MTN South Africa Launches 5G network

MTN South Africa Launches 5G network

MTN South Africa has launched its commercial 5G network, providing access to 100 sites across the country. According to MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa during the company’s live-streamed launch event, the telecommunication company stepping up its digital revolution with the next generation of technology with the capacity to bring about exponential improvements to the country’s economy. “Today, from MTN’s birthplace of South Africa, we are stepping up our digital revolution with the next generation of telecommunication technology, demonstrating to all South Africans that 5G is no longer just an idea.…

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FIRS: Making Stamp Duty The New Black Gold

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By Muhammad Nami This matter of making the Stamp Duty (and by implication tax revenue) the next black gold has occupied my mind even long before I was appointed the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. I have thought that given the way the Nigerian economy has been experiencing some difficulties due to unpredictable shocks in the competitive international oil market, it would be economically wise that the country begins to activate its latent tax potentials such as the stamp duty which has long been neglected. For me,…

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AIB Signs Revolutionary MoU With Nigerian Air Force

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The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N), in line with its inter-agency collaboration agenda, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF)  yesterday, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. In a statement to the media, AIB-N Commissioner/CEO, Engr Akin Olateru stated that “Our duty, as Accident Investigators of Civil Aviation, is one thing but understanding one’s needs is very critical to the success of an institution.” Outlining the many benefits to the respective agencies involved and to Nigeria as a whole, the Commissioner confirmed that the Bureau is actively…

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CAF Postpones AFCON, CHAN, Interclub, Cancels Women AFCON

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the rescheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to January 2022. According to a statement on the continental football governing body’s website, this was part of the decisions reached the CAF Executive Committee meeting held on Tuesday via video-conference. ”After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the 2021 AFCON has been rescheduled for January 2022. ”The date for the final tournament and the remaining matches of the qualifiers will be communicated in due course. ”Also,…

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Ghanaian Actress Goes Naked In Front Of Her Seven Year Old Son Just To Wish Him A Happy Birthday

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Rosemond Alade Brown popularly known as Akuapem Poloo, is a Ghanaian actress and video vixen and a model The actress shared a naked picture of herself in front of her son who is celebrating his seven years birthday. According to the actress, she chose to appear naked to wish her son a happy birthday because according to her, she gave birth to him naked. The actress has stirred up the internet after she made the post on Instagram. As parents, there are so many ways you can go about wishing…

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Fed Govt Raises Petrol Pump Price To N143.80

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The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has announced a new price band of N140.80 to N143.80 per litre for Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. The memo was released in Abuja on Wednesday. In a circular to marketers entitled ‘Advised price for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in the month of July 2020’, the government stated that “after a review of the prevailing market fundamentals in the month of June and considering marketers realistic operating cost, as much as practicable, we wish to advise that a new PMS pump…

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Some Parents Give Their Children To Traffickers For Money – NAPTIP

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and other related offenses has said that some parents display callousness by allowing their children to be trafficked in order to make money. The agency said that the female children were mostly affected and parents thereafter raked in money and built houses while the victims continued to suffer overseas. The NAPTIP Director-General, Julie Okah-Donli, stated this in an article made available to our correspondent to commemorate a campaign tagged, ‘Not for Sale,’ which is a partnership between the agency…

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Making Buhari’s 77,400 farmers project work – Vanguard

Why Buhari Approves New Salary Structure For Teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari appears deadly serious about his intention to stop the allocation of precious foreign exchange to food importation by promoting local production. But there are contradictions that must be sorted out. Buhari’s newest initiative which could help stave off the hunger crisis as a result of the coronavirus pandemic (which necessitated massive lockdowns) and the crash in the price of crude oil is the resuscitation of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA. The authority was created by the former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida in 1992, had…

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