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Indonesian president vows to improve human resources, infrastructure in second term

Indonesia President Joko Widodo said on Sunday that he would focus on human resources development, continuing the infrastructure development and simplifying bureaucracy to attain development programmes in his second presidential term.

Whitney Houston, Notorious BIG get nomination for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced late American international music legends, Whitney Houston and Notorious B.I.G among its inductees for the 35th annual Hall of Fame ceremony, years after their death.

Digitization: Ghana to host Africa’s public sector officials

Public sector officials from Nigeria and other African countries are set to converge on Ghana for the second edition of Africa Public Sector Conference and Awards (APSCA) scheduled to hold at the plush Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana, October 23-24, 2019.

FCMB pledges enhanced service delivery

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has restated its commitment to attain the highest level of customer advocacy by leveraging on its solid business models, bespoke solutions, excellent service delivery, highly professional staff and technology to turn the aspirations of its customers to opportunities.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Leather industry has potential to boost foreign earnings – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said the Nigerian leather industry has the potential to increase the nation’s foreign earnings.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos governor promises support for creative industry

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status.

Minister decries absence of credible databank in Nigeria

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has decried the absence of credible databank in Nigeria.
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) in Ibadan has inaugurated a platform on irvingia (Ogbono) to optimally utilise socio-economic benefits of irvingia value chain.

Research Institute inaugurates platform on irvingia in Imo

The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) in Ibadan has inaugurated a platform on irvingia (Ogbono) to optimally utilise socio-economic benefits of irvingia value chain.
Dr Gambo Aliyu, the Director-General of National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.

Nigeria loses bid to host 2021 ICASA conference – NACA chief

Nigeria has lost the bid to host the 2021 edition of International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Africa (ICASA 2021).

NUC chief advocates entrepreneurship, others to address youths migration

Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), has called on the government institutions to give priority attention to entrepreneurship development programmes and implementation of comprehensive poverty reduction strategy to stem the tide of youths’ migration to other countries.
Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, spoke on Thursday at a public service innovation conference organised for Federal Permanent Secretaries, Directors-General/Chief Executive Officers of Agencies/Parastatals and Heads of Tertiary Institution in the country.

Federal government tasks heads of agencies on innovation, probity in funds management

The Federal Government has called on the heads of parastatals and agencies of government to embrace innovation while also ensuring probity and accountability in the management of resources allocated to them.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor launches online jobs portal

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has launched an online jobs portal as part of the innovation for job creation in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians better together, division no option

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is very important and more beneficial for Nigeria as a nation to remain together, than to be apart.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC: Sukuk rules have enhanced issuance process

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said the release of rules on Sukuk bonds has enhanced the issuance process and fostered participation in the instrument.

Dana Air takes delivery of first Boeing 737 aircraft

Nigerian carrier, Dana Air, has given its strategic route expansion plan a push with the arrival in Lagos of one of its newly acquired Boeing 737 aircraft.
Bill Gates

Bill Gates urges African leaders to invest more in girl-child education, health

Bill and Melinda Gates have called on African leaders to invest in quality girl-child education and health in order to achieve the sustainable development target.
Bowen University

Bowen University emerges overall winner in computer programming contest

A team of three students from Bowen University, Osun State, on Friday emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC), after slugging it out with 15 other teams.
President Buhari at the event

Tech expert lauds President Buhari on Executive Order 5

An indigenous technological innovator, Sqn Ldr Adefolajuwon Amoo (rtd), has lauded the effort of President Muhammadu Buhari in driving indigenous innovations through the implementation of Executive Order No 5.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’