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NITDA chief advocates for a ‘digital first’ strategy in coronavirus recovery plan

The webinar themed “Dealing with Coronavirus: Digital First Perspective,” was another in a series of virtual seminars held by the Nile University of Nigeria in its quest to ensure that its non-classroom educational activities (similar to its regular lectures) are not disrupted by COVID-19.
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Ministers Keyamo, Pantami recount last moments with Abba Kyari

As tributes begin to pour in for Late Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, on social media, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo, took to his Twitter page to recount his last moments with the deceased.

NCC denies giving N300 million subventions to NITDA

Contrary to wide speculation by an online publication that the Nigerian Communications Commission gave N300 million to the Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency, the Commission has stated unequivocally that the information was mere falsehood.

Boko Haram leader threatens minister, mocks president in new video

Factional leader of Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to ‘‘deal’’ with the Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, for allegedly threatening to disrupt the activities of the sect by blocking their communication lines.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

WEF: Nigeria not in global social mobility ranking

Despite the federal government’s effort on technology, Nigeria could not be ranked among 82 countries in the Global Social Mobility Index 2020.
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Elections: APC wins all National Assembly seats in Gombe

The All Progressives Congress in Gombe State has won all the National Assembly seats declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

N33 billion fraud: House of Reps lied over embezzlement of funds – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has insisted that the House of Representatives lied in the report of its committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, which indicted the agency of violation of public trust in the disbursement of over N33bn emergency intervention fund.

NITDA pitches tech entrepreneurs to global investors

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is pitching Nigerian technology entrepreneurs to global investors aimed at building a solid financial bases for their startups to become global companies in the future.

N5.8bn fraud: Central bank absolves NEMA of wrong doing

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday told federal lawmakers in the House of Representatives that its 2016 food grain mop up scheme was initiated by the Federal Government to save the country from a looming danger arising from threats posed by export of the nation’s food grains by foreign companies.

Central bank: Food grain scheme initiated by federal government

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday told the House of Representatives that its 2016 food grain mop up scheme was initiated by the Federal Government.

House of Representatives probe of N8 billion NEMA contracts runs into hitches

The investigation by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, of the N8 billion grains supply contracts has run into hitches.

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Court discharges woman docked for ‘defrauding’ job seekers

A Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday, discharged 34-year-old woman, Alanza Pamah, charged for allegedly defrauding job seekers.

IPOB: We will form our own security outfit in North

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to form a security outfit in the Northern part of the country.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Lagos demolishes illegal structures around Agege mosque

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has demolished over 150 illegal shanties, kiosks and shop extensions at the Arewa Community Central Mosque, popularly called (Masalashi Alhaja), in the Agege area of Lagos.

Kano Shari’a Court sentences 70-year-old man to death by stoning for rape

An Upper Shari’a court in Kano, on Wednesday, sentenced a 70-year-old man to death by stoning.

My wife forced an illegitimate child on me – man tells court

An artisan, Abdullateef Babatunde, on Thursday told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his marriage of eight years to estranged wife, Omotayo, because she forced an illegitimate child on him.