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Chinese news agency debuts news anchor powered by artificial intelligence

China's state-owned news agency Xinhua Saturday debuted a robotic news anchor that it said are powered by artificial intelligence at the fifth World Internet Conference.
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US ex-serviceman emerges NNPP presidential candidate

A retired U.S. serviceman, Ike Keke, has emerged the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

Federal government moves to review National Sanitation Policy

Following the advent of new sanitation technologies, innovations and emerging sanitation challenges, the Federal Government has commenced plans to review and update the 13-years-old National Environmental Sanitation Policy, guidelines and action plan to meet present needs and challenges.

AfDB invests $24 billion in African agriculture to reduce world hunger

The African Development Bank will be investing $24 billion in the African agriculture sector over the next 10 years to lift one billion people out of hunger globally.

Ogbonnaya Onu: Federal government to advance research on earthquake mitigation

Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would advance research activities to mitigate any earthquake hazard in the country.

Minister: N180 billion needed for three years to implement national roadmap

Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has said his ministry would need about N180 billion to implement its road map in a period of three years.
Senator Abdulfatai Buhari

Cyber crime: Senate wants sensitisation of Nigerians

The Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Crime has harped on the need to sensitise Nigerians on the effect of cybercrime and cyber security in the society.

Donald Trump announces tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump on Friday announced tariffs of 25 percent targeting $50 billion in Chinese imports from “industrially significant” technologies, making good on a pledge to punish the alleged theft of American intellectual property.

COL launches new platform for digital education skills

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has launched an online platform named Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA), Dr Obinna Okwelume, COL’s Communications Officer, has said in a statement.

Bill Gates backs gene technologies in fight to end malaria

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates on Wednesday backed technologies in the fight to end malaria.

Discos deploy meter bypass trackers

Power consumers who bypass their meters may start facing sanctions by paying penalties as soon as electricity distribution companies have commenced the deployment of meter bypass tracking equipment in their various networks.

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Catholic priest, peacekeeper killed in CAR attack

A peacekeeper died after an attack on a UN base in the volatile Central African Republic (CAR) and a priest was burnt to death, the UN and Catholic Church said Saturday after sectarian clashes claimed nearly 40 lives.

Police protest poor accommodation facilities in Imo

Scores of policemen on Saturday took over the streets in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in protest against poor accommodation facilities in the state.

Gunmen kill masquerade custodian, driver in Kogi

Unknown gunmen have killed one Yusuf Adabanege, the custodian of “Sementi Masquerade” of Obehira in the Central Senatorial district of Kogi state.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP affirms Emmanuel Bello as Adamawa governorship candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said Umaru Fintiri is not its governorship candidate for Adamawa State but Emma Bello.
Hakim Ziyech scored twice as Morocco defeated Cameroon 2-0 in Casablanca on Friday to take a giant step towards next year's Africa Cup of Nations.

Morocco qualify for 2019 Nations Cup

Morocco qualified for next year's Africa Cup of Nations without kicking a ball on Saturday when Comoros beat Malawi 2-1.