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…

9mobile Offers Toll-free Emergency Lines For Corps Members

One of the leading telecommunications companies in Nigeria, 9mobile, has promised to provide toll-free emergency lines for the National Youth Service Corps as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility. The Company’s Executive Director in charge of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, Abdulrahman Ado, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim. He said the emergency lines would enable Corps members reach dedicated help lines of the NYSC and security agencies when in distressed situation. The Executive Director also presented a proposal for partnership on employment…

Cybercrimes Act will Be Amended —FG

The Federal Government has stated that the Federal Ministry of Justice is committed to pursuing the amendment of the Cybercrimes Act, which many lawyers, journalists and activists have considered repressive, unconstitutional and illegal. This was stated today by Mr. Terlumun George Tyendezwa, Head, Cybercrimes Prosecution Unit, Federal Ministry of Justice, at a Media Interactive Session on the ‘Constitutionality and Legality of the Cybercrimes Act in Nigeria’, organized by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in collaboration with the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), USA. At the Media Interactive Session…

Tony Ojobo: The Clinical Brand Oxygenator Exits NCC By Omoniyi Ibietan

The Public Affairs Department (PAD) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has benefited from the superintendence of two great and wonderful men that I know and worked with. The first is Dave Imoko, UgwuAro, avuncular and thoroughbred public servant who retired from NCC some years ago. Imoko’s defining and unique selling power was the rare creative ability to make meaning of and effortlessly live with two contradictions – the essentially anachronistic, often counterproductive and frequently sickening civil service rules, and the dynamic, competitive and strategy-oriented principles of contemporary public relations…

IPAYP President Condemns NLC’s Action on Air Peace 

The Global President of Independent Pan African Youth Parliament, IPAYP Amb Obinna Sixtus Nwoke ,has condemned the selective action of Nigeria Labour Congress against Air Peace in Lagos 28th September 2018.   The NLC besieged the Lagos terminal of Air Peace and disrupted their morning check in.   The computers amongst other working materials valued at over 60m were  destroyed in the name of strike action.   It was discovered that every other Airline were left to fly except Air Peace. Arik, which was by their side was not touched.…