Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines Monday 6th May 2019

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines

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 Insecurity: Cleric Tasks Nigerians To Return To God
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Deputy General Overseer of the United Apostolic Church of Christ, U.A.C.C, Rev(Dr.) James Bayo Owoyemi, has urged Nigerians to return to God, so that the country would overcome its challenges. Owoyemi stated this while delivering a sermon at the anniversary of U.A.C.C. Mount of Mercy in Akure, the Ondo State capital with the theme []The post Insecurity: Cleric Tasks Nigerians To Return To God appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Amnesty Programme Brought Stability To N’Delta, Says Dokubo
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo, said at the weekend that efforts on sustenance and consolidation of peace in the hitherto restive Niger Delta region have recorded positive results. According to a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Murphy Ganagana, Dokubo said this in Lagos []The post Amnesty Programme Brought Stability To NDelta, Says Dokubo appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NLC Urges PMB To Sign NRIC Bill Into Law
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sign into law the National Research and Innovation Council (NRIC) Bill into law. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba in his May Day speech said the Bill which was recently passed by the National Assembly and awaiting Presidential assent is very vital to Nigerias quest []The post NLC Urges PMB To Sign NRIC Bill Into Law appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Okorocha: Group Threatens 1,000-man Protest
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : A civil society group, Citizens’ Advocacy for Social & Economic Rights (CASER), has threatened to, in conjunction with the people of Imo West senatorial district, organise a-1,000 man protest in Abuja if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to issue a certificate of return to Owelle Rochas Okorocha as the Senator-elect for Imo West []The post Okorocha: Group Threatens 1,000-man Protest appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Recruitment: Navy Has Not Released List Of Successful Candidates
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Nigerian Navy has decried the circulation of fake list purported to be names of successful candidates for its 2019 recruitment exercise. The director of Information, Commodore Suleman Dahun in a statement said the Nigerian Navy has not released the list of successful candidates, adding that the list would be made available to the public []The post ‘Recruitment: Navy Has Not Released List Of Successful Candidates’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Human Devt Expert Wins Award
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Human development expert, Dr. Benjamin Irikefe has been conferred with the award of excellence as ‘Most godly and Faithful Consultant’, by the graduates of Ministry of Niger Delta affairs training programme. He received the award in Ibadan, Oyo states capital during the graduation ceremony of over 250 beneficiaries of the training programme. The graduates were []The post Human Devt Expert Wins Award appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Govs Have Hijacked Local Govts ‘ Akwa Ibom REC
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Akwa Ibom state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Mr. Mike Igini, has described the conduct of local government election in the country as a sham. Igini, who was a guest speaker at this year 2019 World Press Freedom Day in Akwa Ibom State held weekend at the Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) press centre, Information []The post Govs Have Hijacked Local Govts ‘ Akwa Ibom REC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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ADP Expels 17 Officers Over Anti-party Activities
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Action Democratic Party (ADP) yesterday expelled 17 officers over alleged anti-party activities arising from the 2019 general elections. In a communique issued at the end of its 7th National Executive Committees (NEC) meeting held weekend in Abuja and signed by its national chairman, Engr. Yabagi Yusuf Sani and National Secretary, Dr. Steve Uwazie, the []The post ADP Expels 17 Officers Over Anti-party Activities appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Kwara Assembly Passes 42 Bills, 120 Motions In Four Years
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The eighth Kwara State House of Assembly has passed 42 bills and 120 motions in almost four years of its inauguration. The House also passed 299 resolutions on various issues of public concerns during the period under review. The Speaker of the eighth Assembly and former chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Justice, Dr Ali []The post Kwara Assembly Passes 42 Bills, 120 Motions In Four Years appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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9 years After, Jonathan, Atiku, Saraki Pay Tribute To Yar’Adua
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Former President Goodluck Jonathan led other dignitaries to pay glowing tributes to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, his former boss, who died nine years ago. Yar’Adua died of a terminal ailment on May 5, 2010. Jonathan, who was his Vice President assumed office afterwards. But Jonathan, in a message on Twitter, described Yar’Adua as []The post 9 years After, Jonathan, Atiku, Saraki Pay Tribute To Yar’Adua appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NASS Leadership: Changing Narrative In Senate Over Goje
