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NITDA warns on hosting official data outside Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned government agencies from hosting public data on cybers and clouds outside Nigeria.
Adebayo Salami aka Oga Bello

Oga Bello: I don’t want my mother to bury me

Actor Adebayo Salami, popularly known as ‘Oga Bello,’ has said that his biggest fear was that he does not want his 104-year-old mother to bury him.
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.

JAMB: What to do if UTME isn’t holding at your centre

Head of Media and Information at the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, has suggested what candidates in the ongoing UTME should do if they discover on examination day that the exam is not holding at their centres.

SON plans 13 labs to drive agro-allied products’ global acceptance

The Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has said plans were underway to establish 13 laboratories with focus mainly on live endangering items, agric and agro-allied products, in order to aid diversification of the nation’s economy away from oil.

106 bag first class as UNIPORT graduates 9,452

A total of 106 graduands bagged first class as the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) graduated 9,452 students during its 32nd convocation ceremony recently. The graduands are for the combined 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic sessions.
Maximiliano Mendez-Parra

UK seeks improved relations in trade, investment with Nigeria

The United Kingdom (UK) has expressed its desire for improved growth in trade and investment relations with Nigeria, as a research delegation of the International Economic Development Group (ODI) is conducting a diagnostic study on the state of trade and investment between Nigeria and the UK.
Grammys

Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...

2019: US, UK, EU, 22 others insist on INEC independence

As campaigns for the 2019 general election kicks off, the international community has expressed concern over the forthcoming polls, calling for campaigns devoid of hate speech.

Federal government to review policy on environment

In an effort to address various environmental challenges confronting the nation, the federal government has said that it had concluded plans to review the National Policy on Environment.

AfDB, FAO commit $100 million to fight hunger

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) have agreed to commit $100 million to fight hunger in Africa.

2019: Senator Makarfi promises institutional, all round restructure of Nigeria if elected President

Immediate past National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and presidential hopeful, Ahmed Makarfi, has vowed to ensure institutional and all holistic restructuring of the country to ensure that the Nigerian system works for one and all and meaningful development devoid of favouritism, nepotism and ethnicism.

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

NEC sets up security committee to confront banditry, kidnapping

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday set up a Security and Policing Committee to address the challenge of banditry, kidnapping, cultism and other security issues confronting the country.

NYSC coordinator tasks Governor Sanwo-Olu on befitting permanent orientation camp

Mr. Sunday Aroni, the new Lagos State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Thursday renewed call for the government to assist the agency in the construction of a befitting permanent orientation camp in the state.
Odion Ighalo

AFCON: Odion Ighalo hopes to have successful tournament

Super Eagles’ forward Odion Jude Ighalo has shared his thoughts on his expectations at the Africa Cup of Nation which kicks off today with host city Egypt against Zimbabwe in Cairo International stadium.

Emmanuel Adebayor confirms Istanbul Basaksehir exit

The Togo international has been with the Turkish Super Lig club since January 2017 after completing an 18-month deal as a free agent.
The second largest telecommunications group in Africa, Airtel Africa Plc, is set to sell its shares to Nigerian investors at between N363 and N454 per share.

Airtel Africa wants to sell shares to Nigerians

The second largest telecommunications group in Africa, Airtel Africa Plc, is set to sell its shares to Nigerian investors at between N363 and N454 per share.