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Collaboration key to growth of digital economy – NITDA chief

The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency, Kashifu Abdullahi, has described partnership with an organisation such as the Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) as imperative to the growth of the information technology economy.

Senator Kalu, Olisa Metuh, others enjoy special security attention

The Nigeria Correctional Services has beefed up security in the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, which is housing high-profile convicts, including former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu, and former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye. \

Nkechi Ikpeazu charges mothers on children’s training

Abia State First Lady, Nkechi Ikpeazu, has urged mothers to ensure proper up-bringing of their wards, particularly the girl-child.

Former Niger Delta militants threaten to return to creeks, demand entitlements

Ex-militants have threatened to return to the creeks if the Amnesty Office failed to give them starter packs and other entitlements within seven days.
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.

Federal government committed to welfare of war veterans, families of fallen heroes – minister

The Minister of Defence, Retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has assured that the Federal Government was committed to improving the living standard of war veterans as well as the families of fallen heroes.

Inadequate work space hampers productivity – Lagos council official

Mr Johnson Olukoya, Coordinator, Skill Acquisition and Empowerment Scheme at the Ikotun-Igando Local Government Council Development Area (LCDA) has said that inadequate work space was hampering the scheme’s productivity.

Psychiatrist: Mental disorder accounts for 90% of suicide cases

Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Kafayat Ogunsola, on Tuesday said mental disorder accounts for 90 per cent of rampant suicide cases in the country.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC begins post-camp training for corps members in Gombe

The National Youth Service Corps has started its post-camp skills acquisition training for corps members in Gombe State.
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NEMA receives 171 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received another batch of 171 stranded Nigerians from Libya.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Leaders of Afenifere in State House on 25th June 2019 5

Afenifere demands free education, security, jobs, others

Yoruba leaders on Tuesday renewed their call for true federalism as the recipe for peace and progress in Nigeria.

Minister: Federal government will diversify economy through technology application

Federal Government will deploy technology to diversify the economy, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonanaya Onu, said.

SMEDAN chief tasks youths on entrepreneurship, skill acquisition

Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, Dr. Dikko Umaru, has urged youths to focus on entrepreneurship and skill acquisition to reduce the alarming rate of unemployment in the country.

VON chief urges Ndigbo to vote for President Buhari on Saturday

As campaigns wind up for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, the Director General (DG) of Voice of Nigeria (VON) has pleaded with Ndigbo to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC).
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari restates commitment to creating prosperity in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) led-administration is sincerely laying solid foundation for prosperity of all Nigerians and the future generations.
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Peter Obi calls for restructuring of NYSC

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the restructuring of the National Youth Service Scheme to be in sync with global development, by incorporating one year of skill acquisition.

2019: PDP stakeholders unite to capture Lagos

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates, elders and stakeholders in Ikeja, Lagos, have declared that no stone would be upturned in their bid to record victory in 2019 general elections.

Zamfara guber: PDP candidate promises to tackle youths migration

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Zamfara state, Alhaji Bello Matawallen-Maradun, has promised to tackle youths migration if elected as a governor of the state in the upcoming 2019 general elections.

UN, Nigeria, Norway, Germany hold Berlin conference on Boko Haram

The Berlin Conference, holding from Sept. 3 to 4, is jointly organised by the three countries and the UN, and is one of the 2018 largest pledging conferences for the Lake Chad region, according to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.