanked by traditional rulers and community leaders of Danbatta community during the presentation of recognition award to him in Kano over the weekend.   …As Danbatta receives recognition award   Traditional rulers and concerned community leaders have commended the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta for his role in boosting security and supporting other initiatives aimed at developing Danbatta Local Government Area, Kano State and its environs,…

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WTISD2021: NCC pledges to leverage ICT to transform Nigeria

NCC begins review of telecoms licensing structure

WTISD2021: NCC pledges to leverage ICT to transform Nigeria     Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),Umar Danbatta, has reiterated the Commission’s commitment to leveraging the power of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in digitally transforming Nigerian society and communities. He made the remark on Monday in a message by the Commission to commemorate the 14th World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD), with the theme: “Accelerating Digital Transformation in Challenging Times”. The WTISD is celebrated annually on May 17 to commemorate the founding of International…

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Breaking: Headline inflation eases in April

Inflation maintains moderate curve at 17.93% in May – NBS

Headline inflation eases in April The consumer price index (CPI) which measures inflation rate in Nigeria settled at 18.12 per cent year-on-year in April 2021. This is 0.05 per cent points lower than the rate recorded in March 2021 (18.17) per cent. Increases were recorded in all Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (COICOP) divisions that yielded the Headline index, latest CPI report released today by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown. The bureau also said food inflation stood at 22.72per cent in April 2021 from 22.95 per…

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Nigeria’s Oshoala wins UCL as Barca crushes Chelsea in final

Oshoala wins UCL as Barca crushes Chelsea in final

Nigeria’s Oshoala wins UCL as Barca crushes Chelsea in final     Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala was a late substitute as Barceloca produced an emphatic display to brush aside Chelsea 4-0 in the Women’s Champions League final on Sunday. It was the Spanish side’s first title and they did it in style at the Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden, thumping the English champions. Oshoala, who had been out of action with injury, was brought on as a 71st minute substitute for Jennifer Hermoso, after passing a late fitness test. Barcelona…

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Israel strikes kill 42 in Gaza as UN Security Council meets

Israel strikes kill 42 in Gaza as UN Security Council meets   By Agency Report   Israeli strikes killed 42 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the worst daily toll yet in almost a week of deadly clashes, as the UN Security Council met amid global alarm at the escalating conflict. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pleaded for an immediate end to the “utterly appalling” violence and warned of an “uncontainable security and humanitarian crisis”. But the council meeting, already delayed by Israel’s ally the United States, resulted in little…

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