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The Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has signed a MoU on behalf of Federal Government with Tech giant, International Business Machines (IBM) West Africa, for partnership & collaboration in area of Digital Skills in Nigeria

Federal government signs MoU with IBM for digital skills development

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of the Federal Government with Tech giant, International Business Machines (IBM) West Africa, for partnership and collaboration in the area of Digital Skills development in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s border closure not to spite neighbours

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders was not meant to punish her neighbours, but to strengthen the country’s security and economy.
China’s economy weakened to its slowest pace in three decades in 2019 as weaker domestic demand and trade tensions with the United States took their toll, official data showed Friday.

China GDP grew 6.1% in 2019, slowest in three decades

China’s economy weakened to its slowest pace in three decades in 2019 as weaker domestic demand and trade tensions with the United States took their toll, official data showed Friday.

Nigeria moves against illegal Chinese miners, others

The Nigerian government has commenced moves to stop the illegal activities of Chinese and other artisanal miners across the country.

Collapse of talks between federal government, PANDEF risky, threat to peace – Niger Delta...

Militants and other interest groups in Niger Delta have said that the breakdown of talks between the Federal Government and Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, after the regional body successfully prevailed on agitators to cease hostilities in 2016 , was counterproductive and a huge threat to peace in the oil-rich region.
Protesters hold placards during a climate change rally in Sydney, Jan. 10, 2020.

Protests as Australia’s bushfire crisis continues

Climate change rallies have been held in Australia by thousands of protesters critical of the government’s handling of the bushfire crisis. A demonstration in Sydney has reportedly attracted 30,000 people, while events have also been held in other major cities.

Ministry, Dangote Group partner on Foreign Trade Academy

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Richard Adebayo, said that the ministry would partner Dangote Group to set up a Foreign Trade Academy.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates.

President Buhari: We’ll position universities to produce quality graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates, assuring that education will, henceforth, be a top priority in development goals of the country.

World Bank predicts 2.1 percent growth for Nigeria’s economy

Nigeria’s economy will grow by 2.1 per cent for three consecutive years covering 2020, 2021 and 2023, the World Bank has predicted.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu flanked by his deputy Dr. Obafemi Hamzat (right) and Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Cecilia Bolaji Dada; Chairman Committee on Women Affairs, Hon. Mojisola Meranda (5th left); Permanent Secretary, Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs Oluyemi Kalesanwo (4th left); Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Jaji and beneficiaries of Y2019 Mega Empowerment Programme during at the Blue Roof, LTV Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

1,050 women, artisans empowered in Lagos

The Governor, who promised to uplift the living standards of the citizens at the inception of his administration kept part of the promise through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
During his church service at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) on Sunday 5th January 2020, Prophet TB Joshua released his much-anticipated prophetic message for the year 2020.

Prophet TB Joshua releases 2020 prophecy

During his church service at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) on Sunday 5th January 2020, Prophet TB Joshua released his much-anticipated prophetic message for the year 2020.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister explains reasons for digital economy drive in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy policy for national development.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

2020: NECA advocates synergy between fiscal, monetary policies

As part of its expectations for 2020, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called for synergy between the fiscal and monetary policies of the Federal Government.

China to cut reserve requirement for banks as economy slows

China’s central bank announced Wednesday it was cutting the reserve requirements for banks, freeing up about $114 billion to boost lending and spur the slowing economy.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

2020: Don’t expect positive changes from President Buhari – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has asked Nigerians not to expect any positive changes from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.

Farmer urges federal government to extend border closure to five years

A member of the Lagos State Chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria told the Federal Government on Tuesday to extend the closure of land borders to a minimum of five years.

Professor urges technology deployment to resolve challenges

A don, Prof Sulaiman Adeniyi Adekola, has called for the use of science and technology to solve some of the myriad of challenges plaguing the country.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: History won’t be kind to failed leaders, oppressors, riggers

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress, APC, to apologize to Nigerians for what it called their misrule instead of begging for an “undeserved” place in history.

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APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as “worrisome, indecorous and contemptuous” actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, saying they are a threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
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Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger has donated the sum of $101,000 to support free quality education in Sierra Leone.
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Supreme Court: Bauchi governor supporters storm Abuja

With the Supreme Court set to give verdict this afternoon (Monday) on the Election Appeal Petition on Bauchi State, supporters of the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have “invaded” the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in large numbers in solidarity with their Number One citizen.

FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

The protest action at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, over the controversial doctorate certificate of the acting Director-General, Chima Igwe, continued on Monday, with the workers shutting out all management staff of the institute.
Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.

Frank Lampard: Victor Moses will return to Chelsea

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.