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NITDA urges Nigeria’s tertiary institutions to imbibe technology in teaching

NITDA urges Nigeria’s tertiary institutions to imbibe technology in teaching

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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged tertiary institutions to change their conventional methods of teaching and embrace developing ...

CBN boosts FG’s support to revamp textile sector

CBN boosts FG’s support to revamp textile sector

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said it would continue its efforts to support the Federal Government’s economic diversification efforts by focusing on the textile ...

Russia delivers coronavirus vaccine to Nigeria

Russia delivers coronavirus vaccine to Nigeria

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The Nigerian government on Friday received samples of the COVID-19 vaccine from Russia. Russia’s ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin, delivered the samples to Nigeria’s ...

FG approves N13 billion for takeoff of community policing

FG approves N13 billion for takeoff of community policing

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As part of measures adopted to consolidate efforts aimed at containing the security situation in the country, the Federal Government has approved the sum of N13.3 billion for the ...

FG distributes items to 5,576 IDPs in Abuja

FG distributes items to 5,576 IDPs in Abuja

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The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Thursday distributed relief items to no fewer than 5,576 Internally Displaced Persons ...

NNPC to generate N19 trillion revenue between 2021 to 2023

NNPC to generate N19 trillion revenue between 2021 to 2023

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday said it would generate a total revenue of N19.545 trillion between 2021 and 2023. The Corporation stated this in ...

NEDC to execute 224 projects in 112 LGAs in North East

NEDC to execute 224 projects in 112 LGAs in North East

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The North East Development Commission (NEDC) is to execute 224 developmental projects in 112 Local government areas across the six North-East states. The NEDC Managing ...

Insecurity: We’ve done our best – Buhari

Insecurity: We’ve done our best – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has given assurances that there will be more resources for the country’s military, police and other security agencies to deal with the unwanted security ...

Broadband penetration increases by five per cent – Pantami

Broadband penetration increases by five per cent – Pantami

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Nigeria's new broadband policy has increased broadband penetration by five per cent, the minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami, has said. Mr Pantami, in ...

602 Boko Haram members renounce membership of group

602 Boko Haram members renounce membership of group

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Some 602 repentant Boko Haram members, on Monday, renounced their membership of the group and swore Oath of Allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The ex-insurgents who ...

COVID-19: Eat ‘agbalumo’, guava, other fruits to boost immune system – Researchers

COVID-19: Eat ‘agbalumo’, guava, other fruits to boost immune system – Researchers

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African star apple-(Agbalumo-Cherry), guava and cashew have the highest radical scavenging ability and antioxidant properties among commonly consumed fruits and people who want to ...

Poor Countries need $2.5 trillion virus aid – UN

Poor Countries need $2.5 trillion virus aid – UN

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The world’s developing countries need a support package worth $2.5 trillion to weather the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, a UN official said on Monday. The UN ...

FCT Police arrest 98 suspects, recover dangerous weapons

FCT Police arrest 98 suspects, recover dangerous weapons

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The FCT Police Command on Thursday said it arrested 98 suspects over various criminal offences. The command also said it recovered 15 AK47 rifles in the past two months. The ...

Kaduna to pay N30,000 minimum pension in March

Kaduna to pay N30,000 minimum pension in March

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The Kaduna State Government says it will begin the payment of N30,000 new minimum pensions to its retirees on the old Defined Benefits Pension scheme this month. This was ...

Police to spend N400 million annually on pensioners

Police to spend N400 million annually on pensioners

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The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Pensions Ltd has set aside N400 million annually to cushion the effects of delayed payment of pension benefits to police retirees. Hamza ...

Google announces launch of $1 million pan-African grant, launches Internet Awesome

Google announces launch of $1 million pan-African grant, launches Internet Awesome

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Google on Tuesday announced the launch of a $1 million pan-African Google.org fund to support innovative ideas around privacy, trust and the safety of families online across ...

CBN approves six companies for dairy products importation

CBN approves six companies for dairy products importation

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved six dairy companies operating in the country for the importation of milk products and its derivatives. The CBN made this known in ...

WHO names new coronavirus, Covid-19

WHO names new coronavirus, Covid-19

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World Health Organisation (WHO) has named the new coronavirus, Covid-19. WHO announced the new name in its tweeter handle at @WHO that “we now have a name for 2019nCov disease. ...

New Allowances: NYSC Members pay ‘Thank You’ visit to Buhari

New Allowances: NYSC Members pay ‘Thank You’ visit to Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, who were in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on a ‘thank-you’ mission over ...

UK-Africa Summit: NIPC unveils Nigeria Investment Guide

UK-Africa Summit: NIPC unveils Nigeria Investment Guide

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The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and its partner, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) on Monday inaugurated the Nigeria Investment Guide at ...