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Nigerians urged to exploit internet potentials

Ventures Platform Foundation (VPF), an ICT company, has stressed the need for a nationwide internet literacy campaign to help Nigerians tap into its huge economic potential.

UNIDO: Nigerian beans set for export to Europe

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) will begin a pilot export of Nigerian dried beans to the European Union in April.

House of Reps asks federal govt not to renew contract of GEM project coordinator

The House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted a motion urging the federal ministries of finance and that of trade and investment to halt any further renewal of contract of the coordinator of the Growth and Empowerment (GEM) project.

Civil servants shelve strike as fed govt pays arrears

The Association of Civil Servants of Nigeria, an affiliate of the Trade Union Congress, has shelved its planned strike following the commencement of payment of salary arrears on Tuesday by the Federal Government.

Civil servants suspend proposed nationwide strike

Following the one-week ultimatum within which it should settle all the indebtedness to federal officers or risk a three-day nationwide strike, the Federal Government on Tuesday commenced payment of the arrears and allowances of civil servants.

Buhari sad over neglect of cocoa sector

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regrets over the neglect of the cocoa sector over the years, saying his administration will work to reposition it and other non-oil export commodities.

Stakeholders make case for Made-in-Nigeria products

Mr Onaham Oyemike, the organiser of the ongoing ‘First Made in Nigeria Trade Fair’ has urged the Federal Government to invest in locally manufactured products to stimulate economic development.

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NAFDAC introduces video conferences to cut cost

The Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, said she had introduced video conferences in the agency to cut cost.

England skipper Harry Kane scores stoppage time winner against Tunisia

Gareth Southgate's side missed a host of gilt-edged chances in the first half and were then frustrated by a resolute Tunisian side who looked to have claimed a vital point. But Kane popped up in the 91s minute to head England to victory from a corner.

Ex-President Jonathan starved NDDC of funds – Nsima Ekere

Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.

Philipp Lahm: Germany will rebound from Mexico loss

Philipp Lahm expects World Cup holders Germany to pull together after their 1-0 opening defeat at the hands of Mexico and to find "a common path towards the right solution" for their tactical problems.

Rivers council poll victory showcases Governor Wike’s performance – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party says its victory in the just-concluded local government election held in Rivers State manifests the appreciation of the people for the performance of the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.