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Mr. Folorunsho Coker, the Director-General of NTDC who spoke with newsmen in Abuja on Sunday listed the PPP to include Google, Wikipedia, Jumia, Nollywood, Wakanow, Jabi Lake Mall, among others.

NTDC, Google partner on ‘Eko for Show’ project

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) plans to partner with Google Arts and Culture on a project tagged `Eko for Show’, to showcase what makes Lagos a centre for creativity.
Mr. Folorunsho Coker, the Director-General of NTDC who spoke with newsmen in Abuja on Sunday listed the PPP to include Google, Wikipedia, Jumia, Nollywood, Wakanow, Jabi Lake Mall, among others.

NTDC explores Lagos creative communities on Google Arts & Culture

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has concluded plans to explore Lagos creative communities on Google Arts & Culture in five different ways.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

Isa Pantami: House of Reps’ll never support terrorism, sponsors – spokesman

Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ben Kalu, last night declared that the 9th Assembly under the leadership of Femi Gbajabiamila will never support terrorism or its supporters.
Johnson & Johnson's single dose COVID-19 shot is the fourth to be endorsed for use in the EU after vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca-Oxford University and Moderna.

South Africa suspends J&J vaccine rollout

South Africa on Tuesday suspended the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine over potential blood clot risks reported by the United States, the health minister said.
Dr. Timi Olubiyi, an Entrepreneurship & Business Management expert with a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Babcock University Nigeria.

Sachet economy: Is it a problem, a solution, or both?

History have it that “sachetisation” is not something that just began in Nigeria of Africa. The ‘sachetised’ products have long been part of Indian culture, which is believed to have pioneered the bite-sizing of consumers' products and commodities some 70 years ago, beginning with tea, of course, in small paper pouches tucking precious leaves just enough to make tea for two.
President Mohammadu Buhari will on Monday (today) declare the 2021 edition of the annual Technology Expo open at Eagles Square, Abuja.

Nigeria felicitates with Greece on 200th independence anniversary

Nigeria has felicitated with Greece on the occasion of its bicentennial independence anniversary coming up on Thursday, March 25, 2021.
A lecturer has been dismissed, while 10 other lecturers have been suspended at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, over the allegation of demanding cash or sex for grades from desperate students.

Professor: Over 20 Nigerian indigenous languages have gone into extinct

Vice Chancellor of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Professor Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, has expressed regrets that over 20 indigenous languages in Nigeria have gone into extinct.
3. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said he felt no side effects three days after taking the COVID-19 vaccine injection.

Lagos governor: How I felt after taking coronavirus vaccine jab

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said he felt no side effects three days after taking the COVID-19 vaccine injection.

ICPC drops forgery charges against ex-presidential aide

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has amended the corruption and certificate forgery charges it filed against an ex-presidential aide, Okoi Obono-Obla.
The panel investigating allegation of sexual harassment against a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State, Mr. Olabisi Olaleye, has submitted its report to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede.

OAU assures students will be mobilised for NYSC 2021 Batch A

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has assured its students that they will be mobilised for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2021 Batch A.
FILE PHOTO - Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala poses outside a Nigerian diplomatic residence in Chambesy, near Geneva, Switzerland, September 29, 2020. REUTERS-Emma Farge-File Photo

Ngozi goes to WTO

The biggest piece of happy-ending news in Nigeria in the month of February 2021 is the endorsement of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) by the United States.
Russian police and officers of the Federal Security Service (FSB) today raided the homes of several Jehovah’s Witnesses in Moscow, in an ongoing crackdown.

Russia invades homes of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russian police and officers of the Federal Security Service (FSB) today raided the homes of several Jehovah’s Witnesses in Moscow, in an ongoing crackdown.

Senator Ojudu: My battle with coronavirus

Ojudu, in a piece tiled ‘My Journey To COVIDOM’ posted on his Facebook wall, said his travail with the virus happened after a decision to travel to Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State to attend the funeral of the father of a close friend in December last year.
President Muhammadu Buhari mourns journalist, poet, author and sports administrator, Otunba Eddie Aderinokun, who passed on January 3, 2021, aged 80.

President Buhari mourns Eddie Aderinokun’s demise

President Muhammadu Buhari mourns journalist, poet, author and sports administrator, Otunba Eddie Aderinokun, who passed on January 3, 2021, aged 80.
One of the leading researchers at the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, Dr Folashade Olajuyigbe, has won the 2020 International Research Grant from the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Collaborative Research Programme (ICGEB-CRP) Italy.

