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Huawei Intelligent Cloud-Network, à la pointe de l’innovation numérique

BANGKOK, 22 septembre 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei a dévoilé les capacités améliorées de sa solution Intelligent Cloud-Network lors du sommet « Intelligent Cloud-Network, Leading Digital Innovation » (à la pointe de l’innovation numérique), qui s’est tenu à Bangkok dans le cadre de l’événement HUAWEI CONNECT 2022. Ces capacités concernent trois principaux scénarios, CloudFabric, CloudWAN et CloudCampus, et ont été créées […]


Closure of Event Centres: Respite for Residents

The planned closure of some event centres within the Benin metropolis will definitely bring relief to many residents. Noise pollution has been a serious source of concern for many residents in Edo State over the years. In the Benin metropolis especially, the primary source of the noise pollution used to be vehicular traffic (cars and […]


Nigeria approves 18 candidates for February 2023 presidential race

ABUJA— Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 18 candidates contesting for the presidency in the 2023 General Election, promising a crowded race in February next year.   A circular released by the electoral body on Tuesday provided the names of 18 candidates and their details, including their state of origin, age, qualifications, as […]


UN: Nigerian president calls on the world body to solve conflicts

UNITED NATIONS— Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari called to peacefully resolve conflicts worldwide, reform the United Nations and reduce the effects of climate change. Addressing the high-level session of the United Nations General Assembly, Buhari said that the global challenges include problems increasingly driven by non-state actors, the proliferation of small and light weapons, and several […]


Buhari calls for better Afro-Arab Cooperation

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on African countries and their Arab partners to work hard and be more united to realise common objectives.   According to a statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, the president made the call at a bilateral meeting with the President of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, in New York,United States, […]


FGN/IFAD-VCDP trains 6,793 farmers in value chains

The Federal Government/International Fund for Agricultural Development Programme (FGN/IFAD)-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) says it has trained 6,793 members of farmers’ organisations from January to August.   Dr Fatima Aliyu, National Programme Coordinator, IFAD/VCDP said this on Thursday in Abuja at the Federal Government/IFAD-VCDP Additional Financing Implementation Support Mission.   Aliyu, represented by Mr Usman […]


Healthcare: World Bank supports 1.09m persons in Kaduna State

The World Bank has supported no fewer than 1,097,048 women and children with nutrition and adolescent health packages in Kaduna State.   The intervention was recorded during the first year of implementing the bank’s Accelerating Nutrition Result in Nigeria (ANRIN).   Mr Murtala Ibrahim, the Project Coordinator, Society for Family Health (SFH), Kaduna State, and […]


Resumption Order: We are waiting for our lawyers advice – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is waiting for its lawyers for professional advice, following the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) order restraining it from continuing with strike.   The President of the Union, Mr Emmanuel Osodeke, disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]


UNGA77: African first ladies launch Call to Action to end GBV

The African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM), in collaboration with the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), has launched a Call to Action toward ending all forms of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Africa.   Information about the launch is contained in a statement issued by Hajiya Kori Habib, the Media Associate of UNFPA Nigeria on Thursday.   […]