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Kwara Governor felicitates with Emir of Ilorin on coronation anniversary

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has felicitated with the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari on the 25th anniversary of his ascension to the throne, saying his reign has brought development, sustainable peace, and rising honour for the emirate and the state as a whole. The Emir commemorated the 25th anniversary of his coronation on Wednesday, November […]

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Lagos Governor confirms Olusanya asthe as Commissioner for Agriculture

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has confirmed the appointment of Ms. Abisola Olusanyaa asthe substantive Commissioner for Agriculture. The Governor’s confirmation was contained in a circular issued on Wednesday by the State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola. Sanwo-Olu who wished the new Commissioner a successful tenure in office and congratulated her on this […]

Governance

President Buhari presides over 23rd virtual cabinet meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the 23rd virtual cabinet meeting at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting, which started at 09:00 GMT on Wednesday, has the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, physically […]

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Nigeria’s Broadband penetration hits 45.43% – Minister

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami says Nigeria’s broadband penetration has increased to 45.43% by the end of October 2020. He said that this was a result of  an increase of four million sixty one tousand seven hundred and thirty-one, 4,061,731)broadband subscriptions between September and October 2020 which will, in turn, […]

Governance

President Buhari reinstates Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as UNILAG’s Vice-Chancellor

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). In a statement signed by the Director Press and public relations of the Federal Ministry of Education, Bem Goong, stated that the President approved all the recommendations on the Report of the Special Visitation Panel to the University […]

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Cabinet approves N62 billion for road linking Kano, Katsina States

The Federal Executive Council has approved N62 billion for the construction of Kano-Dawakin Tofa-Gwarzo road linking Kano and Katsina States. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola revealed this while briefing State House Correspondents on the outcome of this week’s meeting of the council, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said: “The Ministry of […]

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Nigeria ratifies membership of African Free Trade Zone

The Federal Executive Council has ratified Nigeria’s membership of African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement. Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed disclosed this while briefing State House Correspondents at the end of the weekly cabinet meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buahri. Mohammed said with Wednesday’s ratification, Nigeria has been able to beat the 5th December […]

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Communications Minister to launch artificial intelligence and robotics Centre

Nigeria is to commission a Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics to enhance the country’s Digital economy. The project which was carried out by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the National Information Technology Development Agency ,NITDA, will be launched by the Communications Minister ,Dr. Isa Pantami on friday, 13th November, 2020. The […]