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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate urges police to investigate Onitsha tanker accidents

The Senate on Thursday called on the Nigeria Police Force, in conjunction with the Federal Road Safety Corps, to investigate the circumstances that led to the fire outbreak that gutted properties in Onitsha late October.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Identity of ‘sacked’ VP Osinbajo aides revealed

Jibola Ajayi, daughter of Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of Oyo state and Babajide Awolowo, grandson of Obafemi Awolowo, were among the sacked aides.

Expert: Nigeria’ll lose her rating in oil production

A world renowned oil engineer, Mr Barth Nwibe, has said that if nothing was done to harmonise the oil sector in Nigeria, the country will loss her rating in oil production in the next 30 Years.

Gunmen kill two in Benue state capital

The Benue State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the assassination of Mr Patrick Kumbul, head of ICT, Radio Nigeria, Harvest FM Makurdi, and one Shongo Wuester by unknown gunmen in Makurdi.

Gunmen kill FRCN staff in Makurdi

Unknown gunmen have shot and killed a 20 year-old man, a staff of Harvest FM Radio station in Makurdi, Engr. Peter Kumbur.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Federal government hails Edo governor on launch of social health insurance scheme

The Federal Government has commended the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki for launching the Edo State Social Health Insurance Scheme, designed to make healthcare affordable and accessible to residents across the state.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Border closure: Institute urges federal government to device measures to cushion effect

Dr Godswill Onyekwere, the Director, Institute of Corporate Administration, has called on the Federal Government to create some palliatives to cushion the effect of border closure.

My dad told me I’m special, raped me – 12-year-old girl

The operatives of Ekiti State Police Command have arrested Davies Noel, a 52-year-old staff of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Department of the Ekiti State University Ado-Ekiti, for allegedly defiling his own daughter.

ICT expert warns public against seeking loan online

An expert in Information Communication Technology (ICT), Mr Frank Olarewaju, has warned the public against borrowing money online from unknown unions or clubs.

House of Reps committee laments poor funding of National Women’s Centre

Chairperson, House of Representatives Committee on Women Affairs, Adewunmi Onanuga, has described as grossly inadequate the budgetary allocation to the National Centre for Women Development, Abuja.

Babatunde Fowler: Technology future of tax administration

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has hinged the future of tax administration in Nigeria to technology.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Minister: We lack 21st century communication gadgets in our missions

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyema, has revealed that Nigeria’s missions around the world lacked 21st century infrastructure, especially information and communication technology (ICT).
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

300,000 applicants struggle for 5,000 NDLEA job

An official of the anti-drugs agency said that vacancies were for just 5,000 people According to the senior official ,300,000 application had been received by the agency.

e-Learning: 900 students get free tablets in Abuja

No fewer than 900 students of Glisten International Academy, Abuja on Thursday got free Tecno tablets to enhance e-learning and attain global standard of academic excellence in the school.
Chiniki Guard, a Nigerian Information Communication Technology startup application, has won the best prize of $10,000 in the Artificial Intelligence category competition at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition. GITEX is a global annual and biggest technology gathering in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, with theme: “Synergising the Mind and Technology Economy.”

GITEX 2019: Federal government woos investors to Nigeria, Africa

The Federal Government of Nigeria at the ongoing 39th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) has invited investors to leverage on the potential of Nigeria to do businesses for the boosting of its digital economy.
Chiniki Guard, a Nigerian Information Communication Technology startup application, has won the best prize of $10,000 in the Artificial Intelligence category competition at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition. GITEX is a global annual and biggest technology gathering in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, with theme: “Synergising the Mind and Technology Economy.”

Nigerian start up wins GITEX start prize

Chiniki Guard, a Nigerian Information Communication Technology startup application, has won the best prize of $10,000 in the Artificial Intelligence category competition at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition.
The Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Pantami, has directed that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to the Ministry should be trained on entrepreneurship by the agencies that they are posted to, insisting that under no circumstance should they be rejected by the agencies.

Minister seeks entrepreneurship training for NYSC members

The Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Pantami, has directed that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to the Ministry should be trained on entrepreneurship by the agencies that they are posted to, insisting that under no circumstance should they be rejected by the agencies.

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Senator Omo-Agege: Tam David-West a grat patriot

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Recep Erdogan: Turkey has opened gates for IS, to send more militants to Europe

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union (EU) over its repeated threat of sanctions, warning that Turkey would “open the gates” for more Islamic State militants to be sent to Europe.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.