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Ramadan: Emulate lifestyle of Prophet Mohammed – Tinubu

Sen. Bola Tinubu, the President-elect, has advised Nigerian Muslims to emulate the exemplary life of humility, forgiveness and service to others like Prophet Muhammad. Tinubu also advised them to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice, goodwill, justice, tolerance, mercy, compassion and generosity that lie at the heart of Islam. In a goodwill message on the occasion […]

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National Religious Corner

Ramadan: Adeleke urges Muslims to help needy

Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has urged Muslim faithful to use the Ramadan period to emulate the sacrificial living, self control and intercessory supplications embedded in the teachings of the holy month. In his Ramadan message issued on Thursday in Osogbo, Adeleke urged them to also help the needy. He urged Muslim faithful to […]

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National TeleCom

FG removes excise duty for telecoms services

By Abdulfatah Babatunde The Federal Government, on Tuesday, announced the removal of excise duty on the telecom sub-sector of Nigeria’s Digital Economy Industry. Prof. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, announced the removal at a press briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. “This is in line with recommendations of the committee constituted to review […]

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Law / Crime National

Alleged terrorism financing: Mamu pleads not guilty

Tukur Mamu, ex-terrorist negotiator, on Tuesday, pleaded not guilty to a 10-count charge bordering on terrorism financing preferred against him by the Federal Government. The Attorney-General of the Federation arraigned Mamu on behalf of government before Justice Inyang Ekwo of Federal High Court in Abuja. He, however, denied having allegiance with the terrorists. Justice Nkeonye […]

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Business Economy National

Customers praise POS operator for low withdrawal charges

From Abdulfatah Babatunde, Akure A Point-of-Sale (POS) cash transaction operator in Akure, Ondo State, Mr Waheed Adéyemí has endeared himself to hundreds of cash-trapped residents by charging a low withdrawal commission. The NewsZenith reports that hundreds of residents troop to Adeyemi’s shop on Awule road, Akure to withdraw money. They were praising Adéyemí for charging […]

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National TeleCom

Nigeria records 7m cyber threat on May 25 – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantermi, says the country recorded about seven million threats in the Nigerian cyberspace during the last presidential election. Minister’s spokesperson, Uwa Sulaiman quoted him as revealing the huge cyber threat in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. According to the statement, the minister inform the public about […]

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National TeleCom

NCC approves harmonised shortcodes, directs implementation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed mobile network operators (MNOs) to begin implementation of approved harmonised shortcodes (HSC) to provide certain services to telecom consumers. Reuben Muoka, NCC’s Director of Public Affairs announced the directive in a statement mailed to The NewsZenith on Monday. The directive is in line with the commission’s consumer-centric approach to […]

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Environment National

FFS to inaugurate fire stations in markets nationwide

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) says it would establish fire stations in the markets across the country. The Zonal Controller, FFS in charge of Kano and Jigawa, Assistant Controller General (ACG), Ahmed Garba-Karaye announced this when he visited the singer market to assess the level of damage caused by the inferno on Monday in Kano. […]

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National TeleCom

World Consumer Rights Day: NCC spotlights renewable energy

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded arrangements to mark the 2023 World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) in Abuja. NCC will use the special day to spotlight its regulatory initiatives on clean energy usage in the telecoms sector. Reuben Muoka, NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, announced this in a statement, made available to The NewsZenith on  […]

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Environment National

FG urges States to prioritise water safety plans

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has advised State Governments to prioritise water safety plans, so as to reduce contamination from point of production to consumption. Mrs Abosede Orimoloye, Assistant Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Collaborations, made the call at a workshop in Asaba, Delta. The workshop is for the Development of Cholera Emergency Preparedness […]

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