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Technological devt: Fed govt to strengthen capacity of polytechnics – minister

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Saturday said the federal government was committed to strengthening the capacity of polytechnics to train competent graduates for technological development in the country.

Fed govt to boost Nigeria’s GDP via biotechnology – official

The Federal Government on Tuesday announced plans to improve the country’s Gross Domestic Products via biotechnology (the use of biological processes in industrial production).

Jigawa varsity fixes 160 as cut-off for 2017/2018 admissions

The Federal University, Dutse in Jigawa, has approved 160 cut-off point as its benchmark for the 2017/2018 admissions against the 120 set by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for universities in the country.


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How we print, spend millions of fake local, foreign currencies – suspects

The Osun State Commissioner of Police, Adeoye Fimihan, has confirmed the arrest of six persons in connection with the printing, selling and spending of fake local and foreign currencies.

British Airways turns domestic wastes into jet fuel

British Airways has announced plans to run its fleet on jet fuel made from wastes, such as nappies, plastic food containers, chocolate bar wrappers meant for landfills.

Igbos in Benue disown Biafra

Igbo community in Benue State has declared that they belong to Nigeria and not Biafra.

Nigeria attracts US investors, targets $25bn FDI

Officials of the Nigerian Government have assured U.S. investors of the favourable investment climate, promising the highest returns on investments, more than anywhere else in the world.

Central bank to punish banks for forex infractions

This is even as the apex bank sustained its intervention in the various sectors of the inter-bank foreign exchange market with the injection of $545m.

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Egypt condemns seven to death over IS links, Copt beheadings

An Egyptian court Saturday condemned to death seven people for membership of the Islamic State group and over the beheading on a Libyan beach of 21 Coptic Christians from Egypt, judicial officials said.

My wife appears and disappears using wonder-working powers – Man tells court

“My wife is a witch, she appears and disappears using her wonder-working powers,” 58-year-old businessman, Olarenwaju Moruf, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday.

Health minister urges synergy among regulatory bodies

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has urged leaders of Health professional bodies to ensure harmonious working relationship among their members.

Proscription of pro-Biafra groups will cause bloodshed – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, on Saturday said the South-East Governors Forum has no powers to proscribe the activities of pro-Biafra groups in the zone.

Kwara council poll: 48 chairmanship aspirants jostle for APC endorsement

A total of 48 chairmanship aspirants are seeking the endorsement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fly its flag in the forthcoming local government councils election in Kwara.