FG targets $1bn from broadcast frequency sale

FG targets $1bn from broadcast frequency sale

Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government plans to earn at least $1bn from the sale of broadcast frequency to be converted to telecommunications services as the nation moves to transit from analogue to digital broadcasting by June 2017. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave this indication in a remark at the 11th edition of Africast, which opened in Abuja on Tuesday. The conversion of broadcast frequency to telecommunications use is part of the digital dividend, and refers to the spectrum or frequencies that will be released…

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ISIS preparing for protracted fight in Mosul, US officials say – Fox News

ISIS preparing for protracted fight in Mosul, US officials say – Fox News

Fox News ISIS preparing for protracted fight in Mosul, US officials sayFox NewsISIS is preparing for a protracted fight in Mosul, with many of its foreign fighters remaining in the Iraqi city, U.S. officials told Fox News on Tuesday. Officials believe that it will take weeks for Iraqi forces to enter Mosul, with concern that the …Mosul battle: US says IS using human shieldsBBC NewsUS expects Islamic State to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fightReutersThe lives of girls and women held as Islamic State slaves may be at risk in…

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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Isolation Deepens – Wall Street Journal

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Isolation Deepens – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Isolation DeepensWall Street JournalEcuador's pulling the plug on Julian Assange's internet connection highlighted the isolation of WikiLeaks, the organization he founded to expose the inner workings of governments and other powerful institutions. Ecuador said Tuesday that it restricted …Ecuador: We Have 'Temporarily Restricted' Assange's InternetNew York TimesEcuador says it has 'temporarily restricted' WikiLeaks founder Assange's internet accessFox NewsEcuador admits it has 'temporarily restricted' Assange's Internet accessUSA TODAYNBCNews.com –BBC News –Daily Beast –BuzzFeed Newsall 594 news articles » Source: Google News All rights reserved. This material and any…

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Employer drugs, rapes 14-year-old in Lagos

Employer drugs, rapes 14-year-old in Lagos

Olaleye Aluko The police in Lagos State have arrested a man, identified only as Nathaniel, for allegedly drugging and raping his 14-year-old housemaid in the Ikotun area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that Nathaniel, who stayed on Ajisegiri Street, in the Egbe area, was arrested by the Ikotun Police Division on Sunday. It was gathered that the suspect allegedly lured his housemaid, Chinwe (pseudonym), with a cup of juice penultimate Monday, which contained a sedative. The two persons were reportedly alone in the apartment on the day. The victim,…

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Shell appoints new VP for Nigeria, Gabon

Shell appoints new VP for Nigeria, Gabon

Ife Ogunfuwa Shell has appointed Peter Costello as its new Vice President for Nigeria and Gabon. A statement signed by the company’s spokesperson, Bamidele Odugbesan, stated that Costello succeeded Markus Droll, who assumes a new role of Executive Vice President, Projects, Shell International in Rijswijk, Netherlands. According to the company, Costello, who is an engineer, has spent over three decades in the oil and gas industry, starting his career in British Gas and working in the UK, India, Philippines, Thailand and Kazakhstan. Costello, who has assumed duty in Lagos, was…

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Venturing out of self-inflicted recession

Venturing out of self-inflicted recession

Jennifer Abraham  Most businesses operating in the country are not generating new wealth for the economy- they are either servicing those who milk the nation’s oil wealth or recycling and distributing the same. This is a self-inflicted problem; the price we pay for not developing our natural resources. Practically all the money we spend is squeezed from oil. The government gets subventions from the oil money to pay itself and the suppliers of goods and services – mostly imported. In turn, they use their cheque to pay salaries, build their…

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Lagos warns perpetrators of domestic crime

Lagos warns perpetrators of domestic crime

Sesan Olufowobi The Government of Lagos State on Tuesday said any form of violence against women in the state would be met with stiff penalty. It insisted that it would not rest until all forms of discrimination and violence against women were stopped in the state. The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Lola Akande, stated this during a press briefing on ‘Ewuro Project,’ an initiative meant to tackle violence against women in the country. Akande said the government would use art, drama, music and poetry to engage…

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Incompetent administrators killing public sector — Chima

Incompetent administrators killing public sector — Chima

Ramon Oladimeji The President, Chartered Institute of Administration, Dr. George Chima, has blamed the economic woes of the country on the appointment of incompetent administrators to manage public institutions. He said that due to wrong appointments, the country’s vast resources had been mismanaged, leading to widespread poverty in the midst of abundance. Chima said this in a statement on Tuesday.  He expressed the hope that a time would come in Nigeria when all aspiring public office-holders would be made to first undergo a compulsory training in administration competency before being…

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Saudi Arabia Executes a Prince Convicted in a Fatal Shooting

Saudi Arabia Executes a Prince Convicted in a Fatal Shooting

The rare execution of a prince rocketed around social media, with some Saudis saying they never imagined such a thing would happen and others saying it showed the quality of their justice system. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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Obama tries to get inside Trump's head – Politico

Obama tries to get inside Trump's head – Politico

Politico Obama tries to get inside Trump's headPoliticoPresident Barack Obama has some advice for Donald Trump: Man up. Obama has been building on this latest bit of psy-ops over the past week, with a combination of infantilization and emasculation that contrasts with the “broad shouldered” imagery that Gov.Read President Obama's Remarks Telling Donald Trump to 'Stop Whining'TIMEOn the menu for Obama's final state dinner: Trump roastUSA TODAYObama tells Trump: 'Stop whining' and try to win votes insteadLos Angeles TimesWall Street Journal –U.S. News & World Report –Foreign Policy (blog) –Breitbart Newsall 493 news…

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