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TSTv revolutionises Pay TV with lowest rates of N1/N2 per day

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TSTv revolutionises Pay TV with lowest rates of N1/N2 per day

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Latest satellite PayTv, Telecom Satellites Television (TStv) has taken the stage by storm by breaking the monopoly by some traditional PayTv as it has created opportunity for Nigerians to watch local and international television stations of their choices without much hassle at the lowest rates per channel of N1 and N2 max per day.

Managing Director TSTV Dr. Bright Echefo, who announced this at the headquarter situated at the Idu Industrial zone, Abuja, on Wednesday, said Nigerians also have the liberty to decide their own bouquet as against other PayTv in the market that have listed channels in a bouquet.

He said many Nigerians are forced to subscribe to the highest bouquet in other PayTv platforms because few channels of their choice have been strategically listed in the highest bouquet.
Bright said subscribers to TSTv also enjoy the liberty of pay as you go by pausing their subscription for any period of time they will be away from their homes.
He said the platform is bringing dynamism into the Paytv subscription with consideration of the economic reality amongst Nigerians.

Bright who said the industry poses a lot of challenges said the TSTv will navigate them to continue to provide Nigerians with high definition visuals that would enhance home entertainment experience.

He declared that it does not in any way sees other competitors in the industry which is large enough to accommodate participants in the sector as a threats.


Dr Echefo said that the organisation has within four months of its operations accomplished numerous goals.

He said the competition in the industry has only created more challenges to overcome thus the need to strive harder, adding that if anything else, TStv has enabled people to choose the channels they want to view and not being forced to accommodate what they do not desire.

The Managing Director said that within the period under review, TStv has been able to establish offices in all states of the federation, adding that the organisation having learnt from the mistakes of others in the past, is here to stay.

He said that unlike other service providers, TStv decoders work with vouchers that can be purchased in the streets at affordable rates and allows for easy loading just like the phone vouchers.

In the words of Echefo; “TStv has about 120 channels for now with some that are free. It is only the channel a subscriber wants that he/she subscribes to at the lowest rates in the market.

“There are channels that are free. All news channels cost just N2 per day just like kids channels. I can assure members of the public that TStv is here to offer value to Nigerians.

“We do not believe that Nigerians should pay for channels they do not watch or pay for channels even when they are not around to watch any of the programmes,” Echefo said.

He commended the Federal Government and the National Broadcasting Commission for creating the enabling environment for participants in the industry to operate without any form of discrimination.

The MD said that the TStv is already in discussion with the Premier League with a view to have the right to air its matches, adding however that even at that, there are 14 Sports channels among other value added channels.

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Heritage Oil allegedly Sacks HR Manager Over Contracts’ Infractions

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Heritage Oil allegedly Sacks HR Manager Over Contracts’ Infractions

Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited (HEOSL) has fired her General Manager of Human Resources and Administration, Bola Olajomi-Otubu.

Bola Olajomi-Otubu contract was allegedly terminated over allegations of gross misconducts bordering on misappropriation of funds, negligence, and abuse of office duties.

A source in Heritage told The Union Nigeria that “amongst her many alleged corrupt practices uncovered, was the use of front companies to bid for and win contracts in the organization for herself and her associates within OML 30 oil field especially in areas of Manpower contractors.”

“She also refused to give explanations to most of her conducts whenever she was called upon rather shunning top executives and arrogated extreme powers to herself as a supremo in Nigeria and that these “expatriates” can do nothing to her.”

“Until the termination of her appointment, Bola committed varying degree of infractions which on several occasions reduced the estimation of the oil multinational firm from the perspective of the general public.”

“It is noteworthy that the management of HEOSL under the visionary leadership of the CEO Naeem Atik Sadiq in a move to curb the excessive malpractices of the former GM Human Resources & Administration, deemed it fit to sack the erring General Manager to reduce the damage she has since caused the organization after joining HEOSL from Guinness Nigeria Plc in 2019.”

Another source said, “Bola, cut an intimidating posture in the organization and once threatened to fire the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from Nigeria boasting of her connections within the industry and have since resorted to cheap blackmail of the amiable CEO once she got wind of her impending sack.

