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Isa Muhammadu Dodo

Hajj exercise very successful – Nigerian envoy

Nigeria’s participation in this year’s hajj exercise has been described as successful by the country’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Muhammadu Dodo.
Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora

Babatunde Fashola, Olurunnibe Mamora, others advocate measures to unlock gridlock in Lagos

No amount of innovations introduced can practically solve the myriads of gridlock across Lagos metropolis, unless basic factors are into force.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Why we’ll build innovation, technology centres

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday said his administration would build innovation and technology centres across the state to address the problem of youths unemployment.

NERC seeks tertiary institution’s assistance to improve power supply

Prof James Momoh, Chairman Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has called on tertiary institutions in Nigeria to carry out researches and innovations to improve power supply in the country .
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Failure to embrace advanced technology cause of natural disasters

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo has said that natural disasters have been identified as one of the possible consequences of failing to embrace advancement in technology and innovations.
Delta State University, Abraka

DELSU sanctions 15 lecturers for plagiarism

The Delta State University, Abraka will on Saturday hold its 13th convocation for 4,252 graduating students with 68 of them bagging first class in various academic disciplines.
Abiodun Adedipe

Economist challenges classification of Nigeria as world poverty capital

Nigeria is not the poverty capital of the world, Abiodun Adedipe, an economist and member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, has said.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

56 new polytechnics, colleges get operational licences

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has given 56 newly approved private institutions licences to operate.

Nigeria’s downstream sector records $56 billion revenue yearly

Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.
Abiodun Otegbayo

President Buhari approves Abiodun Otegbayo’s appointment as UCH chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has selected Professor Abiodun Otegbayo as the winner of the highly competitive race to head the nation’s number one hospital, the University College Hospital (UCH), as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD).

Nigeria set to host international Lassa fever conference

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is set to host the first-ever international Lassa fever conference in Nigeria.
Mary Uduk

SEC: Technology vital to capital market development

The need for urgent embrace of technology to take the nation’s capital market to the next level has been reinforced by the Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk, who said the government will invest approximately to make Nigeria more globally competitive.

FAO urges countries to adopt innovations at achieving sustainable agriculture, food security

Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has urged member countries to adopt innovations and encourage collaborative efforts at achieving sustainable agriculture and food security globally.
Mary Uduk

SEC: Financial Inclusion’ll aid economic growth

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its desire to pursue initiatives that would aid financial inclusion of Nigerians as this is capable of growing the nation’s economy.

Firm urges Nigeria to leverage innovation for productivity, growth

The Country Managing Director, Accenture Nigeria, Niyi Yusuf, has urged Nigerians to leverage on innovation to boost productivity, economic prosperity and improve growth prospects.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC seeks collaboration of academia, telecoms on innovation

Executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on the academia and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to collaborate to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.
Owolabi Salis

Owolabi Salis: Theatre practitioners are direct influencers of the society

Lagos State governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD), High Chief Owolabi Salis, has described theatre practitioners as direct influencers of the society.

Enugu government to float equipment trust fund

Enugu State Government is to establish equipment trust fund for young people with technical and vocational skills, Chairman of the state Science, Technical and Vocational Schools Management Board (STVSMB), Obi Kama, has said.

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Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson speaks on who will succeed him

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa says his preferred candidate for the Sept. 3 primary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will emerge among his loyalists in the Restoration camp of the party.
Lionel Messi is set to hand Barcelona a fitness boost, with the club's captain set to be ready to face Real Betis on Sunday.

Lionel Messi set to face Real Betis as Barcelona injury crisis eased

Lionel Messi is set to hand Barcelona a fitness boost, with the club's captain set to be ready to face Real Betis on Sunday.

Kidnappers now demand foodstuffs to free victims

Kidnappers seems to have adopted a new measure to ensure they stay alive while carrying out their nefarious activities as they now demand for foodstuffs as condition to release their victims.
Neymar

Barcelona to make loan offer to PSG for Neymar

Spanish giants Barcelona will make a loan offer to Paris Saint-Germain for Brazilian star Neymar with an obligation to buy him, according to reports.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Katsina deaths: NYSC restricts movement of corps members

The Director General of the National Youths Service Scheme, NYSC, Brigadier- General S. Ibrahim, on Tuesday in katsina ordered State Coordinators, nationwide to strictly enforce relevant extant rules that regulates the movement of corps members both on inter and intrastate and local government boundaries, as part of measures to stem rising cases of deaths through road accidents and exposure to banditry and other violent attacks.