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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono gave the assurance at the weekend while interacting with stakeholders in the sector in Bauchi.

Federal government develops five-year strategic plans to drive seed sector

The Federal Government has announced the development of a five-year strategic plan to drive the seed sector and ensure proper coordination of activities aimed at transforming the seed industry to serve as the bedrock of agricultural transformation for Nigeria.

Nigeria needs to ‘innovate, commit, or die’ – Ex-CBN chief

Charles Soludo, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says Nigeria needs economic restructuring and heavy lifting from its current economic condition.

NSN: Nutrition studies now in schools curricular

Nutrition has been included in the curricular of primary and secondary schools in the country as part of efforts to promote nutrition in children for sustainable development.
Cross River Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu

Science, tech inefficiency hampering Africa’s growth – Cross River deputy governor

The Deputy Governor of Cross River State, Professor Ivara Ejemut Esu, has disclosed that Africa’s industrial growth is being hampered by poor science and technological innovations.
Dolapo Ayokunle Fasawe, a public health practitioner, has been appointed the new head of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA).

LASEPA gets first female general manager

Dolapo Ayokunle Fasawe, a public health practitioner, has been appointed the new head of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA).
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

NGO: 55 percent of Nigerians have no access to electricity

Clean Tech Hub, a Non Governmental Organization which focuses on research, policy development and consumer awareness on climate resilience, says 55 per cent of Nigerians lacked access to electricity.‎
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.

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December 7 is now being suggested as the new date for the El Clasico between between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou.

New date for rescheduled Clasico confirmed as December 18

Following the decision to postpone Saturday's meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid, it has been confirmed that the first Clasico of the season will take place on December 18.
Huawei

Huawei passes 200 million smartphones shipped, outpacing 2018 by two months

Huawei has announced that it has shipped 200 million smartphones so far in 2019 — 64 days quicker than it took to hit the same milestone in 2018.
The Mazda MX-30 is the Japanese automaker’s first electric car, and it features a pretty eye-catching design for its side doors.

Mazda’s first electric car includes rear-hinged ‘freestyle’ doors

The Mazda MX-30 is the Japanese automaker’s first electric car, and it features a pretty eye-catching design for its side doors. On both sides, the MX-30’s rear doors open from the back rather than the front, and there’s also no center pillar, providing a large entrance when both doors are open. AutoCar reports that Mazda last used these “freestyle” doors on its RX-8.
Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.

Nollywood: Stakeholders laud organisers of Abuja Film Festival

Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Correctional service comptroller orders probe of Ikoyi prison

The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.