Africa Utilities 

CDD condemns hike in electrical power tariff, Fuel rate

The Centre for Democracy and Advancement (CDD) has actually asked the federal government to reverse the walking in fuel rate and electrical power tariffs. In a press statement launched on Sunday, the group decried the timing of the hike, saying most Nigerians are yet to recuperate from the negative results of the Coronavirus pandemic. The statement signed by Director of the CDD, Idayat Hassan, stated “in Nigeria, government has not only decreased to offering citizens the helping hand in this moment of recession, it is intensifying their predicament by raising…

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Financial Services Government 

Again, ICT sector grows, contributes 17.83% to Nigeria’s GDP

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has expressed his happiness on the growth of ICT’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2020 (Q2 2020). According to a press release signed by the Technical Assistant (Information Technology) to the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Femi Adeluyi, he said that “Nigeria’s GDP decreased by –6.10% (year-on-year) in real terms in the second quarter of 2020, largely attributable to significantly lower levels of both domestic and international economic…

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