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Kano governor promises justice for kidnapped kids

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has promised to ensure that justice is done for the nine children and victims of kidnapping from the state.

Cardiologist: Why everyone should avoid low blood pressure

Dr Okechukwu Anthony, a cardiologist, has said that chronic low blood pressure was dangerous because it rarely manifest obvious symptoms.
MainOne

MainOne pledges ICT support to Uniben

Connectivity and data centre solutions provider, MainOne, has promised to champion the development of Information Communications Technology, ICT, in the University of Benin, Edo State, saying universities are the best avenues to spread technology knowledge across a critical mass.

YouTube to ban ‘hateful,’ ‘supremacist’ videos

YouTube on Wednesday said it would ban videos that promote or glorify racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Bauchi agency distributes 3.8 million mosquito treated nets

Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) has disclosed that as part of measure to combat Malaria, it has distributed 3.8 million mosquito nets.
A 39-year old Nigerian woman Eunice Atuejide has said President Muhammadu Buhari must not be allowed to continue in office beyond May 2019 - Twitter

Another female presidential candidate withdraws from race

The National Chairman/presidential candidate of the National Interest Party (NIP), Eunice Atuejide, on Wednesday, announced her withdrawal from the race for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Heritage Bank unveils initiative to support start-ups

Heritage Bank Plc has launched its innovation accelerator programme tagged, “HB LAB”.
Jadon Sancho

England winger Jadon Sancho’s value rises 806% to £79.44 million in three months

England winger Jadon Sancho's transfer value rises by an astonishing 806% to £79.44 million over the past three months
Reality star, Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual was auctioned in Abuja, for 300,000 Naira to raise funds for cancer patients.

BBNaija’s Alex Asogwa auctioned for cancer fund

Reality star, Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual, was auctioned in Abuja, for 300,000 Naira to raise funds for cancer patients.

Twitter releases new policy to ban dehumanizing speech

In a post on Tuesday morning, Twitter executives Del Harvey and Vijaya Gadde described the proposed rule as part of an ongoing effort to promote healthy conversations on Twitter and limit real-world harms stemming from discourse on the platform.
Kabiru Tanimu Turaki , a presidential aspirant, under banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Kabiru Turaki: Why I’ll clinch PDP’s presidential ticket

A leading aspirant for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party for next year’s presidential election, Kabiru Taminu Turaki, has advanced reasons why he will be chosen at the party’s primaries as the flag bearer.

NASFAT chief missioner joins international human rights advocacy group

The Chief Missioner of Nasrul Lahil-L-Fatih Society, NASFAT, Mahroof Abdulazeez Onike, has participated in the just concluded International Human Rights Defenders Forum in Atlanta, United States Of America at the instance of the Carter Center inc., a pet project of former US President Jimmy Carter.
Ex-West Ham director Tony Henry

Ex-West Ham director Tony Henry gets one-year ban from football activities

The English Football Association has given Tony Henry, former head of player recruitment at West Ham, a one-year ban from all football-related activity over comments he made about African players.

Lagos to conduct another free medical mission

Lagos State will on Tuesday embark on another free medical mission for the screening and treatment of residents for common ailments, including eye and dental care.

Speaker Dogara urges youths to take full advantage of “Not Too Young to Run”...

He also added that House of Representatives is committed to the enactment of youth friendly legislations that will aid the total development of our youths into productive citizens, encourage them to imbibe and sustain the spirit of commitment to civic obligations,

President Buhari’s government full of failure, needless blame game – Ex-President Obasanjo

The former President spoke at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, while receiving a joint delegation of Nigeria Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) and New Nigeria 2019.

Group seeks media support on blood donation

The Bauchi State Coordinator of MamaYe – Evidence for Action (E4A), an NGO, Mr Gideon Poki, has called on journalists to enlightenment and mobilise the public on the advantages of safe blood donation.

Governor Ayade tasks Cross Riverians on health insurance scheme

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has charged residents of the state to embrace the state government’s health insurance scheme, a programme initiated by his administration which according to him would be used to cater for the health need of the people residing in the state irrespective of sex, age, religion, tribe or state of origin.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.