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Police partner telecoms companies to curb kidnapping

The Nigeria Police Force and telecommunication companies have disclosed their readiness to establish a nationwide surveillance system, aimed at reducing cases of kidnapping and other crimes in the country.
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Official: Tizeti unveils voice calling service

An Internet Service Provider, Tizeti, on Tuesday unveiled an unlimited voice service app, “WifiCall.ng”, targeted at both individuals and businesses.
Sunny Ofehe

Activist urges federal government not to close foreign missions

The Federal Government has been urged to rethink the plan to close some of its foreign missions so as not to lose the flow of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Edo polytechnic launches mobile application, charges students on innovation

In pursuit of the state government’s charge for tertiary institutions to lead the way for innovation in the state, three students of the Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, have developed a mobile software to fast track deployment of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the school’s processes.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN to benefit from NCC education grants

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) says the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will benefit from its education grants for tertiary institutions in the country.

Gombe university introduces law, education programmes

The Gombe State University has entered into a new face of development with the introduction of new programmes in Law, Education and Social Science.
Mary Ekpere-Eta

Federal government trains 76 female farmers on ICT, project management

National Council for Women Development (NCWD) said it has offered to train some selected 76 women farmers and entrepreneurs on the use of 21st century technology and project management skills for improved performance in business.
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NCC cautions subscribers against use of counterfeit handsets

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again cautioned telecom consumers to desist from the patronage and usage of counterfeit handsets and other substandard mobile devices in the country.

Proliferation of substandard mobile phones worries NCC

Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has reiterated its call on telecom consumers to eschew patronage and usage of counterfeit handsets and other substandard mobile devices in the country.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Ogun elections: Senator Kashamu promises to pay workers’ entitlements within 100 days

The Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Buruji Kashamu, has promised to restructure and pay all unpaid salaries and deductions of public workers in the state, within 100 days he assumed office.

DSS invites six INEC directors for questioning

The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has invited six directors of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for questioning.

Kogi government trains teachers on classroom management

The Kogi State government, in collaboration with the National Teachers Institute (NTI), on Monday started a training on effective classroom management for more than 100 teachers.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government’s intervention for tertiary institutions hits over N700 billion in 4years

The Federal Government through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) allocated a total of N727,225,862,128.86 billion worth of investment in critical areas of infrastructure development in the Nigerian tertiary institutions.
Mohammed Monguno

Election: No plan to cut off internet – NSA

The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has denied alleged plan to shut down internet access during the upcoming general elections.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: Atiku Abubakar will turn Ikeja computer village in ICT hub

Peter Obi, vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that the government of Atiku Abubakar will ensure that Ikeja Computer Village is made an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) hub.

Abuja ICT park will create investment opportunities – minister

The federal government yesterday in Lagos said the initiative to establish Abuja Information and Communication Technology (ICT) park inside the Abuja Technology Village would open investment opportunities for Nigeria.

Federal government graduates 1,000 N-Power tech beneficiaries in North-East

No fewer than 1,000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government N-Power Technical Programme have graduated from six states of the North East region, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Dan Manjang: Cybercrime can be curbed if offenders are quickly punished

Dan Manjang, Plateau State Commissioner for Science and Technology, says cybercrime within the country can only be curbed if offenders are apprehended and quickly punished.

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Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
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President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
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NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.