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Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.

UNESCO donates N53m to establish smart classroom in Ahmadu Bello university

Prof. Ibrahim Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, says the institution had secured over N53 million from UNESCO-ICHEI for the establishment of Smart Classroom.

Nasarawa govt flags off computer training for ten thousand civil servants

The three months training which is aimed at equipping workers with digital knowledge for service efficiency in offices also avails them the opportunity to acquire HP Laptops on loan from the state government.

UTME: NIMC advises candidates on NIN enrollment for easy access

The National Identity Management Commission has advised all 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates not yet enrolled for the National Identification Number to visit any NIMC office nationwide and enrol.
Mr Kashifu Inuwa, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), says Truecaller will harmonise its operations to suit the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR).

Truecaller harmonises operations to suit Nigeria’s data protection regulation – NITDA boss

Mr Kashifu Inuwa, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), says Truecaller will harmonise its operations to suit the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR).

Bayelsa government partners private sector on IT solutions

To promote the knowledge of Information Technology among young people in Bayelsa, the state government has partnered with the private sector in organising a hackathon, a tech event, where coders and programmers work in teams to provide solutions for problems using technology.

Central bank empowers over a million farmers through anchor borrowers programme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says 1,140,854 farmers have participated in the production of 17 different agricultural products under its Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP)g
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor suspends controversial education levy

Ogun State Governor, Mr. Dapo Abiodun has signed four bills into law while suspending the N3, 700 education levy inherited from the previous administration ahead of the pubic primary and secondary schools’ resumption Monday.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Ogun governor signs investment promotion agency, three other bills into law

Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has signed into law a bill to have a one-stop shop for investors wishing to establish their companies in the state.

Indonesia restores internet in Papua as unrest subsides

Indonesia restored internet services in most of the easternmost Papua regions on Thursday as unrest subsided after more than two weeks of protests, an official said.

Shell, SAP offer free ICT training to Nigerian graduates

Ten Nigerian graduates of business and information technology disciplines have completed a one-year specialised digital training and certification in financial accounting and project management while another set of 10 beneficiaries have commenced their training cycle in the programme sponsored by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in collaboration with SAP Nigeria.g

Expert: How indiscriminate Internet usage exposes children to pornography

An education technology startup, Mrs Deola Eka, on Tuesday in Lagos said that indiscriminate usage of Internet connectivity through phones and other gadgets was responsible for early exposure of children to pornographic contents.

University professor urges Southwest governors to improve region’s security

Akanji who was the guest speaker at the 4th Surveyor Lasisi Lasupo Ali Annual Lecture which was held in Ibadan, indicated that the drivers of insecurity include globalization which he said has broken down trade barriers between nations, expansion and integration of economies as well as people.

NITDA warns interest groups not to set government agencies on collision course

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned interest groups in the ICT sector not to set government agencies regulating them on collision course.

Isa Pantami: Nigeria’s image worse than reality

Dr Isa Pantami, a ministerial nominee has said that many investors are scared of investing in the country’s IT sector because the nation’s image has been badly portrayed, especially in the media.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to supply 10 percent of India’s crude oil

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to continue to supply 10 per cent of India’s crude oil demand in the face of competing demand for the product from other countries.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

TSA: Federal government collects N10 trillion from 1,674 MDAs

The Director of Information Technology Department in the Office of Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Afolabi Ajayi, said this in a presentation on Thursday in Abuja at a Peer Review Mechanism of MDAs in Abuja to the Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
The Management of Trinity University, Yaba, Lagos, says it has commenced operations for the 2018-2019 academic year with seven students, six lecturers and five adjunct lecturers.

Trinity university commences operations, pledges stable academic calendar

The Management of Trinity University, Yaba, Lagos, says it has commenced operations for the 2018/2019 academic year with seven students, six lecturers and five adjunct lecturers.

EU warns Nigeria not to take democracy for granted

The European Union (EU) has warned Nigeria not to take its democracy for granted.

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Power supply worsens as generation drops to 2,915MW

The amount of electricity generated by the nation’s power plants fell below 3,000 megawatts on Friday, dropping by over 600MW in 24 hours.
Looking ahead to Sunday’s must-win tie, Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena believes his side will prevail over Rahimo but admits playing behind-closed-doors will make the task more difficult.

Ifeanyi Anaemena: CHAN Eagles not under pressure

Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has asserted that the CHAN Eagles are not under pressure despite facing a daunting task in the return leg of the African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo today at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Governor Abiodun: I’ll make my decision on coronate Obas promoted by Senator Amosun

Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of Ogun State, Friday, said his government will soon make public, its decision on the village heads otherwise known as Baales promoted to coronate Obas by the former Governor Ibikunle Amosun at the twilight of his administration.
Super Eagles Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and other officials of the team based in Nigeria will “hopefully” start off on their journey to Singapore Today, ahead of the international friendly against Brazil.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Home-Eagles not under pressure

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says the team is not under pressure to get the better part of their Togolese counterparts on Saturday.

Three killed in beer parlour fire in Nnewi

An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.