2:11 am - Tuesday August 30, 2016
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PHOTO NEWS: Osinbajo meets Google Africa executives

L-R, Mr. Aniedi Udo-Obong Head of Developer Relations, Google Africa, Mrs Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor Google Country Director, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN and Mrs. Titilayo Akinsanmi Bolarinwa Policy and GR Leads, Google Africa, during a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa,... read more »


FG Partners Bono to develop North East

The Federal Government will welcome a global partnership that would ensure a concerted and focused international response to the humanitarian crisis arising from the insurgency in the North-Eastern region of the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, gave this indication earlier Monday while... read more »


Zinox secures $25m funding to rollout Digital Hubs, to employ over 500 Nige...

As part of efforts to generate creative employment and increase the share of contribution from the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), foremost ICT Company Zinox Technologies has secured a whopping $25m counterpart funding with which... read more »


Stakeholders’ forum for ITU Telecom World 2016 holds next week

As preparations for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2016 are intensified, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Stakeholders will next week hold a forum in Lagos. The forum which is open to Policy makers, Regulatory agencies, Network operators, Value Added... read more »

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Nigeria Prisons confirms bust-up at Kuje, situation now calm

The Controller of Prisons FCT Command, Daniel Odharo has confirmed that there was no crisis in Kuje Medium Security Prison. At about 1000hrs on Monday 29th August, 2016,  staff of Kuje Prison carried out a routine cell-search which is a part of the Prisons operational... read more »


Troops Establish School in Bama IDP Camp, Soldiers Serve as Teachers

To further assist the internally displaced persons and enhance civil-military relations, troops of  21 Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army, have    established a temporary school for the children at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp located in Bama town,... read more »


Landslide Threatens $3.2bn 3,050MW Mambilla Hydro-Power Project

The over $3.2billion Mambilla Hydro-power project with the capacity to generate 3050 megawatts is being threatened by several factors including massive landslide and bad roads. The Mambilla hydro-electric power project in Taraba State was initiated in 1982 to serve as... read more »


My encounter with real farmers, Ken Ugbechie

One indelible memory of this year’s All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC) hosted by Governor Nyesom Wike’s government in Port Harcourt was my direct encounter with three real Nigerian farmers. By the way, ANEC is the flagship annual conference organised by the... read more »


Tambuwal commissions two projects in Rivers State, commends Governor Wike

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal on Friday commissioned the expanded and rehabilitated Okrika ATC Jetty and Pavilion constructed by the administration of Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for safer water transportation in the area. This is as Governor Wike declared that... read more »


Drowned Ekiti four not World Bank staff – Ekiti State Govt.

The Ekiti State Government has refuted the media report that the four victims of Egbe Dam in Gbonyin Local Council area of the State were World Bank officials. In a statement issued Friday by  Idowu Adelusi  the Press Secretary to the State Governor Ayodele Fayose,... read more »


Buhari constitutes Boards for NPA, NIMASA, Shasore, Garba make list

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Governing Boards of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The composition is as follows: NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY (NPA) (i) Emmanuel Olajide... read more »


FG Scores Okowa High on Private Public Partnership

The Federal Government has scored the governor of Delta State,  Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, high in partnering with the private sector to create wealth for Deltans. Speaking at the Delta State Economic and Investment Summit in Asaba Friday, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo... read more »


Police smash car-snatching syndicate, arrest 29 suspects

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Ibrahim K. Idris concerned about reports of car-hijacking and removal of vehicles from where packed by unknown person(s) ordered a crackdown on criminals responsible for car hijacking and stealing nationwide. Consequently,... read more »


Zinox Boss to Lawyers: Re-Invent Now Or Lose Relevance

Chairman of Zinox Group, Africa’s most integrated Information and Communications Technology (ICT) conglomerate, Leo Stan Ekeh has called on Nigerian lawyers to re-invent in line with current technological realities or face the threat of losing relevance in the... read more »

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