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Xenophobia: Six Nigerian students cancel trip for robotics competition in South Africa

The six Nigerian students that will represent the country at the Africa Robotics Challenge (ARC) in South Africa on Sept. 28 have cancelled their trip to the country for safety.
The execution of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 project will create over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote has said.

$17 billion NLNG Train 7 Project ‘ll create 40,000 jobs

The execution of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 project will create over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote, has said.

Insecurity: Olu Falae urges Nigerians to rise up, defend their communities

Elder statesman and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has urged all Nigerian communities to design their own security architecture and defend themselves within the limits of the law.

Bayelsa guber: Aspirants warned against defacing city with posters

The Bayelsa State Physical Planning and Development Board has warned governorship aspirants and their supporters against indiscriminate pasting and erection of campaign materials.

Federal government trains 45,000 Nigerians on entrepreneurial skills

The Federal Government said 45,000 Nigerians were trained on various entrepreneurial skills in the last two years to curb unemployment in the country.

NGO plans to train girls on technology programmes

Women Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says it will organise a two-week technology programmes to empower girls to contribute meaningfully to the digital economy.

Self testing: Expert counsels youths to know HIV status

A Public Health Specialist, Dr Oliver Ezechi, has encouraged Nigerian youths to know their HIV status through self-testing to help in eliminating the scourge.

Bi-Courtney insists on 36 years concession validity on MMA2

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), on Tuesday insisted that it had 36 years validity on the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession model of the facility.

Babatunde Fashola: Federal government’s policy on infrastructure maintenance to boost artisans’ living standard

The Federal Government on Thursday said the newly approved National Maintenance Framework for public buildings would improve the living standard of artisans and middle-classes in the country.

Lai Mohammed: No shortcut to wealth, success

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has admonished Nigerian youths to be focussed and assiduous and shun any kind of shortcut to wealth and success.

Kingdom Okere: I will probe Rochas Okorocha if Imo people elect me

The governorship candidate of the Reform and Advancement Party in Imo State, Kingdom Okere, has promised to probe the administration of the outgoing governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, should he be elected.

Bill Gates backs China’s toilet revolution

As one of the world’s richest men and most active philanthropists, Bill Gates usually has his hands full. Just not with poop.
Bill Gates

Bill Gates stuns audience with jar of faeces

Founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, who is also one of the world’s richest men and most active philanthropists, stunned an audience in Beijing Tuesday when he brandished a jar of human waste.

US trains 187 Nigerian students on robotics

The United States Consulate General Lagos, in collaboration with RoboRAVE International, a U.S.-based robotics education academy, trained 187 Nigerian students on robotics.

RCCG empowers 1051 with skill acquisition

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), is creating a niche in employment generation, through its wealth and skills acquisition training workshops.

Unilorin VC tasks stakeholders in building industry on local contents

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has urged Engineers, Scientists and other allied professionals in the building industry, to increase the local content for indigenous buildings in the country.

Edo government revokes N863 million market contract

The Edo State Government has revoked the N863.7 million Edaiken Modern Market awarded to Prane Business Integrated Ltd. in October 2014 under the Public Private Partnership (PPP).
President Muhammadu Buhari

PDP: Abuja Light Rail is our project

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday took President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to task for taking credit for Abuja light rail initiated by the PDP while it was in power.

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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
Nigeria Police

Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.