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Chiniki Guard, a Nigerian Information Communication Technology startup application, has won the best prize of $10,000 in the Artificial Intelligence category competition at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition. GITEX is a global annual and biggest technology gathering in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, with theme: “Synergising the Mind and Technology Economy.”

GITEX 2019: Federal government woos investors to Nigeria, Africa

The Federal Government of Nigeria at the ongoing 39th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) has invited investors to leverage on the potential of Nigeria to do businesses for the boosting of its digital economy.

NCC hosts second emerging telecoms technologies forum

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is set for the second edition of its Emerging Telecoms Technologies Research and ICT Innovation Forum.
Jelani Aliyu

Council calls for legislation of auto policy to boost industry

Mr Jelani Aliyu, Director-General, Naional Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), says legislating the auto policy will strengthen it as well as prevent it from being changed by subsequent governments.

NADDC set to implement new automotive policy

The director-general of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, (NADDC), Jelani Aliy, has said the council will soon commence the implementation of the national automotive industry development bill, (NAIDP).
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Isah Pantami: How NITDA saved N13 billion from MDAs’ IT projects clearance

Director-general, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami, said the agency has saved over N13 billion for the federal government through its information technology project clearance for ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).

NCDMB raises $200 million for oil sector

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has raised $200 million to facilitate local content development in the oil sector.

NIMASA calls for synergy between local content, cabotage acts

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency on Tuesday called for synergy between Local Content Act 2010 and the Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act 2003 for effective shipping logistics in the country.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.