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : In this report, SUNDAY ISUWA writes on the ongoing alignments and realignment of forces among senators, on the possibility of Senator, Danjuma Goje contesting for the office of the Senate president. Already, Senators Ahmed Lawan and Ali Ndume have declared their interest to contest for the office of the Senate president and the chairman of []The post NASS Leadership: Changing Narrative In Senate Over Goje appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Family Denies Aiding Suspect’s Escape From Police Arrest
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The family of a suspect (identified as Ikenga) has denied aiding the suspect escape when the police attempted to arrest him. Ikenga was declared wanted by the police for allegedly receiving stolen vehicles and resisting arrest. The spokesman of Ikenga’s family, Mr. Inaku Adaoluohu, said at the weekend that there was a need for the []The post Family Denies Aiding Suspect’s Escape From Police Arrest appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Gunmen Kidnap Taraba Perm Sec
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Suspected gunmen in the early hours of yesterday stormed the Jalingo residence of the permanent secretary, Taraba State Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs Suzzy Nathan, and abducted her in the presence of her children. The gunmen, according to a resident, invaded the house at about 2:17 am in their numbers, forced the gate opened and []The post Gunmen Kidnap Taraba Perm Sec appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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CSOs Deplore Security Agencies’ Breach Of Abuja Women’s Rights
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : A campaign against the violation of women’s rights by security agencies has been launched by civil society organisations (CSOs) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. They called for an end to all forms of sexual harassment, unlawful arrest and detention of women by the country’s law enforcement agencies. At a press conference held at []The post CSOs Deplore Security Agencies’ Breach Of Abuja Women’s Rights appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Oyo Pensioners Lament Unpaid N62.5bn Pensions, Gratuities
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Pensioners in Oyo state have lamented unpaid arrears of gratuities and pensions totaling N62.5 billion by the outgoing government in the state led by Senator Abiola Ajimobi. Speaking with newsmen, Secretary of Retired Primary School Teachers, Comrade Tunji Ogunwale and Secretary Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Comrade Segun Abatan explained that unpaid pensions and gratuities to []The post Oyo Pensioners Lament Unpaid N62.5bn Pensions, Gratuities appeared first on Leadership Newspaper
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6 In Police Net For Selling Poisonous Cow Meat
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Operatives of Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said they have arrested six suspects with large quantity of poisonous cow skin meat popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ said to be for sale. The command’s police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police in a statement made available to journalist said the suspects were arrested on []The post 6 In Police Net For Selling Poisonous Cow Meat appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Maharaj Ji Warns Against Post-Electoral Rancour In Nigeria
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The founder of One Love Family, Sat Guru Maharaj Ji has warned against post electoral rancour in the country, saying unguarded utterances being made by politicians over the last general election in the country could endanger the nation’s democracy. Maharaj Ji in a statement made available to journalists urged the winner of the 2019 presidential []The post Maharaj Ji Warns Against Post-Electoral Rancour In Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NJC Investigates Bayelsa High Court Judge
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The National Judicial Council (NJC) has commenced investigation into the allegation of judicial misconduct without due regard to rules of the court leveled against a Judge of the Bayelsa State High Court, Justice Ineikade Eradiri. The NJC, in a letter confirming the receipt of the petition against Justice I. Eradiri dated 28th of February, 2019 []The post NJC Investigates Bayelsa High Court Judge appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Allow Tribunal To Do Its Work, Ekpenyong Tells Akpabio
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, has warned former Governor Godswill Akpabio, to stop the campaign of blackmail and intimidation against the duly constituted election tribunal currently trying the case in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. Speaking in an interview in Uyo at the weekend, he said Akpabio []The post Allow Tribunal To Do Its Work, Ekpenyong Tells Akpabio appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Gaya Condoles With Melaye Over Mother’s Death
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya (APC Kano South) has condoled with Senator Dino Melaye (PDP Kogi West) over the death of his mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye who passed away on Thursday, 2 May, 2019. In a statement issued by Gaya, the senator said he was deeply grieved to hear that his colleague and friend lost his []The post Gaya Condoles With Melaye Over Mother’s Death appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Facebook Eyes $1bn From Banks, Processors For Cryptocurrency
