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Borno indigenes in Edo IDP camp appeal to Governor Zulum for assistance

Borno state indigenes who are inmates of the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Edo state have appealed to the state governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, to come to their aid in terms of feeding and education.
Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong was not in attendance for a scheduled court hearing Monday after the death of his father, Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee, was announced yesterday. Yonhap

Samsung heir absent from bribery retrial following father’s death

Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong was not in attendance for a scheduled court hearing Monday after the death of his father, Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee, was announced yesterday. Yonhap reports that the conglomorate’s de facto leader and presumed heir had asked the Seoul High Court to permit him to attend the funeral.

Melbourne lifts lockdown after zero new virus cases

Australia’s second-biggest city will this week exit its coronavirus lockdown following nearly four months under onerous restrictions, authorities announced Monday, after no new daily cases or deaths were recorded.
As candidates jostle for the Director-General position of the World Trade Organisaion, WTO, Female Parliamentary in Nigeria, Friday, threw weight behind former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to occupy the number one position of the organization.

Nigeria lobbies Iran’s vote for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in WTO elections

The Nigerian government is seeking the vote of Iran for its candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in the race to the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Director-General office.

NAFRC trainees, retirees urged to be mindful of swindlers

AVM Kingsley Lar, the Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi on Sunday urged the trainees/retirees to be mindful of criminally-minded people who may pose as friends.
NEMA delegates with Acting Commandant of 1 Battalion Nigerian Army, Dukku Barracks, Birnin Kebbi, Major Ibinabo Orumabo and SEMA team at Dukku Barracks

Flood: NEMA chief seeks desilting river channels, canals, shelters for victims

The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu A Muhammad (retd), has urged the State governments across Nigeria to start desilting river channels, canals to control flooding across the country and made provisions of shelters for evacuated victims.
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) is set to establish a regional office in Gombe State which will coordinate and oversee the training of youths in skills development across the North-East sub-region of the country.

ITF sets to establish regional office in Gombe

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) is set to establish a regional office in Gombe State which will coordinate and oversee the training of youths in skills development across the North-East sub-region of the country.
The school year in Iran began on Saturday after a near six-month shutdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, with parents voicing concerns despite authorities pledging to enforce health protocols.

New school year begins in Iran amidst concerns, criticism

Some 15 million pupils in the Islamic republic returned to class, mostly remotely, as the country continues to battle its Covid-19 outbreak, the deadliest in the Middle East with over 22,000 killed and more than 384,000 infected since the first cases were confirmed in February.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

China to build Nigeria’s transport university free – minister

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

NAF to deploy special mission aircraft to Benin for maritime security

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says plans have been concluded for the deployment of a special mission aircraft to Benin to secure the maritime environment.
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, has launched a contactless digital hand-cleaning machine that uses sensor to monitor body temperature, dispenses hand sanitizer, detergent and water.

UNN manufactures anti-coronavirus digital machine

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, has launched a contactless digital hand-cleaning machine that uses sensor to monitor body temperature, dispenses hand sanitizer, detergent and water.
The United States-based ExxonMobil has announced the appointment of Richard Laing as chairman and managing director of its three affiliates in Nigeria – Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, and Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria (Offshore East).

Richard Laing named new ExxonMobil Nigeria chief

The United States-based ExxonMobil has announced the appointment of Richard Laing as chairman and managing director of its three affiliates in Nigeria – Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, and Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria (Offshore East).

UNN starts registration for 2020 post-UTME screening exam

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has started online registration for 2020 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) screening.
Israeli researchers have developed a life-saving method to detect cancer cells in the abdominal cavity within minutes, Tel Aviv University (TAU) in central Israel said on Thursday.

Israeli researchers develop method to quickly detect cancer cells during surgery

Israeli researchers have developed a life-saving method to detect cancer cells in the abdominal cavity within minutes, Tel Aviv University (TAU) in central Israel said on Thursday.

13 Nigerian students get N16 million from NSE

In its readiness to strategically bring more Nigerians to read and practice engineering advocacy and to grow the practice of the profession in all its ramifications, Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, gave scholarships worth 16 Million to 13 best overall students that sat for the 2020 UTME Examination.

Nigerian engineers set to produce multi-purpose ventilator

President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engineer Babagana Muhammed, has said that the society is reviewing a Nigerian-made medical ventilator that can serve many people at a time.

AKK gas pipeline commercially viable, can repay in 10 years – contractor

Mr Emeka Okwuosa, Chairman Oilserv Ltd., says the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK), gas pipeline project is commercially viable and can service its loan before the stipulated time frame.
Lyft will require both passengers and drivers to wear masks and complete a health certification program, including confirming before each ride that they are not displaying symptoms associated with the novel coronavirus, the company said on Thursday.

Lyft resumes autonomous vehicle testing on public roads

Roughly three months after the pandemic halted its autonomous vehicle tests, Lyft today announced its safety operators will resume driving a portion of its cars on public roads. An employee-only autonomous ride-hailing pilot in Palo Alto remains on pause. But in a blog post, Lyft director of product Sameer Qureshi and director of engineering Robert Morgan characterized road testing as a “critical” part of Lyft’s driverless systems development.

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President Buhari, General Danjuma meet at Aso Rock

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Eid-el-Maulud: President Buhari preaches love, honesty

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US election: Joe Biden votes in Delaware

Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.

CAF president confirms candidacy for re-election

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AFCONQ: Kaizer Chiefs confirm Daniel Akpeyi’s Super Eagles call-up

South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.