NCC directs service providers to extend expiry period

​ Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed all Telecoms Operators to give 14-days grace for subscribers to exhaust their remaining data after the 30 days expiration period. Ms. Hellen Obi, who represented the Executive Vice Chairman NCC, Professor Umar Danbata, stated this on Friday, in Minna, the Niger State capital, at the Consumers Conversation Forum… Read More NCC directs service providers to extend expiry period

Russia prepared to work with North Korea towards missile crisis resolution

​ Russia is prepared to work with North Korea to try to find a peaceful resolution to the latter’s missile crisis, the Russian Foreign ministry said on Friday. The comments came in a statement issued by the ministry after a meeting between Russian ambassador-at-large Oleg Burmistrov and Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North American department… Read More Russia prepared to work with North Korea towards missile crisis resolution

Twenty eight killed as airstrikes hit Idlib province in Syria

​ Overnight air strikes killed 28 people, including four children, in a village in rebel-held Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. Rescue workers have said Syria and Russia have killed scores of civilians in air strikes that began after insurgents launched an offensive against government-held areas in the north west… Read More Twenty eight killed as airstrikes hit Idlib province in Syria

Dozens arrested as neo-Nazis clash with anti-fascists in Sweden

​ Dozens of people were arrested on Saturday as neo-Nazis and anti-fascists clashed with police during a march by the extreme right-wing Nordic Resistance Movement (NMR) in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday, police said. The NMR gathered hundreds of people for the march. Membership in Nazi organizations is not illegal in Sweden and the NMR had… Read More Dozens arrested as neo-Nazis clash with anti-fascists in Sweden

Uber CEO to meet London transport chief in license renewal bid

​ The new chief executive of Uber Technologies will meet the head of London’s transport system next week to try to retain the license for its ride hailing service in the British capital. Transport for London (TfL), which regulates and operates the transport network in one of the world’s richest cities, stunned the taxi-app firm… Read More Uber CEO to meet London transport chief in license renewal bid

INEC announce dates for Nigeria’s 2019 general elections

​ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, February 16, 2019 for the presidential and National Assembly elections. The electoral body made the announcement on Thursday, adding that the gubernatorial and state assembly elections and the Federal Capital will hold on March 2, 2019. The Presidential and National Assembly elections have been fixed… Read More INEC announce dates for Nigeria’s 2019 general elections

Uber to quit operational services in Quebec province of Canada

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. said on Tuesday it will stop operating in the Canadian province of Quebec next month, pulling out to avoid following tough new regulations announced last week. Uber is withdrawing from Canada’s second-most populous province as it also battles a decision to strip the company of its license to operate in… Read More Uber to quit operational services in Quebec province of Canada