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Facebook has reportedly met with Visa, Mastercard and a number of bulge-bracket financial institutions in the hope of securing a $1 billion investment for its secretive cryptocurrency project, Facebook set up its blockchain unit last year, giving it the freedom to operate as a startup under the leadership of former PayPal president and Coinbase board []The post Facebook Eyes $1bn From Banks, Processors For Cryptocurrency appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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ISPON Seeks FG’s Policy, Investment To Drive Digital Economy
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) has called on the federal government to develop inclusive information technology (IT) ecosystem to lift the country out of its current economic challenges and turn it into a digital economy. President of ISPON, Dr. Yele Okeremi, who stated this at the 2019 Presidential Dinner of the software []The post ISPON Seeks FG’s Policy, Investment To Drive Digital Economy appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NCC Boss To Unveil New Broadband Direction At Forum
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, would provide leading insight and policy direction on the nation’s broadband at the 10th edition of the eWorld Forum and Awards. The theme of this year’s forum is: ‘Nigeria’s Roadmap to Broadband Everywhere.’ The 10th edition of eWorld Forum and Awards come up []The post NCC Boss To Unveil New Broadband Direction At Forum appeared first on Leadership Newspaper a
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NCRIB Admits Osun Governor, Kari, Others As Fellows
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) has admitted the Executive Governor of Osun State, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola into the Society of Fellows of the Council. Also admitted into the Society of Fellows include: the Commissioner for Insurance, Alhaji Mohammed Kari; NCRIB Vice President and Honourary Treasurer, Barrister Rotimi Edu and Mrs. Ekeoma Ezeibe []The post NCRIB Admits Osun Governor, Kari, Others As Fellows appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Experts Reiterate Need For Building Insurance
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Following recent building collapse in Lagos, Oyo and several other States of the federation, experts have called on house-owners to insure their buildings. The President, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers(NCRIB), Mr. Shola Tinubu, said his association is quite touched by incessant building collapse across the country, believing that the unfortunate incidences are actually accentuated []The post Experts Reiterate Need For Building Insurance appeared first on Leadership
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Jaiz Bank Grows Q1 Profit By 244%
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Jaiz Bank Plc recorded well-rounded performance in the first quarter of this year as Nigeria’s premier non-interest commercial bank continued to improve its cost efficiency and risk management. Key extracts of the three-month report for the period ended March 31, 2019 released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) showed that gross earnings rose by 38.7 []The post Jaiz Bank Grows Q1 Profit By 244% appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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FG To Inaugurate Rail Cargo Delivery At Kaduna Dry Port
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The federal government is set to flag-off the commencement of cargo delivery by rail to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port. The programme scheduled to hold tomorrow at the facilities premises in Kakuri, Kaduna state would have in attendance the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam, Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who []The post FG To Inaugurate Rail Cargo Delivery At Kaduna Dry Port appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Sterling Bank Appoints 3 New Directors
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Nigeria’s most innovative bank, Sterling Bank Plc, has appointed three new directors to strengthen its board. The new directors are Messrs Tunde Adeola, Raheem Owodeyi and Subbaramaiah Rajapur. Prior to their appointments as executive directors, Mr. Adeola was divisional head, Commercial Banking, while Mr. Owodeyi was the bank’s chief operating officer. Rajapur was however appointed []The post Sterling Bank Appoints 3 New Directors appeared first on Leadership Newspaper an
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Fadama III Project Has Increased Domestic Rice Production
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The acting project coordinator, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fadama III Additional Financing Project, Rotimi Ajayi, has disclosed that the project has so far contributed immensely to the domestic production of rice in the nation’s capital through trainings and funding support of rice farmers in the area of seed multiplication, adoption of proven rice production technology []The post ‘Fadama III Project Has Increased Domestic Rice Production’ appeared first on Leade
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NIRSAL Introduces Structured, Mechanised Farming Approach To Ogun Farmers
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has organised 851 maize, rice and cassava farmers in Ewekoro, Yewa North and Ogun Water-side LG’s into financeable geo-cooperatives for participation in the 2019 wet season farming under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP). The ABP is an agricultural input loan scheme of the Central Bank []The post NIRSAL Introduces Structured, Mechanised Farming Approach To Ogun Farmers appeared first on L
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Osinbajo, Rwanda, Senegal Presidents Slated For 5th TEF Forum
