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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has drawn the attention of Nigerians to a fraudulent online data collection form that is capitalizing on the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.

NITDA working to balance concerns, advantages of fourth industrial revolution – chief

As studies indicate that some jobs are vulnerable to automation in the next decade and how companies and organisations get to adapt to the rapid transformation, security risks triggered by digitisation, the Director-General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Abdullahi, has said that the agency is working round the clock to balance the concerns and advantages of Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR).

Researchers brainstorm on emerging trends in computer science, engineering, mathematics

Participants rose from a 3-day International conference held at Anchor University, Lagos, with new perspectives in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Mathematics. The 2020 International Conference in Mathematics, Computer Engineering and Computer Science (ICMCECS, 2020) themed The Interlocking Role of Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Mathematics in Technological Advancement was held between 18th – 21st March 2020.
Commissioner for Health in Osun State, Dr Rafiu Wusamotu on Wednesday confirmed that 20 judges, who recently travelled to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirate were presently on self isolation.

Osun judges in isolation over virus outbreak

Commissioner for Health in Osun State, Dr Rafiu Wusamotu, on Wednesday confirmed that 20 judges, who recently travelled to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirate were presently on self isolation.

Expert: Nigeria’ll lose her rating in oil production

A world renowned oil engineer, Mr Barth Nwibe, has said that if nothing was done to harmonise the oil sector in Nigeria, the country will loss her rating in oil production in the next 30 Years.
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.
The UNFPA Executive Director, Dr Natalia Kanem, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen by UNFPA Nigeria on Friday in Abuja.

Girl child: Our agenda for Nairobi summit – UNFPA chief

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has restated its commitment toward ensuring that girls get information and support they need to make safe, healthy transition to adulthood.g
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).
The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Osun governor hails federal government’s diversification policy

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has described the diversification policy of the Federal Government as one that is appropriate and on the right course.

Stakeholder calls for policy to regulate mining sector

Shehu Abui, the Danmasani of Marwa, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has urged the Federal Government to formulate policies to regulate the country’s solid minerals and mining sector.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: Nigeria’s daily crude production in 2018 stood at 2.019 million barrels

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says that the national average daily crude oil production stood at about 2.019 million barrels in 2018.

2019: NASFAT tasks politicians on good conduct, peaceful election

The Nasrul-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) on Sunday charged politicians to always exhibit good and ensure peace during and after the 2019 general election.
The United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP24) kicked off Monday in Katowice, Poland, with a conclusion by President Muhammadu Buhari that no nation can confront climate change alone.

Muhammadu Buhari: No nation can tackle climate change alone

The United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP24) kicked off Monday in Katowice, Poland, with a conclusion by President Muhammadu Buhari that no nation can confront climate change alone.

Sultan: How Muslims, Christians can live in peace

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday urged lecturers of Islamic Studies to devise strategies on how to ensure peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians in the country.
President Buhari delivers his address at the Opening Ceremony of Paris Peace Forum at the Grande Halle de la Villette Paris on 11th Nov 2018

Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government committed to ending Boko Haram insurgency

The Federal Government on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to ending Boko Haram insurgency, saying it would ensure that the menace was completely eliminated.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi tasks Nigerian writers on Nigeria’s democracy

The wife of Ekiti State governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has urged Nigerian writers to ensure that their works aimed at strengthening the nation’s democracy.

Tukur Buratai: War against terrorism is collective responsibility

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the war against terrorism required collective support of all Nigerians to consolidate on the victory recorded.
1 President Buhari departs Abuja on a 3 day Official Visit to the Netherlands on 15th July 2018

FEC meeting put off for the sixth time

This week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) was put off. This will be the sixth time the council meeting will not hold in the life of the current administration.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister: Poor sanitation, water supply bane of urban dwellers

Engr. Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Water Resources, has said one of the critical challenges facing many urban dwellers in Nigeria and African continent today is the non-availability of sustainable basic services, particularly water supply and sanitation services.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.