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October 1st, 2020 Independence Day Address by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020   Fellow Nigerians   I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I […]

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Growing Food in the Face of Hardship in Nigeria: Nuclear Techniques Help People Fleeing Terrorism Make the Most of a Hostile Terrain

Fleeing from terrorists and sheltering in makeshift camps for the internally displaced is a reality for many in Nigeria. During this time of hardship, farming is a source of solace and income for some. Liayatu Ayuba, a farmer who fled from Boko Haram, a terrorist group in West Africa, now lives in a camp for […]

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Nigeria: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) Report: No. 190 | 21 – 27 September 2020

A total of 1,531 movements were recorded, comprising 729 arrivals and 802 departures, between 21 and 27 September 2020. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Bama, DIkwa, Gubio, Gwoza, Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Mobbar, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the most-affected Nigerian State of Borno. Arrivals were also recorded in Demsa, Gombi, Hong, […]

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Edo poly emerges only polytechnic in the world to clinch Canadian govt’s 2020 research grant

The Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, has emerged the only polytechnic in the world to win the 2020 edition of the Carleton University and Canadian government’s grant for the Gendered Design in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) programme, addressing challenges predominantly faced by women in low-and-middle income countries. The polytechnic won the grant […]

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Obaseki assures incentives, durable infrastructure for private investors, as entertainment centre opens in Benin

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured durable infrastructure, security and other incentives to ensure the influx of private investors and boost economic activity in the state. The governor said this while commissioning a multi-purpose entertainment center, DD Dynasty along Agbor Road, Benin City, state capital. Obaseki assured business owners in the state […]