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  1. Samguine

    Politics Adebayo Shittu Dazzles In Igbo Attire As Osinbajo Presides Over FEC Meeting

    Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajoi presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting which held at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. The FEC started about 11am but with absence of the National Security Adviser, NSA, Babagana Monguno, and the Attorney General...
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    Politics Ministry Of Communications To Spend Over N26m On Fumigation Alone In 2018

    The Ministry of Communications Technology and one of its affiliate parastatals the Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited, NigComSat has proposed to spend N158.3 million for travelling, fumigation, refreshment and miscellaneous purposes in the 2018 fiscal year. This was contained in the...
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    Politics Adebayo Shittu Eyes Oyo Governorship Seat, Declares Himself The Most Qualified

    Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has expressed his desire to be the next governor of Oyo State, claiming the incumbent Governor Ajimobi has no choice to support him, since he is most qualified The minister told Nigerian Tribune that although he was yet to formally discuss...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Politics Buhari's Minister, Shittu Vows To Succeed Ajimobi in Oyo 2019

    The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, has expressed confidence that he would succeed Governor Abiola Ajimobi as Governor of Oyo State in 2019. News Agency of Nigeria reports that Shittu made the declaration when he spoke with newsmen in Ibadan after a meeting with members of the...
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    Politics Buhari's Return Has Brought Stability, Happiness And Joy To Nigerians - Shittu

    The Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdul-Raheem Adebayo Shittu has declared that the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation in London has brought stability, happiness and joy to Nigerians. Shittu, who spoke with journalists after he observed Eid-Kabir prayers in...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Business Nigeria Strikes $4bn Business Deal For Rural Telephony In Switzerland

    The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Communications, has facilitated the inflow of fresh $4 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country. The investment, being made by some Indian entrepreneurs, would be channelled into boosting rural telephony in the country. Victor...
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    Politics Shittu - We'll Re-elect Buhari Because He's Not Like Jonathan

    Nigeria's Minister for Communications, Adebayo Shittu says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term in office. According to NIGERIAN TRIBUNE, Shittu said Buhari has fulfilled his campaign promises. ''His campaign was based on three focal points. The first one is that he committed...
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    Politics Buhari's Minister, Shittu: I Want To Be Oyo Governor Because Two of My Wives Are From Ibadan

    Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has reaffirmed his desire to contest for the governor of Oyo state at the next elections. Shittu, while featuring on a TV programme explained that he is more of an Ibadan man though he hails from Saki ‎area of Oke-ogun of Oyo State...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics Reps Shocked, Throw Out Ministry Of Communications Budget

    The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications on Thursday was shocked about the finances of Ministry of Communications and threw out the N6.97 billion 2017 budget proposal. The rejection followed the ministry’s failure to provide satisfactory details of the 2016 budget...
  10. Jules

    Politics Shittu - President Buhari is Not Dead But ...

    Nigeria's minister of communications Adebayo Shittu on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari is not dead but the country needs prayers. Shittu made the remark at the formal opening of the 31st National Qur’anic Recitation Competition in Ilorin, Kwara state, where he represented...
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    Business MTN Is Important To Nigeria, Lawmakers Must Not Scare Them Away - Shittu

    Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu has said that MTN is important to Nigeria and must not be scared away as lawmakers investigate alleged illegal money transfers just three months after the government fined Africa's biggest telecoms firm over $1 billion. The minister stated...
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    Business Nigeria To Launch 2 New Satellites With China Loan - Shittu

    The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu on Monday said Nigeria has planned to build and launch two additional satellites to space to improve local communication capacity. This is coming as the Minister warned that Nigeria must not scare away MTN as lawmakers investigate alleged...
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    Business Nigeria: MTN Has Paid Only N80b of N330b Fine- Minister Shittu

    Telecoms giant, MTN has paid N80 billion out of the N330 billion fine imposed on by the Federal Government of Nigeria for failing to deactivate more than five million unregistered SIM cards on its network. According to Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu the money paid is for the first...
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    MTN Pays N80bn Out of N330bn Fine

    The Federal Government says MTN had paid N80bn of the N330bn fine imposed on it for failing to deactivate more than five million unregistered SIM cards. The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, said that the company paid the sum for the first year. It will be recalled that MTN...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Business MTN Nigeria Releases Statement Over Planned Data Tariff Hike

    MTN Nigeria, Africa's mobile telecommunication giant has released a statement over the planned data tariff review as the telecommunication regulator halt the process. MTN in a broadcast message to its subscribers nationwide on Monday, November 28th acted on the Nigerian Communications...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Business Data Tariff: I Know Nothing About The Increment - Communication Minister, Shittu

    The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has claimed ignorance of the move by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, directing telecommunications companies to increase data tariff, effective from December 1. Shittu while speaking on the Fact File on Raypower FM on Wednesday...
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    Business Why We Want To Impose 10% Taxes On Phone Calls, Text Messages, Data - Minister

    The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu says a proposal by the Nigerian government to impose a 10 per cent tax on phone calls, text messages, data and more, would help enhance telecommunication services in the country. Mr. Shittu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Osogbo...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Politics Why Zuckerberg Did Not Meet Buhari's Minister, Adebayo – Jonathan's Aide, Omokri

    Aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Reno Omokri has revealed why the Facebook boss, Mark Zuckerberg did not pay visit to the Nigerian government, especially the Minister of Communication, Barr. Shittu Adebayo. Mr. Omokri on his social media account used a picture to depict the age...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Business FG Introduces 9% Tax on Calls, SMS, Data, Others

    The federal government is set to introduce 9% tax on calls, MMS, SMS, Data and others. The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu stated this while speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry, LCCI. The Minister who was speaking on...
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    Metro FG Makes New Move to Block Radio Stations Owned by Boko Haram, NDA and IPOB

    Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has announced that the federal government is rehabilitating the moribund International Radio Monitoring Stations, IRMS, systems nationwide to counter any radio or internet broadcast capable of undermining the country’s national security. The...
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