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Presidents of Rwanda Paul Kagame, and Senegal, Macky Sall, Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibajo and former president, Olusegu Obasanjo are expected to grace The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s fifth Annual Forum holding in Abuja in July. The two-day event holding between July 26 and 27, 2019 which is expected to be the largest []The post Osinbajo, Rwanda, Senegal Presidents Slated For 5th TEF Forum appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Nigerian Breweries Reiterates Commitment To Education, Agriculture, Others
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Nigerian Breweries (NB Plc) has expressed its commitment to continue to make positive impacts in the areas of education, health, agriculture and environment in the immediate communities where they operate and other parts of the country. Corporate Affairs director, Sade Morgan who made this known at []The post Nigerian Breweries Reiterates Commitment To Education, Agriculture, Others appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and
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OPEC’s Existential Crisis May Unsettle Oil Market
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Uncertainties are about unsettling global oil market fundamentals which though currently looking particularly bullish. Events that are threatening the market included the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) production cuts, the constraints of exports in Nigeria and the U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuelan. While oil price volatility has increased due to financial analysts putting []The post OPEC’s Existential Crisis May Unsettle Oil Market appeared first on Le
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CBN Injects $476m, CNY41m To Boost Forex Supply
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : As part of measures to maintain a stable exchange rate, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), last week injected $476.83 million and CNY41.14 million into various sectors in the market. It had earlier in the week injected $205 million into the Wholesale, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Invisibles segments of the market and on Friday, []The post CBN Injects $476m, CNY41m To Boost Forex Supply appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Dangote Fertilizer: Intensifying FG’s Agric Development Agenda
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The federal government’s drive to diversify the economy by developing the agricultural sector will be boosted when the Dangote Fertilizer Plant becomes operational. It has been said that the country will be saving a whopping $500 million annually on fertilizer imports as the first indigenous fertilizer plant comes on stream very soon. Dangote Industries Limited []The post Dangote Fertilizer: Intensifying FG’s Agric Development Agenda appeared first on Leadership Newspaper
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Capital Hotels Declares N5.98bn For 2018
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The board of Capital Hotels Plc, owners of Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Abuja, has declared N5.98 billion revenue for the year ending December 31, 2018. The figure represented 4 per cent increase above N5.62 billion earned in the previous financial year. Meanwhile, Profit After Tax (PAT) of the hotel stood at N379,946 billion. This, according []The post Capital Hotels Declares N5.98bn For 2018 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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We Aren’t Threatened By Emergence Of NIRSAL MfB
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : BaoBaB Microfinance Bank Nigeria, a subsidiary of Baobab Group has said it is not threatened by the coming on board of NIRSAL National Microfinance Bank, instead it sees it as a collaborator in the mission to provide access to credit for small businesses in the country. That is contrary to the stand of some Microfinance []The post ‘We Aren’t Threatened By Emergence Of NIRSAL MfB ‘ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Fidelity Bank Doles Out N115m To Customers In GAIM3
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Fidelity Bank Plc has concluded its Get Alert in Millions Season three (GAIM3) promo having given out a total of N115.26 million in cash wins and 108 consolation prizes to its customers in the eight month long promo. A total of N110 million had been won by 77 customers who won in various levels of []The post Fidelity Bank Doles Out N115m To Customers In GAIM3 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Local Content: FG Inaugurates 7 New Projects At FIIRO
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has inaugurated seven projects completed by the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) in Lagos aimed at deepening local content. The projects include the newly constructed Library complex, newly constructed Animal house/ Toxicology laboratory, Spawn production laboratory, renovated Sensory Laboratory, and renovated Laboratory for CFET department, []The post Local Content: FG Inaugurates 7 New Projects At FIIRO a
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NCC Collaborating With NIMC On SIM Data
Mon, 06 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Executive Commissioner for Stakeholder Management, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Sunday Dare in this interview, stated that 95.7 million SIM cards subscriber data captured by Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), as well as data captured by other statutory agencies are being cleaned-up, verified and harmonised. CHIMA AKWAJA brings the excerpts. What is the position of the NCC []The post ‘NCC Collaborating With NIMC On SIM Data’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper
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