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LSETF disburses N4.1bn to 4,762 applicants

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) said it has successfully disbursed N4.1 billion loans to 4,762 applicants as at the end of 2017, even as it has provided 16 percent of its allocation to tech startups.

NAAPE hails President Buhari for signing of executive order on local content

The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components.

President Buhari signs executive order to prevent foreigners from getting jobs Nigerians can do

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components.

Federal govt urges African countries to scale up innovation, industrialisation

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has called on African countries to scale up employment generation, infrastructure development, innovation and industrialisation.

2019: INEC seeks UN support to conduct credible election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has asked the United Nations, UN, for its support to conduct a peaceful, and credible election in 2019.

Nigeria ready to be Africa manufacturing hub – Ogbonnaya Onu

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says Nigeria is ready to become the manufacturing hub for Africa.

Benjamin Netanyahu in India for first visit by Israeli premier in 15 years

Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for the first visit by an Israeli leader to India in 15 years, promising closer ties with the regional power.

SEC, central bank complete Union bank rights issues

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have concluded share allotment and capital clearance review of the N50 billion rights issue of Union Bank of Nigeria.

George Weah’s election a big lesson for Nigeria – Segun Odegbami

The election of football icon, George Opong Weah, as President of Liberia in a run-off poll conducted December 26 has a “very serious implication” for Africans all over the world, former Nigeria international, Chief Segun Odegbami, has said.

Afreximbank, ICD sign $100m loan deal for SMEs

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private sector (ICD) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have signed a line of financing agreement for a USD 100-million facility.

Gambia’s Adama Barrow visits China seeking development cooperation

Gambian president Adama Barrow has secured the establishment of a Confucius Institute qt one of the country’s leading universities, in addition to several cooperation agreements with China in the fields of economy, trade, investment, technology, infrastructure construction and human resources development.

Active telecoms subscribers stood at 141m in October – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says that it recorded 140,766,653 active subscribers of the telecommunication networks in October as against 139,905,213 in September.

Collaboration key to economic, technological growth – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria’s youths will achieve more if they collaborate on projects that will benefit them and also boost the nation’s capacity in innovation and technology, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Federal govt plans to exploit potentials in science and technology to boost economy

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, yesterday at the 15th meeting of the National Council of Science and technology in Benin City, said apart from agriculture, the Federal Government planned to exploit its potentials in Science and Technology go boost its economy.

Federal govt invests N180 billion on national science, technology, innovation roadmap 2030 – Minister

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that the Federal Government is committed to investing N180 billion to ensure successful implementation of the National Science, Technology and Innovation Roadmap (NSTIR) 2030.

Ex-FISH chief Yemi Adelakun wants govt to reduce mortgage financing cost

A housing expert, Mr Yemi Adelakun, says the Federal Government should evolve efficient means of boosting the availability of houses by reducing the cost of construction and mortgage financing in Nigeria.

Central bank spends N6 billion on ABU Business School

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) spent about N6 billion to establish a business school in the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna.

Governor Emmanuel presents N651.5 billion budget to Akwa Ibom Assembly

Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Friday, presented the state 2018 budget estimates to the state House of Assembly.

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Police demote sergeant for assaulting medical doctor on duty

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Saturday, demoted one Edidiong Alexander attached to Safer Highway from the rank of Sergeant to Corporal for assaulting one Dr Daniel David Edet of University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, UUTH, of the state.
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Pedro Neto: Bruno Fernandes has revolutionised Manchester United

Wolves attacker Pedro Neto has hailed the impact of Bruno Fernandes at Manchester United.
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Plateau speaks on national assembly staff suspected to have died from coronavirus

The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that the death of a National Assembly staff, Joel Dewus, was not from COVID-19 as suspected but from other health complications.
In the wake of the Day One of the 14-day- lockdown in Ogun State, two young men believed to be members of two rival cult groups have been reported dead during a supposed supremacy clash between them in Ifo community of the state.

Coronavirus lockdown: Two die in Ogun community

In the wake of the Day One of the 14-day-lockdown in Ogun State, two young men believed to be members of two rival cult groups have been reported dead during a supposed supremacy clash between them in Ifo community of the state.