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NBTE accredits additional 18 trade courses for 11 technical colleges in Anambra

The Anambra State Government says the National Board of Technical Education has accredited 18 additional courses for 11 technical colleges in the state.

Anambra wants refund of N48.1 billion spent on federal roads

The federal government is owing the Anambra State Government a total of N48.1 billon used to rehabilitate federal roads in the state.

Federal govt inaugurates committee on development of nanotechnology

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology on Tuesday inaugurated National Steering Committee on Nanotechnology development to produce policy that would guide Nanotechnology operation in the country.

Federal govt to establish science centres in six geo-political zones – Ogbonnaya Onu

The Federal Government on Friday said it concluded plans to establish science centres in the six geo-political zones of the country.

Malawi declares state of disaster in ‘armyworm’ affected districts

President of the Republic of Malawi, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, has declared a state of disaster in all districts affected by fall army worms.

Federal govt ends rehab for freed Chibok girls

The federal government has ended the rehabilitation programme for 106 Chibok school girls freed from Boko Haram’s captivity and says that it has completely reintegrated them into the society.

President Buhari renews commitment to bring back Chibok girls

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed his commitment to bring back all the Chibok girls held by terrorists operating in the North-east using all possible means, just as he expressed appreciation of the progress made in the rehabilitation the 106 freed girls now back in school.

NMC pencils 73 students for National Olympiads Award

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) has pencilled 73 students who distinguished themselves in the 2017 National Mathematics and Sciences Olympiads Competitions for the year’s awards.

WAEC develops questions for NNPC quiz competition

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it has standardised the questions for the annual national quiz competition of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Army worm outbreak: Institute wants pest control units resuscitated

The Executive Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IART), Ibadan, Prof. James Adediran, has called for the resuscitation of federal pest control units to tackle the army worm pest currently invading maize farms.

Row over Google employee’s defense of tech gender gap

Google found itself at the center of controversy Sunday after an employee in a leaked internal document claimed "biological causes" explained the lack of women in tech industry leadership roles.


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Suspected robbers snatch N16m from NNPC filling station staff

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