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The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Wednesday in Abuja said President Muhammadu Buhari is leading an education revolution to transform the country technologically.

Nigerian Army dismisses Gumi’s allegation of colluding with bandits

The Nigerian Army has dismissed Sheikh Ahmad Gumi’s allegation that its personnel were colluding with bandits who had been responsible for various crimes and atrocities against Nigerians and the Nigerian state.

Anambra Guber: APGA suspends Soludo

The Chief Jude Okeke-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Grand Alliance on Wednesday announced the suspension of a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo from the party over anti-party activities.

Twitter suspension for national interest – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has defended the Federal Government ban on Twitter operations in the country saying that the decision was taken in the interest of the country.

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TRCN intensifies action to clamp down unqualified teachers in Nigeria

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, is strengthening capacity of its members of staff across Nigeria as part of an effort to intensify clamp down on unqualified teachers.

ITF to begin mass production of made-in-Nigeria mobile phone

The Industrial Training Fund, ITF, says it is set to acquire machinery for the mass production of the ITF Mobile phone.

Nigerian fire service solicits NEMA’s support in disaster response

The Controller General, Federal Fire Service, Ibrahim Liman, has solicited the support of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, in the training of divers, para-medics and its officers for effective disaster response in the country.

3 die as cult groups clash over girlfriend

Renewed cult clashes in Eket, Akwa Ibom has claimed the lives of three persons.

Osun govt spent N35bn on pension, gratuities – Gov. Oyetola

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, on Wednesday, said that his administration had spent N35 billion on payment of pensions and gratuities of retirees in the state since 2018.

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Why we’re grooming kids on emerging technologies, by 3logy CEO

Nasirudeen B. Yakubu is a Nigerian technopreneur, computer scientist and cybersecurity strategist. He is the Managing Partner/CEO of 3logy Limited, an indigenous IT company that organizes a monthly IT seminar for kids

Humanitarian crisis: UN chief urges countries to support Libya with $189m

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has urged countries to support a 189 million dollars humanitarian response plan for Libya which is currently over 20 per cent funded.

Sri Lankan minister blames marine life deaths on vessel

Marine creatures, including sea turtles that were washed ashore along the Sri Lankan coastal line in recent days, died over a chemical leak.

Mauritania arrests former president amid corruption probe

Authorities in Mauritania on Wednesday arrested former president Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz, amid an ongoing investigation into alleged high-level corruption during his time in office.

Guterres urges Berlin conference participants to back $189m Libya humanitarian aid plan

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged participants of the Berlin conference on Libya to support a humanitarian response plan requesting 189 million dollars for the most vulnerable residents of the North African country.

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Nigerian govt to meet health workers over hazard allowance

The Federal Government says it will meet with representatives of health sector workers in a fortnight to harmonise their proposals on new hazard allowance for workers in government health establishments.

COVID-19: ‘Vaccines scarcity exposes more people to virus’

A Virologist, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, says that the scarcity of the COVID-19 vaccines across African countries is an indication that more people will be dangerously exposed to the virus.

Nigerian govt working towards discouraging medical doctors’ ‘brain drain’ — Minister

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, says the Federal Government was renewing its focus on discouraging the outflow of Nigerian health workers, especially physicians, overseas.

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`Baba Ijesha’ arraigned for alleged sexual assault

Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James popularly known as Baba Ijesha, on Wednesday, pleaded not guilty before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State where he appeared on a four-count charge of sexual assault and indecent treatment of a child.

A bibliophile goes a-shopping, by Ibrahim Sheme

This afternoon, my bibliophilic instinct (combined with nostalgia) drove me to do something extraordinary that I used to do way back in my secondary...

COVID-19: Sub-Saharan Africa will need $425bn by 2030 – Adesina

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has said that sub-Saharan Africa would need 425 billion dollars by 2030 to support its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Humanitarian crisis: UN chief urges countries to support Libya with $189m

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has urged countries to support a 189 million dollars humanitarian response plan for Libya which is currently over 20 per cent funded.

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