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VP Osinbajo, Peter Obi call for more investment in education

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, have both spoken on the need for the government to pay attention to education, saying that a nation’s development is directly proportional to the level of educational investment in the nation.

Fintech firms launch open banking powered charity donations

Open Banking Excellence (OBE), Moneyhub Enterprise, and Streeva launch QR code-based open banking payments with automated Gift Aid today, providing people in the UK with another way to donate to charity.
The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral David Adeniran, has charged the Naval War College Nigeria Course 4 participants not to allow their personal interests override that of the nation while fighting against maritime criminality.

Nigerian Navy charges War College not to compromise national interest

The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral David Adeniran, has charged the Naval War College Nigeria Course 4 participants not to allow their personal interests override that of the nation while fighting against maritime criminality.
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Nigeria to establish centre for artificial intelligence, robotics

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said it is set to establish a Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Nigeria.

NITDA plans centre for artificial intelligence, robotics

In an effort to achieve a robust digital economy, the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) is set to establish a Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Nigeria (CFAIR).
Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively.

NTA-StarTimes venture yields no profit in 11 years – NTA chief

The Senate on Monday queried the management of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) over what it called 11 years non-profitable venture with StarTimes.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister: We are ready for 4th industrial revolution

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says Nigeria is ready to play in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Governor Makinde tasks schools to teach agric as business to steer youths’ interest

Oyo State governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has identified the imperativeness of tweaking the curriculum of secondary schools towards the teaching of agriculture as a business.

Segun Agbaje elected into PepsiCo board of directors

PepsiCo has elected Segun Agbaje as an independent member of its Board of Directors.
Vodacom SA

Valentine Chime appointed new Vodacom Business Nigeria chief

As MD, Chime will drive the Company’s vision of becoming Africa’s leading cloud and digital service provider, bringing to market a very relevant suite of next-generation technology solutions in the fields of Edge AI, SD-WAN/NFV and Cloud. The Company will be hosting an Artificial Intelligence Virtual Conference at the end of the month to showcase its innovative solutions.
Microsoft is offering hackers up to $100,000 if they can break the security of the company’s custom Linux OS. The software giant built a compact and custom version of Linux last year for its Azure Sphere OS.

Microsoft highlights steps to drive Nigeria’s digital transformation

Microsoft has identified digital transformation as a means for social and economic development in Nigeria, just as it’s an opportunity for every Nigerian citizen and business to achieve more, in a presentation.
The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa Nigeria Chapter, Saturday, urged the Federal Government and other African governments to adopt high yielding crop varieties, agricultural drones, farm mechanization and digital agriculture solutions as options in managing the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic to enhance food production.

OFAB urges Nigeria, others to adopt high yielding varieties, drones, mechanization

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa Nigeria Chapter, Saturday, urged the Federal Government and other African governments to adopt high yielding crop varieties, agricultural drones, farm mechanization and digital agriculture solutions as options in managing the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic to enhance food production
The coronavirus outbreak exposed “shortcomings” in China’s public healthcare system, a top health official admitted Saturday, saying that reforms are underway to improve the country’s disease prevention and control mechanisms.

China admits coronavirus exposed ‘shortcomings’ in healthcare system

The coronavirus outbreak exposed “shortcomings” in China’s public healthcare system, a top health official admitted Saturday, saying that reforms are underway to improve the country’s disease prevention and control mechanisms.
Lagos State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, says Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is committed on actualising the vision of making Lagos one of the top five African cities of choice to invest, live, work and recreate as a tourist destination.

Webinar: Lagos holds evolution series training for civil servants

The Lagos State Government has commenced another round of virtual training for its workforce with the theme “Evolution Series: A New Generation of Public Service”.
A former Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Onyekachi Monday Ubani, says President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution for failing to hand over to the Vice President while embarking on a two-week private visit to London.

Policy of coronavirus and 5G technology connection

The world was awoken from slumber concerning the global health challenge posed by COVID-19 pandemic not too long ago which was first reported in Wuhan in faraway China.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN: 615 prisoners studying free

Prof. Abdalla Adamu, the Vice Chancellor of the National Open University in Nigeria (NOUN) says the institution has admitted a total of 615 prisoners.
An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.

N1.1 billion fraud: Babachir Lawal knows fate April 8

Justice Jude Okeke of a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, on March 10, 2020, adjourned the trial of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, until April 8, 2020.

MTN closes case over N300 million copyright infringement suit

Telecommunication giant MTN on Tuesday closed its case over an alleged N300m copyright infringement suit involving an Abuja-based musician, Liberty Williams.

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Barcelona supremo decides not to resign, will fight no confidence vote

Barcelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has decided not to resign from his post following a lengthy board meeting on Monday afternoon, according to multiple reports in the Spanish media.
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NERC: DISCOs collected N114 billion revenues in Q1 of 2020

The latest quarterly report issued by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, showed that a total of N114 billion was collected as revenue by the 11 electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, in the first quarter of 2020.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo presides over NEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, presided over the National Economic Council Meeting, NEC, in Abuja.
Ahmed Idris Wase

House of Reps deputy speaker charges youths on peace

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase has appealed to the Nigerian youths to give Peace a chance and not to take laws into their hands on matters that government has promised to address head long.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai: Army will not allow subversive elements to destabilise Nigeria

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned that the army would not allow subversive and unscrupulous elements to destabilise the peace and stability of Nigeria.