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After banning Twitter, Nigeria’s ministers reportedly met with Chinese counterparts to discuss replicating China’s "Great Firewall" in the West African country.
Brazil head coach Tite lauded Neymar after the superstar inspired the Copa America champions to a 3-0 win against Venezuela in Sunday's curtain-raiser.
The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has instituted a N20 million professorial chair as part of its measures to encourage scientific and technological research among academic staff of the institution, calling for separate funding of universities of technology in the country.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, will decide whether or not to prosecute the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye; the Founder and General Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry Worldwide, Pastor William Kumuyi; as well as other violators of the Twitter ban by the Federal Government.
Following the Federal Government suspension of Twitter, a microblogging social media platform, a consortium of 41 civil society organisations (CSOs) cutting across religious and human rights divides have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare himself as a military junta.
The Director-General, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, says there are no genetically modified fish and animals yet in the Nigerian market.
Ahead of its planned National Gaming Conference, slated for July 2021, the Management of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on all areas of mutual interest in fostering increased revenue generation for the federal government.
Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, has denied negative social media comments attributed to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, announced this on Wednesday, while addressing state house correspondents after the weekly FEC meeting in Abuja.
PAP Secretariat spokesperson Jeffrey Onganga confirmed the suspension. He said the suspension is indefinite and a date would be confirmed at a later stage. The session was supposed to run from 21 May to 4 June.
The Dangote Cement Plc has announced that it has deeply invested in enlightening consumers on the different applications and the best optimal use of the product in furtherance to the measures put in place for more supply of cement to the market.
The honourable minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami FNCS FBCS FIIM has said that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR is very passionate about the implementation of National eGovernment master plan where eGovernment becomes a blessing to everyone.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has expressed the urgent need to improve procedures, documentation and regulations in the solid mineral sector.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has set capital benchmarks for firms involved financial technology and payment operations.
The Member representing Oluyole Federal Constituency and Chairman Diaspora Committee of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, has said Nigerians in Diaspora are not criminals, but people who are adding value across the world.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are due to hold talks on Wednesday night ahead of a possible presidential summit in June in an attempt to improve the dire relations between the former Cold War foes.
The Chairman of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Victor Muruako, has accused some revenue-generating agencies of the federal government of failing to remit over N1.2 trillion to the Consolidated Revenue Funds.
The spokesman of the lower chamber of the National Assembly, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, who disclosed this on Monday in Akure, Ondo State while briefing journalists on the proposed parley, said the stakeholders’ forum, which will attract participants from among scientists, medical and pharmaceutical professionals, farmers, insurance companies, executives, and private sector investors, has been slated for June 7 and 8, 2021.
Construction is booming in Dakar, where unfinished apartment blocks tower over most streets, their exposed concrete bricks a dull uniform grey.
Manchester United have identified Alexander Isak as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer, The Star reports.
The naira, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.8 percent to N493 to a dollar at the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) increased forex supplies to banks.
The White House will consider arranging talks between President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, as the two countries spar over issues including human rights, a top U.S. official said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.
In an effort to decongest correctional centres, the Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Thursday held a plea bargain session for some inmates at...
Millions of people risk death and disability as Britain shuts down a major aid programme targeting neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), the World Health Organization said.
Japan said on Thursday it would ease emergency coronavirus curbs in nine prefectures including Tokyo while keeping some measures, including limiting spectator numbers at big events, amid fears that next month's Olympics could trigger a surge in infections.
The Igbo Delegate Assembly (IDA) has called on the Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria and its relevant agencies to rise up to their duty and address all sorts of security challenges in the country.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger, on Tuesday, counseled 161 special vigilante corps on the need to exercise caution in their anti-banditry operations to enable them prevail.
Peter Schmeichel slams UEFA for ‘ridiculous decision’ to restart Denmark vs Finland after Christian...
Peter Schmeichel has slammed UEFA for the "ridiculous decision" to restart Denmark's Euro 2020 clash with Finland after Christian Eriksen's on-field collapse.