Our democracy is improving steadily – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said Nigeria’s democracy is steadily improving with deeper understanding of the culture and tenets among the people, and strengthening of the institutions that guarantee free and fair elections.The President stated this when he received the Governor General of Canada, Rt. Hon. Julie Payette, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The…

NBC completes digital mapping of Nigeria

Malam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), said that the commission had completed work on digital mapping of the entire country.Kawu made the disclosure at the 12th Afro-centric Biennial Conference and Exhibition of African Broadcasters organised by NBC, in Abuja. He also said that NBC would map out the population centres…

Two modular refineries for inauguration in Niger Delta December

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, at the weekend said two modular refineries would be commissioned in Delta and Rivers states in December. Speaking at the 2018 graduation of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurun, he added that government had issued licenses for 38 of the facilities currently at different stages…

Nigeria to benefit from UK’s £1.2bn digital inclusion fund

Nigeria is set to benefit from £1.2bn intervention fund, which the British government plans to pour into a number of countries to bridge access to communication. The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, disclosed this following a meeting with a team from the United Kingdom’s Department of Foreign and International Development. Source:…