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Road accidents claim 31 lives in Ogun

The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun, said that no fewer than 31 persons died in various road accidents across the state during the Christmas and New year period.
Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest man to diversify investments

Top billionaires across the world diversify their investments to countries with strong and rising currencies to avoid asset erosion.

NERC: Transition to cost-reflective tariff effective 2021 ending

Admist controversies trailing the purported increase in electricity tariff, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that the transition to cost-reflective tariff will take effect by the of 2021
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

PDP members defect to APC in Ondo

The fold of the All Progressives Congress (APC) swelled at the weekend as hundreds of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts joined the ruling party at Ondo West local government area.

Journalists for migration appoints officials, set for news website

The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), a foundation championing regular migration and anti-human trafficking crusade, has appointed Country Coordinators and other officials while a news website for the body will be launched.
Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare services in the country.

Experts: Nutrition survey will lead to improved quality healthcare

Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare services in the country.

Boko Haram: ICC may open war crime investigations in Nigeria next year

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

IGP warns police officers on bad conduct

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Muhammed Adamu on Tuesday sent a strong warning to some erring police officers across the country to desist from bad conduct that can tarnish the image of the Police Force, saying they were employed by the federal government to protect citizens and not to oppress them.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 3

President Buhari seeks confirmation of hajj commission members by Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of the Chairman and Members of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

Human trafficking has reached alarming rate in Nigeria – ex-minister

A former Minister of Education in Nigeria, Professor Chinyere Obaji, has raised the alarm over high rate of trafficking in persons in Nigeria, noting many Nigerians are trafficked daily in the country.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (MIMR), has urged African governments to adopt multidisciplinary approach in combating infectious diseases such as Ebola, Lassa fever, and monkey pox in order to improve global health security.

Researchers urge government on strategies to combat infectious diseases

Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (MIMR), has urged African governments to adopt multidisciplinary approach in combating infectious diseases such as Ebola, Lassa fever, and monkey pox in order to improve global health security.

Attahiru Jega: Nigeria’s electoral process has historically been flawed

Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, said that improving the integrity of elections is key to the democratic development of any nation.
However, Nigeria is not among nine countries that are on track to surpass the FP2020 goals set for growth in modern contraceptive use. Countries on track are Mozambique, Chad, Cameroon, Kyrgyz Republic, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Sri Lanka.

Report: 6.5 million women now use modern contraceptives in Nigeria

Over 6.5 million women now use a modern method of contraception in Nigeria. It is the highest number on record in the country’s history, according to a new report by Family Planning 2020, FP2020.
Pius Adebola Adesanmi

African Union, Carleton University partner to honour Pius Adesanmi

The Institute of African Studies, Carleton University, in partnership with the African Union and the Carnegie Corporation of New York would convene a continental forum on the role of the diaspora in higher education, research, and innovation in Africa.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Identity of ‘sacked’ VP Osinbajo aides revealed

Jibola Ajayi, daughter of Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of Oyo state and Babajide Awolowo, grandson of Obafemi Awolowo, were among the sacked aides.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has expressed commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to sustain its partnership with Ibeto Group of Companies in aircraft maintenance.

Aircraft maintenance: NAF to sustain partnership with Ibeto Group – CAS

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has expressed commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to sustain its partnership with Ibeto Group of Companies in aircraft maintenance.

Aramco announces plans for giant stock market debut

Saudi Aramco said Sunday it will list on the Riyadh stock exchange in what could be the world’s largest IPO, underpinning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitions to overhaul the kingdom’s oil-reliant economy.

Nigerian farmers’ group seeks collaboration to boost productivity

The Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS) has called for collaboration between federal, states and local governments in a bid to increase production capacity across the country.

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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.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP, APC governors bicker over supreme court judgment in Imo

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were, at the weekend, locked in a verbal duel over the Supreme Court judgment which replaced PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha with APC’s Hope Uzodinma as governor of Imo State.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Niger Delta abandoned projects: We’ll recover all money paid to contractors – Senator Akpabio

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reiterated the government’s determination to recover every money paid to contractors on all abandoned projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme says the state is set to embark on the production of foreign melon. Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme says the state is set to embark on the production of foreign melon.

Anambra to produce foreign melon

The ADP said students of crop science of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka are set to partner Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme to produce Indian melon, sweet melon and a host of other foreign melon for local and international markets and for revenue generation.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF to immunize two million against yellow fever in Ekiti

In a bid to arrest the spread of yellow fever killer disease in Ekiti State, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has expressed its readiness to Immunize two million persons in the state to protect the population from the scourge.