SENATE COMMENDS NNPC ANTI-CORRUPTION EFFORTS, DRIVE TOWARDS PROFITABILITY

The Nigerian Senate has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for its efforts towards entrenching transparency and stamping out corruption from its system. The commendation was given by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari, at a hearing which held at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja, to assess the level of implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy by government agencies and parastatals.  Speaking at the hearing, Senator Kwari, said it is heartwarming to learn that the NNPC was making great strides…

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ALL SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS, ONLINE BROADCASTERS MUST APPLY FOR LICENCE–FG DROPS BOMBSHELL

The Federal Government through the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has asked all social media platforms and online broadcasting service providers operating in Nigeria to apply for broadcast licence. Armstrong Idachaba, the NBC director-general, gave the directive in a newspaper advertorial published on Thursday. This follows the federal government’s announcement that Twitter and other social media platforms must register as a Nigerian company for them “to do business in Nigeria.” It re-echoes concerns raised by allegations that the Buhari administration is clamping down on free speech and internet freedom — the…

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