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The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.

Minister tasks youths to be good ambassadors

The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.

Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister

Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
The Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has signed a MoU on behalf of Federal Government with Tech giant, International Business Machines (IBM) West Africa, for partnership & collaboration in area of Digital Skills in Nigeria

Federal government signs MoU with IBM for digital skills development

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of the Federal Government with Tech giant, International Business Machines (IBM) West Africa, for partnership and collaboration in the area of Digital Skills development in Nigeria.
The State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba disclosed the ban in Asaba on Tuesday during a meeting with some officials of Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Ltd.

Delta government prohibits protests to oil firms’ locations

The Delta State government has placed an embargo on any form of protest by youths and folks from communities to any oil firm operating in the oil and gas-rich state.
Simon Lalong

Plateau earmarks N6.6 million for students’ scholarship

Plateau State government has earmarked the sum of six hundred and six million, seven hundred and seventy thousand naira (N606, 770, 000.00) for the payment of scholarship allowances to students studying within and outside the country.
Recall that the N10.594 trillion 2020 Budget passed by the National Assembly was on Tuesday assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari. 4

President Buhari approves committees for Mambilla power project

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of two committees for the Mambilla Hydroelectric Power Project in Taraba State.
Hamid Baeidinejad will be grilled over why Rob Macaire was briefly detained in the Iranian capital on Saturday.

Iranian ambassador summoned by British government

Iran’s ambassador to the UK has been summoned to the Foreign Office to explain why his British counterpart in Tehran was arrested, Downing Street said today.

AFN: NOC panel indicts Ibrahim Gusau, approves Sunday Adeleye’s removal as technical director

Suspended President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Engineer Ibrahim Gusau, is in for stronger censure as a panel of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) indicted him saying his declaration of autonomy for the AFN from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development was out of order and impossible because the Ministry will always supervise National Sport Federations.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Sports minister identifies key areas for development

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has said that the upgrade and renewal of sports infrastructure around the country remains a top priority for the Ministry.
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents and motorists that the Agege Pen Cinema flyover bridge will be completed and commissioned for use by June ending or early July 2020.

Lagos government to construct 19.39 kilometre Ijegun, Ijagemo Ijedodo link roads

The Lagos State Government has pledged its commitment to bringing succor to flood prone communities of Ijegun, Ijagemo and Ijedodo through construction of 19.39 kilometer road network in Ojo Local Government Area.

Group urges federal government to prosecute environmental polluters

The Green Resilience, a climate, and an environmental advocacy group have urged the Federal Government to enforce laws on environmental pollution and prosecute environmental polluters in the country.
The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Isah Bajini, disclosed this while speaking with journalists in his office.

Sokoto: We’ll pay new minimum wage

Sokoto State Government has reiterated its plan to fully implement the newly approved national new minimum wage of 30,000 naira to its workers.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister urges farmers to take ownership of irrigation schemes

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has called on farmers and Water Users Associations (WUA) to take ownership of public irrigation systems in the country.

Bauchi government introduces fingerprint devices to detect ghost workers

According to the State Commissioner for Education, Dr. Aliyu Usman Tilde, who disclosed this to newsmen in Bauchi yesterday, the device will enable workers to clock in and out of their duty posts to subsequently qualify them for their monthly salaries.
Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo

WASSCE: Lagos begins e-registration of candidates

The Lagos State Government has commenced the 2020 May/June E-Registration (Data Capturing) of Senior Secondary School candidates in all Public Secondary Schools for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the state.

Turkey deports US ‘terrorist fighter’

An American “terrorist fighter” has been deported to the U.S., the Turkish Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.
Abubakar Malami

Nigeria launches first electronic depository of treaties

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, on Tuesday, commissioned the first-ever national e-depository of treaties at the Federal Ministry of Justice.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister explains reasons for digital economy drive in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy policy for national development.

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LAUTECH expels 45 students for examination malpractices

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