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Governor Emmanuel signs MoU with Australian firm on Ibom Science Park

In demonstration of his commitment to industrialise the state, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SERGE Capital Investment Limited on the resuscitation of Ibom Science and Technology Park.

Lagos provides free, secure Wi-Fi at parks

Hakeem Fahm, Lagos State Commissioner for Science and Technology, has said that the free public Wi-Fi at the state’s Parks and Gardens was secured by Wireless Protected Access (WPA).

Lagos Wi-Fi secured for users – Commissioner

Mr Hakeem Fahm, Lagos State Commissioner for Science and Technology, has said that the free public Wi-Fi at the state’s Parks and Gardens was secured by Wireless Protected Access (WPA).

Smart City: Lagos government to deploy 10,000 CCTV cameras

The Lagos State Government on Friday said arrangements are in top gear to deploy additional 10,000 High Definition (HD) CCTV cameras across the State as part of the comprehensive Smart City Programme designed to provide a 24-hour driven economy.

Lagos government to transform Sabo industrial estate into technology hub in 18 months

The Lagos State Government said on Friday that it had concluded plans to transform the Sabo Industrial Estate in Yaba into a technology hub and a silicon valley within 18 monhs.

Governor Sani-Bello charges leaders on selfless service, bequeathing legacies

A Chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, (PDP) in Kaduna State, Muhammad Sani-Bello, says those aspiring to lead the people must be ready to bequeath legacies that would stand the test of time.

Jos carnival village will create jobs for youths – commissioner

The Plateau State Government says the Jos carnival village will create massive business opportunities for youths and reduce nefarious acts.

Plateau to train locals on arms fabrication

Plateau State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hon. Dan Manjang, has vowed to collaborate with Defense Headquarters in identifying blacksmiths who fabricates local arms for training with a view to producing legal arms and ammunition for Nigerian military.

Federal govt to provide satellite services to EBS, Edo schools

Former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives and Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development of Nigeria Communication Satellite Ltd, NigComSat, Dr Samson Osagie, yesterday, disclosed of plans by the Federal Government through the company to provide satellite services to the 18 local government areas of Edo State.

I demand nothing but the best – Governor Ambode tells appointees

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday swore in new members of his cabinet, demanding from them `nothing but the best`.

Edo council poll: Phillip Shaibu, APC chiefs bicker over alleged imposition of candidate

The leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State are battling with the state Deputy Governor, Phillip Shaibu, over allegation of a chairmanship candidate for the forthcoming local government elections.

Bayelsa introduces drone system to prevent crime

Bayelsa State Government has concluded arrangement to launch a crime control drone system to assist in the prevention of crime and criminality, the State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Chief Blessing Ipigansi-Igbagara, said on Wednesday.

Emergency communication centers in 36 states ready soon – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the Emergency Communication Centres across the 36 states of the federation will soon be completed.

Federal govt urges governors to domesticate technology ministry

Nigeria’s Minister for Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has urged Governors of the 36 States to domesticate his Ministry for job and wealth creation.

Federal govt plans to exploit potentials in science and technology to boost economy

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, yesterday at the 15th meeting of the National Council of Science and technology in Benin City, said apart from agriculture, the Federal Government planned to exploit its potentials in Science and Technology go boost its economy.

Lagos will produce first female gov some day – Ambode

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday expressed optimism that in no distant time, Lagos would produce its first elected female Governor of the State.

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Delta Reps member accused of attacking court bailiff with thugs

A court bailiff, Aakoo Nwiyereka, has accused the member representing Ethiope Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Lovette Idisi, of hiring thugs to attack him and his (lawmaker) younger brother.

Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola’s SSG dumps APC

The Secretary to the Osun State Government, Moshood Adeoti, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.