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Forbes ranks Nigeria 110th best country for business

The magazine said it compiled the list by rating 161 countries on 15 factors: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, infrastructure, market size, political risk, quality of life, workforce, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape and investor protection.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: I’ll make Nigeria Africa’s most innovative economy

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has notified Nigerians of her plans in the new year, one of which is to make Nigeria’s economy the most innovative in the entire Africa as soon as she emerges President.
Mary Uduk

SEC: Technology vital to capital market development

The need for urgent embrace of technology to take the nation’s capital market to the next level has been reinforced by the Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk, who said the government will invest approximately to make Nigeria more globally competitive.
Mary Uduk

Technology, key to reducing cost at capital market – SEC chief

Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk, has said that technology, when properly leveraged, will reduce the cost of doing business at the capital market.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Nigerians will not regret voting him and the APC back to power in 2019.

Muhammadu Buhari has no interest in Keystone, Etisalat – Investor group

A group of investors in Lagos State has denied claims that members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s family own shares in Etisalat Nigeria and Keystone Bank, declaring that the allegation was false.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

2019: Olu Falae, others absent as Jerry Gana begins campaign

A former Minister of Information and legally recognised presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Prof. Jerry Gana, on Saturday launched his 25-page policy document which he tagged SWIFT.
Gboyega Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola presents N152.7 billion budget for 2019 fiscal year

Osun State governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday presented a budget estimate of N152, 756, 088, 830.00 for 2019 fiscal year.

Three federal agencies to spend N2.2 billion on research, development

Three federal agencies under the ministry of Science and Technology are expected to spend N1 billion, N700 million and N500 million, respectively, on Research and Development with a view to boosting technological innovation in the country.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, on Saturday led other service chiefs on operational visit to the Theatre Command of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri.

Nigerian Army adopts new technologies in campaign against Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it had evolved new technologies and application of drones in the campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast.
Tukur Buratai

Buratai Buratai: New Nigerian Army uniform sends signal when you are in danger

The Nigerian army on Saturday said it has adopted new technologies and application of drones in the campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east.

Institute wins N1 billion in ministry’s competitiveness assessment

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi in Lagos has won first position in the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology Competitiveness Assessment Award, with N1 billion prize money.
US accuses two Chinese nationals of carrying out extensive hacking campaign on behalf of China's intelligence agency.

US indicts hackers ‘working for Chinese spy agency’

The two, identified as Zhu Hua and Zhang Jianguo, worked in China to hack into computers to steal intellectual property and confidential business and technological data, according to an indictment, unsealed on Thursday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Digital economy: Yemi Osinbajo calls for Africa-Europe synergy

Africa and Europe must work together to advance and harvest the economic benefits of digital economy, and also prevent a counter-productive widening of the digital gap, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.

Simi, Ahmed Musa, others win at 2018 The Future Awards

Alternative music star Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa, won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future Awards’.
Gboyega Oyetola

UAE promises boost for Osun economy as Gboyega Oyetola meets envoy

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the weekend offered to partner Osun State to boost the state’s economy.

Samson Itodo wins Future Awards Young Person of the Year

The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun woos United Arab Emirates to boost agriculture, economy

Osun State Government has offered to provide special incentives to investors willing to invest into the state economy.
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Ericsson releases 10 consumer trends for 2019

Ericsson, on Wednesday released the eighth edition of its ConsumerLab trend report, highlighting 10 hot consumer trends for 2019, representing predictions of 34 million early technology adopters.

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Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Minister: Federal government’s poverty alleviation initiatives making impact

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Tuesday said the Federal Government poverty alleviation initiatives are making an impact in reducing poverty.
Naomi Osaka

Australian Open: I’m so close and I just want to keep going – Naomi...

Japan’s Naomi Osaka said she felt another Grand Slam title was close after routing an injured Elina Svitolina to reach the Australian Open semi-finals Wednesday.
President Buhari receives in Audience European Union Election Observation Mission in State House on 22nd Jan 2019-3

President Buhari says impressed with INEC’s readiness for elections

According to President Buhari, “I am happy and impressed with the briefing he gave. I hope that the confidence he exuded and the intellect he brought to bear on the Report will be justified at the end of the day.”

Code of Conduct tribunal rejects court orders stopping Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has held that all orders of court restraining or stopping it from proceeding with the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen are not binding on it.
Chris Brown

Chris Brown denies rape allegations

Shortly after news broke on Tuesday that Chris Brown was detained in Paris, France, on allegation of aggravated rape of a woman, the R&B singer has broken his silence.