And here comes 5G…Is Nigeria ready for the Multidimensional Challenges?

The introduction of a new cellular generation is a delightful, and meaningful, event. The 1st generation introduced mobility. The 2nd generation [or: 2G] brought us into the digital world. The 3rd generation, in turn, introduced mobile data. And the 4th generation created the mobile broadband world in which we live today. Unlike previous generations, which took us a single step forward (though it was usually a very big one), the 5th generation takes us multiple steps in multiple directions. Enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) applications are a big step forward in…

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Goje withdraws from Senate President race after meeting with Buhari

The chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, Danjuma Goje, has withdrawn and also endorsed Ahmed Lawan to emerge as the next Senate President. The endorsement, which took place on Thursday, followed a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking with State House reporters after the meeting, Mr Goje said he decided to endorse Mr Lawan despite the widespread calls for him to run for the office of Senate President because he had been asked to do so by Mr Buhari. He said it is…

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Dokpesi calls for immediate sack of Kawu, NBC DG

The management of Daar Communications Plc, owners of Nigeria’s foremost private television station AIT has held a world press conference at it’s headquarters in Abuja. The Chairman Emeritus of DAAR communications, Chief Aleogho Dokpesi, called for the immediate sack of the Director General of the NBC, Ishaq Modibo Kawu, over what he described as high handedness, tyranny, harassment of the press, especially AIT, amongst others. Dokpesi decried the latest effort of the NBC to intimidate the AIT and it’s attempt at placing a ban on #KakaakiSocial, a popular segment on…

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AIT MANAGEMENT HOLDS WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE OVER UNDUE NBC HARASSMENT

The management of Daar Communications Plc, owners of Nigeria’s foremost private television station AIT is currently holding a world press conference at it’s headquarters in Abuja over the continued harassment and intimidation by the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission as regards one the intended banning of #KakaakiSocial, a popular segment on it morning flagship programme kakaaki. The commission,among other issues,threatened to shutdown the programme if one of the segment which deals with  people’s comments on burning national issues on social media is not taken off. Full details later…

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Atiku considers options as Elections Petition Tribunal slows down

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is weighing his options on how to get the Court of Appeal to proceed with the hearing of his petition, challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the February 23 presidential election. The hearing of the petition suffered a major setback on May 22 when the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, stepped aside from the tribunal’s sitting, after the judicial panel had delivered judgment in a petition in which Atiku…

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