Dabiri-Erewa describes Young Nigerian Inventors as great patriots

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission(NiDCOM) ,Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the duo of Nigerian-origin inventors, Messrs Stephen Osawaru and Anthony Osawere, as great patriots and good ambassadors of Nigeria. She gave the commendation in a statement by NiDCOM’s Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun in Abuja. The duo were among the 14 recipients, recognised by President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi of Egypt during the 2019 World Youth Forum held in Egypt for inventing a medical mobile app, 24/7 Medic, for Nigerians especially in rural areas. The NIDCOM boss stated that their contributions in improving…

Digital Economy: Dr Pantami Advocates Acquiring Digital Skills

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has said Certificates are important but certificates without skills are misleading, what is most important is to have certificates with skills. He said many developed nations were agitating to remove the column of educational certificates in curriculum vitae (CV), The Honourable Minister made this assertion today while making his remarks during a visit to Borno State Government House, Maiduguri, Borno State. The Minister in the company of the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…

Technology, Innovations Key To Nigeria’s Development  – Omo-Agege

Nigeria must accelerate advancements in technology and innovations in order to realize critical development goals in the Digital Age, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has advocated. Presenting a paper titled ‘Technology, Innovation and National Development’ in Lagos on Sunday, Senator Omo-Agege emphasized that Nigeria can leapfrog into a great future through the adaptation of technology and utilization of innovations to boost institutional capacity, expand access to quality healthcare and boost productivity in agriculture along with other critical sectors. In the paper presented at the 2019 Luncheon organized…

FG Announces Measures To Strengthen NBC, Punish Hate Broadcasts

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced plans to take the necessary measures for the amendment of the Act establishing the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to align the regulator with the current realities in the broadcasting industry. The Minister made the announcement in Abuja on Tuesday when the received the report of the NBC Reforms Implementation Committee from the Chairman, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba. “Some 27 years into the life of the NBC, there is the need to re-evaluate the applicability of some of its laws. Following…

Pantami Suspends Cash Payments In NIPOST Offices Nationwide

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami said that some unscrupulous elements, have been taking undue advantage of the cash payment system under the Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST), to engage in corrupt practices. Minister further directed the Post Master General, to with immediate effect, suspend all existing cash payment plans within its establishments nationwide.and ensure that all its offices revert to Point of Sales (PoS) and bank teller transactions immediately. According to the Minister ,the directive was in line with the anti corruption Agenda of President…

Lai Mohammed Inaugurates Committee On NBC Reforms

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated a seven-member Committee on the Implementation of Reforms in the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). In his remarks at the inauguration in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said the reforms were part of the recommendations of a committee which he earlier set up on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari over the unprofessional and unethical conduct of some broadcast stations,especially before and during the last general elections. He listed the highlights of the recommendations approved by Mr. President as including…

FG Directs NCC To Blacklist 9.2 Million Pre-Registered Sim Cards

The Minister of Communications, Dr Pantami has directed Telecom Regulators, NCC to bring to an end the issue of sales of pre-registered and partially-registered sim cards in Nigeria. This was as a result of the short term performance target set for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) by the Minister . The minister revealed that over 9 Million of such sim cards were in circulation,hence the need to block the culprits until the users of the sim cards present themselves. The Minister made this disclosure today while addressing the Executive Councils…

Email Etiquette Training For Business

E-mail is currently the dominant form of communication in business. Many spend a lot of time processing their e-mails every day. Here are some principles that you can already apply when using e-mail in a professional capacity. Be informal but not sloppy : Among colleagues you probably use known abbreviations in your e-mails. However, as soon as you communicate with people outside the company, you represent the company. This also applies to <a href="https://zoetalentsolutions.com/course/email-etiquette/">e-mail correspondence</a>: you should therefore adhere to traditional spelling, grammar and punctuation marks. Keep your messages short…

Email Etiquette Training For Business

E-mail is currently the dominant form of communication in business. Many spend a lot of time processing their e-mails every day. Here are some principles that you can already apply when using e-mail in a professional capacity. Be informal but not sloppy : Among colleagues you probably use known abbreviations in your e-mails. However, as soon as you communicate with people outside the company, you represent the company. This also applies to <a href=”https://zoetalentsolutions.com/course/email-etiquette/”>e-mail correspondence</a>: you should therefore adhere to traditional spelling, grammar and punctuation marks. Keep your messages short…

Be Wise, Just Be Wise, And Choose your Battles Rightly

We rush to point fingers, we are not patient in understanding what we fail to understand. So,  I laugh. Some of the squabbles you see here have nothing to do with what you might think them to be about. Be wise. Some of these fights, petty as they are, started before you were born. Now you offer your head, empty of history, light on civics, as a tool for breaking the coconut for a combatant, perhaps ensconced in a place of comfort, to snack on. Be wise. Some of these…