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Foxconn is reportedly planning to assemble Google server components at its beleaguered Wisconsin factory.

Foxconn ‘wins’ Google server manufacturing contract

Foxconn is reportedly planning to assemble Google server components at its beleaguered Wisconsin factory. According to Bloomberg, Foxconn landed a deal with Google and is establishing assembly lines for making circuit boards, aiming to start mass production in the first quarter of next year. Foxconn confirmed to Bloomberg that it was developing computing and infrastructure “capabilities” but did not name customers.

Lekki Deep Sea Port must be operational by 2022 – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has directed its legal department to put on paper an agreement with the Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Ltd., to ensure 2022 as the operational year of the port.
The donated state of the art Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Centre at Enugu State University of Science which comprises five computer laboratories, four smart boards, 62 computing systems, one Wi-Fi lounge, a 100 kva generator, and a new water supply system.

Shell, NNPC donate ICT centre to Enugu university

Nigeria’s leading deep-water energy company, The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has donated a state-of-the-art Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Centre to the Enugu State University of Science and Technology as part of the NNPC/SNEPCo ICT support programme launched in 2007 under the sponsorship of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
A Magistrate Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has struck out a ‘criminal defamation’ case filed by the Akwa Ibom State Government against a journalist, Kufre Carter.

Akwa Ibom court strikes out defamation suit against journalist

A Magistrate Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has struck out a ‘criminal defamation’ case filed by the Akwa Ibom State Government against a journalist, Kufre Carter.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Zamfara governor secures unconditional release of 11 kidnap victims

A total of 11 kidnap victims were on Saturday night rescued from their abductors by officials of the Zamfara government, a statement issued by Jamilu Iliyasu, the Press Secretary to Gov. Bello Matawalle, has said.
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Anambra governor inaugurates new motor park to tackle gridlocks, improve internal revenue

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Friday, inaugurates a new motor park, at the popular Prof. Kenneth Dike quarters, located near Eke-Awka market, Awka, the state capital, to tackle challenges of traffic gridlocks on some roads including Zik avenue and to improved the Internal Generated revenue for the state.
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MainOne MDXI data centre gets certification

MDXi, West Africa’s leading commercial data centre provider has received Tier III Certification on the Design Documents of its new Appolonia Data Centre from Uptime Institute, The Global Data Centre Certifying Authority.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Borno government donates 50 housing units to university junior staff

In a speech while presenting the houses to the management of the institution on Monday, Zulum said his administration would also liaise with a micro finance bank to assist academic and non-academic members of staff of the university to own houses in Maiduguri.

NMA seeks reopening of FMC Lokoja

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi has appealed to the Federal Ministry of Health to quickly re-open the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, in the interest of the people.

Imo lawmaker gets bail for alleged assault

An Imo Chief Magistrates Court on Wednesday granted bail in the sum of 500,000 to a lawmaker in the state, Heclus Okoro, charged with assault.
As the United States of America and Europe begin partial lockdown in response to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria would not be immune to this second wave as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has raised the alarm of a possible second wave of the pandemic in the country.

NAS donate PPE to primary healthcare centres nationwide

As the United States of America and Europe begin partial lockdown in response to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria would not be immune to this second wave as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has raised the alarm of a possible second wave of the pandemic in the country.

Lagos shuts 16 health facilities over quackery, others

The Lagos State Government has shutdown 16 health facilities across the State for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Monday, laid the foundation for the construction of Amenity Hospital complex, located at the General Hospital Ogrute, Enugu Ezike, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area.

Governor Ugwuanyi: No going back on rural development in Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Monday, laid the foundation for the construction of Amenity Hospital complex, located at the General Hospital Ogrute, Enugu Ezike, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area.
The management of LG Showroom Service Centre has lamented their losses after the looting and vandalisation of their goods and other valuables at its showroom along Ikot Ekpene Road in Akwa Ibom State during the #EndSARS violence that erupted in the state a few weeks ago.

How hoodlums stripped, pillaged LG showroom in Uyo

The management of LG Showroom Service Centre has lamented their losses after the looting and vandalisation of their goods and other valuables at its showroom along Ikot Ekpene Road in Akwa Ibom State during the #EndSARS violence that erupted in the state a few weeks ago.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Dr. Aisha Buhari has noted that Nigeria may not have competent young adults to run the government, business and academia in the future if the problem of malnutrition is not solved.

Aisha Buhari donates sanitary kits to Lagos hospitals

The Aisha Buhari Foundation (ABF) on Monday distributed sanitary kits to women and children in three hospitals in Lagos state.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom governor commends correctional service over inmates rehabilitation

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has commended the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS, for taking steps to ensure all round rehabilitation of inmates in various correctional centers across the country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army officer slumps, dies during training

A Nigerian Army commander collapsed during a counterterrorism training on Saturday and died shortly thereafter at a military hospital in Maiduguri.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa government distributes 1, 500 mattresses, beds to boarding schools

Speaking at the distribution on Friday in Lafia, Hajiya Fati Sabo, Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, said the bedding were to enhance conducive accommodation for boarding students across the state.

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Lagos commissioner inaugurates council office, roads

The Lagos State Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs Dr Wale Ahmed has inaugurated 10 roads and chairman’s office in Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three ‘armed robbers’ nabbed for ‘killing’ vigilante in Lagos

Newsmen learnt that all efforts to get police intervene and possi­bly stop what looked like the gradual killing of the suspected armed robbers proved abortive as police, our correspondent learnt, was told but declined re­porting to the scene as a result of the treatment meted out to them during the #EndSARS Protest.
Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas has called on FIFA to retire the number 10 shirt from the game to honour Argentine great Diego Maradona, who died aged 60 on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack.

Andre Villas-Boas wants FIFA to retire No. 10 shirt after Diego Maradona death

Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas has called on FIFA to retire the number 10 shirt from the game to honour Argentine great Diego Maradona, who died aged 60 on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack.
Director General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu addressing the press at the presentation of 15,000 COVID-19 test kits to NCDC by UNICEF in Abuja on Tuesday, Sept 29, 2020. [Twitter-@NCDCgov]

Nigeria records 198 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria recorded 198 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 66,805, according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
3. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 24th virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC approves N40 billion for road, ecological projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N40 billion for the construction of road and ecological projects in different parts of the country.