The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has called on Microsoft to diversify their services to areas that are critical to the development of the nation and are in line with the mandate of the Agency, while highlighting on areas like capacity building, job creation, cybercrime and IT
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(VON)The African Development Bank (AfDB) says its portfolio which comprises of 55 projects are being implemented in Nigeria, amounting to 5.2 billion dollars to support inclusive growth and development. AfDB Nigeria Country Director, Dr Ousmane Dore disclosed this at the closing of the three-day 11th African Economic Conference 2016 with the theme, “Feed Africa: Towards
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(NAN) A Nigerian, who styles himself as Pastor Ernest Chigozie Mbanefo is the mastermind of the suspected Ponzi scheme known as MMM Nigeria. According to an online report, Mbanefo is based in South Africa. Nigerian Communications Week said Mbanefo registered the site MMM-Nigeria.net domain on June 7, 2016 about at about 5 pm Nigerian
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(NAN) A Nigerian, who styles
The Federal Government has declared Monday, Dec. 12 , as public holiday to mark the Muslim festival of Eid-El-Maulud, to celebrate the birth of Prophet Mohammed. ? The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja. In a statement signed by the
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The Federal Government has declared
President Park Geun-hye of South Korea may have less than 24 hours left to her presidency as the country’s National Assembly scheduled an impeachment vote for Friday on accusations of corruption that have roiled the country for months. Though Park had said she would step down step down if the Assembly asked her to do
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President Park Geun-hye of South Korea may
UN has launched a record $2.7 billion humanitarian appeal as 2017 assistance for the Sahel region hit by Boko Haram as poverty, conflict and climate change will leave 15 million people across belt in need of life-saving. Around 40 per cent of the money will be used to help some seven million people in Nigeria
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UN has launched a record $2.7 billion humanitarian
The Bill for an Act to Provide for the Inauguration of the President and Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, also known as Presidential Inauguration Bill, 2016, was read a second time by the Senate in plenary, Thursday. According to the statement in a press release issued by the Special Adviser on Media
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The Bill for an Act to Provide for the Inauguration
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has described as unfair, statement credited to a former senator, Magnus Abe, that he is working to provide a clear political advantage for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming National Assembly rerun elections in Rivers State. In a reply to a letter from Senator
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Speaker of the House
Ekpedeme King, Comptroller of Immigration Service PRO: The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Wednesday 7th December 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GIZ Police Programme Africa, representatives of the German Government on support programme for the NIS in the area of institution reform through capacity building. In his brief remarks at the ceremony which
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FG Appoints Eurobonds Transaction Parties The federal government has approved the appointment of transaction parties for the one billion dollars Eurobond to be raised for capital project financing in January next year. Finance minister Kemi Adeosun announced this while briefing the media after the meeting of the federal executive council. President Buhari Inaugurates New INEC
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The Nigeria Police Force have observed the innuendos, distortion of facts and wild allegations peddled in the mass media following the redeployment of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the Governor of Rivers State, DSP Promise Nwosu, as a result of gross professional misconduct. 2. It will be recalled that on 17th November, 2016 during
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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin has restated the Armed Forces commitment to protect Nigeria’s borders against trans-border crimes and to checkmate the security challenges in the North-East posed by remnants of the Boko Haram terrorist group. This was stated in a press release issued by the Acting Director Defence Information
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Wizkid, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun was nominated for a Grammy award for his contribution to Drake’s 2016 album in the “Album of the year” category. Wizkid was featured as a producer and guest singer on the lead single, One Dance. Alongside Wizkid was Kah-Lo, a British-Nigerian musician for the song Rinse and Repeat by British DJ,
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President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the families of three National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who lost their lives recently during the 2016 Batch ‘B’ Orientation Programme in three States. The President, who describes the demise of these young Nigerians as “shocking, sad and unfortunate,” regrets that they died in the course of answering the
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It is my pleasure this afternoon to welcome you all to Headquarters Theatre Command in order to update you with the progress of our operations so far. The troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have continued to clear several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in their hideouts and recorded huge successes. Since the last brief till today,
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It is my pleasure
United States president-elect Donald Trump has been named Person of the Year by Time magazine. The business tychoon-turned-politician defied the polls to win the US 2016 presidential election and is seen by many as a divisive standard bearer for right-wing anti-establishment movements across the globe. “It’s hard to measure the scale of his disruption,” a
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Almost four billion people still lack access to online platform through the internet, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs says, pledging to tackle the divide. Lenni Montiel, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development at the department, stated this on Tuesday at the 11th annual UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which opened in Jalisco, Mexico. Montiel
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The Nigeria Police Service Commission early this week released the list of successful candidates of over 911,438 who applied and wrote the aptitude test into Nigeria Police Force. Recalled President Muhammadu Buhari opened up 10,000 slots to be employed into Nigeria Police to augment the force. Ikechukwu Ani, head press and public relations, Police Service
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President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly admonished Nigerian elite to stop making expensive demands on the federal government saying should things be done the old way as they desire, the country will remain impoverished. This was when he granted audience to a select group of Nigerians resident in Senegal and Cote d’ Ivoire on the margins
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Wilson Ujuwaren, Abuja: The trial of Ibrahim Ahmed Mazangari, Muhammed Sani Sulaiman, Hajia Fatima Mazangari and Saleh Yerima Tsojon, who are being prosecuted on a 29-count charge bordering on conspiracy, and collecting money by false pretence continued on December 5, 2016 with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presenting its eighth witness. They are
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