FUTA scholar wins international grant for genetic and biotechnology research

One of the leading researchers at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Dr Folashade Olajuyigbe, has won the 2020 International Research Grant from the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Collaborative Research Programme (ICGEB-CRP) Italy.
Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, Lagos State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) says it is obvious the people of Osun voted massively for Sen. Ademola Adeleke in the 2018 governorship poll.

APC asks court to stop Babatunde Gbadamosi from contesting Lagos East senatorial bye-election

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has sued candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the December 5 senatorial bye-election in Lagos East, Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi.
The Sarkin Fulani of Lagos State and chairman, association of Fulani Chiefs, South West, Alhaji Mohammed Bambado, yesterday, lamented that the Fulfulde language is gradually going into extinction but promised to preserve the language.

Our plans to preserve Fulfulde language – Fulani leader

The Sarkin Fulani of Lagos State and chairman, association of Fulani Chiefs, South West, Alhaji Mohammed Bambado, yesterday, lamented that the Fulfulde language is gradually going into extinction but promised to preserve the language.
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN)

ActionAid calls for reduced tariffs on consumables, tax holiday for media houses

Following negative impacts caused by the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, ActionAid Nigeria, Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to reduce import tariffs on media consumables and grant tax holiday to media houses in order to cushion the effects.
The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC begins review of remuneration of public, political officer holders

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has commenced review of remuneration packages of political and public officers.

Kwara lecturer chides Arabic scholars for marrying their best students

A lecturer at the Kwara State University Abdulrazak Katibi has blamed Arabic scholars for marrying the best among their students, thereby causing a dearth of female authors of Arabic literature.
Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.

Screen unveils the 2020 Stars of Tomorrow

Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
The Nobel Foundation, which manages the Nobel Prizes, on Tuesday cancelled its traditional December banquet because of the coronavirus pandemic saying the award ceremonies would be held in “new forms”.

Nobel laureates to receive more prize money in 2020

Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the prizes said on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming award announcements.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Kidnappers demand N100 million ransom for abducted Kogi council boss

The Kogi State Government has assured the family of abducted chairman of Yagba West local government council, Hon. Pius Kolawole, of its commitment to ensure his release.
Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have announced that they’ll be ending their marriage after 27 years together, explaining in a joint statement that they “no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives.”

Bill Gates, Melinda Gates to end marriage after 27 years

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have announced that they’ll be ending their marriage after 27 years together, explaining in a joint statement that they “no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives.”

Arik Air reinstates flights to Maiduguri

Arik Air management says it has reintroduced flights from Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja, to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital with effect from May 10.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi raises the alarm over influx of bandits from Yobe

Bauchi State Government has raised the alarm over the influx of bandits from neighboring Yobe state. It said the bandits had infiltrated four local governments.

PDP offers to help President Buhari tackle insecurity, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has offered to assist the President Muhammadu Buhari administration tackle insecurity and other challenges facing the nation.

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Members of the security forces patrol Chad's capital N'Djamena following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby in N'Djamena, Chad April 26, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Chadian security forces fire upon protesters in southern town

At least four people were shot and wounded in Chad's southern Mandoul region on Saturday when security forces fired upon a crowd demonstrating against last month's military takeover, witnesses and hospital sources said.

PDP advises Nigerian government to convene national dialogue over insecurity

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to convoke a national dialogue to discuss the rising insecurity in the country.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Kwara partners with TIIDELab to train youths on software development

The government, in partnership with TIIDELab, is organising a tech training session for young people ahead of a fellowship programme that will feature the best hands picked from the qualifying session, according to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths Engagement Kaothara Adeyi.
Ahead of the 2022 governorship election in Ekiti State, the high and mighty in the State’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stormed Efon Alaaye on Sunday, as a former Commissioner for Environment and incumbent State Chairman of the party, Otunba Bisi Kolawole, flagged off his consultation tour of the local councils in the State on his governorship aspiration.

Ekiti election: Ayodele Fayose leads PDP leaders to launch Bisi Kolawole’s consultation tour

Ahead of the 2022 governorship election in Ekiti State, the high and mighty in the State’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stormed Efon Alaaye on Sunday, as a former Commissioner for Environment and incumbent State Chairman of the party, Otunba Bisi Kolawole flagged off his consultation tour of the local councils in the State on his governorship aspiration.
The Premier League and UEFA have both released official statements condemning plans for a European Super League.

Premier League overtakes LaLiga as Europe’s best league

The English Premier League has become the number one ranked league in Europe thanks to Manchester United’s 6-2 victory over Roma in Thursday’s Europa League first-leg, Daily Mail reports.