Daily Archives: February 9, 2021

Flight ticket sales in Nigeria dropped 45% in Q1 2020

Revenue from flight ticket sales in Nigeria was put at $151.09 million in the first four months of 2020, a 45 percent drop as against $282.36 million generated in the same quarter of 2019, it has been revealed. The president of Nigerian Association of Travel Agencies (NANTA), Susan Akporiaye, disclosed …

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Glo subscribers to enjoy up to 36GB free data at Valentine

Subscribers on Nigeria’s leading telecoms network, Globacom, are set to receive up to 36GB free data to express love and appreciation this valentine season. The offer, which was announced on Monday in Lagos, will give customers who purchase two smartphones from any of the GloWorld outlets free data ranging from …

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Customs grosses N4.9bn revenue in Oyo/Osun Command

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The Nigeria Customs Service, Oyo/Osun Command, has generated a revenue of N4.9 billion last month, January 2021. The command also made a series of dententions and seizures between November 19, 2020 and January 31, 2021, amounting to a total Duty Paid Value (DPV) of over N393.4million. …

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Fed Govt spends N37b on Survival Fund Scheme

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja A total of N37 billion has been expended by the Federal Government on the Survival Fund Scheme, the Vice President Office has said. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande, yesterday, …

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Reps demand details of NNPC withdrawal of $20b from NLNG account

By Tony Akowe, Abuja Dissatisfied with the defence of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the audit query on the alleged illegal withdrawal of about $20.3 billion from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) account at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the House of Representatives has asked the …

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2021 Edition

Microsoft today rolled out updates to plug at least 56 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software. One of the bugs is already being actively exploited, and six of them were publicized prior to today, potentially giving attackers a head start in figuring out how to exploit …

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