Meanwhile, it was gathered by The Union Nigeria that staff of the oil company were jubilating after her sack.

One of the staff said, “During her time as the GM Human Resources & Admin, Bola singlehandedly fired many Nigerians due to her huge ego problem with the constant threatening word “I will deal with you, I will deal with you”.

“Prior to her termination, she terminated the employment contracts of over 17 staff who protested their unpaid 13th Months’ salary for 2020.”

“It is a huge relief that she is out of the organization”, according to another Manager in the Warri office of HEOSL who begged anonymity also, “there was wild celebration across all facilities of OML 30 when the sack announcement hit them.”

“Some of the company staff expressed uncommon joy, they claimed her sack is a welcome development since her actions severely affected production figures with incessant shutdown of facilities every week across all oil field which we never experienced under Richard Cutts, a former GM Corporate Services who was a sound and experienced conflict resolution expert respected by all community stakeholders.”

“As at the time of writing this report, the management of the organization is currently in the process of correcting the damages inflicted upon the firm by the mismanagement of the company affairs by Bola Olajomi-Otubu.” The source claimed.

According to an insider who is close to sacked General Manager, said “she is planning to head to court, but unfortunately, the staff policy handbook she drafted shall totally nullify whatever litigation plans she is nursing as her sack was rightly done and long overdue according to the terms of the policy.”

While thanking the CEO for doing the right thing, some community leaders have resolved to work with the management of HEOSL in ensuring a smooth operation across the OML 30 oil field for the betterment of the Niger Delta people.

Meanwhile, all efforts to reach Bola Olajomi-Otubu proved abortive.

Her phone number was switched off for days. Text messages sent to her were not responded to.

A source close to her stated however, that she switched her line off due to harassing phone calls and text messages she was receiving from her former colleagues.

Culled from the Union Nigeria

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TStv Acquires Competence and Quality Certification

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TStv Acquires Competence and Quality Certification

Direct to Home Pay Television operators, TStv have announced the receipt of three distinctive certifications in acknowledgment of its outstanding facilities and qualitative services.
In a statement released by its Head of Corporate Affairs, Demola Olarewaju, the company says it is now ISO Certified in the areas of Quality Management, Information Security Management and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems with ISO9001:2013, ISO27001:2013 and ISO45001:2018 compliance .
This certification ranks the quality of TStv operations in the top tier of the world’s best across industries and guarantees users of its services, high value and satisfaction. The scope of activities covered by the certificates include Pay TV services, Network Operations Centre, Call Center Solutions, Teleport Services, Satellite Services, Video Entertainment, Television and Radio Services, Content Aggregation and others.
TStv further assured its numerous subscribers of its commitment to providing qualitative television content and programming from across the world in order to give them value for money.

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Hope rises for Cashew Farmers as new president, Stephen promises to address bottle-necks

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Hope rises for Cashew Farmers as new president, Stephen promises to address bottle-necks

The newly elected National president of Cashew Farmers Association Mr. Ahiaba Stephen has promised to address the four major challenges bedevilling the Association.
Stephen had emerged the national President of the group after the election held at the Cashew House, Ogidibeje Junction, Anyigba in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.
This was contained in a statement issued by the media handlers of the association.
According to the statement, Mr. Stephen in his acceptance speech, promised to address four four major issues that pose great challenge to the farmers that includes, the problem of farm gates encroachment and pricing and Multiple taxation.
Others according to him  are Cashew theft within the farm, warehouses and on transit and Cashew seedling production and grafting technology that can increase production and control in Nigeria.
His emergence the statement said elicited hope for a new dawn among members of the association.
“It’s a breath of fresh air with Mr. Ahiaba Stephen at helms of affair as it provides an opportunity for him to bring his wealth of experience in the agro-allied sector of the economy into the workings of the union for the good of all actors.
The statement explained further that, “His leadership promises a robust engagement with all involved in the cashew chain and as it is in his leadership style, everyone will be carried along in decision making as that has always brought him closer to the people he works with and that of the union won’t be different.”

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